La Sportiva Xplorer
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La Sportiva's Xplorer is a technical all synthetic approach shoe designed to preform on approaches, easier rock climbs and alpine climbs. It's an excellent tool for moving fast in the mountains or getting to the crag.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
The grippy, all-synthetic La Sportiva Xplorer Approach Shoes are designed to perform well on approach hikes as well as easier rock climbs and alpine climbs. All-synthetic upper eliminates stretch and repels water while keeping the weight down. Overwrap(TM) rand construction lets you comfortably stand on smaller edges. Vibram(R) X-Traction(R) outsole with Idro Grip compound combines lugs and edging platforms for walking and climbing performance. To-the-toe lacing allows you to easily adjust the fit for various end uses. Dual-density midsole provides excellent cushion for long days. The La Sportiva Xplorer Approach Shoes have highly compressed EVA RockGuards in the forefeet for protection on rough trails.
- REI refers to the men's version
When it comes to rocks, you are an omnivorous explorer that doesn't like to limit himself to merely one location or activity; fortunately, the La Sportive Men's Xplorer Shoe can take them all on. This rugged approach shoe is ready for anything from high-altitude approaches, speed climbing, or slab paddling to desert canyoneering.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version