Hi-Tec Sports was founded in 1974, in Shoeburyness, Essex, England, by Frank Van Wezel. The company moved its headquarters to Southend-on-Sea, before relocating its head office to Amsterdam.
Hi-Tec Sports USA was started in Modesto, CA in 1978 by Duke and Kathy Jones. They developed the first lightweight hiking boot. This became the main success of Hi-Tec Sports USA. They also developed and named the "Magnum" boot. Duke and Kathy Jones sold their percentage of Hi-Tec Sports USA back to Frank Van Wezel in 1990.
In 1988, the company was floated on the London Stock Exchange. Frank van Wezel bought the company back in 2000. It remains privately held. In 2013, Hi-Tec founder and chairman Frank van Wezel, was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration by Anglia Ruskin University.Manufacturer product code - HITO006187051 Hi-Tec Caha Waterproof Walking Boots
This waterproof hiking boot from Hi-Tec features a durable suede and leather upper with breathable mesh panels. The Dri-Tec waterproof membrane will keep feet dry in wet conditions while the abrasion-resistant heel and toe cap adds further durability, protecting against rough terrain. The Vibram rubber outsole provides outstanding traction, making this a great choice for hiking off-road on tough terrain.
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