APPROACH SHOES

Transition from trail to rock with ease with the all new DUAL FIT SYSTEM. Achieve precision & comfort like never before

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      VIBRAM SOLES

      The custom Vibram Approach sole on every pair of AKU's all new DFS Approach Shoes gives you the confidence to transition quickly and easily from trail to rock.

      DUAL FIT SYSTEM

      Using the two lace system you can quickly and easily change the fit as you change surfaces. This gives you the precision you need when you need it and the comfort on the trail to get there without missing a step.

      LESS FATIGUE

      Stay out longer, travel further, and reach new places. AKU's approach shoes are lightweight and breathable keeping your feet comfortable over the long haul.

      DOUBLE THE COMFORT, DOUBLE THE PERFORMANCE

      The DFS Lacing System is a technical innovation designed by AKU to provide a customized and precise fit. The comfort walking lacing system guarantees optimum comfort during the approach. When combined with the precise climbing lacing system, the foot is perfectly wrapped, offering maximum support for climbing or scrambling.  

      COMFORT TO CLIMB

      ELICA technology is an integrated system consisting of the last, insole board, and outsole creating an anatomical shape that properly distributes your weight through each step. With evenly distributed weight your feet stay more comfortable for longer letting you go further and enjoy your time in the outdoors more.

      ELICA Technology is exclusive to AKU and is integrated into every pair of approach shoes.

      AKU APPROACH SHOES

      AKU’S DFS collection of approach shoes allows optimum enjoyment and maximum confidence over the most demanding terrain. Whether you're on flat trails or going vertical, the AKU DFS shoes will take you there in comfort.