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The La Sportiva Ultra Raptor trail-running shoes offer a light and stable ride for neutral-gait runners pursuing fast-paced trail adventures.

- REI refers to the men's version

The Ultra Raptor by La Sportiva is a neutral, stable all terrain trail running shoe. Complete with a forefoot rock guard to protect against rock bruises, and an ultra sticky rubber outsole for maximum traction. This shoe is engineered for all-day, long distance protection.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

The La Sportiva Ultra Raptor is made for all-day pursuits. Have you guys seen Jurassic Park? The raptors Are more terrifying than the T-Rex and can run forever, so just image what an ULTRA raptor would be like. I know, right? Since it's built on a neutral platform with a sticky rubber Outsole, this shoe provides an awesome base for long distance moving. The forefoot rock guard makes sure that you won't bruise your precious metatarsals and the deluxe heel pocket cushioning and reinforcement will for sure keep you cozy. This shoe is pretty much designed to make it feel like you're running on a perfectly flat surface, even if you Are fleeing over the squalor of an island filled with genetically engineered dinosaurs. Moosejaw Staff Pick - Dustin, Moosejaw Secret Headquarters Features of the La Sportiva Men's Ultra Raptor Shoe Highly compressed EVA rock guard protects feet from stone bruises Sticky FriXion XF rubber Outsole for impressive grip on rock and great traction on the trail Deluxe heel pocket cushioning and reinforcement for a comfortable Fit Neutral, stable, all terrain shoe Forefoot rock guard Ultra sticky rubber Outsole geAred towards all-day, long distance protection

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

When your trail running starts turning into fast, elevation-busting scrambles, the Ultra Raptor Trail Running Shoe from La Sportiva is the shoe you need. Sticky FriXion XF rubber outsole locks into steep slopes and loose terrain with rock climbing grip. The neutral profile, forefoot rock plate, and EZ-in heel pocket keep comfort rolling from one mile to the next. 8 mm drop

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

Ultra sticky rubber gives the sole of the La Sportiva Men's Ultra Raptor Trail Running Shoe grip where other trail runners slip. Race along roads, pick through rock gardens, and pound down steep descents without worry. Dynamic midsole cushioning reduces the impact of every foot strike, a rigid toecap guards your toes against rocks, and the unique Impact Brake System uses angled sole-lugs to reduce stress on your joints when you're running up or down a steep slope. Go the distance with this neutral, stable trail shoe.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version