Archive for the ‘Outdoor’ Category

September 24, 2018

The Locarno GTX Women’s Hiking Boot is the latest in our regular series of reviews. The Locarno GTX is a brand-new boot from Lowa. It combines a fashion boot style with a functional walking boot. It’s a great light weight waterproof walking boot with a Lowa specific designed outsole.   Overall, the feel of this […]

April 18, 2018

La Sportiva TX5 GTX is the latest in our series of hiking boot reviews   The boot fits a medium volume foot, with tight ankle hold and narrower toe box. Profeet suggests buying a half to a full size bigger than usual, as the boot comes up shorter in size.        Type: Hiking […]

March 29, 2018

Last week in Profeet we hosted the launch of the Tecnica Forge Boot. This boot is unlike anything on the market. It is the first boot of its kind using this type customisation for the hiking world.   The first ever hiking boot that offers a custom fit! A custom adaptive shape (CAS) allows heel […]

September 6, 2017

The La Sportiva Nucleo GTX review is the latest in our regular series of shoe reviews.   La Sportiva Nucleo GTX Terrain: Hiking Available in both men’s and women’s Weight: 920g a pair Price: £175   Profeet thoughts: The La Sportiva Nucleo GTX is a very lightweight boot considering the aggressive terrain it can tackle. […]

June 28, 2017

Read our Lowa Renegade GTX Mid review to find out how we rated this stiff hiking boot, suitable for multi day treks: Key Facts Price: £150 Weight: 1110 g/pair Upper: nubuck, suede Lining: GORE-TEX® Profeet Review “Overall, the Renegade Mid is a great all round boot. It can tackle most terrain and feels very stable […]

April 26, 2017

Kilian Jornet hopes to set a new fastest time record for Everest next in May 2017. He flew out to the Himalayas yesterday to prepare for the ultimate challenge – breaking the solo speed record for an ascent and descent of Everest.   The 6th highest peak in the world – as a ‘training exercise’ […]

October 13, 2016

We were delighted to welcome in up and coming Team GB pole vaulter Jess Robinson last week.     Team GB athlete   Jess recently jumped 4.05 metres and qualified for Team GB for the 2016 European Youth Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia.   The talented youngster trains with at the Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow Athletics […]

July 10, 2015

Dan from the Profeet Run Lab updates us with his final update before the 100km ultra marathon Race To The Stones in July.     Race Preparation   Two days out from race day and the butterflies are keeping to a steady flutter. At the moment I am trying to take on as much information and advice […]

July 1, 2015

The Profeet Run Lab were out in Chamonix last week for product testing for trekking and hiking boots and prototype trekking insoles, as well as testing some running footwear too.     Racing as well   We also used it as an opportunity to catch up with Profeet Ambassador Robbie Britton who is out there training […]

March 18, 2015

Richard from the Profeet Outdoor Lab explains how to lace a walking boot for a high instep to prevent pain.   Whenever there’s an issue with high instep pain in your hiking boots, either across the top of your foot, because you’ve been going up and down hills, or just in general because you’ve got […]

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