Touring ski boot, the 2017 Scarpa F1 is ultra modern, the Boa lacing system on the instep provides an accurate holding while the new walk mode with different set-ups is amazing. Powerful carbon shell.
Scarpa is going to revolutionize the ski touring world with the F1, a high-end 2017 novelty. This jewel of high-tech technology has a carbon shell and a X shape reinforcement on the back of the cuff to ensure a good stiffness and a perfect energy transmission to the ski in ski-mode. This new touring ski boot is endowed with quick step-in inserts to be mounted with ultra light bindings. It is also endowed with a Vibram sole and massive rubber studs. Scarpa engineers went for a Boa lacing system to adjust the instep holding with accuracy even with big gloves on. The main innovation is the freedom of movement of the cuff that can be set on 3 different modes. You can now set it to 62° angle back/forward, on 37° back or on 25° forward. It is up to you to chose according to the playground of the day.
What can the Scarpa F1 ski boot do?
With 1230g per boot for a size 27, the F1 is a light touring ski boot really swift uphill. You can skin up without tiring yourself, to adapt the range of motion of the cuff according to the hill and the mood then switch back to the ski mode in the blink of an eye. The carbon structure and the reinforcements are well designed to engage in the steep and push on the tongue as much as you want. If you need to take the skis off, the Vibram sole delivers a great grip even on the ice. Scarpa built it with a 102mm forefoot width to offer a maximum comfort for the adventurers who like to go from refuge to refuge all winter long.
Who is the Scarpa F1 ski boot designed for?
This touring ski boot is designed for good and really good tourers seeking performances and who want to invest in an amazing pair endowed with the latest technologies.
What are the main assets of the Scarpa F1 ski boot?