La Sportiva Karacal Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

Color: Space Blue/Poseidon
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Ready for some next-level training? Perfect for technical trails and long days on your feet, the men's La Sportiva Karacal trail-running shoes boast a high-volume fit and sublime cushion.

  • Features

    • 3D seamless mesh uppers with Thermo-Adhesive frameworks provide a light, breathable feel; lightweight Thermo-Adhesive toe caps offer high-impact protection from trail debris
    • Cushioned tongues are comfortable for all-day training
    • External medial and lateral counters allow for easy entry into the shoe and added trail stability
    • 4 mm OrthoLite® insoles lend support
    • Dual-density compressed EVA midsoles provides high cushion and a stable platform
    • High-density, co-molded rock guards throughout the shoes provide underfoot protection
    • Frixion® AT 2.0 rubber compound outsoles with 3 mm lugs at varied depths provide durability and traction on both wet and dry surfaces
    • Impact Brake System™ helps reduce impact forces while improving traction via the multidirectional, offset lug pattern


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Trail Running

    Trail-Running Shoe Type


    Running Shoe Cushioning

    Maximum Cushion

    Heel-to-Toe Drop (mm)


    Heel Stack Height (mm)


    Forefoot Stack Height (mm)


    Footwear Height


    Footwear Closure







    Compression-molded EVA/1.5 mm dual-density EVA


    Thermo-adhesive framework heel stabilizer


    FriXion AT 2.0 rubber compound

    Rock Plate




    Weight (Pair)

    1 lb. 4.4 oz.



  • Size Chart

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    U.S. Men's5.566.56.5+77.588.58.5+99.51010.510.5+1111.51212.512.5+1313.51414.51515.516
    U.S. Women's6.577.57.5+88.599.59.5+1010.51111.511.5+1212.51313.513.5+1414.51515.51616.5

    Sizing Notes

    For rock climbing shoes: Choose soft shoes two to three sizes smaller than your street shoe size. We recommend you fit your trad shoes one to two sizes under your street shoe size. Remember to factor in stretch. Unlined slip-lasted shoes tend to stretch about one full size. Lined shoes stretch about a half size. Remember: a well-fit comfortable shoe will work better than an ill-fitting tighter shoe.

    For boots: Add one half size to your street shoe size. You should be able to slip one finger behind your heel when you are standing up with the boot unlaced and your toes touching the front. If the boot is too short, your toes will get smashed walking downhill. Too long and your heel will slide up and down and give you blisters.

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