Meet La Sportiva's Bushido II

This Excellent Trail Running Shoe Just Got a Huge Comfort Upgrade


May 14, 2019 Briefings By

There are trail running shoes and then there’s the La Sportiva Bushido. A trail runner that provides the protection of a hiking shoe, it was built to eat technical mountain terrain for breakfast. La Sportiva has recently given the Bushido an upgrade that’s focused on even more comfort.

The La Sportiva Bushido II brings everything we love from the Bushido and increases the cushioning by 4mm throughout the midsole. The breathable slip-on upper wraps your foot like a sock for a secure fit, and an ergonomically improved padded tongue and stays in place thanks to gusseted construction. Traction and performance are also heightened with a FriXion XT V-Groove2 lugged outsole, which incorporates dual-compound rubber for improved wear resistance without sacrificing grip. These all-around improvements guarantee superb comfort and under-foot feel on any terrain — dry, wet and anything in between.