Shoes with a cuff that goes below the ankle. See low-cut hiking shoes.
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Generally, for trails that are easy to tackle, go with low-cut shoes. Go mid to high if there are more trail obstacles.
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85 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews
Another great Mammut product and definitely well worth seeking out!
Very highly recommended.
The Nordwand Light Mid GTX is one of Mammut’s lightweight cleats for alpine ascents. Its Schoeller upper is lined with Gore-Tex to provide protection and comfort during pursuits.
Featuring the Contact Control, this Mammut product comes with a carbon midsole and an insulating insole. On the other hand, a Michelin outsole grants optimal grip on ground surfaces.
The Mammut Nordwand Light Mid GTX is a men’s-only mountaineering cleat. Generally, it runs true to size, and it caters to individuals with a medium-width foot. The 2 Zone lacing feature divides the cleat into two sections—the upper and the lower part—enabling differential tension and providing a more customized fit.
Mammut’s Nordwand Light Mid GTX employs the Michelin Alpine Lite 3970 outsole. The defined lug tread grants grip on boulders and even on snowy surfaces. Its Climbing Zone is more pronounced to assist owners on technical pursuits.
This Mammut product comes with the Contact Control feature. It includes a carbon midsole that is integrated into the damping light PU wedge. This combination renders lightweight cushioning, increased stability, and enhanced surefootedness. It is partnered with an insulated carbon insole that enhances comfort by providing a decent amount of warmth. Also, there are heel and toe welts that receive crampons.
The Nordwand Light Mid GTX wears an abrasion-resistant Schoeller WB-400 Stretch Fabric for its upper. It also comes with a Gore-Tex Performance Comfort laminate, a feature that makes it waterproof and breathable. Also, this membrane gives a modest amount of insulation, providing an all-weather ready performance.
The raised rubber rand that wraps the base of the upper yields enhanced protection and durability. The Base Fit 2.0 feature provides heel support and prevents the development of blisters for a more comfortable experience.
This Mammut offering is designed with Easy Entry System that grants owners a convenient on and off. It includes two elastic pull loops that can be used even when wearing gloves. Its to-the-toe lacing system uses three pairs of fabric loops and three sets of metal hooks.
- The Nordwand Light Mid GTX is compatible with fully automatic crampons.
- The insulation rating of this mountaineering cleat—according to EN ISO 20334—is 30 degrees below zero Celsius (22 degrees below zero Farenheit).
- This Nordwand Light Mid GTX alpine cleat was the winner of ISPO Award in 2017 in the outdoor segment.