Mountaineering

Can The Lightest Mountaineering Boots Ever Handle Mt Rainier?

Can The Lightest Mountaineering Boots Ever Handle Mt Rainier?

At less than 500g, these new Salomon S-LAB X ALP CARBON GTXs are the lightest mountaineering boots ever. That means they’re uninsulated, lack ankle support and aren’t compatible with traditional crampons. Can you still climb a mountain in them? We summited Rainier to find out.