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Scarpa Marmolada Trek Women’s Hiking Boots – First Hand Review
Scarpa Marmolada Trek
In January 2017 I decided that it was finally time for me to get a pair of proper hiking boots and I ended up purchasing a pair of Scarpa Marmolada Trek hiking boots. I tested them on the Bodenhaus-Ammererhof and Grubereck trails in the Austrian Alps and on minor hikes since then and this is what I have learned.
The product is suitable for:
- Via Ferrata
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Scarpa has since its inception in 1938 (the name stands for Societa Calzaturiera Asolana Riunita Pedemontana Anonima – meaning the Associated Shoe Manufacturing Company of the Asolo Mountain Area) had a focus on high-quality craftsmanship and later on innovation as the brand catered to the rapidly developing mountaineering and climbing culture in northern Italy from the 1960’s onward. The Scarpa Marmolada boots (named after the highest peak in the Dolomites) are indeed the result of both craftsmanship and innovation as they were designed with demanding terrain in mind while still being as light as possible, which requires thoughtful and innovative material choices.
Starting with the outside of the boots, the uppers are made of a combination of 1.8 millimeters waterproof suede, synthetic S-tech material (waterproof and durable as leather, but much lighter) and Schoeller L-tech material (light yet extremely tough) while being protected by a full rubber rand. Due to the greater part of textile on the uppers, they are less durable than various types of leather uppers (full-grain, split-grain, nubuck suede etc.) but also much lighter and breathable. The flex area of the boots (the front side of ankles) has a Flex Point design which allows the natural ankle variation between foot and leg during walking. The tongue and flex area are constructed in a single piece which among other things enhances the water-resistance of the boots.
In terms of shape, the Scarpa Marmolada is built around the so-called BQ last which is quite broad across the forefoot and designed with trekking in mind. The sole of the Scarpa Marmolada is the Mulaz S which combines a die cut EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) shock absorbing midsole of differentiated thickness with a Vibram rubber outsole with deep lugs to provide differentiated areas of thrust, braking and maximum grip. The lining consists of Cocona 37.5 fabric and the highly breathable and waterproof OutDry lining laminated to the inside of the boot. The Pro insole is made of polypropylene and fiberglass with an upper coating of felt and a lower coating with compressed felt. If you want to know more about the qualities and characteristics of various hiking footwear materials, please check out our Hiking Footwear Guide .
The Scarpa Marmolada Trek boots are made both for women and men, with the only difference being sizing (sizes 36-42 + half sizes for women; size 41-47+ half sizes for men) and the color of the suede reinforcements on the uppers (women: pink or baby blue; men: red or lime green).
Comfort and fit
Before buying the Scarpa boots, I had been wearing a pair of not-so-high-quality hiking boots which were the opposite of waterproof and had very soft and flexible soles – almost like trekking shoes. While these boots had been comfortable to wear hiking across meadows and grassy stretches, they were inadequate whenever the terrain became rocky. When I wore the Scarpa Marmolada boots for the first time, I was first a bit taken aback by the stiffness of the soles but as soon as we reached rocky terrain it was clear that the grip and performance of the soles is impeccable. Although the boots were just out of the box, I didn’t need any time to “break them in” as they felt comfortable from the very beginning – possibly due to the up-to-the-toe lacing system (also known as climbing lacing) that ensures great fit and comfort. This type of lacing also gives a more precise feel when scrambling or doing Via ferrata trails, where foothold is crucial.
In terms of sizing, it is a big advantage that Scarpa produces half sizes in addition to the normal ones and for me, a 39½ (≈ medium US8) was exactly right.
As mentioned above, I primarily tested the Scarpa boots in the Austrian Alps. Here I especially noticed how well the Mulaz S soles performed on rocky terrain along with the superb ankle support. Whenever scrambling, the climbing lacing gave me a more precise feel. I can literally not say anything bad about the boots when it comes to hilly or rocky terrain. However, as to be expected, the stiff sole and semi-rigid ankle support, which make the boots excellent for more difficult terrain, make them less suitable for hiking over flat grassy areas where they in the long run feel stiff, heavy and clumsy.
Besides the high-performance soles, the great advantage of the Scarpa Marmolada boots is the OutDry lining which not only keeps your feet dry in terms of keeping water out, but also by being so breathable that the perspiration from your feet will not soak your socks or boots and thus keeping your feet dry and comfortable – whether summer or winter.
