An ideal all-mountain boot.
- Gore-Tex membrane guarantees waterproof protection while maintaining breathability
- Motion Control technology features asymmetrical gait construction, guaranteeing stability without compromising forward flexibility
- Hybrid shell balances support and flex for a design that is neither too rigid nor too soft
- Base Fit system transfers force from laces all the way through the sole of the boot for an all-around secure fit and sensitivity
- Asymmetric lacing boosts the pressure on your big toe when extra control and precision is needed
- Mammut SC Footbed provides targeted cushioning for optimal support underfoot
- Crampon-compatible Vibram sole grips tightly on slanted surfaces and accommodates your strap-on spikes with ease
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- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Fit: True to size
Big, tough, heavy duty boot that was uncomfortable and hurt my big toe on my right foot. It might be worth mentioning this boot is blue on the other side of the green and the sole is pictured incorrectly. Fit my 9.5E foot snug with some toe rub. This boot might be great for some but not for me. I didn't like the lacing system little hard to tighten up at the top didn't stay tied even with double knot. It was cool looking. 2.5stars
good for the price
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: True to size
Pros: as previously mentioned, lacing can be fine-tuned, supportive, solid, works with my existing Grivel AirTec crampons, price.
Cons: a little loose around the ankle and you can feel the lacing eyelets dig-in when you cinch up the strings. they should've just stuck with simple steel eyelets on the lacing.
Solid and supportive so far
These boots are a bit heavy (heavier than Scarpa Charmoz, Salewa Ravens, La Sportiva Trango S, etc), but also offer better support than most of those. The shank seems to run all the way to the toe and the sole flexes when front pointing less than those other boots. There is still some flex, but most of those other boots offer 3/4 shanks while the Mammuts are pretty stiff right to the toe. However, you can still walk nicely in these. It's not like being in plastic boots. The ankle is also a bit more supportive than the (new) Charmoz and the Trango S boots. The Mammuts are similar to the old Charmoz boots and the current Salewa Ravens. I like supportive uppers so I dislike what they have done to the new model Charmoz and never liked the Trango Ss much. Most of those boots now offer reasonably wide lasts, and this boot does too. The lacing can be fine tuned pretty easily on these Mammuts, though the tongue is sort of thin and lacking in padding. I can feel the laces and lace hardware somewhat so I cut up some thick felt insoles to make second interior tongues, and that has fixed the issue for me. I appreciate the fact that they don't have the Vibram Mulaz sole like all the other light alpine boots nowadays since I don't think it grips well on much other than rock. If they could knock the weight of the Mammuts down a little that would be nice though. Not sure why they are sort of porky other than the beefier sole rubber and the longer shank.
A solid, supportive boot. I am going to subtract one star for the weight and thin tongue.