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Head for the highest mountains with La Sportiva's alpine-focused Sparkle AT boot. Four high-placed buckles can be micro-adjusted while locked in, providing a narrow profile with a custom fit. The massive 60-degree (+30, -30) cuff range and tongue bellow make walking, climbing and hustling as easy as the skiing. This lightweight, backcountry boot aims to get you out & back with unhindered motion & unsurpassed efficiency.
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Take your backcountry ascents and descents up a couple of notches withthe La Sportiva Women's Sparkle Alpine Touring Boot.Not only is it the lightestfour-buckle alpine touring boot on the market, the Sparkle also has a truesixty degrees of cuff motion for effortless hiking and skinning. The bootfeatures an EZ-Flex tongue rib and EZ-Flex thermo-formable liner that worktogether to provide smooth travel through the sixty degrees of cuff motion. TheVibram rubber sole grips snow and rock well, and the low-profile,micro-adjustable Pegasus buckles are tucked well out of the way of any rockcontact that could make you lose your footing while traversing rough terrain. For unmatched power on the descents,La Sportiva reinforced the backbone of the Sparkle with stiff, lightweightcarbon fiber that helps give the boot a burly 110 flex rating. The four-buckledesign with a power strap allows for precise fit adjustments, and the boot iscompatible with tech style or DIN-sytle AT bindings. The boot also comes withthe option of choosing between three preset forward lean options of 10, 14, and18 degrees.
Free Shipping. La Sportiva Women's Sparkle Boot FEATURES of the La Sportiva Women's Sparkle Boot EZ Flex ankle hinge Thermo-formable Spantik Lacing Women's Specific Fit
The lightest 4-buckle Alpine Touring boot on the market, the Sparkle achieves the greatest range of cuff rotation in its class. The patented design allows a full 60 degrees of ankle movement and the Vertebra construction adds support for downhill performance. The exclusive, low-profile Pegasus buckle system allows macro and micro adjustability for a precise fit. The EZ Flex tongue is designed to work seamlessly with the women's specific EZ Thermo Liner so that inner and outer boots mesh cleanly while walking or skinning. 5 lbs 7.8 oz (2,490 grams) per pair (size 25.5) - Ultra-lightweight Real 60Adeg cuff range of motion - walks like a hiking boot EZ Flex tongue for smooth effortless touring and walking Custom EZ Thermo Liners - plush and thermo-formable Pegasus buckles are micro-adjustable without undoing the buckle
The La Sportiva's Sparkle Alpine Touring Boots are some of the lightest 4-buckle Alpine Touring boots on the market. The Sparkle achieves one the greatest ranges of cuff rotation in their class. The patented design allows a full 60 degrees of ankle movement and the Vertebra construction adds support for downhill performance. The exclusive, low-profile Pegasus buckle system allows macro and micro adjustability for a precise fit. The EZ Flex tongue is designed to work seamlessly with the Women's specific EZ Flex Liner so that inner and outer boots mesh cleanly while walking or skinning.
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