The mens La Sportiva Blizzard appears 'boot-like' with a water repellent gaiter which travels up the ankle over your running tights & trousers to keep out freezing cold ice and rain.
La Sportiva describe the Blizzard as a winter Running shoe in waterproof Gore-Tex with water repellent gaiter and integrated spikes for maximum grip. Designed for extreme use on extremely slippery, icy terrain, it is ideal for competitions and off-road training during the winter months thanks to the sticky FriXion Blue compound with integrated AT Grip Fixed Spikes. The Sock-Shield Gaiter™ protects against the entry of stones and mud and the fast and intuitive Single Cord Lacing System with a retractable lace pocket speeds up operations.
The high frequency, Fusion Gate Technology reinforcement structure connected to the lacing system gives structure and allows a snug fit and volume adjustment for precise and stable running on traverses. The total absence of external stitching and the super flexible, waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex membrane, make Blizzard GTX the idea choice for winter running per off-road runners who love to run in the winter too.
La Sportiva FriXion®
La Sportiva FriXion® compound is the result of extensive R&D aimed at creating outsoles with parameters of grip and durability that respond to all types of use and terrain.
EVA - INJECTED
Highe degree of cushoning and high elasticity of the fabric. These features assist “push off” during the propulsion phase while running, making these models who use injected midsoles, ideal for use on off-road trails. Furthermore, EVA Injected midsole drastically reduce the “squash” effect of the EVA over time, allowing the product to mantain the same features for its entire duration.
The Mountain Running collection models adopt the exclusive La Sportiva insoles by Ortholite, with 2 different thickness. Both models are available in men and women version and differs for the materials’ densities.
Extremely Technical Upper
Water repellent, abrasion resistant, single mesh + Sock-Shield Gaiter™ + Fusion Gate Technology.
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