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La Sportiva Spectre 2.0

rated 4.0 of 5 stars
photo: La Sportiva Spectre 2.0 alpine touring boot

Finally tiring of heavy tele gear, I was looking for a decent boot for plodder level SkiMo events. Bought these used, and my feet and legs are happy at the end of the day.


  • Pretty low boot weight for price and age (these are +3 yo boots @ 2020)
  • Good range of motion
  • Nice looking


  • Buckle (4) design is a bit troublesome
  • Who actually needs the powerstrap (I removed mine)

I am very happy with the boot, and the overall build quality.  I feel La Sportiva is a top tier brand, and they are my preferred brand for footwear.

I found the powerstrap to be a nuisance. I removed it, and feel I have a better range of motion, and less shin-bash when loosend up.  

The buckles have a tendency to pop up/out when not tightened down hard.

Cheers -  Gerald S, Calgary


AT is sooo much lighter than Tele!

Source: bought it used
Price Paid: 225 CAD - fall 2018

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The Spectre 2.0 replaced the La Sportiva Spectre.


Price MSRP: $679.00
Current Retail: $299.99-$446.40
Historic Range: $149.00-$679.00
Sizes 24 - 31.5 (half sizes)
Weight 3 lbs 2.97 oz / 1445g (half pair, size 27.5 with liner and footbed)
Shell Grilamid
Cuff Pebax
Vertebra Carbon-reinforced Grilamid
Tongue Grilamid
Spoiler Marfram
Liner EZ Thermo
Forward Lean 3 preset positions—12° /14° /16°
Buckle Closures 4 Pegasus Buckles with optional power strap
Range of Motion 60˙
Flex 115
Last Width 102.5
Compatibility All "tech-style," TRAB TR2, and AT touring bindings
Sole Vibram
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