Redefining ‘Rugged’

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Five Ten‘s new Ivo Knivo (named after the fearless Ivo Ninov, the Bulgarian climber and BASE jumper) is built to accommodate ankle braces, a necessity when nailing landings on rough terrain. But you don’t need to be a BASE jumper to get the most out of these puppies. Stealth S1 high-friction soles offer multi-seasonal durability and unprecedented shock absorption for hiking and scrambling in all conditions. One of the most rugged hiking shoes in the Five Ten line, the Ivo Knivo will take you where you want to go, and get you home.

5058_IvoKnivo_Atmosphere_06_WebHere’s an example of the sort of Knivo-esque activity that inspired Five Ten to dedicate this footwear to him:

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Five Ten, the Brand of the Brave, is a leader in performance, high-friction footwear. From downhill mountain bike racing to rock climbing, from wing suit flying to kayaking, Five Ten makes footwear for the world’s most dangerous sports. The Redlands, California-based company has been producing cutting-edge designs and proprietary Stealth rubber soles for nearly 30 years. With the help of top national and international athletes and guides, combined with a world-class rubber-testing and R&D facility, Five Ten is the shoe brand of choice for the world’s most exciting athletes.