If you have any questions about this product, please drop me a line in the comments below.
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- Great grip on rocky terrain
- Clever comfort-enhancing design (Flex point, climbing lacing etc.)
- Waterproof and highly breathable OutDry lining
- Less comfortable for hiking on flat grassy terrain
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2 comments on “ Scarpa Marmolada Trek Women’s Hiking Boots – First Hand Review ”
Hey ! Thanks for your review !
You wrote the size 39 1/2 was the right one for you, but what size do you usually wear ? Did you size up a little because of comfy and warm socks ? Do you have a thin, relatively normal, or large foot ?
Thank your for your reply !
I usually use 39 in casual footwear (my foot shape is normal to narrow), so I would say that I did size up. I have, nevertheless, always worn them with quite thin socks – even in winter. However, now after I have been pregnant I found that the Scarpa boots have become a bit too small for my feet, even if I wear very thin socks. So, I’ll probably have to sell them and get something in size 40… Hope this can be useful for you!
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Scarpa Marmolada Trek Boots
We put the Scarpa Marmolada Trek to the test over the course of a long weekend hiking/scrambling in Scotland where we encountered a variety of conditions underfoot and the full spectrum of Scottish weather! Here's how they stood up:
The Marmolada Trek, is a lightweight but serious hill boot designed to be used as a long distance walking and scrambling boot and ideal for a variety of mountain missions such as a snow-free ascent of the Aonach Eagach or a dream via ferrata adventure in the Italian Dolomites. The Vibram Mulaz S sole is stiff and sticky enough for some easy "rock work" but sensitive enough to provide the feel you want when things become airy. The OutDry "sock fit" liner is waterproof and thermo regulating so ideal for both long summer days and wetter conditions
Out of the box, the Marmolada is a very comfortable boot with a neutral, true to size wide-ish fit best suited to those with broader feet. The low volume shape helps the boot feel precise when walking over technical ground and holds your foot nicely over the sole. The lacing system which uses material loops rather than eyelets, combined with the Outdry and Sock Fit technology is both comfortable and smooth to operate and despite the apparent size of the boot it feels quite nimble, especially on steep, soggy or rocky descents.
The Marmolada Trek is an ideal 3 season hill walking boot, especially if you intend to use it on more challenging ground where you may encounter rock steps and bit of scrambling. Unlike many more performance oriented boots that require a considerable breaking-in period, the Marmolada Trek works well from the get-go and its performance is matched by Scarpa's excellent quality and modern styling. At £200 pounds, these boots are undeniably an investment, but one that will be rewarded through quality, modern finish and good all-round on the hill performance.
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- Heel Tension - Provides support and comfort
- Sock Fit - Stabalises your foot t reduce rubbing and blisters
- Toe Protection - Thick material provides protection to the toes.
- Secure Lacing - Comfortable and personalised fit guaranteed.
- Flat Tongue - Sits comfortably on the ankle.
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Scarpa Marmolada Trek The Scarpa Marmolada Trek is a lightweight, supportive trekking boot using Outdry waterproof technology. Scarpa's Sock-Fit provides the most accurate and comfortable fit for days out in the hills or while carrying heavy loads. The Scarpa Marmolada is a lightweight, supportive and technical trekking boot using Outdry waterproof technology and Scarpa's Sock-Fit. Scarpa's Sock Fit is their evolution in comfort and stability. The concept was drawn from the fact that many boots would have to either squeeze the blood of your foot, or be too big, resulting in blisters and general discomfort. Sock-Fit does just that; it replicates a fit which is as snug and comfortable as a sock for that feeling of being one with your boot. The entire tongue, collar and flex-point are all made of one piece of stretchy, comfortable fabric for the greatest fit. Heel Tension System Further increasing the overall comfort and support of the boot is Scarpa's Heel Tension System. It's a design which uses a TPU material to offer greater stability, reduces torsional twists and adapts better on steep routes and uneven ground. Moving up to the collar of the Marmolada, Scarpa have incorporated their Flex Point to allow your ankles complete range of movement, even in the stiffest of boots. Flex Point reduces the stiffness of the collar forwards and backwards but still maintains support laterally. Outdry Membrane Outer OutDry is the innovative Italian technology to waterproof footwear, gloves and other clothing items where the standard manufacturing techniques based on seam-sealed waterproof fabrics cannot be utilized. Thanks to the OutDry patented lamination process, the waterproof/ breathable membrane is directly bonded to the external layer of the shoe or glove, perfectly sealing any possible water entry point. OutDry technology is not an additional membrane in the market but a real innovation in waterproof/breathable footwear and gloves manufacture.
