There's nowhere on Earth your feet would rather be.
You've been looking too hard, waiting too long, but now the Men's Zen Pro Mid GTX Shoes from Scarpa are here to come into your life. The suede upper, Gore-Tex Extended Comfort lining, and Sock-Fit XT technology feel just so right, so warm and true. If the hike is really coming on too strong, you'll appreciate the comfort and support of the P-Flex insole and injected EVA midsole, good for when you really want to be sure. Your feet thought it was only in dreams that you'd get the amount of solid traction you get from the Vibram Spyder II outsoles. Climbing rubber under the toes provide more than a touch, it's almost like they're just holding you to the rock.
- Suede upper
- Gore-Tex Extended Comfort lining
- Sock-Fit XT technology
- P-Flex insole
- Injected EVA midsole
- BN last
- Vibram Spyder II outsole
- Climbing rubber under the toe
- Item #SCR001Z
- Q & A
Fits the bill!
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: Runs small
- Size Bought: 44
- Height: 5'11"
- Weight: 145lbs
I bought these shoes to compliment my low cut Zen Pros in sloppy and cold conditions and they have performed admirably. They are comfortable, supportive and sturdy. My regular shoe size is 10, but I find that I need to size up with Scarpas to 44 (10 1/2) in order to have enough room.
I have been looking for a "summer" boot that is not goretex and is lighter in weight. It's almost impossible to find a high quality boot like a scarpa Kailash that is not goretex. (Not a fan of Goretex from the late spring to early fall times). Even though this is a goretex lined shoe, will the Gore extended comfort lining breath better than the goretex lining from my 2014 Kailash boots?
The most weight I would be carrying while wearing these boots is 20 lbs. All of the hikes are 10-17 mile with varied terrain.
I have also been looking at the LaSportiva Ganda Guide, but it seems he have very mixed reviews. I tend to be very hard on my footwear.