History

AKU is the brand of an Italian shoe factory that produces shoes for mountain, hunting and leisure in contact with nature. The technical quality, function and reliability of each individual model are guaranteed by over 40 years of specific experience in the footwear sector, in full respect of the ancient and unparalleled Italian manufacturing tradition.

Philosophy

Raw materials selected on the basis of the highest quality standards and special attention to the issue of environmental impact are the basis of AKU’s design and production approach.

In this way, every single model represents a product of absolute excellence, ethically correct, destined to become the irreplaceable companion of your adventures in nature for a long time.

Projects

LA VAL LITE GTX
Hiking

LA VAL II PLUS
Hiking

LA VAL LOW II GTX
Hiking

MODEL

LA VAL LITE GTX

Extremely versatile, comfortable, lightweight and breathable model

Technology at your feet

The asymmetric construction of the outsole with exclusive AKU Elica Natural Stride System technology ensures excellent load distribution over the plantar surface and outstanding improvement of foot roll.

Safety first

The MICHELIN® tread, inspired by Mountain Bike tires, offers a great grip as well as comfort.

Use

For walking along valley bottoms or easy paths at mid mountain height

MODEL

LA VAL II PLUS

Extremely versatile and comfortable model

Technology at your feet

The lining is in Zero Impact® full grain leather from the Italian tannery DANI and is obtained through a chromium- and heavy metal-free tanning and retanning process. The external leather is DANI nubuck obtained with chrome-free process.

The asymmetric construction of the outsole with exclusive AKU Elica technology ensures excellent load distribution over the plantar surface and outstanding improvement of foot roll.

Safety first

The MICHELIN tread, inspired by Mountain Bike tires, offers a great grip as well as comfort.

Use

Extremely versatile and comfortable model for walking along valley bottoms or easy paths at mid mountain height.

MODEL

LA VAL LOW II GTX

Extremely versatile and comfortable model

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Technology at your feet

The asymmetric construction of the outsole with exclusive AKU Elica Natural Stride System technology ensures excellent load distribution over the plantar surface and outstanding improvement of foot roll.

Safety first

The MICHELIN tread, inspired by Mountain Bike tires, offers a great grip as well as comfort.

Use

For walking along valley bottoms or easy paths at mid mountain height.

PRODUCT

BENEFIT

Extreme uneven terrain. Strong compound for stability. Good abrasion resistance.

Adaptability & Flexibility

Progressive traction

Optimal self-cleaning

Design

Asymmetrical design according to Aku Elica System

Adaptability

Deep grooves to increase adaptability on different terrains.

Traction

Smaller and aggressive sculpture under the big toe for progressive traction.

Stability

Aggressive shoulder sculptures for side traction and stability.

Resistance

Bridge reinforcement to increase stability and wear resistance.

Self-cleaning

High distance ratio to increase self-cleaning.

Adaptability

Deep grooves to increase adaptability on different terrains.

Design

Asymmetrical design according to Aku Elica System

Braking

Massive sculptures on heel for braking.

Inspired by

MICHELIN®
WILD ROCK’R

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