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Cairngorm Treks Review - Scarpa Marmolada Pro OD Boots
Posted by Cairngorm Treks on Jan 22, 2018
Used extensively by Cairngorm Treks throughout Autumn and Winter 2017/18 within the Cairngorm National Park, Skye, and surrounding areas.
Like with all footwear this is an area in which individual choice is important. As everyone is built differently it is best to seek advice in store to the suitability of footwear and use this review as a guideline to the materials and features of the boots.
The Scarpa Marmolade Pro OD are a 3/4 season B1 mountain boot. On first appearance the Marmolade Pro have a lot going on with plenty of different features and fabrics used throughout. Scarpa claim the Marmolade Pro OD to be a light boot with an upper in suede leather and L-Tech inserts, made with the Sock-Fit XT by Scarpa construction system on a special last designed for trekking. The side of the upper has a thermo-embossed exoskeleton that provides the feet with more lateral support.
As you hold the boot they are respectfully light, weighing in at around 658g per boot (size 9) this is around mid range weight for a B1 boot. They are semi-ridged meaning that they should be suitable for the upcoming Autumn/Winter season with being able to accommodate a C1 crampon for basic winter walking on snow and ice. Compared to my usual B1 boot they certainly offer a lot more features with the Sock-Fit XT feature instantly standing out as an area of interest with lots of padding that feels very soft and comfortable to the touch. The style of the boot follows its technical identity but also carries a simpler approach in terms of colour, which is a nice balance.
As with all boots giving them time to 'wear in' is important before any big expedition. We found the Scarpa Marmolade Pro OD to take a considerable amount of time and something to note if looking to purchase. The overall comfort straight out of the box is excellent but there was an area at the back of the ankle that continued to be sore until after around 3 weeks wearing in. This will differ from person to person but I can happily say after this initial period the boots have been extremely comfortable throughout. So now it's time to take them out into the Scottish hills and find out how they perform in their intended environment.
The best place to begin is with the comfort and support of the boot. As with all Scarpa footwear the Marmolade's won't let you down in terms of comfort. The Sock-Fit XT unites the suede upper to the tongue as a complete piece, with the memory foam hugging the foot giving movement and support when needed without feeling constricting, especially around the tongue and ankle. On differing terrain the foot didn't slip or lift at the heel, this is especially good when tackling tricky boulder fields that we find a lot throughout the Cairngorms. The lacing system offers a variety of options to fit an individual's needs, connecting to the suede leather upper through a thermo-embossed exoskeleton (visible on the boot) that provides the feet with more lateral support. Althougha slight issue we found was that laces are much longer than the boots require and also over the course of the day often loosened around the ankles which could become a bit annoying.
The suede upper appears to be very tough wearing material although when wet doesn't dry out easily unless walking in areas free of moisture. On first appearance the boots gave the impression that the waterproofing was poor although on further inspection socks do remain dry. This is testament to the Out-Dry and Cocona Breathable Waterproof linings that claims to be 50% more breathable than competitors. When walking a full day through lower wetter areas the boots do hold moisture and socks would be damp, for use within the colder months this became a bit of n issue as the moisture would cool or freeze resulting in a cold foot or reduced breathability. The Scarpa Marmolade Pro OD are then better suited to high rocky environments which is further emphasised when looking into other aspects of the boot.
A full rand gives good protection from scrapes and wear against hard rocky surfaces with extra randing on the toe area which further reduces wear and provides extra grip when finding toe placements on scrambles. The heel of the boot further incorporates this high rand with extra rubber protection keeping the lower boot well protected and supportive, whilst mitigating a change in shape and reduced wear. After 6 months of heavy use the Marmolade Pro have shown little signs of wear and have only continued to offer improved comfort. The Vibram sole which although offers suitable grip on the muddy lower levels certainly improved when moving onto rocky ground. Lugs are deep and well spaced with the extra support in the heel providing a solid stance when descending on steep ground. On wet rock grip is excellent giving us confidence in the Marmolade Pro's stability and support.
We further tested the Marmolade's ability by adding a pair of C1 crampons to see how they could handle life with basic winter walking. Being a lighter pair of boots, without crampons on bare snow and ice they don't fair up too well. Kicking steps becoming hard work over long distances. With a pair of crampons added they offer enough rigidity for basic winter walking although on steeper ground they did start to show their limits.
