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The Scarpa F1 alpine touring ski boots will help you to maximize vertical time and minimize transition time, whether you're looking for turns in the backcountry or competing in the local race series.
- REI refers to the men's version
You've seen one lightweight touring boot, you've seen 'em all, right' Right' Err, wrong. That used to be pretty much the case--maybe a little extra carbon here or some added stiffness there--but Scarpa's F1 Alpine Touring Boot, while still recognizably a ski boot, has some tech wizardry that's not so ordinary. The cuff closes via a powerful FBC fast-buckle closure powerstrap, letting you get every ounce of power out of the 95 flex, and a Carbon Core insert and X-Cage EVO cuff structure make the F1 ski more like the burlier Maestrale while keeping the weight in Alien territory. Add in the 62 degrees of cuff rotation for buttery smooth skinning, and you've got one fly pair of backcountry kicks.A smooth-flexing Pebax tongue and HPA cuff and shell cinch around your foot with the same BOA ratchet-closure system found in the ultralight Alien, giving you a smooth, pinch-free fit without the need for heavy buckles. What's more, you can fine-tune to the F1 to your stance thanks to the 20-22 degree adjustable forward lean. The stock Intuition liner (which has a skinning-ready flex zone over the Achilles) and roomy 102mm last serve up a tasty blend of performance and all-day comfort during dawn-to-dusk missions. To top it all off, there's a Vibram UFO Evo Scarpa sole for serious traction on rocks and hard snow, and an extra removable power strap over the liner.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Features of the Scarpa Men's F1 Boot Polyamide shell and cuff delivers lightweight Performance Carbon Core Technology provides outstanding torsional rigidity Fast Buckle cuff closure provides quick transitions from up to down Alien inspired BOA shell closure delivers a fast, secure Fit Manual ski-walk mechanism is quick and reliable Toe and heel welts designed to work flawlessly with crampons
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
If you spend most of your time laying down perfect skin tracks, eyeballing lines on the up, and fast transitions bring a smile to your face, then step into the SCARPA F1. The responsive, laterally stiff upper drives nearly any ski, while the range of moti
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version