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Scarpa's Gea Alpine Touring Boot is already a best-seller due to its proven design at an affordable price, and while some ski companies simply change the color of ski boots each season, Scarpa made the Women's Gea Alpine Touring Boot better than ever for the new season. This year, the Gea is remarkably lighter, comfier, and more secure than ever before. A 100 flex and 101mm last make it a great option for skiers taking their first tour into the backcountry, but it'll also serve lighter veterans who value comfort over precision. Scarpa updated the Gea with a Grilamid construction to ensure long-lasting stiffness and durability without much weight--it's not as stiff or light as carbon, but that's how Scarpa kept the price down on this boot. The tongue is still flexible Pebax to ensure a smooth, progressive forward flex during the descent. Other updates include a thermo-moldable Intuition liner that boot-fitters can heat up to mold to your foot's exact shape for even more comfort, and the Vibram rubber sole has a new tread pattern specifically designed for rocky summits. The Speedlock Plus ski/walk mode is also new for this season and is designed to reduce play between the shell and cuff for a more rigid feel while you ski.
The dream boot for ladies who seek lightweight performance on the skin track and power on the descent, the famous Scarpa Gea is back. The Gea sports a 39 degree cuff range of movement for touring efficiency. On the downhill end, a 100 flex index and four
- Mountain Gear
The Scarpa Gea could be the first true one boot quiver. From distant missions to quick powder laps, the Gea excels in any conditions. Scarpa has dominated the AT boot market with its Gea/Maestrale line since the first generation of the boot was released in 2010. Now, for the 17-18 season, Scarpa is dropping weight, adding performance, and streamlining design to create one boot that really can do it all. The Women's-specific fit can accommodate most feet with ease, and the heat moldable intuition liner makes customization easy. A massive 60 degree range of motion, paired with Scarpa's Speedlock Plus walk mode make skinning, hiking, or booting effortless and almost frictionless. The external nature of the walk mode puts an end to issues with ice and can be easily cleared if necessary. Scarpa's Wave Closure system on the lowest buckle gives the Gea the feel of a four buckle boot for the weight of 3. The cable system in the buckle also means that the lower boot will self equalize when tightened. The Gea can easily drive big skis with its 100 flex and weighing in at 1250g it is ready to take on your biggest day. Truly shining where alpine touring meets freeride terrain, the Scarpa Gea is ready for lap-after-lap.
Returning with a redesign that makes them lighter and improves overall touring function, the women's Gea 1.0 boots are solid alpine touring ski boots for long-distance climbs and aggressive descents.