Who should buy the Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX

The Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX is created ready for longer treks with heavy loads. Consider getting them if you need:

  • a fully-featured backpacking boot to travel the roughest terrain.

  • sturdy-built high-performance footwear providing excellent stability and total weather protection.

Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX trekking

Maximum durability and grip

The Vibram Biometric, made of XS Trek compound, renders sensitivity on various ground surfaces. This rubber outsole promotes the natural rolling motion of the foot while rendering stability. Its aggressive lugs and tread profile are self-cleaning for an enhanced grip on trails.

Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX outsole

Optimal support and cushioning

The double-density PU midsole takes care of underfoot cushioning. It also comes with a dynamic TPU shank that gives rigidity and stability. An Activ Plus insole made of polypropylene and 4.5 mm thick fiberglass adds support and comfort.

Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX cushioning

Scarpa's shock absorbent footbed

Scarpa’s Activ Impact technology enhances shock absorbency and increases energy return. This characteristic results in a more efficient and comfortable ride.

Enhanced protection in Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX

The Kinesis Pro GTX has a 2.4 - 2.6 mm full-grain calf leather reinforced with a full rubber rand, giving it a durable and robust upper. The Gore-Tex Performance Comfort lining renders insulation and protection against water.

Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX rubber rand

Secure fit and comfort 

This high-cut backpacking boot features an ergonomic Auto Fit Collar and Ankle Padding System which adapts to the foot’s anatomy for enhanced comfort. Its Flex Point System, on the other hand, allows the ankle to move freely.

Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX secure fit

The Speed Lacing, through its combination eyelets and straightforward closure, wraps the foot securely.

Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX lacing

Additional info

  • This boot received the 2014 Gear of the Year recognition from the Backcountry Skiing Canada.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 850g
Use: Backpacking
Cut: High cut
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
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 ran 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 analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.