La Sportiva Tempesta GTX Review

La Sportiva Tempesta GTX Review


La Sportiva Tempesta GTX Mountain Running and trail running shoe for cold wet days .Wasserdicht by the flexible membrane Gore Tex Flex . Coated with a Meshfilm plastic of the tear and stringing verhindert.Die sole is an ultra gripige FrXion AT mixture of the house of La Sportiva and has a profile of 7mm . This makes the Autumn Trails / Winter Trails to enjoy pure .

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In addition, the sock – like higher as that in the La Sportiva Mutant on which the La Sportiva Tempesta constructed is! The higher solid Sock-like preventing “very good” the penetration of stones, mud and rain. Until shortly under the drawn ankle and soft fabric on the inside it bothers while running in keinsterweise .

My first impression of La Sportiva Tempesta

The first thing I was able to discover the fit is that not fit my wide feet volume. This is partly due to the sock design that is only minimally extensible to other insole on the 4mm thick OrthoLite. The solution is simple, with me normal. Simply replace the insole by a thinner! And already the seat of the shoe: D.

That was about the only negative among I found! However, that to borrow my wide feet. Who does not want to give up the 4mm ortholite Mountain running insole, preferring to try on the shoe in the store or order larger.

The quick lacing of La Sportiva Tempesta is a real treat! Tighten once, loop tie finished. Pull no annoying correct or similar. The laces are long enough so there are no loops or small double grind necessary. Since the laces are long there is an extra “pocket” for stowing the laces. There is everything what goes space and stays there.

The frixion AT sole.

The first steps on asphalt give the impression as if I’m sticking to normal. A well very good rubber compound! The addition allows to screw in special zones AT spikes to have on icy grip due. The attenuation of la Sportiva Tempesta makes a very good damping / soft impression during normal go. This may be because the midsole and heel Stronger are subdued as the forefoot – area. Not vague but soft, well balanced. The forefoot is very pleasant steamed! Noticeably yet instantly responsive to movement. “The explosion” has a difference of one centimeter. run natural forefoot is thus no problem.

In the mud and on Rocky underground, the sole Excellent behaves. The grip is lacking in any area in which I could wear the shoe to date (forest, mud, gravel, stony underground).



Perfect Processed Mountain running shoes can be located in the area Mudrunner! I look forward to the cold slushy winter with the La Sportiva Tempesta! Good grip in all tested were. Price corresponds to the processing. Waterproof. Lace pocket.

For me, a very good trail running shoe is sure to be found on hike its use!





La Sportiva Tempesta: All data at a glance:

Suitable for: Male & Female 

Construction: trail running shoe / Mountain Running

Application: Trail running Find phone ↗ , Winterrrunning, mountain races, crushed stone, city park, all round

Material: Upper: Single mesh with Sock-Shield Collar, TPU elements

Lining: Lining: Gore-Flex

Sole: Bursting: 10 mm; Outsole: FriXion AT; Midsole: MEMlex EVA + torsion stabilizer; Footbed: ortholite MR E, 4 mm

Closure: quick lacing

Weight: 340 g

Extras: AT-Grip-Spikes-kompatibel; Impact-Grip-System; Normal Volume(normale Leistenbreite)

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