Our Verdict It's hard to find much not to like about Scarpa's Marmolade Pro OD but equally it's hard to find their place when comparing them to a boot with a dedicated area of speciality. For ourselves a B1 boot is a good all rounder, a boot to take on an expedition with varying terrain and conditions, or suited for someone who wants to rely on a 'one type fits all' boot for all year use. We would class the Marmolade Pro OD's as being a fantastic boot for anyone wanting stability, decent waterproofness and breathability, for use throughout the UK's mountains without pushing the limits in winter. They certainly excel in rocker terrain rather than in lower wetter environments, and with excellent build quality will become great companions, only getting more comfortable with each wear.
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Like with all footwear this is an area in which individual choice is important. As everyone is built differently it is best to seek advice in store to the suitability of footwear and use this review as a guideline to the materials and features of the boots. The Scarpa Marmolade Pro OD are a 3/4 season B1 mountain boot. On first appearance the Marmolade Pro have a lot going on with plenty of different features and fabrics used throughout. Scarpa claim the Marmolade Pro OD to be a light boot with an upper in suede leather and L-Tech inserts, made with the Sock-Fit XT by Scarpa construction system on a special last designed for trekking. The side of the upper has a thermo-embossed exoskeleton that provides the feet with more lateral support.
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Im Test – Trekkingschuh SCARPA MARMOLADA TREK OD
In wenigen Tagen geht es für mich wieder auf große Tour, diesmal nach Tasmanien und Neuseeland. Trekking in Urwald und einige leichte Gletscherüberquerungen, Zelten sowie jede Menge Abenteuer stehen wie gewohnt auf meiner Agenda für die Südhalbkugel.
Wenn du meinen Blog regelmäßig verfolgst, weißt du, dass ich mich viel mit Ausrüstung und Equipment fürs Bergwandern und Backpacking beschäftige. Im heutigen Post soll es um den Trekkingschuh Scarpa Marmolada Trek gehen. Diesen Kategorie B Bergschuh teste ich seit Ende August. Da ich mich dazu entschieden habe den Marmolada Trek OD mit nach Tasmanien und Neuseeland zu nehmen, möchte ich dir nun meine “ersten” Eindrücke nahelegen. Viel Spaß beim Lesen.
Was taugt der Marmolada Trek OD von Scarpa?
Lass uns den Scarpa Marmolada Trek OD Stück für Stück auseinanderlegen, um zu schauen, was er in der Praxis taugt.
Einsatzgebiete: Wo fühlt sich der Marmolada Trek wohl?
Laut Scarpa handelt es sich beim Marmolada Trek OD um einen Leichtgewichtswanderstiefel für alpines Trekking, Klettersteige und Backpacking. Mit dieser Aussage legt Scarpa die Latte selbst sehr hoch. Gefährlich hoch?
Ich habe den Wanderschuh bisher hauptsächlich im Mittelgebirge getestet, das allerdings in verschiedensten Testszenarien. Von flachem Wandwegen über tückischem Wurzelwerk, Schneematsch, Starkregen, Geröll, steilen An- und Abstiegen bis hin zu Klettersteigen war alles dabei. Dabei hat der Scarpa Marmolada Trek OD insgesamt eine gute Figur gemacht, ist aber nicht die eierlegende Wollmilchsau, die Scarpa plakatiert. Für mich ist das persönlich nicht schlimm, denn es kann keinen Schuh geben, der alle Facetten des Bergsportes abdeckt. Es wird immer ein Kompromiss sein, bzw. solltest du deinen Bergstiefel explizit nach deinem Anforderungsprofil aussuchen, auch wenn das bedeutet, dass du mehrere Wanderschuhe/ Bergstiefel dein Eigen nennst.
Hauptgrund für meine Aussage sind der Balanceakt des Marmolada Trek OD in Bezug auf Gewicht und Festigkeit. Insbesondere auf Klettersteigen oder für schwere Wanderer mit großen Füßen, kommt der Kategorie B Schuh an seine Grenzen und ist zu “weich” im Vorfußbereich. Das wirst du auch merken wenn du im alpinen Bereich mit schwerem Backpack unterwegs bist.
Auf flacheren Passagen und längeren Wegstrecken, spielt der Marmaolada jedoch seine Stärken aus. Hier punktet er mit dem sehr leichten Eigengewicht und der Sohle, die dafür ein ausgesprochen gutes Abrollverhalten hat.
