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Scarpa Phantom Guide
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Price $475.00 at Backcountry
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Pros Light, versatile, great for rock climbingWarm, light, very water resistantWarm, light, climbs wellRemovable liner, velcro ankle strap, waterproofLight, climbs mixed and rock terrain well
Cons Not very warm, minimal calf supportNon-intuitive lace-lock, priceyLeaks like a sieve, expensiveExpensive, slightly flexibleNot super warm, overly complicated lacing
Bottom Line A good choice for the year-round mountaineer looking for a do-it-all bootThis boot climbs well, and is also light and highly water-resistantThe G5 sends on frozen water, but stay away from liquid waterThis lightweight double boot is perfect for cold weather technical climbingFast and light mountaineering and mixed climbing is where this boot shines
Rating Categories Trango Tower Extreme GTX Scarpa Phantom Tech La Sportiva G5 Arc'teryx Acrux AR Asolo Eiger GV
Weight (20%)
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5
9
Warmth (15%)
3
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Water Resistance (20%)
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Climbing (25%)
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Hiking (10%)
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Lacing (10%)
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Specs Trango Tower... Scarpa Phantom Tech La Sportiva G5 Arc'teryx Acrux AR Asolo Eiger GV
Style Single Single Single Double Single
Weight 1lb 13.6oz (835g) 1lb 15oz (875g) 1lb 15.2oz (885g) 2lb 2oz (965g) 1lb 13.8oz (845g)
Sizes Available 38-48 38-47 38-48 7-13.0 5-11.5
Upper Nylon 6.6 with Honey-Comb Guard and FlexTec 3 Schoeller, Cordura, aluminum High tenacity Nylon with Insulating felt and PE barrier 3L GORE-TEX w/ TPU Laminate High resistance polyamide fabric + microfiber
Waterproof Lining GORE-TEX Performance Comfort OutDry membrane Waterproof membrane GORE-TEX GORE-TEX
Shank 9mm Insulated IBI-Thermo Carbon fiber 3mm Honeycomb Tech insulating carbon PU Asoframe carbon and kevlar
Midsole 6-7mm TPU/ Dual-density micropore EVA Micropourous EVA 8-9mm TPU, PU inserts, SBR Airchushion CM EVA, carbon fiber Duel-density Micropourous midsole
Sole Rubber Vibram "One" Vibram Zero Gravity Vibram Matterhorn Vibram AR Vibram 1225 Mulaz
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