LA SPORTIVA LT GTX: LIGHT HIKING BOOTS FOR MULTIDAY HIKINGS
LA SPORTIVA LT GTX: LIGHT HIKING BOOTS FOR MULTIDAY HIKING. Our MOUNTAIN BOOTS section today presents a deeper analysis of these La Sportiva LT GTX mountain boots which we already gave you a glimpse here.
This La Sportiva Aequilibrium range comes with 3 different boots, depending on the technical requirements of the alpinist, and today we present you these Aequilibrium LT GTX the same way we introduced last week the Aequilibirum Top GTX. This Aequilibirum LT GTX have been developed with the Vibram dubbed Spring Lug Tech comes with an official price of 360 € and a weight of 640 grams and its ideal for backpacking and multi-day walks at high altitude.
LA SPORTIVA AEQUILIBRIUM LT GTX
360€ | 640 G
Performance and the demands for modern alpinists and mountaineers is a perpetual challenge. Aequilibrium LT GTX is the alpine hiking boot for heavy loads, ideal for backpacking and multi-day walks at high altitude.
VIBRAM SPRINGLUG TECH: WHAT IS IT?
Vibram, a leading brand in the production of mountain soles, today presents Vibram® SpringLug Tech, the latest technology dedicated to different types of use, both outdoor and urban.
The first house to bet on the new technology of Vibram is the Italian brand La Sportiva, within the collection of light and fast mountaineering footwear “Aequilibrium”.
Comfort, adaptability to the ground and cushioning are essential elements when facing demanding Outdoor activities. Vibram, claims here that after studies, analysis and tests carried out by the R & D + i department, it has tried to combine in a single product all the key characteristics to meet the needs of its consumers.
The new Vibram Springlug Tech technology is composed of a rubber housing that allows maximum protection and great resistance to abrasion and wear, as well as providing grip and traction.
As you can see in the two photos below, add two pieces: Inside there is low-density polyurethane that maximizes comfort properties, also giving the sole a great adaptability to uneven terrain.
LA SPORTIVA AEQUILIBRIUM LT GTX: DATA SHEET.
- PRICE: 362 €
- SIZES: 36 – 48 (half sizes)
- WEIGHT: 640 gr.
- UPPER: Nubuk + abrasion resistant, fabric inserts
- LINING: Gore-Tex Performance Comfort
- SOLE: Vibram rubber Vibram® SpringLug Tech and PU foam inner lining
- INSOLE: Carbon loaded nylon
UPPER & LINING
The shape is Ergonomic: enveloping and precise with TPU shells integrated in the toe and heel to reinforce the uppers. The 3D Flex System Evo™ directional joint with shaped malleolus and external fold lines allows better control of the support and perfect mobility of the ankle.
Exceptional walkability thanks to the innovative construction of the Double Heel™: the very pronounced double rear block geometry increases the braking effect on the descent and allows a smoother rolling, reducing muscle fatigue. Durability and lightweight coexist in harmony thanks to the new outsole / midsole package with external Rubber Guard™ shell construction and internal foam material for accentuated cushioning and lightweight derived from less use of rubber layers.
Durability and lightweight coexist in harmony thanks to the new outsole / midsole package with external Rubber Guard™ shell construction and internal foam material for accentuated cushioning and lightweight derived from less use of rubber layers.
the sole with Vibram® SpringLug Tech tread with Impact Brake System lugs for greater adaptability to hard rock surfaces.
LA SPORTIVA AEQUILIBRIUM LT GTX: CONCLUSION
The Aequilibrium Top LT has been designed with the idea of serving us in multi-day hikings where heavy loads might be taken to.
We have seen the Pou brothers using them in Perú this summer or recently Simone Moro in his winter attempt approach right now.
All and all a perfect hiking shoe with a super light weight an affordable price, the confort and design by La Sportiva.