Salewa Rapace GTX
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Extremely durable material with a full wrap-around rubber rand means great protection on a via ferrata as well as on mountaineering adventures or treks.
Hailing from a rich heritage of mountain-specific footwear, the Salewa Women's Rapace GTX Mountaineering Boot uses innovative design, a women-specific fit, and waterproof, breathable performance to give you everything you need to explore big alpine terrain. While trails are nice, oftentimes the most breathtaking sights aren't right off the trail, and will more than likely require some scrambling and off-trail travel--this is where the Rapace really shines. Its wear-resistant nubuck upper readily resists wear and tear and is reinforced with a full-wrap rubber rand to protect against abrasive granite slabs. A Gore-Tex membrane bucks moisture, while also providing a high level of breathability for those really hot days. The mid-stiff insole gives you the stable platform needed to work up exposed sections of trail safely, while the Vibram Mulaz sole is crampon compatible when you need to navigate a section of glacial ice.
CLOSEOUTS . Super light, agile and fast, Salewaand#39;s Rapace hiking boots fit like a dream and scramble over scree, talus and technical routes in flexible, grippy comfort. Waterproof breathable Gore-Texand#174; construction keeps feet dry and free of perspiration. Available Colors: GREY/YELLOW. Sizes: 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11, 9.5.
- Sierra Trading Post
If the snow rarely melts on your favorite peaks the Salewa Rapace GTX might be your new trusty side kick. The lightweight, sturdy Rapace uses high quality leather, technical soles and a performance fit typically reserved for alpinists, allowing it to transition seamlessly from backpacking to light mountaineering on technical routes.-- Enjoy the durability and supple fit of Nubux leather-- GORE-TEX(R) Performance Comfort liner keeps your feet dry through streams crossings and snow-field-- Vibram(R) Mulaz sole offers superior traction on technical terrain-- Mid stiff Nylon midsole provides support and combined with crampon compatible heel accepts semi-automatic crampons-- Dense 360deg toe rand protects high wear areas-- "Y" rear-foot design anchors the heel and wraps the Achilles to create a secure fit-- Multi fit footbed