One of the vital versatile shoes in the La Sportiva catalogue, the Katana Lace is a time-tested multi-pitch hero. The medium asymmetry and Vibram XS Edge allows reliable grips on the tiniest of holds, and the ever-sticky Frixion sole compound is perfect for smearing and crack mountaineering. It features La Sportiva’s signature P3 Permanent Power Platform that guarantees the down-turned shape even after years of heavy use. In case you are searching for one shoe that does it all, the Katana Lace will never disappoint.
UNIVERSAL PERFORMANCE – Ideal for all types of mountaineering, the Katana Lace overperforms from the gym to the boulders and craggs
ADVANCED EDGING – Vibram XS Edge compound means that you can center of attention your weight on the tiniest of foot holds; PD75 last means a pointed & downturned shape for proper weight distribution and strengthen at the same time as edging
PRECISION & SENSITIVITY – The medium-asymmetrical toebox allows for great precision & sensitivity; It is aggressive enough for steeper pitches where edging is key, comfortable enough for gym wear, and super-sticky for smearing
QUALITY BUILD – Leather / Lorica upper and Pacific lined forefoot keep the fit tight yet comfortable; The 1.1mm Laspo flex midsole combined with P3 patented technology provides solid strengthen even after years of hard use
TIPS FOR BUYING – Reference the La Sportiva size chart in the product images; The Katana has a medium interior volume, designed for feet with a medium instep circumference, medium joint circumference, and small-volume heels; For a snug fit, buy 0.5-1 US sizes smaller than your regular shoe size