The La Sportiva approach line is a combination of first-rate technical performance, an extraordinarily comfortable fit and a firm grip to the ground on any type of terrain. The Traverse X and Access lines include both technical models recommended for approach and via ferratas and more versatile models oriented toward hiking and lifestyle. The expression “to traverse across” in typical outdoor jargon means to approach a wall, to cross over mixed terrains, or a technical crossing in off-road running. Approach, Mountaineering and Mountain Running: three ways to approach outdoor walking concentrated in the “multifunction” Traverse X series: is designed with grip, protection and a comfortable fit, but models differ in terms of weight and materials.
With a leather-constructed upper for durability and comfort, the TX4 is designed for long approaches on rugged terrain. The “Climbing Zone” toe, featuring Vibram® Mega-Grip™ Traverse rubber, coupled with the burly Trail Bite™ Heel Platform provides maximum grip in scree and mud. Uber-sticky Vibram® Mega-Grip™ traverse outsole with enhanced stability area and Trail Bite™ Heel Braking Platform Durable leather upper for comfort and abrasion resistance in rugged terrain Wide forefoot fit for all day comfort and stability STB Control System™ delivers torsional rigidity and support without encumbering underfoot cushion SIZES: read more
TX4 Mid GTX
The La Sportiva TX4 Mid GTX is a mid-cut, leather, waterproof, access boot designed to excel in tricky, technical terrain. Gore-Tex® lining for maximum breathability, water-resistance and comfort Uber-sticky Vibram® Mega-Grip™ rubber outsole with Impact Brake System for increased™ traction STB Control System™ upper wraps the midsole in the medial zone increasing stability on traverse routes and wraps the foot for a comfortable and precise fit SIZES: 38 – 47. read more
No approach shoe combines protection and performance like the Boulder X. Sticky Vibram® rubber provides traction on approaches and confidence on talus, while the solid mid-soles keep your feet protected on full days at the crag. La Sportiva tweaked the designs of proven technology from years past to produce the Boulder X. read more