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High Angle Solutions – Lundhags Expedition Guide 75

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Designed for the operator out in the frozen North (or South) the Expedition Guide 75 is the latest in a long line of unique boots manufactured by Swedish company Lundhags. A longstanding family brand specialising in making footwear, clothing and equipment they focus on the needs of the hardest users.

The Expedition Guide 75 is replacing its predecessor, the Husky 75, as the in service ski boot with a number of specialist military units, including the Sirius Patrol. The new lighter and more streamlined boot with its monocoque style of construction is being used by the British forces to provide a versatile, light and reliable boot for operations on the Northern Flank.

As focus turns to the ability to operate in sub-zero temperatures this boot provides an excellent balance between skiing and the normal movement required to conduct military operations.

For more information please get in touch with the team at Brigantes on [email protected].

High Angle Solutions is a weekly series of articles focusing on military mountaineering solutions. It’s brought to you by UK-based Brigantes Consulting, in conjunction with several other brands, both here in the US and abroad.

Lundhags – Husky Ski

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

I remember first seeing Lundhags Ski March boots in the 80s-era Survival Aids catalogs from the UK. Lessons from the Falkland campaign were still fresh in their minds and keeping feet dry in cold-wet conditions was a particular onsession considering the unsuitability of issue footwear.

Lundhags still offers the same style of boot, slightly updated over the years. There are versions for 75mm bindings as well as for 87-91mm. In either case, they feature a Goodwell Ski Sole, Rubber Lowers incorporating EVA construction and TPU Plastic Toe Cap as well as Laced Leather Uppers with removable 5mm Wool Felt Linings. The last is designed so as to accommodate an additional layer of socks.

For those of you who are looking for similar construction without the touring ski compatibility, check out Lundhags’ Professional series.