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La Sportiva Trango Guide GTX 2011

£200.00

At first glance you’d think the La Sportiva Trango Guide GTXs were technical boots, ideal for balancing on small holds or jamming in cracks when scrambling. Pick them up, however, and their light weight suggests walking. Though light weight and technical features aren’t mutually exclusive, climbing boots generally tend to be a bit stiffer and heavier. So, if a boot ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 4
  • Owners' rating rating is 4.5
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La Sportiva Alpha GTX 2011

£190.00

The La Sportiva Alpha GTX weighs 1220g (pair, size 43); suede and nylon upper with Gore-Tex waterproof lining; stiff toe box and heel cup; rubber rand on toe; very precise fit and feel for scrambling; excellent ankle flex for scrambling; excellent sole unit lug pattern for muddier ground; great stiffness for rockier ground. But arguably not an all-round 3-season walking ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 3
  • Owners' rating rating is 4.5
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La Sportiva Trango S Evo

£160.00

The type of terrain you plan on tackling dictates your climbing boot requirement, so if you are heading for slightly less rugged terrain and don’t need the optimum climbing performance then the La Sportiva S Evo is the perfect boot. It has a Vibram sole with a smooth climbing zone under the toe so you don’t slip off the smallest ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 4
  • Owners' rating rating is 4
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La Sportiva Glacier Evo GTX

£170.00

With this 4-season boot, a one-piece leather upper provides the primary barrier against the mountain environment, so there is no stitching to fray and little chance of water getting in. You get a Gore-Tex waterproof lining to guarantee dry feet though and a rubber rand around the toe to guarantee durability. A solid toe box provides vital protection while the ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 3
  • Owners' rating rating is 4

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