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Roclite G 286 GTX


For fast-hiking, fast-packing and chasing adventures in the great outdoors.

The world’s lightest GORE-TEX hiking boot is back in the inov-8 range – and this time it comes armed with a graphene-enhanced outsole, delivering the world’s toughest grip. Not only is the rubber outsole more durable, so is the waterproof upper, which now boasts a super-tough Cordura® mesh. Perfect for hikers and adventurers wanting to move light and fast over all terrains, the ROCLITE G 286 GTX allows the foot to move naturally, while supporting the ankle and delivering 360-degree protection.

Weighing just 286g, this classic inov-8 boot was revamped in 2020 with pioneering technologies.

This is the ultimate shoe for big trail miles. The best just got even better.

  • The lightest GORE-TEX hiking boot
  • World’s toughest grip with Graphene
  • Fast, agile and durable
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Hike light and fast in the inov-8 range of hiking shoes and boots, apparel and equipment. Enjoy the world’s toughest grip, award−winning innovative design and pioneering technology. Boasting pioneering graphene−grip outsoles, inov-8’s hiking footwear delivers the ultimate grip on the most unpredictable terrain. Explore off the beaten track with confidence. Go wherever your fastpacking adventure takes you.

“For running it gives you that extra ankle support, which I find great on rocky descents. Hiking-wise, it feels like you get most of the benefits of a hiking style boot, but at a trail shoe weight. Winner – rating 9.5/10.” RunUltra, April 2019.

Fit Scale 3
Drop 6mm
Intended UseFast Hike
Lug Depth 6mm
Midsole EVA
Midsole Stack Heel 13mm / Forefoot 7mm
Sole Compound Graphene Grip
Product Weight 286g / 1oz
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GORE-TEX technology

GORE-TEX product technology delivers increased waterproof protection and 365-day climate comfort. Toe bumper and flexible underfoot rockplate add further protection in those areas.

Increased durability

New super-tough Cordura® mesh upper enhances tear and abrasion resistance and, together with the Graphene-Grip outsole, will help hikers get more miles out of their boots.

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Go fast and light

The world’s lightest GORE-TEX hiking boot allows the foot to move naturally and promotes an agile, speedy ride.

Superior Grip

Renowned ROCLITE outsole with its 6mm studs is now enhanced with graphene – the world’s strongest material. Delivers insane sticky grip and increased durability all in one rubber. No compromise. Award-winning traction on all terrains, from wet rock to mud and hard trail.

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Shipping & Delivery
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Free postage in Switzerland and Europe is offered for all purchases over 60 CHF.

Switzerland: We ship with Swiss Post Economy, which usually arrives in 2 working days.

Europe: We ship with Swiss Post Economy, which usually arrives in 5 working days.

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