That said, they are very expensive. They are twice the price of the Editors' Choice Five Ten Guide Tennie or the Best Buy La Sportiva Boulder X. They are awesome, but we think it will be hard for most people to justify the price, especially since the Guide Tennie climbs as well as most people need for an approach shoe and the heavier Boulder X hikes well and is not far behind.
As of December 2016, Sportiva has confirmed the sad news: the Ganda has been discontinued. This model has been replaced with the TX lineup, including the TX2, TX3, and TX4. Keep reading to find out more about the new offerings.