Almost a century in business, La Sportiva is known for making legendary footwear in the Italian Dolomites and their running shoes are no exception. Thoughtful design and quality workmanship make them one of our go-to brands for trail shoes and apparel.
Welcome to the future! The La Sportiva Cyklon feels like a glimpse into the crystal ball of skyrunning shoes. A brain child collaboration between La Sportiva and BOA, the Cyklon is an impressive end result that provides everything you need for skyraces an..
When a legendary footwear maker brainstorms with the inventor of industry-changing lacing technology, it’s perfectly acceptable to expect radical results. And radical is what we got with the La Sportiva Cyklon. It is a trail running race shoe that enables..
Do your feet yearn for rough mountain trails that demand focus and precision? Do your dream runs have seemingly endless obstacles? Well if so, you are on the right track here. La Sportiva has worked tirelessly to re-engineer the latest iteration of their ..
Bushido is the name of a moral code of conduct for Japanese Samurais. We’re not sure what that has to do with La Sportiva’s Bushido II shoe, unless, of course, the Samurais were trail runners that appreciated responsive, durable and protective shoes. If t..
The Mutant Shoe is a true mutation bred from a smattering of breakthrough technologies deep within La Sportiva’s R&D lab. All of this tweaking and experimentation has led to the creation of a highly durable, long-distance, mountain running shoe. A sho..
Do you find yourself asking for too much out of one shoe? "I want a burly, rock-scrambling, do-it-all, lightweight shoe with rocket boosters.” Well, the La Sportiva Mutant delivers on all of those things (minus the rocket boosters). The Mutant has been a ..
We all have hurdles in life to clear. As trail runners sometimes those hurdles are literal mountains. If you're lining up a whole bunch of hurdles throw on some Akyra's from La Sportiva and get hoppin'! The Akyra is built for rugged mountain running with ..
If you find yourself telling nature to, "Bring It On," you better be ready. Come what may, La Sportiva's Akyra shoe is ready to guide you through the rockiest, burliest, nastiest terrain that you can seek out. The FriXion XT 2.0 outsole has lugs that grab..
As dawn crests over mountaintops, the sun illuminates a smooth and tacky single track trail that winds its way out of sight towards what you can only assume to be burly terrain. That’s okay though - you’re ready to attack the trails with confidence no mat..
If the La Sportiva Ultra Raptor were applying for a job as your do-it-all trail running shoe, it wouldn’t need a second interview. Consider it hired on the spot. One glance at its impressive resume would be enough since its credentials include an ultra st..
The Jackal from La Sportiva is the epitome of a long-distance running shoe by meeting the exacting demands of ultra runners. After all, when you spend that many hours on trail, you’ve got plenty of time to ponder your dream shoe. High on the wish list for..
When running long distances on trail, it’s a good idea to have a Jackal amount of cushion for your feet. Think about how many times per mile you step on rocks, roots, pebbles, sticks, and other hard uneven surfaces. Now multiply that number by a few dozen..
Europeans are known for their bright, sporty clothes and sometimes that can cause a bit of jealousy on this side of the pond. Thankfully, La Sportiva is bringing that look worldwide with the Limitless Shirt and its fun block patterns. But don’t worry, the..
Some days you get lucky and the mountains provide perfect, bluebird windless conditions while other times... not so much. Thankfully La Sportiva’s Blizzard Windbreaker jacket makes it so that you don’t have to leave it to chance. Ultralight and packable, ..
Sahara, Mojave, Sonora, Gobi, your local trail midsummer - it doesn’t matter! High temps and high output are no match for the La Sportiva Drift Tank. As a result, there’s no need to back down from a run just because the sun is putting off some serious hea..
For the type of runner who’s well aware of wind’s heat-zapping capabilities but refuses to be weighed down by a bulky jacket, La Sportiva has literally got you covered with the Briza Windbreaker. This ultralight piece features windproof materials on the c..
La Sportiva engineered these shorts with one goal in mind - the podium. Made for high output movement, the Medal Short won’t hold you back with its freedom-inducing 8-inch inseam, gusseted crotch, and comfortable inner brief underneath stretchy, quick-dry..
It turns out, Freccia means “arrow” in Italian so that should give you an idea of this short’s intentions - straight to the top. The La Sportiva Freccia is a minimalist short that focuses on freedom of movement while running so you have one less thing to ..
Cut the shackles! The La Sportiva Podium Tight Shorts are so form-fitting it will feel like someone has freed you... Freed you to romp over trails in such comfort that you’ll end up on the podium without much effort. Okay, so they don’t actually make you ..
No need to reinvent the wheel here! The La Sportiva Advisor does its job and does it admirably. It keeps the sun out of your eyes and uses quality materials to increase durability, wick sweat, dry quickly, and look good. As with all running gear worth its..
In the natural world, clouds and shadows are the only protection from the unrelenting sun. So for those bluebird exposed, midday runs, your only option is artificial protection such as the La Sportiva Stream Cap. Like a good cap should, it keeps the brigh..
While many hang their running shoes up when the fluffy stuff starts to fall from the sky, many others do not, and persevere through the sleet, snow, and ice that is representational of winter. It is for these diehard runners that La Sportiva created the H..