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Salewa Ortles Ascent Mid Gore-Tex® Men Mountaineering Boot
  • Salewa Ortles Ascent Mid Gore-Tex® Men Mountaineering Boot
  • Salewa Ortles Ascent Mid Gore-Tex® Men Mountaineering Boot

Ortles Ascent Mid Gore-Tex® Men


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A men’s solid, yet flexible leather alpine mountaineering boot with a Vibram® outsole and GORE-TEX® insulated membrane.
Tre Cime, Marmolada, Cinque Torri, Tofana – big mountain days in the Dolomites and alpine mountaineering involves moving over rock, ice and snow, often in severe conditions and difficult terrain. More than any other piece of equipment, you need to be able to trust your footwear.

The Ortles Ascent Mid Gore-Tex® mountain boot is a solid solution for alpine mountaineers. Its thick suede leather upper, SALEWA® 3F System with steel cables and reinforced TPU rand make it exceptionally robust and durable, while the stiff carbon-loaded nylon fibreglass insole increases stability during activity. It has been engineered with a dual density expanded polyurethane midsole with dedicated stiff and cushioned zones, to ensure both comfort and precision, while the interchangeable layers of the Multi Fit Footbed Plus (MFF+) allow a customizable fit.

The semi-crampon-compatible Vibram® Alpine Guide sole unit is engineered for traction, durability and reliability on difficult terrain at low temperatures. Its overall firmness is a key factor for use with crampons on snow and ice. The tread design features self-cleaning lugs for outstanding grip and a climbing toe profile for high edging performance.

Moreover, the waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® Insulated Comfort membrane has an extra insulated layer, which makes it the perfect option to keep your feet warm and dry in colder winter conditions in the mountains and there is an integrated stretch gaiter to prevent snow ingress. For additional downhill performance, the Ankle Protector System (APS) consists of a thermoformed material heel cuff that provides additional lateral ankle support, while the Flex Collar also further improves rear mobility.

The Ortles Ascent Mid Mid Gore-Tex® boot is our high-end winter alpine mountaineering solution.

Retail price

US$ 399.95

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Boot Weight

Half Pair- size 8 UK
850 grams (1 lb 13.9 oz)

Full Pair- size 8 UK
1700 grams (3 lb 11.9 oz)

Single or Double boot Single
Boot Stiffness Rigid
Best Uses Best Uses: Technical Mountaineering, Alpine Climbing, 4-Season ­
Crampon Compatability Heel bail only - universal or semi-auto crampons will work
Boot Features Lock-off lacing
Sizing ­
Materials & Construction Upper: 2.0-2.2mm Suede Leather, 3F System with Steel Cables, Nylon (PA) elastic gaiter, Protective TPU rand ­­

Footbed: MFF+

Liner: GORE-TEX® Insulated Comfort (Duratherm XL)

Insole: Stiff Nylon Fiberglass carbon loaded

Midsole: Dual density expanded PU

Sole: Vibram Alpine Guide ­
Warranty ­

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