Who should buy the La Sportiva Mythos Eco

The La Sportiva Mythos Eco Climbing shoes still succeed in yielding excellent climbing performance. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a climbing shoe that offers balanced comfort and protection
  • Prefer a climbing shoe that provides excellent grip and sticks to ground surfaces
  • Prefer a climbing shoe that is ideal for use when crack and face climbing

La Sportiva Mythos Eco logo

Excellent traction

The brand designers use a 4 mm La Sportiva Eco rubber outsole. This material is created by recycling rubber used during the production process without compromising performance.

La Sportiva Mythos Eco outsole

Prevents unwanted twisting of the foot

Under the foot, this outdoor La Sportiva rock shoe comes with a 1.1 mm full-length LaSpoFlex midsole. It is a lightweight synthetic fiber laminate that helps prevent unwanted twisting of the foot. It also grants the needed flexibility during ascents. 

La Sportiva Mythos Eco midsole

Grants protection against abrasion

The upper of the Mythos Eco from La Sportiva employs an unlined Idro-Perwanger leather. This biodegradable material protects the foot against abrasion and rugged rock surfaces. The engineers also added a rubber rand enveloping the base of the upper. This addition heightens the shoe’s durability.

La Sportiva Mythos Eco upper

Secure fit

This La Sportiva climbing product has a patented Mythos lacing system. When climbers tighten the fit, the lace that runs through the ankle zone helps eliminate dead spots by securely hugging the heel. A pull tab is placed at the back of the shoe to assist climbers in on and off.

La Sportiva Mythos Eco laces

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 8.2oz / Women 6.6oz
Base model: La Sportiva Mythos
Construction: Slip lasted, Lace-to-toe
Fit: Comfort fit
Downturn: Neutral
Environment: Outdoor
Material: Leather

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Javin Hung
Javin Hung

I am passionate about maintaining an active lifestyle. I’ve been running and playing tennis since high school. In the last 5 years, I’ve picked up weight lifting and bouldering as part of my regular fitness routine. You can usually find me hitting the weights or rock walls at the gym, or trying out a new sport.