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HIKING BOOTS: HI-TEC V-lite Altitude Ultra WPi Ion-Mask  

The Hi-tec Altitude Ultra V-lite WPi is a lightweight leather boot that uses a waterproofing system called “Ion Mask”, which makes the boot completely waterproof but without using a waterproof membrane (such Gore-Tex or eVent) or sock liner, which many people find sweaty and nothing like as breathable as they’d have you believe. The boot » read more »

HIKING BOOTS: La Sportiva Trango S Evo (GTX)  

A fantastic pair of very light-weight stiff 4 season boots that will take a crampon (great for strap on C1, will just about take a C2 if you are not doing anything really steep). Comfortable out of the box and require no breaking in. Great positive grip on rock, and also feel really confident edging » read more »

Author: Phil Newby