Scarpa Phantom Guide

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Specs

Materials Micro-porous polyurethane midsole inserts
Sizes 38-47, 48 (half sizes)
Weight 2 pounds per boot

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Manufacturer's Description

The Phantom series is among the lightest, most progressive, best-climbing alpine boots on the market to date.

Phantom series boots -- built for technical climbing in cold climates – were designed with the feedback and involvement of two SCARPA athletes in particular, climbers Ueli Steck and Simon Anthamatten. The two have been pushing the boundaries of alpine climbing in recent years, from the Himalayas to their home Alps.

The new SCARPA/Vibram TT sole is designed so it more effectively concentrates power over the big toe and edging platform for climbing either rock or on crampon points. The sole is also thinner in the forefoot for better climbing sensitivity.

New micro-porous polyurethane midsole inserts are 30 percent more shock absorbing than EVA used in other climbing boots on the market today. That means the Phantom yields substantial energy savings through decreased muscle fatigue when carrying a heavy pack and/or traveling in rough terrain.

Visit Scarpa's Phantom Guide page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

An innovative must for those seeking a technical boot for Scottish winter, winter alpinism, ice, mixed and classical mountaineering, the new Scarpa Phantom Guide is very light, has a precise fit, and new uppers designed for use in cold environments. The heat retention properties are exceptional thanks to the multilayer uppers with different combinations between gaiter, shell upper, inner boot and insulating materials creating a highly effective barrier against the cold and wet The new SCARPA/Vibram TT sole is designed so it more effectively concentrates power over the big toe and edging platform for climbing either rock or on crampon points The sole is also thinner in the forefoot for better climbing sensitivity New micro-porous polyurethane midsole inserts are 30 percent more shock absorbing than EVA used in other climbing boots on the market today, that means the Phantom yields substantial energy savings through decreased muscle fatigue when carrying a heavy pack and/or traveling in rough terrain

- OMCgear

From the Bugaboos to Huntington Ravine, the Scarpa Phantom Guide is a lightweight alpine climbing boot for all your mountaineering needs. The Phantom has an ErgoFit system that allows you to flex your feet naturally so you can get a better grip on small rock flakes when you're ascending technical terrain.

- Backcountry.com

Redefining mountain performance this boot is suitable for challenging the most technical routes in cold climates whether ice cragging or in the high mountainsFeatures Upper Cordura and Elastan 10 Stech Fabric Lining WaterproofODPrimaloft Insole ProFiber Midsole PUTPU Sole Vibram TT3 Last AG Sizes 38 47 48 half sizes Weight 900g 1lb 157oz

- Bentgate.com

Free Shipping. Scarpa Phantom Guide Boot FEATURES of the Scarpa Phantom Guide Boot Automatic and semi-automatic crampon-compatible ErgoFit System offers omni-directional progressive flex allowing for natural motion with perfect support Rear randing locks heel securely for climbing performance Waterproof Tizip zipper and integrated gaitor are in.all-conditions readyin. Easy-to-use quick-lace system Advanced Midsole System provides maximum shock absorption, improved sensitivity and is the lightest available Vibram Total Traction sole is sensitive while offering incredible grip Improved sole durability due to midsole construction 200 grams of Primaloft insulation for cold weather comfort SPECIFICATIONS of the Scarpa Phantom Guide Boot Upper: Schoeller K-Tech and S-Tech with Cordura and Outdry Lining: Primaloft Insole: Pro-Fiber XT 20 Midsole: PU/TPU Sole: Vibram Total Traction Last: AG Weight: 1/2 per pair: 2 lbs 2.7 oz / 983 g

- Moosejaw