Trango Ice Boot

 

Trango Ice Boot
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Trango Ice Boot
Manufacturer La Sportiva
Page By Dow Williams
Page Type Jan 27, 2007 / May 3, 2007
Object ID 2285
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Product Description

For new-school technical mixed climbing where dry tooling, bat hanging and figure fours are the norm. Designed with single-day routes in mind whether short and intense or hundreds of meters of vertical ice, rock and snow.

Features

Patented Tri Point Lacing Harness (T.P.L.H. ) for a secure fit when heel hooking or bat hanging
Integrated gaiter made of water repellant Schoeller®-Dynamic™
Abrasion and water resistant Schoeller® Keprotech® and Lorica uppers with XSV rubber rands
Sticky Supertrek rubber Vibram® outsole for rock climbing performance
COLOR: Yellow/Black UPPER: Water repellant Schoeller®- Keprotech®/FlexTec2/Water repellant Lorica® with Antiacqua™ external coating/Vibram® XSV Rand/ Schoeller®-Dynamic™ gaiter CONSTRUCTION: Board Lasted LAST: Trango LINING: 150g Thinsulate™/3-bar Knit SOLE: Vibram® Lavaredo (sticky Supertrek rubber) MIDSOLE: 6-7mm HP3 INSOLE: 9mm insulating Ibi-Thermo WEIGHT: 3 lbs. 13 oz.

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Dow Williams - Jan 27, 2007 4:09 am - Voted 5/5

Trango Ice Boot
I climb a lot of ice, from WI 3 to WI 6. I climb in conditions much less than freezing with these boots with no worries although La Sportiva's idea was that this be a mixed boot not used in very cold conditions. I always prefer a light boot however and this boot keeps me warm at -20c....any lower than that and I am not climbing waterfall ice much anyway. Great/quick fit, lightweight is biggest feature, enjoy the lace cover and the unique 2 stage cinching capability. Replace the in soles with Sole footbeds or some other professional insert and the boot will stay warmer in harsher conditions. The built-in gaiter allows you to get by without gaiters if the ice is close to the road.

Smith93 - Jan 31, 2007 12:40 am - Voted 5/5

GREAT boots!
Just bought a pair yesterday and I wore them around all day long and have loved them so far. They breathe really well but do keep your feet toasty warm. I also really like how light they are, I have a pair of the Trango S EVO's and I've really loved those boots too. I'll repost a review after I've used them a few times.

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