Raichle All Degree Lite GTX
I've had these for about four months now, and have…
Use: mountaineering, hiking
Break-in Period: 1 day
Price Paid: $175
I've had these for about four months now, and have used them for mountaineering and long hikes. The second time I used them I hiked about 14 miles. I was shocked that my feet felt so good when we got to the car. I've previously owned leather mountaineering boots, and would have been limping out had I tried that with them. I admit, they're not quite as good for kicking steps in snow. However, having comfortable feet is worth the trade-off for me.
Here's what other sites are saying:
CLOSEOUTS . Raichle All-Degree Lite mountaineering boots have the heavy-duty protection of a standard mountaineering boot in a lighter package. Rugged Gore-Tex(R) suede and synthetic uppers are fully waterproof breathable. Extra tongue flap is fully gusseted to keep out debris Stiff, lugged Vibram(R) outsoles are crampon-compatible Reinforced toe and heel Padded collar and tongue Non-insulated Height: 5 Weight: 3 lb. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS . Korea.
- Sierra Trading Post
Combination EVA and polyurethane midsoles are durable and shock-absorbing, providing mile after mile of cushioned comfort. Flexible, breathable, velour leather uppers feature protective rubber rands for enhanced durability. Gussets at tongue help keep out scree and trail debris, moisture and mud; heel and toe loops aid entry. Motion Control Concept uses flex zones and stabilizers to control foot movement inside boots for enhanced comfort and stability. Nylon midsole supports create torsional rigidity for enhanced stability on uneven and rocky ground. Outsoles are compatible with strap-on style crampons. Padded, asymmetric tongue is ergonomically shaped to conform to the shape of your feet and help relieve lace pressure. Rugged Raichle All-Degree Lite GTX mountaineering boots are lightweight, waterproof and crampon-compatible for all your mountain adventures. Seam-sealed Gore-Tex liners make these boots waterproof yet breathable, for comfort in a variety of conditions; nylon linings wick away sweat. To-the-toe lacing allows for a precise and adjustable climbing-shoe type fit. Vibram rubber outsoles provide lightweight performance without compromising grip or stability.