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On Sale. Free Shipping. Montrail Women's Olympus Boot (Fall 2006) The Olympus by Montrail is a backpacking boot with an alter ego that likes to go climbing. The 3 mm Swiss Galluser leather upper is waterproof, durable, and supportive while the hidden stitching prevents premature wear. Weight: 1 lb 11 oz/0.78 kg Support Ultra-supportive upper Stretch gusset in upper for forefoot flexibility 3 mm leather wraps ankle securely Fit Sturdy leather breaks in to various foot shapes Roomy toe box Snug and cushioned heel cup Low cut at Achilles for downhill comfort Design Hidden stitching for durability Generous rands for longevity Crampon-compatible sole Three-layer carbon fiber lasting board Swiss Galluser leather Animal Extended backpacking trips Summer mountaineering Demanding trekking Peak bagging Early season fourteeners Summertime ice couloirs
The Montrail Olympus has the hearty leather and simple appearance of an extended backpacking boot, but has been upgraded and lightened with new technology. Its hidden-stitching construction and choice of high-quality materials, make it worthy of the dirtiest conditions and the longest adventures. But the I.C.E. system transforms the boot from a comfortable SUV to a front-pointing Mazzaratti. Montrail designed the boot with a leather upper, because it creates a feel like no other material. Although the stretch tongue-panel construction requires minimal break-in time, leather has the virtue of conforming to your feet over time, creating a custom-like fit. And it makes the boot great for miles of pounding, whether level or steep. The I.C.E. system and steel cleat are so light, flexible, and carefully designed you won't notice they are there until you want them.