Scarpa Alien 1.0

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Scarpa's Alien Boots are the perfect crossover boot between the rando racing world and the world of advanced and speed-efficient ski touring. There is now a soft internal cuff to keep snow out of the boot and the gaiter will no longer be needed.

- CampSaver.com

Move like a being from another world in the backcountry when you tour with the Scarpa Alien 1. 0 Alpine Touring Boot. Advancing light years ahead of its competition, this TLT-compatible boot uses space-age lightweight carbon in the cuff, providing the rigidity you need to make the Kessler run in twelve parsecs. With only one flick of the A-Light single-throw buckle, you can loosen the cuff to achieve incredible rotation for easing long up-tracks and concurring mountain summits.

- Backcountry.com

Too light for this worldThe Scarpa Alien looks like a boot from another world and it tours like one too At under 2 pounds per boot these wont weigh you down no matter how many miles youre traveling The real story though is the unbelievable articulation In walk mode the boot basically feels like a running shoe While many boots on the market offer an impressive range of motion they do so with a lot of resistance The Alien provides 60 degrees of virtually resistance free motion so you can walkskinor run with a natural and unobstructed stride The cuff is closed as the boot is switched into ski mode so the pull of one lever is all it takes for a quick transition to ski modeScarpa designed these boots with a 99mm last and a super easytouse Boa system Even if youre suffering on the way uphill your feet wont be Once you do get to the top and point the boots downhill youll be surprised at how well they perform Scarpas Alien Tech frame provides loads of stability for a superlight boot so you can drive your skis hard and fast Features Benefits Race width 99mm last Sticky Vibram UFO sole Polyamide construction Thermomoldable liner with flex zone for easy touring Boa foot enclosure system 9 or 13 degree adjustable forward lean

- Bentgate.com

If you're entering a randonee race or are interested in dramatically lightening up your backcountry touring setup, then the Scarpa Alien randonee boots are for you.

- REI