La Sportiva Helios SR Trail Running ShoesTake down the trails with La Sportiva's Helios trail shoe. The upper Medial and Lateral side are formed with a Highly breathable and abrasion resistant hydrain and air mesh upper, which allows airflow to the interior to keep the foot cool. It also provides interior sweat wicking capability's to keep the foot dry through transition. At the forefoot up to the padded tongue is structured with Poly Grid™ for superior ventilation and extra enhanced comfort.
Supporting the upper materials a mesh shielding that promote anti-abrasion properties diminish rocks and roots from damaging the material. This coincides with the synthetic EVA overlays that engage a stabilised fit. This acts upon torsion with full flexibility while still maintaining its shape. Extra protection is given with a Integrated Toe and heel inserts in protective micro fibre form allows for a smooth impact, protecting the Achilles and flanges through the gait cycle.
Midsole – Morpho Dynamic technology
The midsole consists of full length Morpho Dynamic midsole technology with injected EVA wedge that allows the shoe to adapt to all types of terrains. It offers a high degree of cushioning to the underfoot, reducing forces pressed upon the foots platform and provides a better elasticity of the compound. These features assist a soft stride that propel you through transition for optimal cushioning and supports torsion rigidity and edging capability on rocky, uneven terrains.
Outsole – FriXion XT compound
Gripping the ground with ease the outsole section engages a Dual density sole. In the La Sportiva Helios SR, you can expect a full-length FriXion XT compound and the VA Wave treading pattern. These improve the shoe's flexibility, grip and traction on varied trail surfaces. It also incorporates a grippy rear zone to promote the push in climb and hold downhill, shock absorbing and long lasting rear. The Rear, constriction-free, Flex-zone promotes the natural movement of the foot.
Additional sizing information
UK: 7.5+ – EU: 41.5 – US: 8.5.
UK: 9.5+ – EU: 44.5 – US: 10.5.
UK: 11.5+ – EU: 46.5 – US: 12.5.
About La Sportiva
After the war, the demand for boots increased, thus obliging Narciso Delladio to hire new workers. The good name of "Calzoleria Sportiva" crossed the borders of the valleys. Starting from here the La Sportiva's history continued to grow. Now the firm produces in Fiemme Valley boots and shoes for all kind of outdoor activities from climbing and mountain, categories in which La Sportiva has the market leadership, to mountain running, trekking and the ski mountaineering market. Recently the company entered in the ski mountaineering segment and in the apparel market with a complete selection of technical clothes for running, ski mountaineering and climbing. La Sportiva who produces mainly in his headquarter at Ziano di Fiemme, is distributed in more than 70 countries worldwide.
Hydrain and air mesh upper – Highly breathable structure with sweat wicking properties.
Poly Grid – For superior ventilation and extra enhanced comfort.
Synthetic EVA mesh and overlays – Provides abrasion resistant materials that stabilises the upper.
Toe and heel inserts in protective micro fibre – Provides cushioning with abrasion resistant properties.
Morpho Dynamic midsole technology – Supports torsion rigidity and edging capability on rocky, uneven terrains.
Injected EVA wedge – Reduces forces pushed upon the underfoot.
Dual density sole – Grippy rear zone to promote the push in climb and hold downhill, shock absorbing and long lasting rear.
FriXion XT compound – Improve the shoe's flexibility, grip and traction on varied trail surfaces.
Drop – 2mm.
Brand: La Sportiva products