Climb: Athlete Emma Twyford, Credit Mike Hutton
Mountain: Credit Ed Smith
The manufacture of a modern mountaineering boots represents a unique blend of traditional boot making skills and modern technology. Whilst technology continues to provide a variety of new materials which aid the development of modern SCARPA's footwear, it is the boot maker's skills that is the differentiator for the quality boot.
Minimalism meets reality in SCARPA's trail running family. Born and bred in the Dolomites of Italy, these shoes deliver what we consider “functional minimalism”. Minimal uppers combine with the appropriate level of traction, support and cushioning underneath to deliver the perfect balance between weight and performance. Speed through rugged terrain with confidence – these shoes have everything you need, and nothing you don’t.
SCARPA's heartland area, the walking collection combines a multitude of fabric and leather boots which all come with SCARPA's quality seal of approval. Entry-level walkers can equally take advantage of this range as well as those that explore the outdoors all year round. Comfort and quality remain at a premium throughout the range with each boot containing features and materials which are suitable for the intended end use of the boot.
Whatever climbing adventure you are embarking on SCARPA's range of innovative rock climbing shoes offers everything from all day comfort through to cutting edge precision. Whether you are interested in long mountain routes, long days at the crag or the most technical boulder problems in the world, Scarpa footwear will give you the edge.