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This is a very durable leather boot that will keep you psyched for several seasons and lots of miles—horizontal or vertical.
In conclusion: a superbly simple, styish, comfortable and lightweight hybrid boot, and for many it will be all they will ever need for all manner of Alpine adventures. However, if your winter ambitions lie beyond the occasional use of crampons you may need something more technical.
- The La Sportiva Trango Alp Evo GTX is a high-cut boot designed for use in alpine hikes and demanding treks. The footwear’s Idro-Perwanger leather upper is infused with SubSkin Injection technology which eliminates the need for external seams. A GTX membrane lines the upper to make it waterproof.
- Cushioning and shock absorption is supplied by the footwear’s ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole. Its Vibram Cube outsole contains Impact Brake System lugs to produce ample grip on challenging terrain.
This mountaineering boot from La Sportiva is crafted for male and female adventurers. A range of whole and half sizes are offered. The product is built for mountaineers with regular-width feet. Its lace-up system grants a personalized fit to the user. In addition, this piece of gear generally runs true to size.
The Trango Alp Evo GTX’s Vibram Cube outsole grants its user with ample traction to navigate through harsh terrain. It features an aggressive pattern of multi-directional lugs which produces grip on wet and dry surfaces.
The outsole’s heel area and toe climbing zone are equipped with La Sportiva’s patented Impact Brake System lugs. This technology optimizes traction on uphill and downhill conditions. The position of these lugs also grants maximum impact absorption.
The La Sportiva Trango Alp Evo GTX’s EVA midsole contains thermopolyurethane (TPU) inserts, making it compatible with semi-crampons. This component is the mountaineering boot’s primary source of cushioning and shock absorption. The footwear’s lasting board, made of high-density nylon, makes it stiffer and adds more support.
La Sportiva’s Trango Alp Evo GTX uses a durable 2.2mm Idro-Perwanger leather upper that’s treated with a water-repellent coating. It is reinforced with SubSkin Injection technology which boosts the boot’s sturdiness and reduces the number of external seams to zero. This feature works with the Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane to keep the user’s foot dry during unpredictable weather and various wet trail conditions.
The Trango Alp Evo GTX is equipped with La Sportiva’s 3D Flex System in its upper. It grants multidirectional flexibility to the user’s ankle without compromising stability. The boot’s closure system contains several metal eyelets and a synthetic lace for fit management. A rand wraps around the footgear to boost its durability and resistance to abrasive elements.