Technical, crampon-compatible mountaineering boot

Welcome to the new generation of mountaineering boots. Weighing in at just 550 grams, this is the lightest crampon-compatible mountaineering boot on the market. In alpine terrain, our focus is lightness, durability and performance. The Taiss Light Mid GTX brings these features together with an...
  • Mountaineering

  • 3010-00900

  • Weight (UK 8.5)

    550 g

  • Flex index


  • Lace system

    2 Zone

  • Soles

    Light PU wedge

  • Material

    Microfiber Racing

  • Lining

    GORE-TEX Footwear

  • Crampon compatibility


  • Heel drop

    11 mm

  • Contact Control
  • schoeller® softshell material
  • Vibram Litebase
  • Board lasting
  • 2-zone lacing: individual 2-zone lacing can be adjusted to accommodate different situations.
  • Easy resoling
  • Raised rubber rand
  • schoeller® Soft Shell

    The seamless schoeller® softshell material offers the shoe unparalleled flexibility.


    Elastic GORE-TEX Tongue Construction

  • Vibram

    The Vibram sole offers great grip for surefooted navigation – even on the roughest terrain.

  • Fair Wear

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Vibram Litebase makes the outer sole thinner and lighter, while still offering the same high performance and excellent grip on rock, ice and snow.

In open terrain, on small steps or surrounded by glaciers, the Taiss Light Mid GTX promises absolute grip and reliable performance.


  • Asymmetric lacing

    Follows the anatomy of the foot all the way to the tip of the shoe

  • Mono-tongue construction

    Greater comfort and reduced pressure points thanks to a tongue that opens only t...

  • Neoprene cuff

    Integrated neoprene cuff gaiter for protection in snow and ultimate comfort

“Taiss” is the Rhaeto-Romance word for “steep.” For us, it means grip on rocks and in open terrain, reduced weight and greater compatibility.

Step 5


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