“The Genius is our pinnacle rock shoe for steep sport climbing and technical bouldering, while the Helios SR is versatile shoe for mountain running and approaches,” says Jonathan Lantz, president of La Sportiva North America. “Both shoes have super sticky rubber for traction in any type of terrain. The editors at Climbing always put our products through the ringer when testing them and we’re delighted that both the Genius and the Helios SR earned their Editors’ Choice award.”
The Genius and Helios SR part of a full line of Spring 2015 La Sportiva products, including footwear and apparel for Climbing, Hiking, Mountaineering and Mountain Running. Climbing editors Shannon Davis and Julie Ellison formally presented the awards to the La Sportiva team during the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City in January. The complete list of Climbing 2015 Editors’ Choice Award winners officially announced in the magazine’s April Gear Guide issue, on newsstands March 24th.
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