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Mammut - Kento Guide High GTX Mountaineering Boot - Men's

Mammut Kento Guide High GTX Mountaineering Boot - Men's

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$201.75 Original price:$269.00
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Item #MAMU525

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Tech Specs

Upper Material:
nubuck leather, textile
Waterproofing:
GORE-TEX Performance Comfort
Closure:
2-zone lacing
Last:
mountaineeringTech (board)
Midsole:
dual-density, poro wedge, PU wedge
Sole:
Vibram Hexa Tech
Style:
single boot
Crampon Compatibility:
B1 (strap-on)
Claimed Weight:
1lb 6oz
Recommended Use:
backpacking, mountaineering, hiking
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Kento Guide High GTX Mountaineering Boot

Mammut made the Kento Guide High GTX Boot for classic mountaineering and hard hikes in any season. Gore-Tex gives rugged waterproofing against winter weather, and is comfortably breathable in the summertime when you're trekking in higher altitudes. The upper is mostly nubuck leather for long-lasting durability, but there's a bit of 3D memory foam around the heel for a customized fit and enhanced mobility. Underfoot, the Kento Guide has a dual-density midsole for shock attenuation, a PU wedge for stability, and  Poro wedge for support. Vibram's Hexa Tech rubber includes a heel insert for crampons, and large lugs ensure proper traction on anything the mountain throws at you.

  • Mountaineering boot built for classic tours and hiking
  • Gore-Tex gives rugged waterproofing and comfortable breathability
  • Nubuck leather upper ensures long-lasting durability
  • 3D memory foam around heel enhances snugness and mobility
  • Dual-density midsole with wedges for stable support
  • Vibram Hexa Tech rubber sole ensures solid traction on any terrain

Great fitting boot!!!

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: 45.5

I compared this boot to the La Sportiva Trango Tech GoreTex and chose the Trango Tech GoreTex for my style of climbing but still wanted to give these boots a great review. (Everything was tested from the comfort of my living room and stairs I was unable to afford both boots and needed to return the one of them). It was a rather difficult choice, but I needed to replace a pair of heavy mountaineering boots that were crampon compatible as my foot seems to have grown, (at 57 my foot has grown from a 43 to 45.5). Both boots were very comfortable but a bit long in the toe box (typical for narrow European feet, and maybe my feet haven't grown but just gotten wide?). The Mammuts have a higher ankle collar (nice for keeping scree out of the boot) and are a bit stiffer due in part that they have leather uppers. The Mammuts have a traditional lacing system with metal lacing hooks whereas the La Sportivas has a Perlon loop at the second to last lacing. (I see this as susceptible to failure over time requiring repairs) Both accepted a Grivel G-12 Crampon-Matic easily and seemed to front point well when tested on a wooden block. I felt that the Mammuts might be slightly warmer in colder snowy conditions but was indeed heavier and bulkier. The Mammuts feel more like a traditional mountaineering boot whereas the the La Sportivas felt more like a performance climbing shoe that would perform better in cracks and edges once I got on the rock.



Both felt as though they would be extremely comfortable on the approach and last for many years. I only wish I could have purchased both boots. Oh, and I really loved the Red!

Great fitting boot!!!

You should just wear them like that.
What a trend !

You should just wear them like that.
What a trend !

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  5 36 3.5 22
  5.5 36 2/3 4 22.5
5.5 6 37 1/3 4.5 23
6 6.5 38 5 23.5
6.5 7 38 2/3 5.5 24
7 7.5 39 1/3 6 24.5
7.5 8 40 6.5 25
8 8.5 40 2/3 7 25.5
8.5 9 41 1/3 7.5 26
9 9.5 42 8 26.5
9.5 10 42 2/3 8.5 27
10 10.5 43 1/3 9 27.5
10.5 11 44 9.5 28
11   44 2/3 10 28.5
11.5   45 1/3 10.5 29
12   46 11 29.5
12.5   46 2/3 11.5 30
13   47 1/3 12 30.5
13.5   48 12.5 31
14   48 2/3 13 31.5