Employee Picks: La Sportiva Women’s Trango TRK GTX Boot

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Employee: Talia Heck

“I bought the Trango because I needed a boot that was narrow in the heel (to prevent blisters) and that had a thick sole (to prevent bruising). The Vibram® Mulaz outsoles and aggressive rear lugs provide superior traction in all climates. The approach toes make these comfortable for scrambling and the Gore-Tex lining ensures waterproof breathability. What I like the most about it is that it took little to no time to break in. It is also very lightweight for this caliber of boot. The best uses for the La Sportiva Women’s Trango TRK GTX Boot are backpacking and/or longer and more advanced hiking terrain.”

Lightweight, Technical, All Synthetic, Waterproof Hiking Boot with Minimal Seams.

Pros:                                                                    Cons:
+ Slim and lightweight with minimal seams       -Breathable but still a little toasty
+ Thick EVA midsole for cushion                      -Only one color choice
+ No break in required

La Sportiva Women’s Trango TRK GTX Boot’s can be found in our Footwear Department 

img_7751Employee Dog Pick: Ruffwear’s Powder Hound 
The Ruffwear Powder Hound™ is a hybrid jacket that offers the warmth of synthetic insulation with the range of motion of technical stretch fabric. This weather resistant and packable insulated jacket is ideal for cold-weather activities.

Pros:
+Waterproof
+Easy to put on & easy to take off
+Stretchy on the bottom and front legs for a perfect fit
+ Makes dog more visible
+Cute
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Photo featuring: Talia Heck with her La Sportiva Women’s Trango TRK GTX Boot’s & her dog Remi in her Powder Hound Jacket by Ruffwear at Lake Moraine, AB