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The Arc'teryx Men's Acrux AR Mountaineering Boot is a double boot for alpine Climbing. Challenge yourself on the mountain, but protect your feet before you do. The weatherproof boot is low volume yet still has the Insulation necessary for High altitude. The Arc'teryx Adaptive Fit Technology wraps the foot like a custom Fit would, thanks to a removable bootie. Not moving between camps? No problem, just remove the outer boot and use the internal bootie around camp 1 for protection without the comfort. The external portion Features Vibram; Mont rubber, performing admirably in the coldest weather conditions. Features of the Arcteryx Men's Acrux AR Mountaineering Boot low volume double boot for alpinists with removable Adaptive Fit liner Full waterproof/breathable construction manages all mountain conditions Removable full height liner provides comprehensive climate management, quick dry comfort and can be worn as a camp boot Custom developed 3D moulded Ortholite Footbed delivers maximum comfort, breathability and arch support Sharp heel brake and mountaineering heel tread for stability, traction and braking Semi blocked toe, with anti-slip grooves Medial Climbing support zone Highly durable EVA foam Midsole absorbs shock while providing precision stability Separate shell and liner construction increases waterproof/breathable protection Hardwearing laminated Gore-Tex gaiter delivers waterproof, breathable protection with exceptional abrasion and puncture resistance Combines the warmth of a double boot, protection of a super-gaiter boot, and lightweight, low volume advantages of a single boot for use up to 5000 metres Fast and efficient lacing system with independent velcro strap adjustment for collar T-ZIP WaterTight front closure zipper Completely removable, interchangeable liner for improved washability, dry-ability and extends use and climate adaptability Arcteryx adaptive Fit utilizes an independent liner that conforms to the foot for a custom Fit with no pressure points Gore-Tex 3-Layer with 0,6 mm TPU protection film Toe and Heel-Injected TPU heel and toe counters Inner Shell-4mm 3D formed perforated PE foam Insole-Carbon fiber with expanded PU foam core
It's easy to get cold feet, literally and figuratively, when you're pressure breathing your way through the crux of a sketchy mixed pitch at 4,000 meters, but worrying about your toes is the last thing you want to do when complete focus is required. Arc'teryx's Acrux AR GTX Men's Mountaineering Boot is a seriously waterproof, light, and low-volume piece of alpine footwear that will keep your feet dry and help your head stay focused when things are getting serious a long way from anywhere.Made to provide a sleek fit that won't bog you down, the Acrux is also drier than a desert thanks to multiple Gore-Tex laminates to keep snow, water, and ice out of your socks, without making your feet sweaty, either. The waterproof zippered gaiter is composed of a three-layer Gore-Tex membrane and treated with a TPU coating for supreme waterproofing, and the removable PE foam liner also has a full-height Gore-Tex membrane for ultimate protection in rugged weather. The liner is perforated to increase breathability, and it's designed to be worn alone as a camp bootie when you're shuffling around the hut or trying to keep your toes warm in your tent.Inside the outer boot, a lace-up inner shell cinches down snugly over the removable liner to lock your foot comfortably in place, and a hook-and-loop strap closes over the ankle to prevent snow, ice, and spindrift from sneaking into your socks. Arc'teryx also built the Acrux with its tongueless Adaptive Fit design, which hugs your foot without pinching or causing pressure points. The carbon fiber and EVA foam midsole cushion your soles during long days in the alpine, and the TPU toe and heel caps protect your toes and make it easy to step into crampons.
A pinnacle of design for mountaineering, ice and mixed climbing, the Acrux AR is the lightest, most durable, and lowest profile insulated double boot available. AR: All-Round. Includes 1 pair of GORE-TEXA(R) HIGH-LINERS. Arc'teryx took the time to develop and meld new technologies so that the Acrux AR could satisfy the range of climbers' needs without compromise. Arc'teryx Adaptive Fit technology uses a removable bootie that employs stretch textiles and minimal seams to create an instant custom fit with no pressure. With protection extended beyond the cuff of the boot and the highest level of breathability in this category, the bootie's GORE-TEXA(R) membrane optimizes climate control and waterproof benefit. The perforated PE foam's quick dry properties improve comfort, and a rubberized sole allows the bootie to be used as a camp shoe. The PE inner shell is preformed to compliment the bootie's Adaptive Fit performance while providing insulation and a secure foothold. Laminated Watertight(TM) construction and an exceptionally breathable GORE-TEXA(R) gaiter deliver total protection from water with a high level of abrasion and puncture resistance to offset potential damage from crampons and rock. The specially developed VibramA(R) AR outsole is designed for support and sure footedness. The tread and construction feature a semi-blocked toe, with anti-slip grooves, a medial climbing support zone, and heel created to provide braking on steep descents. The VibramA(R) Mont rubber compound maintains its performance in sub-zero conditions. Technical Features Waterproof Breathable Lightweight Footwear Outsole Construction Custom developed 3D moulded Ortholite(TM) footbed delivers maximum comfort, breathability and arch support Sharp heel brake and mountaineering heel tread for stability, traction and braking Medial climbing support zone Semi blocked toe, with anti-slip grooves Durable heel edge Footwear Construction Highly durable EVA foam midsole absorbs shock while providing precision stability Hardwearing laminated GORE-TEXA(R) gaiter delivers waterproof, breathable protection with exceptional abrasion and puncture resistance Combines the warmth of a double boot, protection of a super-gaiter boot, and lightweight, low volume advantages of a single boot for use up to 5000 metres Fast and efficient lacing system with independent velcro strap adjustment for collar T-ZIP WaterTight(TM) front closure zipper Separate shell and liner construction increases waterproof/breathable protection Footwear Liner Construction Arc'teryx Adaptive fit utilizes an independent liner that conforms to the foot for a custom fit with no pressure points Completely removable, interchangeable liner for improved washability, dry-ability and extends use and climate adaptability. MATERIALS GORE-TEXA(R) 3-Layer with 0,6 mm TPU protection film Insole - Carbon fiber with expanded PU foam core Inner Shell - 4mm 3D formed perforated PE foam Toe & Heel - Injected TPU heel and toe counters Sole - VibramA(R) AR, Mont Compound
Arc'teryx Footwear Acrux AR GTX Mountaineering Boot - Men's-Black/Cajun-Medium-8.5. The Acrux AR GTX is the lightest most durable and slimmest double boot on the market. Fully waterproof construction includes an integrated gaiter and removable Gore-Tex liner. Breathable adaptive fit technology aids overall comfort and cold weather confidence. Removable liners provide insulation options for different conditions and rapid dry times as well as being a great in-tent slipper for cold nights.
Years in the making, Arc'teryx Acrux AR GTX mountaineering boots combine the light weight and low volume of single boots with the insulation, protection and quick-drying advantages of double boots.