AKU


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AKU, an Italian company, founded by Galliano Bordin, which has grown from a small workshop into an industry, has more than thirty years’ experience in the design and production of high quality trekking and outdoor footwear.

The AKU collection ranges from mountaineering boots to active free time footwear and behind each model lies a genuine love for manufacturing, built on the age-old prestigious tradition of Italian workmanship.

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mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that should take you from summer Alps to snowy Munros, UK scrambles to low grade winter climbs.


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ISPO Final Report  © UKC

ISPO 2018 - Final Report

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich: ISPO 2018. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations.

Bellamont Plus  © AKU
Bellamont Plus  © AKU

AKU awarded the EPD Certification for Bellamont Plus

AKU – the high quality, Italian outdoor footwear brand – has been awarded the Environmental Product Declaration Certification [EPD®] for its BELLAMONT PLUS shoe.  The Certificate is only awarded to those products that meet its...

OutDoor 2018 Montage  © UKC
OutDoor 2018 Montage  © UKC

OutDoor 2017 - Mountain Clothing and Footwear

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in mountain clothing,...

OutDoor 2017 Top 10 thumb  © UKClimbing
OutDoor 2017 Top 10 thumb  © UKClimbing

OutDoor 2017 - Our Top 10 Products

We are just back from the OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We'll be releasing full show reports soon, but to kick things...

ISPO - Final Roundup  © UKC
ISPO - Final Roundup  © UKC

ISPO 2017 - What's New? Final Roundup

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich that is ISPO. Here are some video interviews with...

Alpina Plus  © AKU
Alpina Plus  © AKU

AKU's Zero Impact Leather Range hits the shelves

Italian footwear brand AKU has been making high quality walking, hiking and climbing shoes for over 30...

AKU Terrealte Boot  © AKU
AKU Terrealte Boot  © AKU

AKU'S Terrealte Boot - a high level boot in every

AKU's Terrealte GTX – "terre alte" literally meaning "high lands" in Italian [AKU's homeland] – is...


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AKU Bellamont Competition  © AKU

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of AKU Bellamont Plus Shoes

Italian footwear brand AKU has been making high quality walking, hiking and climbing shoes for over 30 years. This season they will be one of the first outdoor brands to launch a range of boots and shoes using Zero Impact Leather.

AKU SuperAlp Competition   © UKC Gear
AKU SuperAlp Competition   © UKC Gear

WINNER - Win a pair of AKU SuperAlp GTX boots

Family-owned, Italian boot-maker AKU is giving away a pair of award-winning SuperAlp GTX boots worth £200.


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