Waterproof and warm. What else do you want?
The La Sportiva Men's Nepal Cube GTX Mountaineering Boot isn't just for the high-minded alpine adventurers amongst us. New this season, the Nepal Cube takes a lighter approach to versatile warmth in a mountaineering boot than its older sibling, the Nepal Evo GTX. While both boots use Gore-Tex to guarantee your foot's dry ride, the Cube loses a full four ounces without taking away any warmth or capability. Whether you're summiting the Grand (Teton, that is), performing telecom magic in the middle of winter, or trekking high and low over many miles, this leather boot gives you a dry and flexible ride.
Rugged Idro-Perwanger leather gets shot full of 3.2mm silicone to create a robustly water-resistant and flexible outer. An air-injected rubber rand creates a durable connection between the top and bottom of this technical boot. Laces tease your toes and weave their way up the boot through locking D rings to help the boot keep a firm grip on your foot. The Gore-Tex Insulated Comfort lining does more than guarantee waterproof and breathable kicking; it adds heat to your hoofers so hiking across snow-covered flats doesn't turn your toes into stubby icicles. In addition, the 4mm Carbon Tech honeycomb footbed uses air to further insulate your foot without adding weight to keep you high-stepping for hours on end.
Not a gossip, this tongue lets fresh air kiss your ankles while giving you the option to customize the boot fit with a removable piece. The 3D Flex tech improves your stability over contorted terrain. The graded polyurethane midsole starts at a whopping 2mm thick in the heel and tapers into a whisper of plastic by the time it reaches your toes. The Impact Brake System turns hard-wearing Vibram into directionally opposed lugs to give your footsteps traction on the way up and the way down.
- Lightweight, technical single boot made for mixed alpine climbs
- Gore-Tex Insulated Comfort gives waterproof, breathable warmth
- Leather upper with abrasion-resistant paneling and 3D Flex ankle
- Carbon Tech insulated insole has a stiff flex and gives extra warmth
- Vibram rubber sole with Impact Brake System and automatic or semi-automatic crampon compatibility
- Item #LSP00LQ
- Q & A
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: True to size
- Size Bought: 44
- Height: 5'9"
- Weight: 160lbs
Love these boots two hours breakin 14 mile climb in snow and ice feet stay warm and dry had no hot spots or blisters crampons fit boots great I have wide feet and these fit great
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Fit: True to size
- Height: 5'10"
- Weight: 160lbs
These boots are amazing in the alpine. Out of the box, I took them on a journey of rock and snow to the top of the Pfeifferhorn. They performed well on the rock approach and worked seamlessly with my camp crampons. They are much more nimble than they appear and feel at first contact, they're light and sensitive enough that you could do some pretty technical maneuvers on rock without a worry. They're also stiff enough to handle some snow without crampons if you're climbing through a short mixed section. Although they will take some time to break in, they were fairly comfortable for being brand new. They're built for war with the mountains and I expect them to last for quite some time
awesome boots worth every penny
Just bought these for tree climbing. Have a pair of regular Glaciers that are a half size too small, but I still wear them all the time. Tough boots that wear great.
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