Who should buy the Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco

The Maestro Mid is yet another climb-worthy Scarpa offering. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a climbing shoe that is designed to help senders take on various climbing challenges in comfort.
  • Prefer a climbing shoe that allows wearers to ascend micro-footholds with enough strength.
  • Prefer a climbing shoe that provides sufficient underfoot support.

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco logo

Excellent terrain  grip on a variety of surfaces

This Scarpa rock climbing shoe has the Vibram XS Edge outsole for adequate terrain grip on a variety of surfaces. 

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco outsole

Excellent traction on edges and similar footholds

It is designed to produce and maintain traction on edges and similar footholds. It is 4 millimeters in thickness.

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco outsole 1

Excellent underfoot sensitivity and support

Delivering a combination of underfoot sensitivity and support is the Maestro Mid Eco’s long-wearing midsole, called Talyn. It comes at a thickness of 1.4 millimeters.

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco midsole

Provides protection from scrapes and cuts

The Maestro Mid Eco encloses the foot in its 2-millimeter thick leather upper. It comes without a liner. Its heel, arch, and forefoot zones are with randing, protecting the shoe from scrapes and cuts while serving as a means to keep the shoe’s form intact for longer.

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco upper

Provides toe protection

A protective rand is also seen around the toe box, granting users extra protection when toe jamming. 

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco upper 1


Scarpa designers engineered the shoe’s sides and tongue with perforations for enhanced breathability.

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco upper 4

Easy to wear

To make getting in and out of the Maestro Mid relatively easy, its engineers opted to give it two pull loops at the heel. These pull loops are synthetic. The shoe’s closure system, on the other hand, consists of synthetic lace and combination eyelets.

Scarpa Maestro Mid Eco loop

Facts / Specs

Weight: 275g
Technology: Leather
Construction: Slip lasted, Lace-to-toe
Fit: Comfort fit
Downturn: Neutral
Environment: Indoor, Outdoor
Material: Leather, Vibram

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Teddy Dondanville
Teddy Dondanville

Teddy is a professionally trained Apprentice Rock Guide with the American Mountain Guides Association and a Wilderness First Responder with the National Outdoor Leadership School. Besides guiding outdoor rock climbing, Teddy also has years of experience in route setting and coaching climbing indoors. Through his guiding, route setting, and coaching, Teddy has experimented with climbing shoes for over a decade.