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Professional guides and recreational alpinists alike tend to relentlessly pursue quality gear, but the hunt may be over with the Salewa Pro Guide Performance Fit Mountaineering Boot. Built with a Gore-Tex membrane, this tech-backed boot stays waterproof and breathable in even the nastiest environment. Salewa equipped the Pro Guide with an easy-to-use, integrated aluminum stay that quickly converts between walk and climb modes. Top-to-toe lacing helps you dial in the optimal, blister-free fit you need for comfort as well as power transfer through a crampon.
Get ready to rethink what boots can do. The Pro Guide from Salewa is built for life on the mountain with an anatomical shape and an incredible, adjustable sole. By turning a dial in the heel of the sole, the boot can go from being a flexible approach shoe to a completely rigid ice climbing monster. Weighing only 2.4 pounds, these boots sacrifice nothing in durability with Vibram rubber soles, a full rubber rand, 3mm Perwanger suede, and a GORE-TEX lining. Available in a wide width if your feet need the room or if you want to add an extra, insulating layer in colder conditions.
- Mountain Gear
A classic upper design, with an indestructible 3mm Perwanger leather and a GORE-TEXA(R) Insulated performance lining combined with the most innovative technologies, such as the only adjustable sole system and the anatomical last with climbing toe profile.
Access the consummate feel of precise mountaineering footwork with the Salewa Pro Guide mountaineering boot. With the Salewa Pro Guide, you can dial in a flexible approach setting, and also a rigid flex for front-pointing. The classic upper design, with indestructible 3mm Perwanger leather and a GORE-TEX(R) and insulated performance lining combine for warmth and comfort. The medium width model is targeted at the majority of mountaineers with normal width feet, or seeking a more precision fit. The wide model is ideal for colder conditions, where more room for the toes equals better blood circulation, and for mountaineers with wider feet.-- The SALEWA "Y" System is anatomically positioned around the malleolar pads and is directly connected to the 3D locking system through power wires providing fleibility and support-- 3D locking system allows a climber to divide the shoe into three individual lacing zones-- Flex System sole, which can become 100% stiff when you need it, and is a patented Salewa design-- Heel support without adverse impact on the achilles tendon-- Vibram Pro outsole
The Salewa Pro Guide Mountaineering Boot is a classic upper design, with an indestructible 3mm Perwanger leather and a GORE-TEX insulated performance lining combined with the most innovative technologies, such as the only adjustable sole system and the anatomical last with climbing toe profile.
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