Who should buy the Meindl Litepeak GTX

The Litepeak GTX is an option that can deliver the essentials via its solid set of attributes. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that can prevent water intrusions while maintaining breathability.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers comfortable and supportive cushioning.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that gives traction on challenging terrain.

Meindl Litepeak GTX logo 1.0

Provide grip on dry and slippery surfaces

The Multigrip 3 Alpin Light outsole of this Meindl product grants users a secure footing over uneven terrain. It is filled with irregularly shaped lugs that provide grip on dry and slippery surfaces. 

Meindl Litepeak GTX outsole

Supply optimal traction

The self-cleaning channels of this component supply optimal traction by preventing muck from building up. A climbing zone is located at the tip, helping the user during ascents.

Meindl Litepeak GTX outsole 2.0

Reduces shock from rocky ground conditions

Users are granted a cushioned and stabilized ride, thanks to the Meindl Litepeak GTX’s midsole component. It’s made of EVA foam, a lightweight material that reduces shock from rocky ground conditions.

Meindl Litepeak GTX midsole

Excellent arch support

An Air Active Soft Print Drysole footbed works in tandem with the boot’s midsole to boost arch support and underfoot comfort. Its design also grants improved temperature and moisture control.

Meindl Litepeak GTX arch support

Keep the user’s foot dry from various wet trail conditions

The Meindl Litepeak GTX’s upper is made of suede leather and mesh fabric. This combination imbues the boot with resistance to abrasive elements and breathability. It contains a Gore-Tex membrane underneath to keep the user’s foot dry from various wet trail conditions.

Meindl Litepeak GTX upper

Durable and provides protection from accidental knocks

A rand wraps around the leather trail boot to improve durability and protection from accidental knocks. Its lace closure system uses several eyelets and metal hooks for fit management. The boot’s collar and tongue are padded for a more comfortable feel.

Meindl Litepeak GTX upper 1.0

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 600g / Women 480g
Use: Backpacking
Cut: High cut
Features: Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal / Narrow, Normal
BRAND Brand: Meindl

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.