Scarpa Phantom 8000
I use the Phantom 8000 last December 2009 for an expedition…
Price Paid: 1000 CHF
I use the Phantom 8000 last December 2009 for an expedition on the Ojos del Salado.
I had very bad experience with the zip: Due to a lot of sand and dust the zip sometime stack and it was not possible to close the outer shell. The morning of the summit day it was very cold and the zip of the right boot stack!! It was not possible to close the boot: big anger!! I save the summit climb using a few meters of tape …
My experience: the zip is unreliable if you use the Pantom 8000 in very hard conditions. Also to delicate if you consider the very high price.
The insulation was ok (temperature -20°C with strong wind).
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The premier boot for high altitudes serious cold temperatures and extended time in the worlds harshest mountain conditions gets a sweet update with a new sole package for better climbing performanceSpecsbull Upper KTech with Cordura with closed cell foam insulation and heatreflective aluminumbull Lining Thermobull Insole ProFiber XTbull Midsole PUEVAbull Sole Vibram Mulazbull Last ACbull Sizes 39 49 whole sizesbull Weight 1330g 2lbs 15oz 12 pair size 42bull Color Orange
- Bentgate.com refers to the men's version
Free Shipping. Scarpa Phantom 8000 Boot FEATURES of the Scarpa Phantom 8000 Boot Automatic and semi-automatic crampon-compatible Speed lacing, thermo liner, and waterproof Tizip zipper allow for high performance with hassle-free use Premier high altitude double-boot with built-in gaiter Designed for the high Himalaya, Denali and polar expeditions Comes standard with custom moldable thermo liners Capable of performance climbing on demanding terrain Warm and light, schoeller upper has insulating foam sandwiched between layers of heat reflective aluminum for maximum protection from the elements Advanced Midsole System provides maximum shock absorption, improved sensitivity and is the lightest available SPECIFICATIONS of the Scarpa Phantom 8000 Boot Upper: Schoeller K-Tech (with closed cell foam insulation and heat-reflective aluminum) Liner: Thermo Insole: Pro-Fiber XTI Midsole: PU/Microporous EVA Sole: Vibram Mulaz Last: AC Weight: 1/2 per pair: 2 lbs 15 oz / 1330 g
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
Extreme. Ready for frigid temperatures and high altitudes, Scarpa's Phantom boot first warps your feet and ankles in a built-in, abrasion-resistant Cordura gaiter while a moldable thermo liner traps heat with closed-cell foam insulation and a layer of heat-reflective aluminum. Designed for ice, the tough Vibram outsoles are crampon compatible.
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version