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Hitting the Great Outdoors: BIRKENSTOCK Adventure Sandals and Globetrotter Get the Outdoor Season Underway


Together with Globetrotter – Europe’s largest independent outdoor goods retailer – BIRKENSTOCK is celebrating the launch of its outdoor collection including the new Adventure Sandals in June. Get active and savor the moment: the summer months are often all about exploring the great outdoors. And it’s now possible to do so in the new BIRKENSTOCK Adventure sandals, which boast an innovative and exceptionally durable sole for footbed-based comfort, even on rugged terrain. 

Thanks to the newly developed, extremely sure-footed BIRKENSTOCK Adventure sole, your favorite sandals are now available as versatile and active models. For the very first time, a two-component polyurethane sole has been fused directly onto the original BIRKENSTOCK cork-latex footbed using cutting-edge injection technology. This results in exceptionally nonslip, low-abrasion, and flexible styles with midsole cushioning to significantly reduce impacts, as well as an ultra high-grip sole for a steady footing on all terrain. The BIRKENSTOCK footbed can once again be relied upon in the Adventure collection. Modeled on a natural footprint in the sand, it offers ample space for the toes and helps to ease the burden on the feet.

German Launch in Conjunction with Globetrotter

The new BIRKENSTOCK Adventure sandals are being launched in Germany in partnership with Globetrotter, the country’s largest outdoor goods retailer, in time for the start of the meteorological summer. In June, outdoor enthusiasts can see the benefits of the new BIRKENSTOCK sole technology for themselves at the Globetrotter stores in Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart.

Ready for the Outdoor Season – Feet First

The Milano, a BIRKENSTOCK classic, and the new Sonora model offer firm grip on uneven terrain thanks to their heel strap. The Adventure version of the Arizona is ideal for woodland and meadowland walks, with the feminine form of the Sierra model rounding off the collection. 


BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand with a heritage in iconic footwear, rooted in the creation of the BIRKENSTOCK footbed that can be traced as far as 1774. The notion of quality and function guides the brand in all its actions and across categories. The concept of all-round wellbeing is developed into footwear, sleeping systems and Natural Cosmetics, increasingly translating the lifestyle vision of the brand heritage. With more than 4,300 employees worldwide, this traditional, sixth-generation family-run business is also one of the German footwear industry’s biggest employers. BIRKENSTOCK was already using the term “footbed” in the 1910s, giving it the meaning which is commonly understood by consumers all over the world to this day – as a synonym for outstanding comfort when walking and standing. By the early 1970s, BIRKENSTOCK had become a global player. Manufactured in Germany, the sandals are now sold in more than 100 countries on all continents. BIRKENSTOCK also has a growing range of closed shoes, children’s shoes, and occupational footwear, as well as specialist products for orthopedic retailers, socks, bags, and belts. In 2017, BIRKENSTOCK added sleep systems and natural cosmetics (BIRKENSTOCK NATURAL SKIN CARE) to its portfolio of products. The company is headquartered in Neustadt (Wied). BIRKENSTOCK has 13 sites in Germany, in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, Bavaria, and Saxony. The long-standing family-owned enterprise also operates its own sales offices in the United States and Canada as well as in Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Denmark, Spain, the United Kingdom and Dubai.

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