Men’s Zamberlan 996 VIOZ GTX Trekking Boot


Zamberlan’s best-selling boot, the Men’s Zamberlan 996 VIOZ GTX Trekking Boot is a tribute to Italian comfort, performance, and design. Discover why this is one of the best-reviewed boots in the outdoor industry worldwide!



The Men’s Zamberlan 996 Vioz GTX Trekking boots:

Perfect for backcountry backpacking in rugged, steep terrain with heavy loads. The full grain leather upper with Hydrobloc treatment offers great climate control also with humid weather and the GORE-TEX Performance Comfort lining ensures waterproofness and breathability. The rocker profile and the FLEX SYSTEM junction on the ankle zone help the foot rolling while hiking. Excellent grip control thanks to the Zamberlan Vibram 3D outsole that is equipped also with an undercut heel for secure braking.

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▪ Zamberlan Hydrobloc® full-grain leather uppers with straightforward, clean and effective design for long-lasting durability and protection.
▪ Exclusive Zamberlan Vibram® 3D outsoles designed to provide excellent grip, superb downhill braking, and an energy producing, rock-forward motion. Wide lugs are easy to clean.
▪ Resolable with original factory Zamberlan Vibram® 3D outsoles.
▪ Gore-Tex® Performance Comfort membranes provide the utmost waterproof protection and breathability and are guaranteed by Gore-Tex for the life of the boot.
▪ Microtex® wicking nylon collar linings help control excess moisture around the ankle.
▪ The ZFS (Zamberlan Flex System) allows the boot to very comfortably flex forward without compromising lateral support.
▪ ZBPK Performance Fit last is renowned and exemplified in the 996 Vioz GTX® as the upper creates a visible curvature around the back of the heel and wraps comfortably over the top of the foot while leaving enough room in the toe box to wiggle toe.
▪ The ZWL fit mimics the ZBPK but adds a little extra room in the forefoot for wider feet up to EE width.
▪ Made in Italy.

NB : Please take into account when ordering that we find Zamberlan brand sizes are a little on the smaller side in comparison to our usual UK sizes.

Men’s Zamberlan 996 VIOZ GTX Trekking Boot – About Zamberlan Brand:


The Family has 85 years of tradition in the mountain boot manufacturing, having developed a profound culture for outdoor and mountain footwear and a great respect for the artisan craftsmanship.

Everything began in 1929 when Giuseppe Zamberlan started his business as a shoemaker at the foot of the Small Dolomites.

Combining his passion for mountains and for his work, Giuseppe conceived more performance and safer boots. Using the innovative and safe rubber soles, born from the collaboration with Vitale Bramani, founder of VIBRAM®, these boots became a revolutionary product.The family maxim “Discover the Difference” characterizes the passion of Zamberlan’s third generation, accompanying Maria and Marco through each new collection, always designed and built in the continuity of traditions, so to meet each client’s need. The success of these products and the resulting demand were such that he opened, together with his wife Maria, an expert machinist and sewer, a small workshop.

In 1970 his son Emilio exported his products overseas, conquering the Asian markets (Japan and Korea) before and then Europe and North America. The importance of the latter is demonstrated by the opening of a subsidiary in 2009. Despite the competition and the crisis in the sector, the constant research and the development of new materials, designs and technologies have kept the product competitive, handmade and Italian.

About Gore-tex® Performance Comfort Footwear:

Ideal for a wide range of conditions and outdoor activities.

  • Durably waterproof
  • Highly breathable
  • Protective in the outdoors
  • Fast drying for a dry inner shoe the next morning

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