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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Best Buy Award   
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Pros Supportive, comfortable, durableLightweight, great climbing ability, comfortableComfortable, supportive, less expensiveLightweight, good technical climbing abilityBreathable, lightweight, climbs well
Cons Heavier, more expensiveNot as durable as someLess precise climbing ability, heavyStiff for long hikes, expensiveLess comfortable for long hikes
Bottom Line This is a supportive, durable shoe that's made for big missions in the mountainsThanks to its lightweight design, comfortable build, and top-notch climbing ability, this shoe is an all-around winnerA well-rounded and fairly-priced product that impressed us much more than we expectedThis shoe excels in weight and climbing ability but lags behind in hiking comfortGreat breathability and climbing ability at a low weight and decent price
Rating Categories La Sportiva TX4 - Women's La Sportiva TX2 - Women's Grand Traverse Konseal FL Scarpa Air Crux - Women's
Climbing Ability (35%)
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8
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Hiking Comfort (25%)
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Support (20%)
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Weight & Packability (20%)
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Specs La Sportiva TX4 -... La Sportiva TX2 -... Grand Traverse Konseal FL Scarpa Air Crux -...
Weight per Pair (in oz) 21.0 oz 16.8 oz 22.6 oz 19.8 oz 19.1 oz
Sole Rubber Vibram MegaGrip Vibram MegaGrip Vibram Ibex w/ IdroGrip & MegaGrip Vibram MegaGrip Vibram Vertical Approach, Megagrip
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Upper Leather Polyester mesh Leather Single-layer ripstop mesh knit polyester mesh
Midsole Traverse Injection MIMIlex Traverse Lite Molded EVA Injected EVA 2D EVA-MP
Sizes Available 36-43 EU 36 - 43 EU 6-11 US 5 - 10 US 36-42 EU
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