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Scarpa Aliens

Scarpa Aliens

| January 11, 2012 | 5 Comments

I’m wearing a Scarpa Alien boot on my right foot and a Montrail running shoe on my left, and without looking, it’s hard to tell the difference.  The Alien is the latest full-on race boot from Scarpa and one of the things I love about it is that it is so completely, apologetically specialized that […]

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Rush v. Maestrale

Rush v. Maestrale

| September 27, 2011 | 18 Comments

The people of the backcountry will now hear the case of Rush v. Maestrale.  Please be seated. I don’t think I toured a single day last year in anything but Scarpa Maestrale boots.  For resorts, I have a pair of Scarpa Mobe boots, but I have yet to brave any touring with them.  I come […]

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Warm & Blister-free Boot Fitting

Warm & Blister-free Boot Fitting

| November 8, 2010 | 15 Comments

I’m happy to say that I haven’t had a ski boot related blister for years and the last one I did get came from trying to mold my own liners.  Some things are better left to the pros. Here’s the not-so secrets to my blister free success… 1) Go with boots that fit your feet.  […]

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