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Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD Alpine Boot

Scarpa Ribelle

We have entered a new age of alpinism where fast and light, done-in-a-day pursuits are now the norm. To meet the needs of this new breed of climber, our gear has had to quickly evolve as well. Part trail runner, part technical alpine boot, the new Ribelle Tech OD alpine boot from Scarpa sees you through from the valley floor all the way to the top of the mountain, without the need to ever change your footwear.

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New Alpine Boots With Integrated Gaiters

Salewa Pro Gaiter mountaineering boots

My favorite type of climbing boot for alpine, mixed and ice, is a single boot with integrated gaiter as a lightweight and more responsive alternative to double plastics. I currently climb in Scarpa Phantom Lites (while coveting the new Phantom Guide version with OutDry), but these three new alpine boots with integrated gaiters leave my feet wanting to test every one during the quickly approaching winter climbing season.

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