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Olympus Mons

 

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Olympus Mons

Manufacturer: La Sportiva

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Page By: Erik Beeler

Created/Edited: Dec 10, 2003 / Dec 10, 2003

Object ID: 922

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Designed for extreme high altitude, the Olympus Mons double boot by La Sportiva features a built-in gaiter, insulated inner and outer boot for superior warmth and performance. Ideal for the Himalayas and Denali.

Features:



The outer boot has Cordura® nylon uppers with dual-density, closed-cell polyethylene (PE) foam for warmth; thermo-reflective aluminum facing reflects heat back to body

Integral reinforced Cordura nylon gaiters keep snow and debris out and are insulated for warmth

The PE insulated inner boot features water-resistant uppers an anti-slip sole for increased traction around camp

Inner boot has a polyester and pile lining to provide additional warmth

High-density PE midsole provides a sound platform for technical climbing

6 mm, carbon-fiber honeycomb footbed

Deep-lugged outsole is self cleaning, for superior traction on snow, ice and rock

Step-in crampon compatible



Specifications:



Weight per pair: 6 lbs. 7 oz. (size 43)

Upper: Nylon

Midsole: High-density PE

Outsole: Rubber

Insulation: Polyethylene/ polyester/ pile

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