La Sportiva Onix GTX-XCR
Materials: leather/fabric upper with Gore-tex liner
Use: Day hikes over rocky terrain
Break-in Period: None
Weight: 520 g
Price Paid: $110
Overall this is an acceptable, comfortable, light boot for short hikes over well-groomed trails.
However, in my experience from hiking trails in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies, I experienced fast tread wear-out and started to experience slipping and sliding when planting my feet on slanted rocks and other inclined terrain. This boot does not have enough stiffness for hiking over rocky terrain for long periods of time.
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Here's what other sites are saying:
On Sale. Free Shipping. La Sportiva Men's Onix GTX Boot (Fall 2010) FEATURES of the Men's Onix GTX Boot by La Sportiva Innovative RFS 3D Flex ankle provides support yet maintains freedom of movement Gore-Tex lining for breathability and waterproof protection UreTech toe-cap for durability Impact Brake System outsole for excellent traction and cushioning Weight: 18.34 oz / 520 g Upper: Roughout Leather / Spylon Mesh / UreTech abrasion-resistant reinforcements Constructions: Board Lasted Last: Trango 2 Lining: Gore-Tex Extended Comfort Footwear Midsole: Trailon with half Polypropylene shank Sole: Vibram Hiking with Impact Brake System This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
CLOSEOUTS . Ideal for day-hiking and short overnight trips, La Sportiva Onix light hiking boots feature a Gore-Tex(R) waterproof breathable membrane that will keep your feet dry in the wettest conditions. Gore-Tex(R) waterproof breathable membrane Leather and Spylon mesh upper with UreTech abrasion-resistant reinforcement Gusseted tongue keeps out debris Innovative RFS 3D Flex ankle support Removable foam-cushioned insole Trailon midsole for comfort and support Vibram(R) rubber outsole with Impact Brake System offers excellent traction Polypropylene and TPU shank for support Height: 5" Weight: 2 lb. 6 oz. pr. Medium width Made in Vietnam Visit our Shoe Sizing Guide Available Colors: BROWN/GREY. Sizes: 38, 38.5, 39, 39.5, 40, 40.5, 41, 41.5, 42, 42.5, 43, 43.5, 44, 44.5, 45, 45.5, 46, 46.5, 47, 47.5.
- Sierra Trading Post refers to the men's version
The La Sportiva Onix GTX-XCR is a versatile mid-height light hiking boot designed for day-hiking and very short overnight trips. A mid-height version of La Sportiva's Halite GTX tha allows ease of movement on the trail. Perfect for fast scampers through the woods, long approaches, and lightning fast backpacking trips.Innovative RFS 3D Flex ankle support.Gore-Tex XCR lining for durability and waterproof protection.Uretech toecap for durability.Impact Brake System outsole for excellent traction and cushioning.Roughout leather and spylon mesh.Trailon midsole with half polypropylene shank.Weight: 1 lb. 6 oz. (pair).
- Campmor refers to the men's version
The La Sportiva Onix GTX-XCR Men's Hiking Boots provide total moisture protection for your feet, excellent traction in harsh conditions, and great support for your next hike. The Gore-Tex XCR lining ensures not one drop of water gets through these La Sportiva boots no matter how muddy the trail gets. Their Vibram Hiking I.B.S. outsoles grip steep trails and slick rocks to keep you upright and moving. The Onix Hiking Boots also include a AA 3/4-length polypropylene shank to help you carry your 30-pounds of gear from camp to camp to camp.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version