Garmont Tower GTX
Materials: suede, gore-tex
Use: mountaineering for 3 days w/medium weight pack
Break-in Period: none :)
Price Paid: $170
Awesome boots!! They were comfortable right out of the box, and even more so when I used molded inserts. I bought these boots the day prior to mountaineering in the Northern Cascades (thinking that there would be some leather mountaineering boots for rent available in my size, the day before... there weren't), and was a little worried about breaking them in. They felt like sturdy sneakers, and surprisingly didn't need breaking in at all!
The Gore-tex truly kept my feet dry and comfortable through mud, snow, rock, and ice. The only time my feet were wet was when I didn't wear my gaiters properly. I felt secure and stable standing on the lip of rocky ledges with the tips of these boots; traversing on angled snow glaciers was a breeze with crampons.
The best part of these lightweight boots - no blisters/toe-jams/hot-spots! Unbelievable after a full day's descent from the summit to the car...
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Free Shipping. Garmont Women's Tower GTX Boot DECENT FEATURES of the Garmont Women's Tower GTX Boot Frame Flex Mid (VETTA PLUS) or fiberglass (TOWER GTX): Full length and width provides support and stability. Rockered forefoot allows agility and fast paced movement Triple durometer, lightweight, microporous rubber. Highly compression-set resistant Medium density (grey zone) comfort, shock absorption Firm density (Yellow zone) stability, durability Very Firm density (Red zone) low compression for climbing performance Tech PU Insert: Molded into sole for crampon security Semi blocked toe area for climbing performance True heel provides security while descending Open lug pattern is self-cleaning The SPECS of the Garmont Women's Tower GTX Boot Upper: 1.8 mm suede leather carbon synthetic leather Polyamide Lining: Gore-Tex Sierra technology Sole: Vibram Teton Weight: 780 grams (1/2 pair size 8 1/2 US) Applications: Alpine trevel/Via ferrata, Pro/Reduce team, Light fast/mountaineering
Speed ascents, aid climbing, technical approaches and light mixed climbing are just a few of the activities that these formitable 3 season boots will help you to own. The Tower GTX by Garmont is light on the foot and stiff enough for scrambling, resulting in true approach shoe performance.
- Mountain Gear
CLOSEOUTS . A waterproof breathable Gore-Tex(R) membrane is only the beginning of the performance features you’ll find in Garmont’s Tower mountaineering boots; they also have a TriMicro midsole for stability and increased climbing performance, a Tech PU heel insert for crampon security, and a FrameFlex Fiberglass insole that maintains stiffness even under heavy loads. Suede and polyamide mesh upper Padded collar and gusseted tongue Removable cushioned insole Lugged Vibram(R) traction rubber outsole has a narrow profile for agility Height: 5-1_2” Weight: 3 lb. 6 oz. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS . Romania. Visit our Hiking Footwear Guide Visit our Shoe Sizing Guide
- Sierra Trading Post
The women's Garmont Tower GTX is a high performance mountaineering boot made specifically for a woman's foot. The Tower GTX is cut on a woman's last, not just a downsized men's. Perfect for spring climbs at moderate elevation where moving fast and support are key. This rigid boot is at home on mixed approaches and alpine routes. Features Upper: 1.8 mm Suede + Polyamide Lining: Gore-tex® Sierra Frame: Frameflex Fiberglass Sole: Vibram® Teton Garmont Shock Absorption: GSA TriMicro System Sale limited to stock on hand Weight: 3 lbs. (size 8.5)