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La Sportiva Trango Ice Cube reviews

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Kevin Mcbride · · Canmore AB · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 160

Looking to replace my light ice and mixed boot. I currently have the scarpa rebel pro and sadly their life is coming to an end. The rebel was always a touch wide for my feet and that is why I'm considering the trango ice cube. I also know that the trango last fits me well. I was wondering if anyone with experience with the trango ice cube could tell me how they are? 

climbing coastie · · Wasilla, AK · Joined Feb 2011 · Points: 90

I bought a pair just after the start of the season. Out of the box they impressed the hell out of me. Super light! First few times I climbed with them they were great. Very warm for the weight, stuff underfoot but great articulation, did I mention light?

After climbing in them more I was less impressed. An area just behind my big toes on top of my foot started bothering me that ended up creating a lump on both feet. Almost stopped using them, but they were the only boots I had avalible. I've loved my Napal's and my Trango Extreams, but the Ice Cubes are cut differently. After about 10-15 days I noticed the plastic lace hooks started to pull out of the boot. I limped them along to finish the year, but will have metal lace hooks installed before next season. 

Over all I wished I'd had gone with the Phantom Guides as I love my 6000's 

Ice4life · · US · Joined Nov 2010 · Points: 330

I love them! although I got mine a tad to small because with thick socks they are to tight and I feel it cuts of circulation and my toes tingle and hurt...  With light socks they are great, but not as warm as my Phantom Guides.  

Tony K · · Pa · Joined May 2017 · Points: 0

Over the years I have had both the Nepal and the Trango for me I found the Nepal to be a better fit the trango just seams to be a tad narrow in the toe box and instep they are both quality boots so suggest you try both and see which one fits better

lukeweiss · · St. Johnsbury, VT · Joined Mar 2014 · Points: 30

tried them on and was turned off by the lack of ankle support and the cheap plastic parts. Went with the G5's. They are sexy. 

mark55401 · · Minneapolis · Joined May 2011 · Points: 291

how does this size relative to other boots? I'm 43 in the silver Trangos

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