Die Sohle: Grip or slip?
Als Außensohle ist eine Vibram® Drumlin Profilsohle verarbeitet. Diese hat eine sehr gute Performance auf jeglichen Untergründen gezeigt. Leichte Abstriche gibt es für Passagen über feuchtes Wurzelwerk – aber da kenn’ ich keinen Wanderschuh, der dabei eine gute Figur macht (Wenn du einen kennst, schreib das bitte in die Kommentarbox).
Die Mittelsohle besitzt ein gut funktionierendes “Activ Impact” System , das angenehm die Schritte dämpft und ist zusätzlich gegen Torsion verstärkt. Alles in allem ein gutes Konzept, das bei längeren Bergabpassagen punktet.
Schnürung und Passform
Für mich war die Schnürung des Scarpa Marmolada Trek anfangs gewöhnungsbedürftig. Insbesondere die Schnürung im Knöchelbereich erforderte etwas Zeit, da dort keine Metallhaken verbaut sind sondern Schlaufen. Im Nachhinein betrachtet gefällt mir dieses System besser, weil es dadurch zu keinen Druckstellen der “Metallhaken” (Nieten) auf die Knöchel kommt. Top!
Zur Passform: Der Marmolada Trek OD ist ein Schuh, den man anzieht und sich sofort wohl fühlt. Er ist sehr gut gepolstert und durch sein geringes Gewicht kaum spürbar. Er lässt sich gut und fest schnüren und sitzt solide am Fuß. Erst im Einsatz zeigt sich für welchen Fußtyp der Wanderschuh geeignet ist. Wenn du ein sehr schmales Fersenbein hast, besteht die Gefahr, das du leicht mit der Ferse hochrutscht. Eine sehr feste Schnürung des Schaftes wird dies nicht verhindern können. Solltest du aber einen breiteren Vorfuß und ein breites Fersenbein haben, sitzt der Scarpa bombenfest.
Kleiner Tipp : Durch die Form der Fersenkappe kann es beim Einlaufen zu Schmerzen an der Achillessehne, genauer am Ansatzbereich des Fersenbeines kommen. Laufe den Schuh über mehrere kurze Distanzen ein und lasse den Schaft (obere 2 Schnürungen) anfangs weg (siehe Foto). Da ich bisher einige Schuhe mit diesem Schaftaufbau hatte und zu Reizungen des Sehnenansatzes neige, bin ich bisher mit dieser Vorgehensweise gut gefahren. Mit dem Dachstein Grimming EV ( Testbericht ) hatte ich die gleichen Probleme.
GTX oder nix?
Scarpa setzt nicht auf Goretex-Membran und hat sein eigenes System entwickelt um den Fuß trocken zu halten. Bei Scarpa nennt sich das OutDry® Membran und hält Fuß zuverlässig trocken. Das bedeutet auch, dass der Fuß nach außen Abdampfen kann. Von Außen ist der Marmolada Trek OD selbstredend 100% wasserdicht. Ob Matsch, Schnee, tiefe Pfützen oder Starkregen, bis zum oberen Ende des Schaftes bleibst du trockenen Fußes.
Wie robust ist der Wanderschuh?
Um es kurz zu halten: Der Wanderschuh zeigt bisher keinerlei Ermüdungserscheinungen im Material. Die Sohle sieht erstaunlicherweise “jungfräulich” aus, alle Verklebungen und Nähte halten. Sogar der “Knick”-Bereich am Fußballen, der erfahrungsgemäß bei Bergschuhen ein Schwachpunkt darstellt, lässt keine Veränderungen erkennen.
Mein Fazit zum Scarpa Marmolada Trek OD
Wie du gelesen hast, ist der Scarpa Marmolada Trek OD * ein Allrounder für alle Jahreszeiten, der aber auch seine Grenzen kennt. Wenn du einen robusten, leichten Schuh zum Backpacking und Trekking suchst, liegst du mit dem Marmolada auf der richtigen Wellenlänge. Für anspruchsvolle Klettersteige im alpinen Gelände würde ich allerdings einen Bergschuh mit steiferer Zwischensohle nehmen. Ich habe mich für meine Tour in Tasmanien und in den neuseeländischen Alpen für den Scarpa entschieden, weil der Marmolada ein hervorragender Kompromiss aus Gewicht, Stabilität und Atmungsaktivität darstellt. Wie sich der Bergschuh auf der Tour geschlagen hat, werde ich gern in diesem Testbericht ergänzen.
