La Sportiva Karakorum GTX
I have used my boots on Rainier in snow fields with…
Use: expedition,heavy pack,snow,ice
Break-in Period: 2 good mountain climbs
Weight: 3lbs 8oz
Price Paid: $325
I have used my boots on Rainier in snow fields with crampons, lenghthy approach hikes, and numerous fourteeners in Colorado including Maroon Bells, Pyramid Peak, Shavano, and Capitol. They were sturdy,comfortable, and break in was not long at all. La Sportiva makes an excellent boot.