La Sportiva Launches First Mountain Running Clothing Line

You know the Italian company La Sportiva shoes as a manufacturer of hiking, trekking, climbing, and mountain running . Now, La Sportiva, is after the introduction of the first winter clothing line, also his first mountain running line for summer ago. This is primarily aimed at ambitious runners who place emphasis on highly functional clothing.

Whether at 2,000 metres, in rain or heat, on muddy or rocky ground: the mountain running line meets all requirements. For these situations, La Sportiva developed the right shoes and now also the best clothing. La Sportiva stands for excellent quality and workmanship for decades, what is true for her new clothing line. The Italians put much value on first-class materials, latest technologies and high-quality membrane. The product range of mountain running collection includes base and mid layer, hybrid layer, insulation layers and shell jackets. Each product supports the runner in every situation and protects it from wind, water, Sun and snow.

HIGHLIGHTS MOUNTAIN RUNNING APPAREL

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The collection has a whole range of different shirts, which differ from each other in various details. The material is always the same: the Cocona natural fibre uses the finest coconut extracts, which are processed into fibers, have which quickly direct moisture to the outside and cooling properties. In addition, the shirts have UV protection with an integrated 50 + to prevent direct sunlight. The material has a natural odor control and preventing the formation of bacteria and unpleasant odours. The Damenshirts are fitted cut, the Mr models come in the regular cut. The models flight T-Shirt and Crystal T-Shirt for ladies T-Shirt for women feature a round neck cut the Sierra, and the mission T-Shirt for men has an additional front zipper for better ventilation. The Mr model Epic Long Sleeve has long sleeves.

Processed in the Kuma-shirt for men and the Jedy T-Shirt for women as one of the first ever La Sportiva Cocona seamless, i.e. through the special tube-like knitting way waive any side seams.

Pants

The short pace short (M) or the Crystal Shorts (W) provides a good solution as storage space: outside pockets from mesh, which lend themselves particularly well, to store Energyriegel and at the same time quickly to have it run. Also the barrel rock, Andromeda is a real eye-catcher.

Hybrid layer

The soft shell jackets Merak (M) and Maia (W) convince particularly through their low weight of 345 grams and their combination of WINDSTOPPER and three-dimensional mesh – perfectly suitable for activities on the mountain, where a reliable wind protection is essential. Flat chest pockets provide ample storage space. Easier, but for less wind resistant, sweaters (M) and Electra are the Lynx sweaters (W). This is made of breathable, quick-drying and elastic woven fabric. Thus, it provides freedom of movement and a comfortable body climate. Antibacterial Polygiene prevents odours.

Hard shell

The storm fighter jacket for men and women with the same name consists of the ultra light, waterproof and very breathable Gore-Tex Active Shell membrane. The aim was, one to develop 100% weatherproof jacket with minimum weight (320 grams) and a small pack size. The adjustable hood provides extra protection. The body temperature can be regulated through the side vents of the forearm.

NEW MOUNTAIN RUNNING FOOTWEAR

The mountain sports specialists from the Trentino region expand their young mountain running collection new shoe models.

The ultra Raptor models is a further development of the Raptor and marathons and long distances is especially suitable for off roading, trails, ultra. The FriXion XF designed by La Sportiva has sole high friction properties. The impact attached to the sole brake system increases the braking effect and the drive, what grade is very useful in steep terrain. The midsole in EVA Memlex provides good shock absorption. Stabilize the heel and a reinforced lacing system is also integrated. In places, the outer material made of breathable mesh is reinforced with micro-fibre. The model is available in five colours.

The Anaconda has been completely redesigned and is ideal for fell-running on soft, wet and muddy terrain. The outer material consists of two different kinds of mesh: In the toe and heel mesh for better protection is completely locked, on the sides, the structure is more open and so airy and breathable. Overall, the material is dirt and water repellent, and dries very quickly. The shoe design offers maximum stability. The FriXion XF sole provides grip on trails. The heel is reinforced and consists of TPU. A special feature is its extremely light weight.

The Helios is also fresh collection in mountain running. He particularly excels in its high level of comfort and its casual look. The Helios was designed for short training sessions in the field and is as comfortable and sporty casual shoe. The upper is made of very breathable mesh. The shoe can be quickly and simply on – by the slip system and pull out. Its many different colorful colours are particularly striking.

La Sportiva collection under lasportiva.com there is any further information to the new mountain running.