A neutral, highly cushioned shoe for long runs in challenging terrain with stacks of protection and a roomy fit.
The Akasha is the La Sportiva Mountain Running shoe with the greatest shock absorption for long distance training runs or ultra trail racing. The Cushion Platform™ footbed provides excellent shock absorption and comfort together with the wide internal volume. The soft, breathable, and snug fitting uppers also eliminates compression points during long runs. The innovative front active Dynamic ProTechTion™ inserts provide protection and structure following the foot in a dynamic way without constrictions. The dual mix FriXion XT grippy sole is equipped with the exclusive Trail Rocker™ solution to promote the natural movement “external heel – internal toe” of the foot during running. Akasha, the essence of the ultra-runner: protection, comfort and shock absorption.
Upper: AirMesh / PU Leather / ProTechTion reinforcements / Rubber toe cap
Lining: AirMesh (heel only)
Midsole: Dual-injection shock absorbing MEMlex EVA/ Cushion Platform™
Footbed: Ortholite® Mountain Running
Sole: FriXion® XT / Trail Rocker™ with Impact Brake System™
Sizes: 38-47.5 (half sizes)
Weight: 660g (pair, size 42)