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Nepal Evo GTX

 
Nepal Evo GTX

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Nepal Evo GTX

Manufacturer: La Sportiva

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Page By: Denjem

Created/Edited: Apr 21, 2011 / Dec 13, 2011

Object ID: 7625

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Product Description

Sturdy and warm. I just got a pair of these boots this fall for the winter. I was tired of my feet being cold in another pair of boots that are for 3 season use and decided to invest in a pair for Ice climbing and winter mountaineering. I found the Nepals to be pretty warm. Although if you are standing around for a while, your feet will start to get cold, but I think that is true for almost all boots. They are stiff and I like it. When I was climbing ice in them and was having a hell of a time getting a screw out, they supported even though the calves started burning like hell, it was not as bad as some other boots I have used. I think they are a little on the heavy side, but it isn't like I get done climbing and feel like I have bricks on my feet. Besides, what does it really matter once you put some crampons on your feet how many ounces your boots are? I also like the funky colors. This pair of boots will be my 3rd pair of LaSportiva's and none of them have ever let me down.

Features

Board lasted, 3.2 mm silicone inpregnated idro-perwanger roughout leather with high abrasion resistant fabric, Vibram rubber rands, gore-tex insulated comfort lining, insulating Ibi-thermo insole, 8-9 mm TPU/ PU inserts with Aircushion, Vibram outsole with impact brake system.

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Kristin5berryNepal Evos

Voted 5/5

I bought these for ($475) last year and used them weekly through out the winter all through the white Mts in NH and in the Green Mts of VT. These boot got me through several winter-storm summits on Mt Washington and many-many sub zero days with wind gusts between 40-70 mph on average above 5,000 feet. I will be using them for Rainier in a few weeks so we shall see how they hold up.
Posted Jul 3, 2011 10:22 am

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