La Sportiva Thunder II GTX
Lightweight boot that is tough for any trail. I really…
Source: bought it new
Lightweight boot that is tough for any trail.
- Tough boot
I really lucked out with these boots. Solid as the day is long and lightweight despite having leather uppers, this boot is a real help along the trail.
Also, double bonus, they have weirdo sizes which help lower the possibility of black toe. For example, the boots I have are like size 10.75 in a US measurement so that provides just the extra bit of toe box room. They are waterproof and have held up really well over the last 3 years.
One thing to note, I have seen that the seam between the rubber toe box and the leather upper start to become more apparent but some seam sealer should do the trick and this is after 3 years of hard use. Still a high recommend!
I bought these boots for a trip in Peru last summer…
Price Paid: 250 CAD
I bought these boots for a trip in Peru last summer (one month of hiking in desert, forest and mountains). Definitely, I won't leave home without them anymore! the big Vibram sole give the feeling of walking on clouds, my feet never get moist, even if the weather's freezing cold or warm as hell, they still very comfortable (I'm wearing them in fall season in Quebec).
The .5 missing is all about wet rocks or very flat ''waxy'' surface, they're quite slippy.
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A midweight waterproof leather hiking boot for moderate to rugged terrain with lightmoderate backpacking loadsThe reincarnation of La Sportivas classic midduty leather hiking boot The Thunder II has been updated with a Vibram Impact Brake System5 sole and a foot cradling Trailon midsole for supreme protection and cushion on the trail The molded rubber heel stabilizer gives excellent ankle support on treacherous terrain and the 18mm Nubuck leather repels water and protects your foot from the elementsFeatures WEIGHT 2448 oz 694 g LAST Trango 2 CONSTRUCTION Board Lasted UPPER Nubuck Leather Cordura Molded rubber heel reinforcement LINING GoreTex INSOLE 4mm TrailFlex w half steel shank MIDSOLE Trailon SOLE Vibram Hiking w Impact Brake System NOTE This product only ships to North America
Weight: 23.42oz/664gLast: Trango 2Construction: Board LastedUpper Nubuck Leather/ Cordura/ Molded rubber heel reinforcementLining: Gore-Tex Insole: 4mm TrailFlex w/ half steel shankMidsole: TrailonSole: Vibram Hiking w/ Impact Brake System
- River Sports Outfitters
The La Sportiva Thunder II GTX Boot is A mid-weight, waterproof, leather, hiking boot for moderate to rugged terrain with light/moderate backpacking loads. The reincarnation of La Sportiva classic mid-duty leather hiking boot. The Thunder II has been updated with a Vibram- Impact Brake System5 sole and a foot cradling Trailon midsole for supreme protection and cushion on the trail. The molded rubber heel stabilizer gives excellent ankle support on treacherous terrain and the 1.8mm Nubuck leather repels water and protects your foot from the elements. Thunder II GTX Boot Features:Weight: 24.48 oz 694 gLast: Trango 2Construction: Board Lasted UPPER: Nubuck Leather/ Cordura/ Molded rubber heel reinforcementLining: Gore-Tex- INSOLE: 4mm TrailFlex w/ half steel shankMidsole: Trailon SOLE: Vibram- Hiking w/ Impact Brake System
- Mountain Hideaway
On Sale. Free Shipping. La Sportiva Men's Thunder II GTX Boot FEATURES of the La Sportiva Men's Thunder II GTX Boot Molded rubber heel stabilizer for ankle support Roomy toebox gives a great wider fit Vibram hiking with impact brake system sole and trailon midsole SPECIFICATIONS of the La Sportiva Men's Thunder II GTX Boot Weight: 23.42 oz / 664 g Construction: Board Lasted Last: Trango 2 Lining: Gore-Te Insole: 4 mm Trailflex with half steel shank Sole: Vibram Hiking with Impact Brake System The SPECS for Upper Nubuck Leather Cordura Molded rubber heel reinforcement The SPECS for Midsole Trailon This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.