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Quechua SH520 Waterproof Mid Snow Hiking Boots Men's

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These waterproof and warm boots will provide you with very good hold for snowshoeing. The Snowcontact sole offers excellent traction and grip on all types of snow-covered terrain.

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Quechua SH520 Waterproof Mid Snow Hiking Boots Men's | Eager to head off on a hike over snowy slopes? We have designed this warm, waterproof boot for hikers, offering the perfect grip for walking in the mountains

These waterproof and warm boots will provide you with very good hold for snowshoeing. The Snowcontact sole offers excellent traction and grip on all types of snow-covered terrain.


Comfort temperature – when stationary: 25°F. when moving: 3°F.


Waterproof and breathable membrane for keeping your feet dry.


Grip with SNOWCONTACT technology: materials and tread pattern of the soles.


The location and depth of the 5 mm studs provide traction on snow.


Mid-height upper with 2 hooks at the top for optimum support.

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Super narrow

I wear size 10 or 10.5 if it's winter shoes and the 10.5 are way to long and still feel too narrow and the 9.5 are good on the length but painfully narrow just standing in them. Wish the shoes weren't so narrow and they had a size 10. I like them but they are very awkward shape and sizes

Toe scratching

Inner furnish under toe cap is bad causing serious scratching to the toes when descend. This is even with a shoe size that's right (not undersize) and wearing a good quality hiking socks. Too bad that you can only find this out after a real test, and then you are not able to return the product as the return policy only accept unused products. Decathlon should improve the return policy.

Nice boots

Good pair of boots. They are confortable, waterproof and the price is fair. I would recommend them. The only downside is that the insulation is not enough for temperatures below 0, specially windy winter days.

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Hi Jonathan,

Thanks for your honest review! Your insight goes a long way as we are always trying to improve our selection and product recommendations. Stay warm for the rest of the winter season; we hope to see you again soon!

Very comfortable and great value for money

Very comfortable and great value for money

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Hello Liat,

Thank you for the 5-star review for our men's winter hiking boots. We are glad they are the right fit for you and you find value in them. Have a great day. :)

Don't buy this product

Not good for winters

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Hi Siddharth,

Thank you for your feedback. These are one of our best sellers. We have not received any complaints on this product until now. It is verified that the comfort temperature for both at rest and while walking is -4C and -16C .

If you are not satisfied with the product, you can always exchange it at the store.Do not hesitate to ask our advisors for advice if you have any doubt about the size you need. It is important to feel comfortable in your clothing! 

Please be assured that we are doing our best to adapt our offer and make the size selection easier for all our customers.

Thanks & Regards,

Decathlon Brampton Team


Great price, good quality. Very comfortable

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Good value

I’ve spent over $200 for hiking boots and still had wet feet. These keep my feet dry. Two thumbs up.

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Hi Mike, wonderful news, thank you for much. We love to hear about our customer's experiences especially ones like yours. We hope to see you back on soon!

Love these boots

Love these boots. Super warm, always dry,no sweat.

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Hi Eddie,

We are so glad to hear you're loving the boots. Thank you for your review. We hope you have a great day! 💙

Warm, light, and comfortable

These boots have proven to be warm, light, and very comfortable to wear. No problems in the current cold stretch of -15 C weather. I've had them on for full workdays, no problems with cold, overheating, or sweat. We'll see what the durability is like in time, but so far, they are enjoyable to wear!

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Hello Jose! 


Thank you for taking the time to write to us about your product experience.


We would really appreciate it if you could also drop us a google review, it will help others find out about our store easily: 


Wishing you a fantastic day :)


Decathlon Brampton Team

wicked boots

I was out in the aftermath of our first snow storm a few days ago 30cm +. shoveling most of the morning, feet were toasty and dry. best ever.

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You get what you pay

It’s OK. Nothing special but OK. Can be more comfortable or more soft.

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Really confortable boots

Really confortables and affordable price. I am really happy how great they look. Great to do hiking and racketing.


It was light and safe to use.

