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An approach shoe that really is... an approach shoe. Lightweight, sturdy, absolutely perfect for scrambling. And it looks good, too. Gore-Tex lining, special climbing last, high friction sole tip, all-round protective rand. New for 2008.
Sizes: 6 - 13 inc ½ sizes
Sole: Vibram Cross
Weight: 490g (7½)
Hanwag, the great German footwear brand is back in the UK and now distributed by Rosker Ltd, visit www.rosker.co.uk to see the range.
The Five Ten Retro Tennies are perfect for climbers looking for a technical approach shoe with the design aesthetics of a classic sneaker.
The new Scarpa Mescalito blends the comfort, support and protection of a mountain boot with the sensitivity and weight of an approach shoe.
The Gravity is the most advanced shoe in the Kayland range. It's designed to be technical enough for via ferrata and proper approach use but also comfortable enough to hike in all day.
Mammut Alnasca Knit Low
A modern shoe approach must satisfy many requirements. It has to offer good traction on both the approach terrain and on rock, with good foot support and comfort. It has to be as light as possible, but resistant to abrasion with a versatilty making it suitable...
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