La Sportiva Spectre

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If you're ready to take yourbackcountry ascents and descents to the next level, the La Sportiva SpectreAlpine Touring Boot is the tool you need to excel. Not only is it the lightestfour-buckle AT boot on the market, the Spectre 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 Spectre 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-style AT bindings. The boot also comes withthe option of choosing between three preset forward lean options of 10, 14, and18 degrees.

- Backcountry.com

La Sportiva Spectre AT Backcountry Ski Boot - Men's. Charge uphill. Power downhill. The spectre combines the best of both worlds: amazing touring comfort with powerful energy transfer for technical descents. 6 lbs 5.9 oz (2,890 grams) per pair (size 27.5) - Ultra-lightweight. Real 60 degrees 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. Available Color(s): Black/Yellow

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

The La Sportiva Spectre Alpine Touring Boots are some of the lightest 4-buckle Alpine Touring boots on the market. The Spectre 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 EZ Flex Liner so that inner and outer boots mesh cleanly while walking or skinning.

- CampSaver.com

The La Sportiva Spectre is the lightest 4-buckle boot on the market, weighing just 1,445 grams (3.3 pounds) per boot in size 27.5. The boots feature 60-degree range of motion in touring mode, so a skier's stride is limited more by ankle flexibility than by the Spectre boots. The backbone of the Spectre is carbon-reinforced Grilamid, and the shell and tongue are also Grilamid, which has excellent progressive flex. The award-winning Spectre can drive wider backcountry skis without charging a weight tax, in the backcountry.-- Grilamid shell and Pebax cuff-- Carbon-reinforced Grilamid backbone-- 4 Pegasus buckles(R) with optional power strapEZ Thermo moldable liner-- 3 preset forward lean options (10, 14, 18 degrees)-- Vibram sole

- OMCgear

The lightest 4 buckle boot on the marketLa Sportiva knows that you would probably rather walk around in hiking boots than ski boots and they designed these boots with that preference in mind The EZ Flex liner is specifically designed to work with the EZ Flex tongue to provide unrestricted range of motion without having to fuss with different tongue options The sole is grippy and sticky like a hiking boot so you can feel confident on any rocky ascents or just walking across the parking lot to your car The first thing that many people notice is the low profile Pegasus buckle system that will allow you to really dial in the comfort This ultralight buckle system allows virtual limitless adjustment for a comfortable fit Plus the settings stay put when you open the buckles for long hikes so you dont need to fuss with ladder steps when you tighten the boots back up A traditional walkmode lever allows you to stiffen up the boot to power down any descent La Sportiva used carbon fiber to reinforce the backbone of the Spectre bringing the flex rating to a powerful 110 flex To dial in downhill performance canting and forward lean settings are adjustable Users can choose from 10 14 and 18 degrees of forward lean This may be the lightest 4 buckle boot on the market but it still rips descentsFeatures Benefits Comfortable 1025mm last Dual density Vibram sole Pebax grilamid and carbon fiber construction Thermomoldable liner with flex zone for easy touring Low profile Pegasus buckles 15 to 18 degree adjustable forward lean

- Bentgate.com