SCARPA is an Italian performance footwear company founded in Asolo, with a history spanning over 70 years. They product footwear for a full range of mountain sports, including hiking, skiing, rock climbing, mountaineering, backpacking and trail running. SCARPA is an internationally-recognised brand. SCARPA shoes were worn by many top climbers and explorers throughout the Himalayas and the Antarctic, and were adopted by the Italian, US, French and Spanish militaries for use by troops in extreme conditions. The company has many firsts to its name, including being the first to build a GORE-TEX boot.
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Date Posted: 8 August 2019
Packing for long treks is quite the task. Carrying too much and not carrying enough both pose huge risks. Finding the packing sweet spot requires a ton of experience. There is so much gear to choose from! The list (of what makes packing challenging) goes on. That’s where we come in. We’ve compiled this packing list for you for multi-day or thru hikes in summer, spring or autumn. We’ll also provide some tips and tricks along the way about what to look for in your hiki Read more....