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When your trail running starts turning into fast, elevation-busting scrambles, the Ultra Raptor Trail Running Shoe from La Sportiva is the shoe you need. Sticky FriXion XF rubber outsole locks into steep slopes and loose terrain with rock climbing grip. The neutral profile, forefoot rock plate, and EZ-in heel pocket keep comfort rolling from one mile to the next. 8 mm drop
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version
The Ultra Raptor from La Sportiva is a neutral, stable, all-terrain shoe with a forefoot rock guard and an ultra sticky rubber outsole that is geared towards all-day, long-distance protection. The AirMesh upper is lightweight and breathable to keep you comfortable on the trail and everywhere else.
- Summit Hut refers to the men's version
La Sportiva Footwear Ultra Raptor Trail Ning Shoe - Men's-Black/Yellow-Medium-40.5 16UBY405. Complete with a forefoot rock guard to protect against rock bruises and an ultra sticky rubber outsole for maximum traction. This shoe is engineered for all-day long distance protection.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
The La Sportiva Ultra Raptor trail-running shoes offer a light and stable ride for neutral-gait runners pursuing fast-paced trail adventures.
- REI refers to the men's version
The La Sportiva Ultra Raptor is made for all-day pursuits. Have you guys seen Jurassic Park? The raptors Are more terrifying than the T-Rex and can run forever, so just image what an ULTRA raptor would be like. I know, right? Since it's built on a neutral platform with a sticky rubber Outsole, this shoe provides an awesome base for long distance moving. The forefoot rock guard makes sure that you won't bruise your precious metatarsals and the deluxe heel pocket cushioning and reinforcement will for sure keep you cozy. This shoe is pretty much designed to make it feel like you're running on a perfectly flat surface, even if you Are fleeing over the squalor of an island filled with genetically engineered dinosaurs. Moosejaw Staff Pick - Dustin, Moosejaw Secret Headquarters Features of the La Sportiva Men's Ultra Raptor Shoe Highly compressed EVA rock guard protects feet from stone bruises Sticky FriXion XF rubber Outsole for impressive grip on rock and great traction on the trail Deluxe heel pocket cushioning and reinforcement for a comfortable Fit Neutral, stable, all terrain shoe Forefoot rock guard Ultra sticky rubber Outsole geAred towards all-day, long distance protection
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version