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Penny Orr on the superb Hanging Flakes at Combeshead Tor  © Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing

Scarpa Drago LV

The super-sensitive Drago is ideal for high performance bouldering and sport, both indoors and out, and if your smaller or lower volume feet didn't fit the original then the LV version might be for you, says Penny Orr.   


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Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Suede upper, high all-round rand and a decent chunky sole  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa Manta Tech GTX

Now in its seventh version, the Manta remains a benchmark mountain boot in the B2 category, and should equally appeal to mountaineers and winter hillwalkers. This is a robust and unashamedly chunky boot, says Dan Bailey, and while you'll find l...

Comfy rock shoe group test  © UKC Gear
Comfy rock shoe group test  © UKC Gear

Comfy All-Day Rock Shoes

For beginners taking their first steps on the rock, or more experienced climbers looking for a foot-friendly rock shoe for long routes and lower-grade days, a flatter and more neutral model may be preferable to the toe-cramping asymmetry of a downturned...

The Booster is definitely a shoe with steeper terrain in mind  © UKC Gear
The Booster is definitely a shoe with steeper terrain in mind  © UKC Gear

Scarpa Booster

The Booster has similar sensitivity to Scarpa's other soft shoes like the Furia Air, Furia S and Drago, says Rob Greenwood, but with the added benefit of some modest edging ability. Shame about the heel.

Testing the Kalipe on slabby gneiss  © Dan Bailey
Testing the Kalipe on slabby gneiss  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa Kalipe

They are not the most technical approach shoe on the market, and their shallow tread could prove a worry on steep grass, but the Kalipe's...

Light but pretty well cushioned, they feel like a good choice for mixed terrain  © Dan Bailey
Light but pretty well cushioned, they feel like a good choice for mixed terrain  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa Spin Ultra

Offering generous levels of cushioning and support in a surprisingly lightweight package, the Spin Ultra should be equally at home on long...

It's a refined and modern take on the traditional leather boot...  © Dan Bailey
It's a refined and modern take on the traditional leather boot...  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa Mont Blanc Pro GTX

A traditional leather mountain boot with modern refinements, Tom Ripley thinks the updated Mont Blanc Pro GTX would be a good choice...

LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear
LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes - Women's/LV Fit

In this group test we compare nine pairs of performance shoes with a women's / low volume fit. How did they all do...?


Latest News

These are announcements direct from this brand

Scarpa Manta Tech men's close up  © Ed Smith

Scarpa Manta Tech GTX

The Scarpa Manta has been an icon for over three decades. As a multi award winning model in various generations it has represented the "benchmark" in 4 season Mountain boots. Evolving over many generations, the new Manta Tech represents...

Scarpa Booster  © UKC Gear
Scarpa Booster  © UKC Gear

Scarpa Booster

The Booster is - in the words of Scarpa Designer Nathan Hoette - "all about the precision". It took 87 prototypes to get to the point where he and Scarpa's Climbing Shoe Category Manager, Heinz Mariacher, were happy with its weight and sensitivity. Designed with both the...

A sensitive, flexible shoe enables maximum contact on sloping footholds  © Robbie Phillips
A sensitive, flexible shoe enables maximum contact on sloping footholds  © Robbie Phillips

Scarpa Booster

The Booster is the newest climbing shoe to be introduced to the Scarpa Spring Summer 2020 climbing range. It follows on from the old classic Booster S with some exciting new developments.

ISPO 2020 Footwear  © UKC
ISPO 2020 Footwear  © UKC

ISPO 2020 - New Footwear

We spent earlier this week catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than...

Scarpa Veloce

The Veloce offers comfort and technology with special focus on indoor climbing. A slightly downturned shape with an extra spacy toe box is...

Mont Blanc Pro  © Scarpa
Mont Blanc Pro  © Scarpa

Scarpa Mont Blanc Pro GTX

The Mt Blanc Pro is a warm and durable boot designed for technical mountaineering and winter climbing. The new Mt Blanc Pro is...

Phantom Tech  © Scarpa
Phantom Tech  © Scarpa

Scarpa Phantom Tech

The Phantom Tech is a super light, technically precise, gaitered boot for cold weather mountaineering and ice climbing. The new...


Articles

Articles featuring this brand

Drago LV  © Scarpa

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Scarpa Drago LV

Seeking to maintain all the winning characteristics of the world cup winning Drago, the LV version has been engineered to suit climbers of all gender and age with a lower volume, skinnier foot. Careful tuning over many prototypes has sh...

Manta Competition  © UKC Gear
Manta Competition  © UKC Gear

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Scarpa Manta Tech GTX

The Scarpa Manta has been an icon for over three decades. As a multi award winning model in various generations it has represented the "benchmark" in 4 season Mountain boots. Evolving over many generations, the new Manta Tech represents the...

Scarpa Booster Competition  © Scarpa
Scarpa Booster Competition  © Scarpa

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Scarpa Booster

The Booster is - in the words of Scarpa Designer Nathan Hoette - "all about the precision". It took 87 prototypes to get to the point where he and Scarpa's Climbing Shoe Category Manager, Heinz Mariacher, were happy with its weight and sensitivity....

Robbie Phillips climbing in the Scarpa Booster at Eden Rock  © Robbie Phillips
Robbie Phillips climbing in the Scarpa Booster at Eden Rock  © Robbie Phillips

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 pairs of Scarpa Booster

The Booster is the newest climbing shoe to be introduced to the Scarpa Spring Summer 2020 climbing range. It...

Scarpa Phantom Tech + Mt Blanc Pro Competition  © Scarpa
Scarpa Phantom Tech + Mt Blanc Pro Competition  © Scarpa

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Scarpa Mont Blanc or Phantom Tech

Scarpa have released two major updates to their 2019 winter range. Phantom Tech, which is their...

Scarpa Competition  © Scarpa
Scarpa Competition  © Scarpa

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Climbing Shoes from the Scarpa Women's Collection

For 2019 Scarpa has released three new women's specific climbing shoes, with an...

Women's Vapour V  © Scarpa
Women's Vapour V  © Scarpa

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Scarpa Vapour, Friction Labs Chalk, and Organic Chalkbag

The Vapour has undergone a number of changes within the eight years of its...

Ribelle Moutaineering  © Scarpa
Ribelle Moutaineering  © Scarpa

Competition WINNER - Win a pair of Scarpa Ribelle Mountain Tech OD Boots

Lewis Digi Feature  © Mike Hutton
Lewis Digi Feature  © Mike Hutton

Digital Feature The Finest Crags in the UK & Ireland: Lewis, Outer Hebrides

Jordan Buys on Bananas at Tremadog  © Mike Hutton
Jordan Buys on Bananas at Tremadog  © Mike Hutton

Digital Feature The Finest Crags in the UK & Ireland: Tremadog

Mescalito Men's  © Mountain Boot Company
Mescalito Men's  © Mountain Boot Company

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Scarpa Mescalito


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