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We’d kind of be a bit weird if we weren’t a bit mad about outdoor kit as we do work in an outdoor shop!

Madness aside…your kit is important, when you’re out in the elements you don’t want to worry if you have the right jacket or have that niggling feeling that your boots weren’t quite the best fit. 

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We always try and stock a wide range to cover whatever you may need. 

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La Sportiva

La Sportiva Boulder X - Red

£90.00 £105.00
14% off
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Season : ALLYEAR


Weight : 0.53KG

The perfect partner for crag approaches, mountain walking, scrambling and via ferrata.

The La Sportiva Boulder X shoe has an ultra sticky Vibram sole with climbing zone making this a perfect partner for all things outdoor. It consists of a new improved Vibram Idro compound sole which has improved grip even on wet rock. The Impact Brake System offers enhanced braking power for descents and the soft 2mm EVA insert guarantees optimum anti shock properties. The full rubber rand offers maximum protection against abrasion while climbing and the asymmetric lacing system provides a very precise fit.


La Sportiva Mens Garments 
sizing in centimetres
Total Height 170-173 173-176 176-179 179-182 182-185
Chest 92-96 97-101 102-16 107-111 112-116
Waist 80-83 84-87 88-91 92-95 96-99
Hip 96-99 100-103 104-107 108-111 112-115
Arm Length (from Centre Back) 81-82 83-84 85-86 87-88 89-90
Leg Length (from Waist) 103-106 104-107 105-108 106-109 107-110
Neck 37-38 39-40 41-42 43-44 45-46
Shoulder Width 44 45.5 47 48.5 50
Men's Hats and Caps
sizing in centimetres
  S/M L/XL      
Caps 57 59      
Hats 56 59      
Men's Gloves
sizing in centimetres
Hand Width 6-6.5 7-7.5 8-8.5 9-9.5 10-10.5


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    Delivery within the United Kingdom

    All of our stock levels are live and orders received by 12 midday will be shipped same day. Orders received after midday will still be shipped that day if possible, but we can’t guarantee it. If errors occur in our warehousing stock control system and an item/s are not available or delayed, you will be informed by us as soon as possible.

    We offer free delivery to the UK including Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands and Islands for all orders over £30.

    We use 2 different carriers depending on which is best for your area.

    Orders sent with Royal Mail will require a signature.  If you are not in when they deliver they should leave a card informing you how to collect your parcel.

    For those opting for DPD services you will have the option of selecting a safe place. For security DPD will take a photo of the parcel in the safe place or of the safe place itself and it will be deemed as being delivered and will now be the buyers responsibility. We cannot hold any responsibility for parcels going missing from your "safe place" if the customer instructs DPD for it to be left there.

    24 Hour or 'Next Day' delivery is subject to extended delivery times to some postcodes within UK Highlands & Islands

    Delivery to the rest of the World

    Austria 3 days  -  Belgium 2 days  -  Denmark 3 days  -  Finland 4-5 days  -  France 2-3 days  -  Germany 2-3 days

    Italy 3-4 days     Luxembourg 2 days  -  Netherlands 2 days  -  Poland 4 days  -  Republic of Ireland 2 days

    Spain 3-4 days  -  Sweden 4-5 days

    Please note that international orders can only be dispatched to the card holders address. Any orders to a third-party address will not be dispatched.

    For Jurisdictions where VAT does not apply then the VAT at the current rate will be deducted from your order at the Basket.

    EEC countries enjoy the free movement of goods. However, for customers outside the EEC it is the customer’s responsibility to pay any duties or customs charges applicable in the destination country and enquiries should be made with the relevant authority about such charges before ordering.


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    We want you to be entirely satisfied with every purchase made from and strive to offer you excellent quality, value and service at all times.

    Returns and Exchanges

    All items returned must be in perfect saleable condition and we reserve the right to decide if an item is sellable. If it is not suitable for resale we will not offer a refund or exchange. Items must

    • have tags attached to the garment
    • not smell of smoke, perfume or aftershave
    • have not been washed
    • be unmarked, unsoiled and not damaged
    • if footwear, have unmarked soles
    • if footwear, have not been worn outside
    • if footwear, be in original boxes which are unmarked and not written on

    To return an item or get it exchanged, please print a returns form from our website, click here, and complete all information.  Please put this form in the parcel with the item and ensure the item is safely packaged and returned within 30 days.

    Christmas Refunds - For Goods purchased for the Christmas season (with the exception of climbing equipment, Helmets and underwear) we extend our returns policy so that any goods bought during November and December may be returned by 10th January for a full refund or exchange.

    We will exchange or refund the cost of the item(s) where appropriate. Delivery costs will only be refunded should the product be found to be faulted or incorrectly delivered. 

    Please note that for the safety of all customers, we are unable to exchange or refund climbing equipment and helmets.


    View our full Returns Policy

    Click & Collect

    Click & Collect

    Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online combined with specialist personal retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you. Best of all the service is completely FREE!

    1. Add your items to your basket

    Use our website to browse our catalogue of products with stock availability. When you find the item you want simply add it to your basket like you usually would.

    2. Checkout using Click & Collect

    Scroll down and choose Click & Collect as your delivery method. Enter your postcode at the checkout to find your closest store.

    3. Choose the store of your choice and collect your items

    Choose a store of your liking, click continue and complete the rest of our standard checkout steps and you’re ready to collect your item in store.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When can I collect my order?

    For items you would like to collect from our Kirkby Stephen store, we will normally have your item/s ready to collect within 1-2 working days.

    For items you would like to collect from our Grassington store, we will normally have your item/s ready to collect within 4-5 working days. 

    If your collection is urgent please call us and we can check dates/times for you.

    How will I know when my order is ready?

    For every order we will send you an e-mail to let you know when your order is ready to collect.

    What do I need to collect my order?

    All we need is your order confirmation e-mail.  We will hold your order in store for 5 days, if you have any problems with getting to the store to collect your order please feel free to contact the collection store and we will happily extend this time where possible.

    Can Someone Else Collect My Order?

    Please contact the store you have chosen to collect from in advance and we will do our best to accommodate any changes relating to collection. 

    How do I cancel/change my order?

    If you wish to cancel your order or make any changes please contact the store directly, contact information can be found here. Please note, full refunds will be made via the original transaction made with our online team.

    How do I return my order?

    Our normal returns policy applies to all Click & Collect orders, for more information see our returns policy. You can also return directly to the store.



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    Technical Information

    • High cushion layer cushions the foot on long approaches
    • Mythos lacing system for a highly adaptable and custom fit
    • CONSTRUCTION: Board lasted
    • Weight 962g pair approx


    La Sportiva Boulder X - Red
    £90.00 £105.00
    14% off

    With Pre-Order, you can purchase the latest items added to our store in advance of them arriving with us.

    You Pre-Order is prioritised (at no additional charge); meaning that, as soon as the product arrives with us, we can wrap it straight back up and get it sent out to you - it often never even hits the stock room shelves!


    With Pre-Launch, the date when we expect to receive the product ourselves is still a little too hazy to be confident in accepting Pre-Orders.

    So, instead, you can submit your email address against the item you are interested in and we will email you as soon as stock arrives on the system.

    Estimated Delivery Dates

    Estimated Delivery Dates are given on Pre-Order and Pre-Launch products. They are for indication purposes only and can change at any time without notice.

    The dates we provide are based on indications given by our suppliers. Whenever we get updated information from our suppliers we will endeavour to update the Estimated Delivery Dates provided on product pages.


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