/ Sportiva Trango S Evo GTX - longevity?
My girlfriend is thinking about getting a pair of La Sportiva Trango S Evo gtx for general mountain climbs / scrambling and walking in to more remote crags -
She has read a few reviews on the short lifespan of the boot and I was wondering if anyone has any direct experience?
Thanks in advance
there are 2 model I think, the light and the ones I have the extreme <warmer, more suited to UK winter> Anyhoo, mine have jsut finished their 2nd uk winter season and a week in the alps and no problems at all with mine. First pair of boots that fit like slippers in 25 years actually! HTH
Great - thanks for the info.
I think she is thinking about the extreme model.
BTW crampon wise I've had G14s with standard bar and now I'm on G20s. Both fit well but the G20s are an exceptional fit, tight, light and rock solid
We are talking about these aren't we
I think area people maybe confused
I had a pair for a year, still in cracking condition, with quite heavy use
I own two models of this boot, the s evo and the evo extreme, as does my partner.
They are, to put it simply, awesome boots.
In terms of life span it is just very dependant on what you're doing with them.
The only thing I've noticed with the s evos is that the sole unit is wearing -quicker than others boots- but they have had _alot_ of use over the last two years including an alpine trip, a Cuillin trip lots of hillwalking and plenty scrambling. This is due to the fact that the rubber is intentionally soft to give you grip on rock though.
So if you want a great fitting* boot that will look after her feet and work well on rock you cannot go wrong with these.
If however you want something that wont wear as quickly, Just be prepared for rubbish performance on rock!
*for me. I do suggest your partner tries them on in store first.
one of the most comfortable boots ive owned. try them on first though. just because theyre amazing for most folk doesnt mean they'll fit you!
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