Scarpa Lite Ascent
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Free Shipping. Scarpa Men's Lite Ascent Shoe (Fall 2006) Dedicated to those ready to go anywhere: technical scrambles, easy rock climbs, or any leisurely hike. Combining SCARPA's famously solid construction with suede uppers and Vibram rands and sole, you can be assured the Lite Ascent by Scarpa will outlast its competitors and have fun through the process. Features: Weight: 950 grams Fabric: Upper - Crosta leather; Lining - Vellutino; Sole - Vibram Spinne; Midsole - Flexlite Not just an approach shoe, this one will go the distance Around town, to and from the crag, day hikes, it's up to you how far you take your Lite Ascents Sturdy leather construction
The low-cut Scarpa Lite Ascent is likely the most technical of all the light approach shoes we carry at Backcountry.com. Cloaked in the suede upper of a casual walking shoe, the Lite Ascents also serve dutifully for light hikes, bouldering, and easy climbs. It is true active-leisure footwear designed for a broad range of mountain enthusiast. With similar technical construction as a stiff climbing boot, the Lite Ascents excel at scrambling on rocky terrain, smearing on slopers, and edging on small protrusions. Lite Ascents afford awesome lateral stability, and a healthy surface area on the Vibram sole ensures superb contact and grip with rock. Though they're fitted for performance, there's a high toe box to give your toes a bit of wiggle room for more comfortable, controlled descents.
- Backcountry Outlet
The Scarpa Lite Ascents are an awesome approach shoe cloaked in the suede upper of a casual walker that also dutifully serve for light hikes, bouldering and easy climbs.