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Manufacturer's Description

Visit La Sportiva's Boulder X page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The women's La Sportiva Boulder X approach shoes provide ideal protection and performance for the rigors of the mountains, with padding underfoot for long approaches.


Expertly traverse the field of troll-sized boulders with your expedition packwith the La Sportiva Women's Boulder X Approach Shoe. Get a grip on any rock in any condition with the specially designed rubber tread outsole and Impact Brake System, even with forty pounds on your back. With that much weight, your feet will get a kick out of the extra cushioning in the footbed and midsole, so you can make it to base camp before all the light fades. The Boulder X's tough leather upper and toe rand withstand a whole mountain range of abuse for the roughest approaches.

- Backcountry.com

The Women's Boulder X by La Sportiva. The ultimate approach shoe designed to protect your feet in the gnarliest terrain with the stickiest rubber. Features of the La Sportiva Women's Boulder X Shoe Vibram Idro-grip approach compound is the stickiest approach compound on the market Micropore Midsole utilizes a microcellular rubber with a closed cellular pattern for shock and energy absorption and is Highly durable and will not absorb water High cushion, extremely resilient LaSpEVA layer is above the 2mm Polypropylene insole to cushion the foot on long approaches Mythos lacing system for a Highly adaptable Fit Board lasted construction provides a rigidity for holding edges Mesh lining on the back half and tongue help improve breathability Ideal for approach and hiking on Technical terrain requiring friction footwork

- Moosejaw

We tweaked the designs of proven technology from years past to produce the Boulder X. Additional padding underfoot for long approaches and uber sticky rubber add deluxe comfort and performance. The VibramA(R) Idro-Grip compound stays sticky on every type of rock even when wet. The all leather uppers and sticky rubber toe rands offer durable protection. Ideal protection and performance built for the rigors and abuse of the mountains.

- Bentgate.com