Kayland Apex Trek
Excellent support; very, very breathable, but waterproof;…
Price Paid: $275
Excellent support; very, very breathable, but waterproof; light weight; sturdy. The Trek is a mountaineering boot, but my pair is so lightweight and comfortable that I have chosen to wear them for backpacking and even a day hike.
I've worn my pair for two years in the mountains around Bozeman, MT, and on Mt. Adams in Washington.
Here's what other sites are saying:
Lace up the Kayland Men's Apex Trek Mountaineering Boot for demanding Himalayan treks or your next trip to the Cascades. Thanks to its rigid platform and eVent waterproof breathable membrane, this boot tackles everything from rugged trails to summer glacier crossings. The Vibram Tsavo sole provides traction on slick terrain, and Kayland's Ankle Lock System adds support.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version
The light but hard-wearing Kayland Apex Trek Boots are ideal for demanding trekking and mountaineering at moderate altitudes. The new Ankle Lock System together with the new lace lock system protect the ankle and ensure it is well-supported throughout its range of movement. Upper made of breathable, abrasion-resistant fabric with microfiber and A.L.S. Shock absorber microporous midsole + premium molded heel counter for lightweight support, control, and comfort. Vibram Tsavo rubber insoles provide superior grip, edging, braking. Engineered Composite Insoles deliver ergonomically-appropriate flex and stability with better push-off, improved support, and torsional stability. Asymmetric lacing allows upper to conform more precisely to each individual's foot. Event lining optimizes the balance between waterproofness and breathability. All-conditions; Semi-automatic crampons.
- EMS refers to the men's version