Who should buy the Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD

The Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD may be a fitting choice for those who want to tackle mountaineering trips with as little weight as possible. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer an ultralight hybrid boot that combines running and mountaineering elements to deliver performance and protection in challenging conditions.
  • Prefer a shoe that has Outdry and Primaloft technologies for water protection and insulation.
  • Prefer a shoe that renders multidirectional traction on virtually all types of terrain.

Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD logo 1.0

Stable over challenging terrain

This mountaineering-centric boot from Scarpa employs a Vibram Mulas S/Mont outsole to help adventurers stay stable over challenging terrain. 

Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD Outsole

Excellent grip on both wet and dry surfaces

Its profile employs a mix of triangular and trapezoid-shaped lugs to deliver grip on both wet and dry surfaces. Its front end is fitted with a climbing zone to give added control during an ascent. Also, it has a heel brake, which helps users when tackling downhill conditions.

Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD OUtsole 2.0

Shock-absorbing cushioning

The Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD is able to give outdoor enthusiasts a cushioned ride, thanks to its light PU midsole. This material is known for absorbing shock while being resilient to wear and tear. It has an Activ Plus insole, which grants extra cushioning and comfort underfoot. The midsole’s zone also sports a welt for semi-automatic crampon attachment.

Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD midsole 2.0

Lightweight

Scarpa’s Ribelle Tech OD is equipped with an upper made of KCN Tech and S-Tech fabrics. These materials, which incorporate high-tenacity Cordura and Kevlar materials, make the boot resistant to abrasive elements while keeping it lightweight. 

Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD midsole 3.0

Excellent ventilation

An OutDry membrane is embedded into the upper to prevent water intrusion while allowing excess moisture to escape. It is also lined with Primaloft technology to trap heat inside the footgear.

Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD Upper

Heel security and support

A full rand wraps around the base of this Scarpa offering for durability and trail protection. It wraps around the rearfoot area to give extra heel security and support. The Ribelle Tech OD’s lacing system employs a series of metal eyelets and a Velcro cover to help the wearer adjust its fit. The boot’s sock-like ankle gaiter has a pair of pull loops to give easy on and off.

Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD heel

Facts / Specs

Weight: 550g
Use: Mountaineering
Cut: High cut
Features: Insulated / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Scarpa

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Author
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.