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Back in the days when phone had cords and computers made death noises when they connected to the internet, you couldn't have a backcountry ski boot that charged like a full-on alpine boot. Times change, though, and now that you're connected everywhere you go, you might as well also enjoy the all-in-one freeride and touring performance of the Scarpa Gea RS Women's Alpine Touring Boot. With an rugged 120 flex, stiff polyamide shell, burly power strap, and Evo V-Frame cuff, the RS charges steep lines, big faces, and deep pow as hard as you want to, but still crushes the skin track with a 37 range of cuff motion that'd you'd expect to find in a softer boot. It also weighs barely three pounds, so your hip flexors won't be screaming in pain if you have to skin more than a few miles to get to your line. Scarpa hooked the Gea up with it's brand-spanking-new Mirage Pro ski/walk mode, which locks the shell securely to the cuff with two metal pins for bombproof downhill performance and makes it easier to switch between ski and walk modes. It also gave it a stiff Pebax Axial Alpine tongue, which hinges at the toe and actually pivots sideways away from the shell, letting you get your boot on and off easily as well as providing a smooth, progressive flex that eliminates dead spots and stiff zones. It also allows the oversized Zeus buckles and instep-locking Predator HRS strap to securely wrap around your foot, eliminating sloppy fits and uncomfortable pressure points. The Gea comes with a stiff heat-moldable Intuition Pro Flex RS Women's liner so you can dial in the perfect fit, a Fitting Indicator System to help you align your Dynafit Quick Step-In tech inserts with your binding, and is finished off with a grippy Vibram Cayman rubber sole for confident footing on slick terrain, ice, and rocks.

- Backcountry.com

The Scarpa Gea RS are the women's specific alpine touring boots you have always been looking for! The Gea RS has an awesome combination of AT and downhill ski technologies. With Scarpa's Mirage Pro ski/walk mechanism, the Gea RS offers a near frictionless

- Mountain Gear

A women's specific boot with a 120 flex, 60 degree range of motion, and weighing 260g. The Scarpa Gea RS tours like a rando boot, skis like a freeride boot, and is ready for anything. A Carbon Grilamid Web Frame is the secret to the Gea's stiffness to weight ratio. The Speedlock Plus walk mode is easy to use, rock solid, and provides a friction free tour mode when disengaged. Scarpa's updated tongue shape hinges more freely at the ankle but is still stiff enough to give the Gea RS a freeride feel on the descent. Click into your favorite powder skis for a big winter day, or grab a pair of crampons and take off for a spring mission. The Gea RS will deliver no matter the objective.

- Bentgate.com

Designed for women who drive big skis or charge hard in the backcountry, the SCARPA Gea RS women's touring boot bridges the gap between alpine touring and freeride skiing. The lightest 120 flex ski boots in the world, this boots offers a walk mode with nearly 40 degrees of cuff travel, making them tour exceptionally well. At the top of the climb, however, switch to ski mode and the Gea RS provides a shocking level of downhill performance. The Gea RS's architecture is designed to accommodate the female form, offering a specific fit that's anatomically correct. Details include Scarpa's innovative Axial Alpine tongue design, polyamide construction, which yields the stiff flex, oversize, easy-to-use buckles, Dynafit Quick step in tech fittings and a stiff, thermo-formable SCARPA Intuition liner. 20% stiffer and only 40g heavier than the current Gea. Asymetric tongue provides precise power transmission. Dynafit Quick step in System and Fitting Indicator System combines to make getting in/out of TLT bindings easier than ever before. Intuition Pro Flex RS Wmn. Predator RS instep strap allows for increased stiffness in the tongue, and is easy to engage with gloves. The RS stands for the German term Renn Sport, or racing sport. This translates to downhill performance in the Gea RS. Unique Axial Alpine closure combines the best of both overlap and cabrio boot constructions: super easy to get in/out, excellent volume adjustment, and strong support on the downhill. Vibram Cayman sole interfaces with bindings for maximum support and performance. Zeus buckles increase power and improve cuff closure. For the best lightweight touring boots for women, go with the Scarpa Gea boots. Inner Boot: Intuition Pro Flex RS Wmn. Shell, Cuff, Tongue: Polyamide I Polyamide I Pebax. Buckles: 4 + 45mm Power Strap RS. Forward Lean: 16 degrees & 20 degrees. Flex Index: 120. Range of Motion: 37 degrees. Sole: Vibram Cayman. Weight: 1410 g or 3 lbs 2 oz (1/2 pair size 25). Sizes: 22.5 - 27. Binding System: AT, TLT. Forefoot width: 101mm. Available Color(s): Lake Blue/Limelight

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Blurring the line between freeride skiing and alpine touring, the hard-charging women's Gea RS alpine touring ski boots are built for skiers who like to drive big skis and seek out aggressive lines.