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Innovation and tradition share equally deep roots at SCARPA, a muti-generational, family-owned business whose headquarters and manufacturing facilities are in the same region of northern Italy where it was founded in 1938. SCARPA builds performance footwear for climbing, hiking, skiing, mountaineering, trail-running and other outdoor pursuits. Aside from being the Italian word for "shoe," SCARPA is an acronym for Societa Calzaturiera Asolana Riunita Pedemontana Anonima (Associated Shoe Manufacturing Company of the Asolo Mountain Area).
DECENT FEATURES of the Scarpa Men's SL M3 Boot Silicone-impregnated full-grain leather Tri-Flex ankle for increased trekking comfort without sacrificing support Leather-lined tongue and cuff for comfort Legendary performance Littleway stitch, another example of SCARPA craftsmanship Vibram M3 sole for maximum durability The SPECS Weight: 1 lb 13.8 oz / 844 g (1/2 pair size 42) Fabric: Upper: Sherpa HS12 leather, Lining: Taibrelle, Insole: Performance-Flex, Midsole: Microporous EVA, Sole: Vibram M3, Last: BX
By far the best boots I have ever owned.
In summary, I would say that these boots are sort of like halftracks for your feet: go where you want, and don't worrying too much about what you might step in.
Besides their great looking, these boots are very well made, looking strong and durable, but at the same time quite soft and comfortable.
Have worked the boots in now, and off to the Milford track in NZ Feb this year. So looking forward to getting them wet dirty and more scuffedPublished 13 months ago by EAMONN MCGUINNESS
This pair saw a heavy use this summer (2013). It included two 5000m mountains(Elbrus and Kazbek) and three lower (4000m) peaks (though more difficult climbs). Read morePublished 16 months ago by M. Bykov
Exellent materials...make sure to get the ones to fit you otherwise you will spend quite a while taming these boots. Read morePublished 16 months ago by JTC Costa Rica
I've owned the older SL3s for 12 years and I just replaced them with the newer SL3s (2013) and I LOVE the new ones. Read morePublished 24 months ago by J. Gay
I am on my second pair, and I have a third pair in storage for when my current pair wears out.
Here is a list of pros and cons,:
-Well made one piece... Read more
Besides their great looking, these boots are very well made, looking strong and durable, but at the same time quite soft and comfortable. Read morePublished on December 2, 2012 by German
I bought these for hiking but have ended up using them for work. I deliver packages all day and these provide plenty of traction and support for climbing in and out of the truck... Read morePublished on November 29, 2012 by KYAdam
I purchased these boots for and upcoming elk hunt. They felt great right out of the box. There is some stiffness, but that's to be expected with any quality leather boot. Read morePublished on October 27, 2012 by Justin
awesome Boots. had for the last 3yrs which has endured constant hunting adventures in all weather conditions in New Zealand.. Read morePublished on October 24, 2012 by Gabs