PS: den Marmolada Trek gibt’s natürlich auch als Frauenversion *.
Wie hat dir der Testbericht über den Scarpa Marmolada Trek OD gefallen und welchen Bergschuh nutzt du für Trekkingtouren?
Der Scarpa Marmolada Trek OD nach 2 Monaten im Härtetest.
Wie versprochen gibt’s ein Update nach meiner zweimonatigen Trekkingtour durch Neuseeland und Tasmanien.
Wie du auf den Bildern sehen kannst, hat das Material der Zwischensohle ordentlich gelitten. Es sind Risse an beiden Fersen entstanden, die bei weiterer Benutzung sicherlich weiter aufreißen werden.
Neben dem Verschleiß an der Zwischensohle hat sich auch das Geröllschutzband abgelöst. Das sollte aber mit etwas Kleber ohne Probleme wieder repariert werden können.
Trotz der eben beschriebenen Schäden am Marmolada Trek OD würde ich den Schuh erneut erwerben. Das Terrain und die Belastung, die ich diesem Trekkingschuh im zweimonatigen Dauertest zugemutet habe, lag deutlich über dem Anforderungsprofil, das Scarpa für den Marmolada definiert. Beim Ball Pass Crossing am Mount Cook habe ich sogar Steigeisen am Scarpa montiert. Der Fairness halber muss ich aber ergänzen, dass die Schäden da schon vorhanden waren.
Wenn du also einen leichten Bergschuh suchst, der sehr guten Gripp auf der Sohle hat, auch bei heißen Temperaturen und im Schnee ein angenehmes Fußklima gewährleistet sowie einen guten Knöchelschutz bietet, kannst du zum Scarpa Marmolada greifen. Als schwerer Junge und mit ordentlich Gewicht im Rucksack, musst du allerdings Abstriche in der Haltbarkeit des Materials hinnehmen.
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The Scarpa Marmolada is a lightweight, supportive and technical trekking boot using Outdry waterproof technology and Scarpa's Sock-Fit. Scarpa's Sock Fit is their evolution in comfort and stability. The concept was drawn from the fact that many boots would have to either squeeze the blood of your foot, or be too big, resulting in blisters and general discomfort. Sock-Fit does just that; it replicates a fit which is as snug and comfortable as a sock for that feeling of being one with your boot. The entire tongue, collar and flex-point are all made of one piece of stretchy, comfortable fabric for the greatest fit.
Further increasing the overall comfort and support of the boot is Scarpa's Heel Tension System. It's a design which uses a TPU material to offer greater stability, reduces torsional twists and adapts better on steep routes and uneven ground. Moving up to the collar of the Marmolada, Scarpa have encorporated their Flex Point to allow your ankles complete range of movement, even in the stiffest of boots. Flex Point reduces the stiffness of the collar forwards and backwards but still maintains support laterally.
Providing the weather resistance on the Marmolada is an Outdry membrane. Outdry breaks away from the standard mould of waterproof membranes and actually laminates the membrane directly to the external layer of the boot, meaning it's far more breathable, durable and reliable than many other alternatives. Since it sits far closer to the outer of the boot, an Outdry membrane decreases the amount of fabric that the water can sink into. Outdry is also developed in Italy with collaboration with Japanese company, Komatsu Seiren co.
Scarpa's Marmolada is ideal for long treks and multi-day trips, therefore comfort is a priority. Activ Impact Technology uses materials with physical and chemical characterists to absorb negative impact with the ground, increasing shock absorption and reducing aches, pains and wasted energy.
The Marmolada is perfectly at home during long walks in the hills, multi-day trails and even via ferrata. They're comfortable, exceptionally durable and feature everything you could want in a walking boot for a range of trails and mountains.
- OutDry membrane
- Vibram sole
- Cocona lining
- Sock-Fit is comfortable and supportive
- Heel Tension system provides a secure fit
- Anke padding (memory foam)
- Autofit collar
- Speed lacing system allows infinate adjustment
Crampon rating: B1
Sole: Vibram Mulaz S
Lining: Cocona and OutDry
Midsole: Pro 4.5mm
Weight: 1204g per pair (size 42)
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Russia Says 2 Drones Hit Buildings in Moscow in Latest Wave of Attacks
The strike was the third in the past week in Moscow, a sign of how no city in Russia or Ukraine appears to be safe from the war. Russia blamed Ukraine, which has yet to comment.
