Who should buy the Scarpa Inverno

The Scarpa Inverno is a stiff mountaineering plastic boot crafted ready for extreme cold and high-altitude climbs. It's a solid option if you want:

  • a high-altitude liner that will keep your feet warm and dry during the hikes in the harshest weather conditions
  • a technical alpine boot delivering high-performance support and protection

Scarpa Inverno mountaineering

Crampon-ready grippy outsole

This mountaineering boot uses a Vibram Stabeler made of Mont compound, which gives rigidity and durability. It has an undercut heel for braking. The widely-spaced lugs prevent snow and muck from building up, preventing slips and falls.

Scarpa Inverno traction

Likewise, this outsole is crampon-compatible. It is designed with a rockered bottom to facilitate a smoother stride.

Scarpa Inverno crampon

Supportive cushioning in Scarpa Inverno

The midsole of the Scarpa Inverno is made of ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) which gives great cushioning to the footwear. This type of foam is also able to attenuate shock from impacts, enhancing comfort.

Scarpa Inverno midsole

Scarpa's lightweight and flexible upper

The outer shell of this double-boot is a lightweight Pebax shell that is durable and waterproof. It maintains its flexibility even in cold temperatures. Its hinged ankle and soft plastic tongue grant flexibility.

Scarpa Inverno upper

The lacing hardware is rustproof, and a wrap-around rand protects against abrasion.

Scarpa Inverno lacing

Сomfortable and insulated in-shoe feel

The removable inner boot is a multi-layer High Altitude Liner that gives insulation and cushioning. It has a separate lace-up closure for a secure foot lockdown.

Additional info

  • The Scarpa Inverno is compatible with hybrid (semi-automatic) and step-in (automatic) crampons.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 44.6oz
Use: Alpine
Cut: High cut
Features: Insulated, Double, Lace-to-toe
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Scarpa

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.