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“26,320 DAYS” SCARPA FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY CONTINUES!

Apr. 3rd 2013

Thanks to you, SCARPA has gained over 365 fans in less than seven days with our “26,320” month-long giveaway. Think of each fan added as one day per year. Of those 365 days, how many are you spending outside?

This week we’re revving up the engines and giving away the Rapid LT to get you out and adding tallies your “outdoor days” count. While we add fans, we want you to add time exploring the mountains.

To enter, visit facebook.com/scarpana and click the “26,320 Giveaway” button in our Tabs menu.

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Rapid Ascent: Introducing SCARPA’s Rapid LT

Mar. 19th 2013

Peak bagging has its own set of rigors and expectations. Beginning at the trailhead, you move with enthusiastic purpose to the objective. Through treed trails you zigzag beside a shaded creek bed. Closer to the crag, you leave the well-worn single track for an incipient climber’s path, then through scree, rubble and finally to the summit. For many people this is the allure of the mountains; the constant changing environment, the challenges, the cruxes, the slog—all of it combine to create those notable days in the hills. And that’s what we want from the Rapid LT.

Based off the chassis of the award-winning Spark, the Rapid LT is a light, nimble alpine hiking shoe that can handle techy terrain with confidence, giving you the comfort and support of an approach shoe but with the svelte maneuverability of a trail runner. The 7mm drop (from heel to toe), low profile compression molded EVA midsole provides cushion and agility when moving over broken terrain or rocky single track. The randed rubber toebox and Speed Lite HDR rubber outsole offer protection, traction and grip for more slabby encounters inherent in mountain travel.

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