La Sportiva Uragano GTX – Cross Country Running Shoes for Winter


The Italian company La Sportiva plans  to expand its collection of the running shoes with the new model Uragano GTX, next year. The new running shoes are based on the previous Mutant models. They will be available for sale in Winter 2017-2018. The shoes will be suitable for running on rough terrains in mountains, especially in winter season.

Retaining the aggressive version of Mutant, in Uragano GTX manufacturer seriously increased the overall strength and water resistance of shoes, as well as increasing the overall height of the shoe by adding integrated Gamache. Top of the Uragano GTX is made by a combination of nylon and neoprene laminated with different structure and density. Inside, there is a soft underlayer and a two-component  Gore-Tex membrane lining.

The sole of the Uragano GTX is almost exactly the same as model Mutant. Inside, there is an anatomic footbed Ortholite, which has anti-bacterial treatment and in pairs with a flexible arch support supports the arch of the foot. For the compensation of vertical loads meets an intermediate layer of foam MEMlex EVA. To ensure a high level of hitch on different types of surfaces, which may encounter in the mountains, with a versatile outsole thermo polyurethane sufficiently “aggressive” tread FriXion XT. The difference in height between the heel and the toe – 10 mm.

Official sales of new running shoes La Sportiva Uragano GTX should begin closer to winter 2017-2018. The estimated price of the shoes is $180. The average weight of a male version of just 692 grams.

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