Who should buy the Ultra Raptor GTX

Ultra Raptor GTX is a solid buy for you if:

  • You love to go on hiking adventures and you want a very reliable multi-surface grip shoe.
  • You want a waterproof and breathable neutral shoe.

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor GTX right side

La Sportiva's FriXion XF outsole

The Ultra Raptor GTX features the brand’s FriXion XF outsole that delivers durable traction specifically for rocky and technical terrain. This functions with the aggressive impact lugs engineered to lessen landing impact for a more stable and responsive ride.

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor GTX outsole

Long-lasting ride with Ultra Raptor GTX

This shoe uses the injected molded EVA that gives enough amount of cushioning needed for a comfortable, long-lasting ride. The Flex Transfer Shank is designed for torsional rigidity.

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor GTX midsoles

Dry and cool feet with Ultra Raptor GTX upper

The La Sportiva Raptor GTX features the Gore-Tex lining that is waterproof in nature. It keeps foot dry without affecting its breathability feature. The upper is also made from a flexible air mesh material that delivers breathable and comfortable coverage.

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor GTX mesh upper

The upper also gives an amazing fit due to the flexible upper material and lacing harness that secures the midfoot for a snug fit.

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor GTX laces

The microfiber mudguard offers excellent protection from mud and trail debris, allowing runners to experience a well-protected and comfortable running experience.

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor GTX side mudguard

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Trail
Weight: Men 14.5oz / Women 11.6oz
Drop: 12mm
Arch support: Neutral
Base model: La Sportiva Ultra Raptor
Forefoot height: 10mm
Heel height: 22mm

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Author
Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.