Kastinger Matterhorn Mountaineering Boots

Kastinger Matterhorn Mountaineering Boots

A true early-mid 1970s mountaineering boot. This Kastinger has a couple unique construction attributes.  The hinged heel allows for the boot to flex without stressing putting undue stress on the boot or the wearer. Second feature that makes this boot both special and revolutionary is the stitchless injection-molded welt, which is quite a departure from the Norwegian and Goodyear welts most boots of this era used.

The gaiters seen here are a similar era (maybe a little later) The North Face nylon blend model.

Vasque Trail Boots

Vintage Vasque Trail Boots

Vasque trail boots.  Uppers in nice shape with only some minor scuffing. Ankle cuff and internal padding still nice and soft. Double tongue. 5 swivel eyelets, 2 hook lacing. Vibram soles still in excellent shape and  the welt is still in good shape maintaining all stitching.

Inside markings read:
8 1/2 N 06050
T72 6235

Weight: 30 ounces/boot