La Sportiva Helios

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The women's La Sportiva Helios trail-running shoes offer you lightweight, cushioned performance that rides close to the ground without compromising cushioning.


Run far and fast into the wild when you're wearing the La Sportiva Women's Helios Trail Running Shoe. Designed with the performance trail runner in mind, this little beauty feels nimble underfoot and smooth over rough, rocky surfaces. A wave-like midsole structure helps the sole adapt to uneven terrain and absorb impact while the low heel-to-forefoot drop allows your foot to naturally roll from heel strike to toe off. Over medium-to-long distances the Helios saves your foot and joints a thrashing. La Sportiva calls this a minimalist trail running shoe and, due to its feathery 8. 1 ounce weight, it would be hard to disagree. Only two of Sportiva's other mountain running shoes compare, the Vertical K and the Anakonda. The Vertical K is a few ounces lighter at the cost of cushioning, while the Anakonda is lower to the ground with a more aggressive grip. While both of these shoes offer distinct advantages, the Helios brings the the best of both worlds, striking a balance that allows you to tackle a mixed-terrain 10k or a marathon through the woods.


La Sportiva's Helios is a minimalist trail running shoe. It is a highly breathable, fast draining neutral trail shoes that is perfect for all levels of trail running and light road use.


Free Shipping. La Sportiva Women's Helios Shoe FEATURES of the La Sportiva Women's Helios Shoe Integral gusseted tongue construction for an excellent fit and easy use Highly flexible MorphoDynamic midsole adapts to trail features and delivers the perfect amount of cushioning HyDrain nylon mesh allows quick drainage while keeping out silt and sand SPECIFICATIONS of the La Sportiva Women's Helios Shoe Wide Fit Weight: 6.75 oz / 19 5 g Upper: HyDrain Mesh/ Wicking EVA AirMesh /Poly Grid / TPU Lacing Harness/ PolyCap Lining: Wicking EVA AirMesh (heel only) Midsole: MorphoDynamic Injection Molded EVA/ 2mm LaSpEVA Sole: FriXion AT/ VA Wave Heel: 15mm Toe: 11mm Drop: 4mm Cushioning: Midsole: 35A Last: Women's Tempo 2 This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw

Looking to put some miles behind you on the trail? La Sportiva's Helios Trail Running Shoe is great for any level runner with its highly breathable, minimalist design that drains quickly thanks to HyDrain nylon mesh that also keeps out silt and sand. The Frixion wave sole provides excellent cushioning and traction.

- Mountain Gear