La Sportiva Karacal Trail Running Shoes - Women's 6012-607

La Sportiva Karacal Trail Running Shoes - Women's

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Go for that extra kilometer (or five), this medium- to long-distance trail trainer keeps you smiling throughout your entire run. A full-length rockguard underfoot and thermo-formed toe cap protect from trail bumps and routes or sharp rocks, and flex grooves in the sole provide some flex for a comfortable ride. The Comfort Fit upper fits snugly for control and precision on the trail.

  • Seamless mesh upper with thermo-adhesive overlays for a lightweight, glove-like fit.
  • Breathable microfibre lining.
  • Compression-moulded EVA midsole with stabilizer inserts for stability and cushioning.
  • Full-length 1.5mm EVA Rock-Guard for underfoot protection.
  • FriXion AT 2.0 outsole with 3mm lugs and Impact Brake System for control and grip in rugged conditions.

Tech specs

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Weight 500g (38)
Ideal for Trail running

'Minimal and natural' shoes offer low drop, lots of flex, and minimal cushioning. Most running shoes are 'Light and responsive' with medium cushioning and good energy return. 'Cushioned and floaty' shoes have maximum cushioning.

Light and responsive

Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize over pronation, where the foot tends to roll inward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.

Upper material
  • Mesh
  • Printed overlay
Closure Lace-up
Heel-to-toe cushioning

The approximate thickness of the midsole cushioning under the heel and the forefoot. A thicker heel and greater difference between heel and toe height tends to suit heel-strike runners, while forefoot and midfoot strikers may prefer a minimal drop between heel and toe cushioning.


The drop is the difference in height between the heel and the forefoot midsole cushioning. Traditional running shoes tend to have a 10mm drop or higher while minimalist style shoes are on the lower end of the spectrum.


Waterproof shoes and boots feature a waterproof-breathable membrane and a gusseted tongue to help keep your feet dry in wet conditions.

Removable insole Yes
Made in China