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Mammut Nordwand Light Mid GTX Boot

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Nordwand Light Mid GTX Boot

When you your heel sinks into Mammut's Norwand Light Mif GTX Boot, and you pull those double-zoned laces tight, you know you're ready to rock the ice. The Nordwand Light stretches to fit your foot and is completely crampon compatible, so every time you sink your toes into the icy wall, you'll feel comfortable and confident. The raised rubber rand keeps this boot on tight so you won't lose your shoes to frigid cracks.

The Nordwand Light is easy to slip on, so your hands can stay warm in gloves while you ready yourself for the rest of your cold expedition. The GORE-TEX insulated liner will keep all the loose slush away from your toes and keep your ankle and foot warm so frostbite won't be what you remember from your trip.

  • A durable, warm boot for climbing in cold conditions
  • Hard-wearing outer fabric for long lasting quality
  • Easy to put on with gloves
  • Two-zone lacing for customized fit
  • Fully crampon compatible B3
  • Easy to resole if you wear them out
  • Item #MAM00XK

Upper Material
microfiber, textile
72% nylon, 28% polyester
Temperature Rating
Mountaineering Tech
PU wedge Dual Density
Michelin® Alpine Lite 3970
Crampon Compatibility
Claimed Weight
3lb 11oz
Recommended Use
ice climbing, mountaineering
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years

Tech Specs

What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 4

Great boot.

True to size

I saw these boots in Chamonix in 2017 at the Mammut store. I was super intrigued and have been wanting to purchase a pair since then. With the great price, I finally did. If I had to repack for spending time in the Alps again, I would definitely bring this boot for the higher elevation climbs where crampons are necessary. I think this boot will be a great boot for Rainier during the summer months and other lower elevation climbs during the winter elsewhere. For Shasta, Hood and Baker it would be an awesome boot where a heavier mountaineering boot can be overkill, especially for the approach. I saw so many cool boots while in Europe and the Europeans definitely have a fast and light mindset in choosing their climbing gear. I prefer the step in crampons more than I do the hybrid ones. This boot having the front toe welt fits my crampons securely just like all my other mountaineering boots. I have thought about the usage of this boot and if I would suggest it to someone who is getting into mountaineering? I would. I would go into detail of why and that it isn't a boot that you will get a really wide seasonal usage out of and you might get turned away from some of the guide companies if you climb with them. They go no matter what the weather is like and they want their clients to almost be in too much of a boot than too little of a boot. It is made to be used in fast approaches but where the need for a technical boot is required. For travel, where your gear needs to be light and not cumbersome, this boot would shine. For the Alps this boot would be awesome, Mont Blanc during the summer for sure. I would also wear this boot for the Matterhorn as well. Ice climbing is another place I could see this boot excelling. It seems Mammut is phasing this boot out of its lineup and I have seen some new boots coming out in 2021 from a few major brands that look really intriguing. But again. For the price, this is a great way to have a really light option for climbing and travel adventures.

>Rating: 5

fits great

I've used it several times
True to size
Size Bought
6` 2"
195 lbs

I just used my new pair in Ouray this past weekend. I had a pair of Mammut boots in the past that didn't fit me very well, they felt really narrow--these are way better. I have a pretty average foot and can generally wear most brands, I feel like these fit better with no dead spots, I'm normally an 11 or 11.5, are perfect for me in 11.5, They were very solid feeling, extremely sensitive, with great heel hold. It's been warm but they feel about as warm as any of the similar boots I've used in the past. a little bit of hassle to get them on, but once on the gaiter works great and kept snow out of the boot on the easy approaches here. Great boot for mixed climbing. I would absolutely recommend these for anyone looking for a lightweight ice and mixed climbing boot.

>Rating: 5

perfect mountaineering boot

I've used it several times
Runs large
6` 1"
190 lbs

Let me start off by saying I have a VERY wide foot and a VERY high arch.Bad combo for the majority of mountaineering boots. I normally have to size up 1 to 1.5 for most of my shoes and boots in order to get the width I need. Consequently most of my boots (and shoes) are always a bit to long. If I need to be in a position where I am on my front points, by days end my calves aren't happy campers. Imagine my joy and surprise when I slipped these on. At the 1 1/2 size up they were way to big. Plenty of width and to way to much length.So back they went for the next for the next 1/2 size smaller. The width was fine( this material seems to adapt to your foot width). I wear a medium to thick wool sock. After I wore these around for a few days I thought I could still go down one more 1/2 size.Once again, sent these back for the next 1/2 size smaller .Absolutely perfect!! I have not worn this size of mountaineering boot ever, My true foot size, the toe length was spot on. There was still room for the forever down hill climbing. No toe or heel issues, no black toe nails, no blisters ! I've climbed in typical cold winter mountain weather (0 degrees and wind) at 4000 meters in mid calf snow (no gaiters). My feet stayed very warm and comfortable. I personally believe these boots could be used at fairly high altitudes. They are what I'd consider the perfect all around mountaineering boot. Excellent for mixed rock and ice.Due to it's lower ankle height it might not be the boot you'd want to spend all day front pointing in.My only beef with this boot has nothing to do with it's performance or quality.It's getting the dang things on. This boot has 2 nice large loops to assist your hoof into the boot. One loop in the front and one in the back. Once you have managed to squirm, "wrassel" and cry like a baby to "glide" what's left of your appendage through the tiny gopher hole size opening, you may need to wipe you eyes and shower off. However, once the miracle happens and you foot pops through the hole... all is right with the world.No hot spots and it is extremely comfortable. The rubber sticks nicely on wet iced up rocks and wears well.Not bad for a Michelin Tire company sole. I have to add that the folks I have dealt with at Backcountry through the years have always been amazing. They are always extremely helpful, professional and friendly. The turn around time is always incredibly fast, thanks Pat for your help and patience.


I would like to know what kind of petzl crampons are compatible with these boots?


soles Mammut says the soles of this boot are made up of Michelins Alpine lite (from the tire maker) ,supposed to be 40% lighter . Backcountry is saying the sole is made from Vibram Maltan,TPU. Which is it ?. Are they making one sole for the Europeans and one for North Americans?