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By Andrés R. Martínez and Anton Troianovski
The Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday that Ukrainian forces had fired at least three drones at Moscow, the latest in a wave of attacks in Russia demonstrating that few places are off limits after more than 17 months of war.
One drone was destroyed in Odintsovo, outside Moscow, the Defense Ministry said, adding that two others struck commercial buildings in the capital after being intercepted by Russian air defenses. There were no injuries , Moscow’s mayor, Sergey Sobyanin, said in a post on the Telegram messaging app, but video footage from Russian state media showed blown-out windows and twisted beams in one of Moscow’s premier skyscrapers.
Ukraine does not typically claim responsibility for attacks in Russia, in an effort to maintain a military advantage and an element of surprise. However, senior Ukrainian officials said last week that recent drone attacks on Moscow were orchestrated by Kyiv.
In his evening address on Sunday, Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, did not explicitly mention the strikes in Moscow but noted that “gradually, the war is returning to the territory of Russia,” including military and “symbolic” centers.
“This is an inevitable, natural and absolutely fair process,” said Mr. Zelensky, who previously promised “retaliation” after two weeks of nonstop Russian bombardment on Odesa , a city on the Black Sea that is both vital to Ukraine’s economy and of great cultural and historical significance.
Ukraine has also been accused of using drones to attack Russian-occupied Crimea — with Moscow claiming on Sunday that a new wave was launched overnight — and oil facilities and military air bases deep inside Russia.
The attacks in Moscow, though they have become more frequent, have so far caused no deaths. They have also been far less extensive than the drone and missile strikes that Russian forces conduct nightly across Ukraine, often hitting civilian areas.
The first drone attacks on Moscow, on the Kremlin compound , came in early May, an assault that American officials said was most likely carried out by one of Kyiv’s special military or intelligence units. They were followed by attacks at the end of that month on a high-end Moscow neighborhood.
In July, there have been at least three drone attacks on Moscow, some coming within blocks of striking military facilities central to the war effort.
The attacks have upended the assumption of people in Moscow, about 500 miles from Ukraine, that the fighting would never touch them. And they have prompted criticism of President Vladimir V. Putin’s management of the war, which has taken an enormous economic toll on Russia and has cost tens of thousands of soldiers their lives .
The skyscraper complex that sustained damage on Sunday, known as Moscow City, is a symbol of Russia’s economic resurgence under Mr. Putin. Its 89th-floor restaurant with panoramic views of Moscow is a draw for the city’s moneyed elite, while its office space houses government ministries as well as finance and tech companies — including cryptocurrency exchanges linked to the illicit dealings of Russian hackers .
A few hours after Sunday morning’s attack, a Ukrainian Air Force spokesman released a statement that neither accepted nor denied responsibility.
“They got what they wanted,” the spokesman, Yuri Ihnat, said on national television. “There is always something flying in Russia, including Moscow. Those who are not affected by the war are now affected, which creates certain moods. Russia can no longer claim it shot down everything.”
Late Sunday, Russian officials said a Ukrainian drone had crashed far closer to the front lines, in the southwestern Rostov region, near where Russia claimed to have shot down two missiles last week .
The regional governor, Vasily Golubev, wrote on Telegram that the drone had damaged a car and the roof of a house in Daraganovka, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The town is just outside Taganrog, a port city on the Sea of Azov about 80 miles from the front lines. Russian officials said a downed Ukrainian missile injured at least nine people in Taganrog on Friday.
Hours earlier, Mr. Putin attended an annual Navy Day parade in St. Petersburg, the northern harbor city where the Russian president has in recent days hosted African leaders for a summit. Mr. Putin toured the naval parade on a speedboat on the Neva River, accompanied by his defense minister, Sergei K. Shoigu, who had just returned from a rare visit to North Korea .
Several African leaders in town for the summit, including Burkina Faso’s Capt. Ibrahim Traoré, who seized power in a coup last year , also attended the parade.
In a speech, Mr. Putin, as he frequently does, compared the Russian naval forces involved in the invasion of Ukraine with their predecessors who helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.
“In the name of Russia, our seamen are giving all their strength, showing true heroism, fighting with honor, as our great forefathers,” Mr. Putin said.
Ukraine has recently claimed responsibility for a series of bold attacks last year and was accused last week by Moscow of firing missiles into Russia, potentially signaling a more aggressive Ukrainian effort to expand the war.
