Passion for climbing. At La Sportiva, climbing is not a "niche market", it's a way of life, filled with thrills, scares, chills and screamers. La Sportiva continues to make footwear for one purpose: climbing. They make some of the finest rock climbing shoes on the planet, and their leather mountain boots are all the rage with alpinists and mountaineers. La Sportiva hiking and backpacking boots are the result of the years of experience from carrying heavy packs laden with ropes and climbing gear on the world's most inspiring trails It's all climbing to La Sportiva, whether vertical rock, big mountains, or trail.
Keen got its start in 2003 by asking the question, "Can a sandal protect toes?" The answer was yes and, soon, the company had achieved its goal of reimagining the outdoors. With a full line of quality footwear and, now, socks and bags, Keen continues to push the envelope and answer the social and environmental needs for its customers and the planet.