Scarpa Athlete Tom Grant tells us about his descent of the avalanche swept Caroline face of Mount Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand. The 2000m face was unskied until recently when Tom, Ben Briggs, and Enrico Mosetti tackled the ice cliffs of the colossal face.
Fall-Line magazine have featured Scarpa in its Gear of Year 2018 issue, this includes a couple of Boot of the Year awards for the Maestrale RS and Gea RS. This article takes a closer look at these products and why they’re the pick of the bunch, this is along with some fantastic ski-tour images taken on test at Serles Nordrinne near Innsbruck with Fall-Line reviewer Matt Clark.
During this difficult time our thoughts go first to Ueli Steck’s family and closest friends. However, because Ueli was also an athlete and collaborator who worked with us since the beginning of his career as a climber, we at SCARPA feel compelled to offer our own tribute to this unique and talented person.
As Winter comes to a close in Europe, many Mountaineers and Alpinists make the pilgrimage to Alaska. This month, Scarpa UK team members Greg Boswell, Will Sim and Paul Prentice will be flying to Anchorage with the aim of some new routing, Alaskan style!
The Scarpa Spin is brand new for Spring 2017 and has been built for Speed – read on to find out more about this exciting addition to the Scarpa Alpine Running Family.
Some Scottish winter climbing routes get big reputations: they’re hard, bold or unrepeated. Sometimes they’re the routes everyone falls off, the one where everyone gets lost, the looked at but not climbed, the tried but unfinished and, of course, the one with a formidable name.
Matthew Phillips is the current British Champion in the AU2 Paraclimbing category and the youngest member of the GB ParaClimbing Team being just 15 when he joined the team in 2016. Now starting his second year in Team GB he has just become a Scarpa supported athlete. In his first post for the Scarpa UK Blog he wants to raise awareness of Paraclimbing in the wider climbing community.
10 Top Tips to Improve Your Boot Fitting Experience
Scarpa pro skier Ross Hewitt talks through his top 10 tips to improve your ski boot fitting and help ensure you get a perfect fit for your skiing needs.
Will is maybe the most experienced alpinist of his age in the country. In this blog post Will describes his journey to becoming a guide, and what he has learnt in his time guiding clients in the alps.