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Brilliantly light, amazingly powerful, with a new external walk lever and a new, more anatomic fit around the ankle, the Scarpa Gea RS Alpine Touring Ski Boots are poised to be kicking some serious backcountry booty this season. Now made with a carbon reinforced Grilamd(R) construction and a freshly designed Axial Alpine Evo tongue (no more hinges to break?) the Gea RS becomes even better with each successive generation. If you weren't around for generation 1 or 2, this is a perfect number to start on.

- evo

The Scarpa Gea RS are the womenG??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 ScarpaG??s Mirage Pro ski/walk mechanism, the Gea RS offers a near frictionless range of motion for hiking and touring (37 degrees). The upper cuff has air ventilation windows that help keep your liners dry on long excursions.

- Mountain Gear

Striking a balance between freeride and uphill performance, the Scarpa Gea RS alpine touring boots feature an updated closure system and stiff Grilamid(R) shells for hard-charging female skiers.

- REI

The Scarpa Women's Gea RS Boot is an AT boot for backcountry, freeride skiing. The stiffest available across the women's lines, this boot is built for powerful Performance. The Grilamid; shell is infused with carbon fibers to drop weight without losing stiffness and the liner is an Intuition; Cross Fit Pro Flex G for women. Features of the Scarpa Women's Gea RS Boot Axial Alpine Evo Tongue Carbon Grilamid? Web Frame Shell Evo V-Frame Cuff Speedlock Plus Wave Closure System

- Moosejaw

The Gea RS is Scarpa's stiffest and most powerful women's AT boot. It's designed to devour long ascents with the speed and grace of a gazelle while maintaining the ability to charge steep lines like a freeride champ. Scarpa buffed up the Gea RS this year with a lightweight design that's equally at home in pinner couloirs as it is on the skintrack. The Gea RS features the same aggressive 120 flex and 101mm last as its predecessor and now houses a revamped carbon-infused Grilamid shell that increases stiffness and power without adding weight. Scarpa ditched the front buckle, jumping to a lower-profile three-buckle system that eliminates bulk and increases the cuff rotation from 37 to an impressive 60 degrees in walk mode--a welcome change that drastically increases uphill efficiency. Scarpa was also able to shed about five ounces per boot, a change you'll definitely notice when you leave your buddies in the dust on the skinner. Scarpa finished off the Gea RS with a grippy Vibram rubber sole, so you'll be steady and confident while traversing icy ridges and slick scree fields.

- Backcountry.com

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