Famous as a footwear specialist, La Sportiva has become a strong contender in the ski mountaineering market. With quality skis, bindings, poles, packs an more, the Italian manufacturer stands proudly behind every product they make. We think they have good reason to.
Race beanies are a time-honored tradition intended to keep your ears and skull a little warmer in the midst of a skimo race effort. The La Sportiva Racer Beanie is no exception. Polyester and elastane are light and stretchy, enough to keep the wind at bay..
This is the place to find replacement boots parts for La Sportiva ski boots. You can also use some of these parts on other boots if you’re in a mod’ing mood. Sportiva uses a numbering system for their buckles, whereby "position 1" means a toe buckle, coun..
Keep your pants (and your spirits) up with the La Sportiva Wiggis suspender. These little guys are wide and stretchy, making them comfortable when threaded through pants with compatible suspender loops. If you find yourself with loose waistbands after a f..
We're a fan of going fast here at Skimo Co, so naturally, we don't want our layers to be too thick and warm. They need to be lightweight, breathable, and durable. Lucky for us and lucky for you, that's exactly what La Sportiva's Tour Long Sleeve Men's bas..
It's a fine line between being too cold and getting so hot you sweat (and then get real cold). Neither are ideal for winter ski touring. This is where La Sportiva's Dash Long Sleeve Base Layer comes to the rescue! Made with an eco-friendly mindset, the Da..
Plastic has taken on new life in the form of Primaloft Silver Eco insulation, which lines La Sportiva’s Race Overgloves to keep them toasty! Designed to be worn over thin skimo race gloves, Primaloft Silver is soft, water-resistant, packable, and breathab..
La Sportiva says their Kyril pant is made for, “training and intensive ascents.” Even if you gravitate more towards the Grateful Dead than Metallica in terms of intensity, you’ll appreciate the efficiency of movement afforded by this set of bun-huggers. T..
The La Sportiva Ikarus pants will allow you to tour high in the mountains, but unlike the mythological character, you won't melt due to its blend of breathable, protective technical fabrics. Made for fast-moving days of skinning, booting, and cramponing, ..
The La Sportiva Session Tech Hoody is a mid or top-layer made from fleece of varying thicknesses. This cozy fleece targets specific areas to remain warm yet breathable, while the torso and shoulders are overlaid with windproof protection. Like a fine wine..
As Stan Lee could attest, Excelsior is Latin for "ever upward." So with that in mind, we think La Sportiva's Excelsior Pant is aptly named! As an ultra-breathable midweight softshell pant made with comfort in mind, it's designed to enable ski tourers to f..
Latin speakers, Marvel Comic fans, and now high output ski tourers, can all agree that the word "excelsior" drums up ideas of endless ascents. La Sportiva's Excelsior Pant is made of midweight softshell material but with two side ventilation zips, ready t..
Long used in distance running, “running vests” give an individual the ability to explore the furthest reaches of wilderness due to the extra goodies that can be brought along, without the bulky restrictive feeling of a pack. Because of this, the good folk..
An update to the venerable Spectre boots is more than just color. But not much more. La Sportiva stiffened the boots by around 5% with strengthening ribs in the lower shell below the cuff. The impressive walk mode (for 4 buckle boots) stays the same and y..
An updated version of the Spectre 2.0, the Vega is La Sportiva's 4 buckle beef boot that has serious walkability for its class. Boasting a 60-degree range of motion, this downhill dynamo is ideal for long days in the mountains when you need mobility and s..
La Sportiva's Sparkle 2.0 boot was one of the best, but people were getting tired of spending their time at the trailhead buckling their boots while their partners were talking about what lines were to be skied. So, La Sportiva re-designed their premier f..
With a name like this, these boots can't help but be Stellar! Introducing the La Sportiva Stellar Boot, which is essentially the women's version of the Skorpius. All the same great features, just a softer flex to accommodate lighter skiers. While the Skor..
August to October is an exciting time for ski shops all across the country. Each year, a handful of products really stand out*, and La Sportiva's boot was one of the most anticipated. The Skorpuis CR boot was meant to replace the Spitfire, and man did La ..
Booting. Skinning. Skiing. The La Sportiva Stellar is back and better than ever, showcasing a mastery of all elements of backcountry skiing. The Stellar II has tweaked its tongue design, ensuring it won’t snap under the powerful forces you undoubtedly sub..
The best of both! La Sportiva combined the lightness and stiffness of the Hi-Cube cuff with the easy-fitting, comfortable Sytron lower. This makes the Raceborg an excellent race boot that walks and skis like a dream. Since the lower shell is Grilamid, it ..
The Skorpius made a splash when it debuted, owing to its balance of stiffness and hikeability. Picking up where the original left off, La Sportiva's Skorpius the Second uses carbon-infused Pebax material throughout the shell and cuff. The tongue has been ..
To the La Sportiva Vanguard, wide-open GS turns on a big face, and driving high-fat powder skis are in its nature. The rigid 130 flex will thrive on even your largest pow planks. However, it will surprise you on the way up with its generous 63 degrees of ..