The Gaerne name is known for quality shoes and boots used by world champions in cycling, motocross and motorcycle racing around the globe.
Founded in Italy in 1962, Gaerne was first renowned for its hand made quality leather shoes and boots for casual, hiking trekking, hunting and military use. Gaerne offers an entire range of footwear for the mountains and free-time, produced using the traditional "Goodyear" shoe manufacturing method.
An absolutely artisan construction technique has been carefully preserved and handed down over many years. The maximum expression of craftsman expertise is applied in a masterly way, using the very latest materials and product method. Ensuring top quality and maximum durability, the "Goodyear" manufacturing method is particular recommended for the construction of very sturdy footwear, subject to hard wear in extreme conditions, like mountaineering, hiking high in the mountains and trekking on mixed and wet terrain.
The "Hiking" boot line is dedicated to hikers and lovers of challenging trekking and excursions high in the mountains. High-tech products that use quality cowhide with mounting of the uppers on the inside, by a means of a very strong stitching called "Blake". This is a range featuring high performance boots, where reliability and technology are upfront, and designed to address every mountain route, and even the most impassable trails, in complete safety.
The sport of hunting requires solid and strong footwear, offering good grip. That's why Gaerne have created the "Hunting" line, with extraordinary characteristics of waterproofing and comfort, designed to adapt to the toughest terrain and climatic conditions. Use of the best water-repellent leathers, together with the high technology of insulating and protective membranes, guarantees optimum climatic comfort for hunters feet. Gaerne boots offer superior workmanship, experience and manufacturing techniques unlike any other.
Gaerne are shoes for life.
20 Year Old Gaerne Goodyear "145", pictured with current Gaerne Goodyear "145".