Kayland Apex Plus GTX Boots
From the high gaiter and light weight to the durable sole and surprisingly low price tag, Tom Ripley finds a lot to like in these B3 boots.
Designed specifically for high altitude mountaineers and alpine climbers seeking to climb technical ice, snow, and rock routes, the Acrux AR GTX Alpine Boot is an insulated double boot featuring an outer shell and liner constructed with GORE-TEX® for unparalleled weather protection and climate management. The result is a boot that combines the insulation and fast drying performance of double boots, yet with single boot weight, fit and climbing performance.
The outer shell of the Acrux AR GTX is rugged, extremely quick drying and abrasion resistant utilizing GORE-TEX® laminated to highly durable TPU films for added protection for crampons. The boot also feature a laminated WaterTight™ T-Zip front closure and waterproof gaiter cuff construction to further seal out unwanted moisture from snow and ice, while also remaining breathable.
The unique midsole construction of the Acrux AR GTX Alpine Boot offers improved durability and technical performance thanks to the fully wrapped technology; a TPU toe and heel counter protect the lightweight EVA midsole. Its full length carbon fibre insole with an expanded PU foam insert and a high density, lightweight, independent CM molded EVA midsole provides full length rigidity, extra insulation and impact cushioning.
The TPU heel counter also provides a safe crampon connection and protection for the crampon buckle while kicking steps in steeper terrain. The VIBRAM® AR OUTSOLE on the Acrux AR GTX Alpine Boot features a semi-blocked toe, with anti-slip grooves for improved toe grip, solid medial climbing support, and a sharp, durable heel brake for descending.
Lightweight, durable, weatherproof yet breathable, the new Acrux AR GTX Alpine boot is the next generation of alpine boot for the next generation alpine climber.
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