Product News at UKC presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. They are not gear reviews and are provided by companies that advertise with UKClimbing Limited.
The Jackal is the mountain running shoe dedicated to off-road running over ultra distances and for training workouts on medium distances thanks to the exceptional cushioning guaranteed by the innovative Infinitoo™ high energy return technology.
Every detail, from the uppers to the sole, is designed to enhance the comfort of the foot over long distances: wide, comfortable fit designed for use in ultra-marathons, enveloping and soft elastic tongue for maximum freedom of movement with internal bellows to protect against stone and mud ingress.
Comfortable, wide fit designed for ultra-marathons
Soft, stretch tongue provides a comfort fit for maximum freedom of movement, the internal bellows construction provides protection against stones and mud
Innovative EVA sole/midsole package with internal, shock absorbing, polyurethane pads with high return energy thanks to the Infinitoo™ Technology. The front insert increases cushioning, while the rear insert contributes to stability
Discover the story behind the jackal from the development team at La Sportiva on the video below.
"I liked the Jackal from the moment I first put them on and have continued to love them through repeated use" says Rob Greenwood. Designed for ultra distances runners, this light-but-cushioned trail shoe would be a good choice for anyone looking for a comfy do-it-all shoe...
Arc'teryx Norvan LD 2
The follow-up to the original Norvan, the Norvan LD is pitched as being both lighter and more durable. It is designed with long distance trails in mind, but does it live up to this claim? Rob Greenwood thinks it's actually better suited to short-to-middle distance...
Scarpa Spin Ultra
Offering generous levels of cushioning and support in a surprisingly lightweight package, the Spin Ultra should be equally at home on long trail running days and gentler local runs, says Dan Bailey. It's worth considering for summer hill walks and mountain crag...
Adidas Terrex Agravic Flow Running Shoes
Described as being 'for casual runs and long sections on pavement or trails', the Agravic Flow seeks to straddle the line between urban and off-road running. There's not tons of cushioning or support here; it's best for those who favour a soft and...
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Product News at UKC presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. Please feel free to comment about the post and products on the associated thread.