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  • Robust nubuck leather uppers provide excellent durability, support, and natural flex; rubber randing helps protect toes and uppers against bumps and abrasion
  • Gore-Tex waterproof liners let feet breathe while protecting them from the elements, keeping them dry and comfortable
  • Close-to-toe lacing with micro-pulley eyelets ensures a precise, supportive fit; gusseted tongues help keep trail debris out
  • Area around ankles is designed to enable freedom of movement without compromising support
  • Dual-density polyurethane midsoles provide ample cushioning for long days on the trail
  • Thermoplastic urethane shanks offer stiffness and torsional stability without excessive weight
  • Scarpa Zanskar GTX backpacking boots feature Vibram® Biometric rubber outsoles to deliver excellent traction and durability


Average weight specification is per pair, based on size 42.

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Best Use Backpacking
Footwear Height Over-the-ankle
Footwear Closure Lace-up
Waterproof Yes
Upper Nubuck leather
Lining Gore-Tex waterproof breathable membrane/nylon
Midsole Dual-density polyurethane
Support Thermoplastic urethane shank
Outsole Vibram rubber
Average Footwear Weight (Pair) 3 lbs. 2 oz.
Gender Men's
Crampon Compatibility Strap-on

Size chart

Sizing notes

Rock Shoes: Scarpa recommends you downsize 1/2 to 2 full sizes from street shoe size, though downsizing depends on shoe model, intended use and personal preference. Mountaineering: Scarpa recommends you upsize 1/2 size or more depending on desired fit. Scarpa plastic mountaineering boots are based on the UK sizing scale. Ski Boots: All Scarpa ski bootsare measured in Mondo sizing.Highlighted (or not) sizes share the same shell size; the liners are lasted for each 1/2 size. Some skiers may want to downsize up to 1 full Mondo size, depending upon personal preference.