The La Sportiva Kaptiva is a speed orientated trail running shoe, perfect for training, racing or long days mountain running.
Offering the perfect balance of protection, cushion, stability and traction, the La Sportiva Kaptiva trail shoe has a unique design that can deliver superior grip on any surface. Designed for those needing a precise, comfortable fit for running on technical terrain, they offer an innovative knit fabric, SLIP-ON construction, which reduces to a minimum the volumes of each individual piece of the shoe. This optimises the overall dimensions and the layers of material needed for the wraparound, and gives a super clean structure that is dedicated to the runner’s performance.
The fit is snug and comfortable, free of empty, destabilising volumes. The stretch, mono-layer cuff sticks to the heel like a sock avoiding overlapping layers and preventing external agents from entering the shoe, facilitating at the same time the entry of the foot and the operation of fit. The sole/midsole package aims at providing the perfect balance between fluidity, stability, flexibility and traction thanks to the longitudinal cuts in the tread of the super grippy and extremely durable FriXion White compound with Impact Brake System lugs of different angle inclinations.
TRUST-FIT® shape cradles your foot for a precise and comfortable fit while reducing foot slippage.
SLIP-ON construction with knit fabric reduces the overall volume for an optimised and performance oriented fit and super-clean look.
Flex-Grooves in the outsole facilitate the perfect flex while the 1.5mm EVA rock-guard in the forefoot & heel protect from rocks and roots.
STB control inserts provide torsional stability regardless of the technical terrain you may encounter.
Lining: Slip Resistant, Breathable Mesh
Midsole: Compressed EVA and TPU stabilisers and anti-torsion inserts + dual density EVA rock guard insert
Outsole: Frixion White with Impact Brake System with lugs designed for use with AT Grip Spikes
Upper: Tongue in wraparound, stretch knit fabric + front part in stabilising mesh fabric