La Sportiva - Synthesis Mid GTX - Women's
AWARD WINNER: Editor's Choice 2015: Backpacker; Outdoor Industry Award 2014
Technical specifications & features
|Weight||12.5 oz. (353 g)|
|Mfg Sku/Part Number||14Q|
|Upper Materials||UPPER: AirMesh / Nano-Cell™ direct injection /PU Leather|
|Shoe Lining||Gore-Tex® Surround™|
|Shoe Type||Lightweight Hiking|
|Sole Materials||MIDSOLE: Compression Molded EVA / TPU Inserts
SOLE: Vibram® Nano with Impact Brake System™
AirMesh -- Nylon fabric woven into a breathable mesh pattern that is extremely durable.
PU — Polyurethane is a polymer elastomer. When compression molded it is an excellent footwear midsole component because of its lightweight, durability and ability to absorb impacts.
Gore-Tex® — A waterproof, breathable membrane. The Gore-Tex® tag on our boots indicates a rigidly tested seam-taped sock or PSC construction which meets Gore's highest standards and is backed by Gore's waterproof guarantee. There are three types of Gore linings: Insulated Comfort Footwear, Extended Comfort Footwear and Performance Comfort Footwear.
Compression Molded EVA — Cushioning technology and material used in most modern day running shoes. EVA stands for Ethyl Vinyl Acetate.
Vibram® — The most trusted name in the boot sole business. Makers of the Montagna sole and XS Grip rubber.
Impact Brake System (I.B.S.) — A proprietary technology in outsole design where the lugs of the soles are oriented in opposing slanted directions. This opposition increases braking power by an average of 20% and decreases impact forces by and average of 20%.
LAST: Women's Tempo
• Innovative Nano-Cell™ Technology upper wraps the foot in protection while allowing maximum breathability and waterproof protection
• Gore-Tex® Surround™ Technology allows 360 degree breathability
STB™ Technology stabilizes the foot by wrapping the midsole and unifying the midsole with the upper for the perfect locked-down fit
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