A great all round boot for anyone heading into the hills and mountains. They provide a good level of support to tackle more difficult terrain with confidence all year round and all at a very reasonable weight.
|Winter Mountain Walking||4/5||Fell Walk||5/5||Hill Walk||5/5||Mountain Walk||5/5||Paths & Trails||3/5|
A light boot with an upper in suede leather and L-Tech inserts, made with the Sock-Fit XT by SCARPA® construction system on a special last designed for trekking. The side of the upper has a thermo-embossed exoskeleton that provides the feet with more lateral support.
Typical lacing-up-to-the-toe found on climbing footwear means that you can customisable the fit depending on the terrain, making Marmolada Pro a boot also suitable for very technical trekking trails and mountain walks/ Scrambles. A semi-rigid lasting board ensures the right balance between precision and comfort during the heel-to-toe transition. The Vibram Drumlin outsole includes a low density EVA insert in the heel area for better shock absorbing while the OUTDRY® membrane ensures durable weather protection and breathability.
OutDry - OutDry is a patented construction process that is used to create a waterproof, breathable barrier. Click the Logo to read more...
Scarpa's Marmolada Pro OD come into their own once you get off the beaten path and head into more uneven and technical terrain. With a semi rigid sole with good grip and a decent amount of support around the ankles these boots were designed with the Sock-Fit XT to give them a closer fit and make them more comfortable. This balance of sole stiffness and boot fit mean that you wear a boot that provides precision and comfort that many others do not.
The OutDry waterproof lining works really well and has developed a great reputation in recent times which has gone from strength to strength so although you may not recognise the name you can be confidence in it's ability to keep you dry. The laces of the boot are designed with climbing in mind so they fit well and can be adjusted to suit the terrain making them super comfortable. This is particularly useful on the way in and out of your treks when you're on flatter paths.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
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