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Were fantastic but now coming apart

I bought these in Nov 21 and they were great. The most comfortable boots I’ve ever had. However after 12 months of just dog walking in wet grass and light trails they’ve both started to leak. I noticed on the left boot the upper is separating from the sole at the base of the big toe and the right one at the base of the little toe. This has caused them to let water in. On the strength of my initial review my brother bought the same boots. His have already gone back for a refund and he’s bought another pair hoping these stay intact. I’ve still got the receipt so will be taking mine back in a few days. Unless the design has changed I’ll stick with a refund and look elsewhere. I love Decathlon’s gear and have a lot of clothing and accessories so disappointed these have failed on me. Shame as they’re such a great boot in terms of comfort.

Great Boots, Great Price

Pleasantly surprised, lightweight but very comfortable, great value.

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Upper of: 69.4% Polyester, 30.6% Polyurethane ; Outer sole of: 60.0% Synthetic Rubber, 40.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate ; Lining and sock of: 9.0% Polyamide, 62.0% Polyester, 29.0% Polyurethane

These waterproof and warm boots will provide you with very good hold for snowshoeing. the snowcontact sole

We have selected warm and insulating materials for this boot, providing good protection against snow and cold. We have tested it in the laboratory and in the field with our user representatives. We checked the temperature up to which it stays comfortable when you're stationary and when you're walking, as this varies a lot: 25°F when static and 3°F when moving. And we took into account how temperature is felt differently by men and women.

How do your boots protect you from outdoor conditions?

Your boots have been designed with a membrane to ensure optimal water-resistance. A membrane is a very thin component (5 to 25 micrometers) affixed to the inside of a fabric that prevents water from entering while allowing moisture to escape. While you stay warm in your boots, your feet will also stay dry. The sole insulates from the cold coming from contact with snow.

Breathable boots for optimal thermal comfort

Thermal comfort is a balance between the warmth of the boots and its ability to allow the foot to breathe. Too much heat or not enough breathability means that damp accumulates and cold can set in. We have designed your boots with your activity in mind, regular and sometimes intense, with a membrane whose role is to prevent water from entering on 1 side while allowing moisture to escape on the other.

How can you be sure your boots are 100% waterproof?

We made sure that your boots are waterproof by conducting laboratory tests to simulate walking with the boots half submerged in water. We also conducted field tests to measure wear and aging. During the waterproofing test, we test 3 levels of waterproofing: 2,000 flexes (about 2.5-mile walk), 4,000 flexes (about 5-mile walk), and 8,000 flexes (about 10-mile walk). This model of boot has been tested with up to 8,000 flexes, which is equivalent to 10 miles of walking.

What is the difference between traction and grip?

The grip of the boots is linked to the studs, their number and shape. Traction depends on the materials and ridges used on the soles, like your car's tires. Traction optimizes propulsion, prevents the boot from slipping backward when going uphill, and stabilizes the boot. Grip prevents the boot from slipping and skidding on smooth ground or in demanding conditions (rain, snow, ice) by giving grip to the sole.”

What is the purpose of the snowcontact technology on the soles of your boots?

The SNOWCONTACT soles are designed using a specific component and stud pattern (5 mm) to provide the best possible grip and traction. SNOWCONTACT soles are more effective than traditional soles on snow. When walking on ice, the only way to ensure optimum safety is to add anti-slip grips to your boots.

Why is it important to be supported in a hiking boot?

The support provided by your boot is essential for your comfort when walking. Indeed, good support optimizes your steps on hilly terrain (ascent and descent), prevents your foot from sliding in the boot, and reduces the occurrence of blisters. There is less loss in the transmission of your energy to the boot and therefore less fatigue. This is especially important when you are snowshoeing.

Are your boots suitable for snowshoeing?

We designed these boots for hiking on snow, with or without snowshoes. The upper of the boot (mid-height type) combined with gaiters (external or integrated in the pants), provides good protection against snow getting in. Waterproof and warm, their support and rigidity are more suitable for walking with snowshoes.

Will your boots withstand regular use over the long term?

Our engineers conduct laboratory tests to ensure that the product fully complies with your satisfaction in use. Our verifications include the following elements: tearing eyelets and straps, gluing, toxicology, UV-resistance, abrasion-resistance of outsole and upper components, accelerated aging.

Storage instructions

Store your products in a well-ventilated room away from light and moisture.



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