These attacks come while Ukraine is intensifying its efforts in the south as part of its counteroffensive , using newly trained soldiers and new weapons — provided by the United States and Europe — to push past Russian soldiers who have spent months building a well-fortified defense. The campaign, which has been slow, has also included more consistent drone and missile strikes in Crimea, which is crucial to Russia’s war efforts and which it illegally annexed in 2014, to try to destroy weapons, ammunition and fuel supplies.
Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a separate statement early Sunday that it had intercepted 25 Ukrainian drones targeting Crimea overnight. The claim could not be independently verified.
At the same time, Ukraine’s Air Force said that Russia had launched four attack drones overnight at the Kherson and Dnipropetrovsk regions of southern Ukraine. It said in a post on Telegram early Sunday that all of the drones had been intercepted. Those claims also could not be independently verified.
In the north of the country, two people were killed and 20 others were wounded when a Russian missile hit a building on Saturday in Sumy, the City Council said in a statement.
Matthew Mpoke Bigg contributed reporting.
Andrés R. Martínez is a senior editor for The Times in Seoul, responsible for coverage of live news in Asia. He previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News and The Monitor in McAllen, Texas. More about Andrés R. Martínez
Anton Troianovski is the Moscow bureau chief for The New York Times. He was previously Moscow bureau chief of The Washington Post and spent nine years with The Wall Street Journal in Berlin and New York. More about Anton Troianovski
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Drone strikes Moscow building as region hit by sixth successive night of attacks
Building under construction in capital’s financial district damaged as three people killed in Belgorod region, governor says
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A drone hit a building under construction in Moscow’s financial district early on Wednesday in the sixth straight night of aerial attacks on Russia’s capital region.
A loud explosion was heard in Moscow’s business district on Wednesday morning, a short time after flights were suspended at the city’s airports, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. Russian media published videos showing the moment of the explosion that left charred holes in the side of the buildings.
The central district is less than three miles from the Kremlin.
The mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, said the Russian military downed two more drones over the western part of the Moscow region.
Ukraine has launched a campaign of drone strikes targeting the Russian capital in recent days as Kyiv seeks to demonstrate its ability to hit Moscow and to keep the Kremlin’s war in the hearts and minds of the Russian elites and others seeking to ignore the invasion of Ukraine .
Earlier waves of drone strikes have hit the Moscow city financial centre, other residential buildings, or targeted areas in the wealthy western suburbs of the Rublyovka district , a few miles from Vladimir Putin’s Novo-Ogaryovo residence. Though the drone attacks on Moscow have occurred almost daily in recent weeks, they have caused little damage and no casualties.
They have, however, triggered travel chaos, with big airports around the Russian capital forced to repeatedly close for departing and arriving flights.
Also on Wednesday, the governor of the Belgorod region, which borders Ukraine , said a Ukrainian drone had hit a sanatorium in a village. He said two people had died on the spot and doctors had been unable to save a third. If confirmed, the drone attack would mark the first known incident involving civilian deaths on Russian territory.
Ukraine typically declines to claim responsibility for attacks on Russian territory, although Kyiv officials have frequently celebrated such attacks with cryptic or mocking remarks. Last month, Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, said that attacks on Russian territory were an “inevitable, natural and absolutely fair process” of the war between the two countries.
In response to reports of recent drone attacks, the US state department said Washington did not encourage or enable the strikes on Russian territory. “It is up to Ukraine to decide how it chooses to defend itself from the Russian invasion,” the US spokesperson said.
On Tuesday, British military intelligence said a Ukrainian drone attack appeared to have destroyed a supersonic Russian bomber on the Soltsy-2 airbase, 400 miles (650km) from the border with Ukraine.
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Social media images showed an aircraft that resembled the Tu-22M3 in flames on a runway. The planes have been used regularly in campaigns that killed civilians in Ukraine.
Ukraine on Wednesday also said it had destroyed a Russian S-400 anti-aircraft system on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula.
“At about 10am (0700 GMT) an explosion occurred … destroying a Russian long- and medium-range S-400 Triumph air defence system,” the Ukrainian defence ministry said on social media.
The ministry published a video of a large explosion with a huge column of smoke billowing into the sky. “This is a painful blow to the occupiers’ air defence system,” the ministry said.
Russia’s defence ministry did not comment but several pro-Moscow bloggers said the destruction of the anti-aircraft system exposed vulnerabilities in Russian defences.