Who should buy the Scarpa SL Activ

Scarpa’s hiking boot, the SL Activ, is crafted specifically for male backpackers. It's a solid option if you are looking for:

  • classic-looking hiking footwear that provides great protection, stability, and a comfortable hiking experience
  • a sturdy and durable high-cut boot for various mountaineering activities on all types of terrain

Scarpa SL Activ hiker

Updates to the Scarpa SL Activ

  • The revamped version of the SL M3, the Scarpa SL Activ has a heavy-duty rubber rand at the base of the upper
  • Absent in the previous build, Activ Fit technology gives the boot improved stability and a more streamlined fit
  • Scarpa engineers added a semi-stiff midsole putting the SL Activ under the B1 category and making the boot compatible with C1 – strap-on crampons

Scarpa SL Activ crampons

Vibram's premium traction

Preventing backpackers from sliding or losing their footing over various types of backcountry surfaces is the Vibram Biometric outsole. It is based on the XS Trek compound, allowing it to stay durable for longer and remain responsive even in wet conditions.

Scarpa SL Activ outsole

Its self-cleaning lugs are engineered at opposing angles to provide a multi-directional grip.

Extra comfort and cushioning

The Scarpa SL Activ has a dual-density PU midsole for terrain stability and comfort underfoot. It comes with a dynamic TPU shank which gives additional medial support.

Scarpa SL Activ midsole

Right on top of this stabilizing component is the Activ Plus footbed. It is made of memory foam, granting familiar comfort over time.

Scarpa's durable and protection leather upper

Covering the foot safe from the elements is the SL Activ’s HS12 Sherpa leather upper, complete with a fabric liner. Its sturdy thickness offers support and a level of scuff resistance.

Scarpa SL Activ upper

Its full-on rubber rand further bolsters the leather hiking boot’s defenses against abrasions.

Scarpa SL Activ protection

Easy lacing in Scarpa SL Activ

Completing the upper’s equation is the boot’s quick lacing system. It uses synthetic laces and combination eyelets made of metal.

Scarpa SL Activ lacing

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 30.3oz
Use: Backpacking
Cut: High cut
Features: Vintage / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Scarpa
Construction: Vintage

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