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Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
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  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
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  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
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  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
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  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
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  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
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  • Scarpa Spirit Evo Men Approach Shoe
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Spirit Evo Men

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Description

We've upped the ante again with the Spirit Evo. With 90% of the materials used having ECO characteristics, the Spirit Evo reinforces our ongoing commitment to sustainability. Representing the spirit of climbers and adventures everywhere, the Spirit Evo is at home on the streets and cobblestones of our favorite towns and metro areas in the world. The Upper is recycled evolo® suede, reducing CO2 emissions and water and chemical usage. A lace-to-toe closure system is upper adaptable, whether you want to cinch it down for a quick bouldering session or back it off for more casual use at the brewpub, and accommodates a variety of foot shapes. The upper is finished off with a recycled rubber toe rand for a little extra protection. The dual-density eco-friendly midsole provides a well-cushioned ride and plenty of support for long days on your feet. The outsole features out exclusive SuperGum Eco rubber for extra friction and traction, and is highly durable to stand up to street or slab.

  • evolo® Suede upper: Recycled suede leather that reduces CO2 emissions as well as chemical and water use
  • Construction: Hybrid construction is board-lasted in the rear for support and torsional control and slip-lasted in the forefoot for flexibility and sensitivity
  • Rand: Overlasted toe rand in recycled rubber protects the upper and wraps over the midsole to offer extra abrasion resistance

Retail price

US$ 199.00

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Weight

Half Pair - size 42
330 grams (0 lb 11.6 oz)

Full Pair - size 42
660 grams (1 lb 7.3 oz)

Style

Style

Running

A running inspired shoe, designed to excel on technical trails. These shoes may have less rubber lasting and a smaller climbing zone on the sole but tend to be on the lighter and less bulky side of the spectrum, similar to a classic technical trail runner.


Casual

Great for flat ground, short approaches, and slabby scrambling. Casual approach shoes are great daily wear for folks that find themselves scrambling and hiking a lot in between trips to the crag and the grocery store.


Technical

A more rugged shoe with more lasting and typically a thicker sole. Made to handle the most technical terrain and talus fields. Technical shoes can also have more ankle coverage and waterproof coatings.

Casual
Volume

Volume

Size vs Gender

Volume refers to the overall sizing of the shoe in relation to the size of the foot from top to bottom and side to side. Many brands make a Mens/Unisex shoe and some have both a Men’s and Women’s model. Brands are slowly updating their language away from gender to Low/High volume -- recognizing that any person may have a high or low volume foot.

High (men/unisex)
Closure

Closure

Flat Laces

Flat laces are found most often on casual or running shoes, as their low bulk helps with aesthetic and having a lower profile.


Cord Laces

Cord laces are found on the majority of approach shoes. Their rounded shape makes them more durable than flat laces and their woven structure makes them much stronger.


Webbing & Buckles

Though fairly uncommon, some approach shoes are made to be closed via a combination of threaded flat webbing and a tightening buckle.

Flat laces
Rise

Rise

Low vs Mid

The rise of an approach shoe mostly affects the support and coverage of the ankle but can also limit articulation and range of motion. Most approach shoes have a low rise. A mid rise should be chosen when scrambling through large loose scree or boulder fields is a regular need or when in wet or snowy environments where slippery surfaces can benefit from more ankle support.

Low
Features

Features

Climbing Zone

The climbing zone is a quintessential part of an approach shoe; without it, we consider a shoe a hiker or trail runner. The climbing zone is a flat or flattened area of the sole directly beneath the toes on every approach shoe. This zone is specifically designed to not have lugs for grip and instead is intended for smearing and edging on rock during an approach to a technical climb. Some manufacturers add splits or shallow texture to this zone, but it is not lugged as in a traditional hiker.


Foldable Heel

A foldable heel is designed to flatten into the shoe so it may be slid on and off easily similar to a clog or a croc. This is becoming more common with newer models and is most likely to be seen in casual shoes than hiking or running.


Low Toe Lacing

Low toe lacing is a feature where the closure of the approach shoe extends greatly towards the toes as compared to traditional hiking shoes. This will most usually be an extra 3-5 extra lacings across the shoe that are usually partially across the knuckles of the toes. The advantage of lacing extending this low is that it allows a greater tightening of the shoe around the toes when terrain requires technical footwork like slab climbing or crack jamming.


Stowable

An approach shoe with this feature either has a built-in elastic or webbing or an accessory strap or band that is designed to connect the shoes to each other when they aren’t worn. This allows them to be hung from a harness or bag on a multipitch climb. This is fairly uncommon and usually found on light-weight shoes.


Vegan

Since there is no standard in the shoe industry for what exactly qualifies a shoe as ‘Vegan’, we only list this if the manufacturer has stated it in the product description.


Waterproof

Refers to an applied coating or material technology that either makes a shoe resistant or impervious to water. Not every manufacturer tests waterproofing in the same way so this can be difficult to compare. We list items as ‘Waterproof’ when the manufacturer states they have one or more of these technologies.

Climbing Zone
Low toe lacing
Sizing EU: 40 - 47 (half sizes) 48 (whole size) ­
Materials & Construction Upper: 1.6mm evolo® Suede

Midsole: EVO EVA ­

Insole / Liner: Eco Stretch Textile

Sole: PRESA® APR-002 / SuperGum Eco

Last: CUA
Scarpa evolo®

evolo®

evolo® suede leather is a recycled suede leather, using a process that uses up to 50% recycled content, and significantly reduces CO2 emissions, as well as chemical (-32%) and water use (-66%), with no added Chromium.
Scarpa PRESA®

PRESA®

PRESA® is SCARPA’s proprietary outsole brand, born out of 80+ years of technical outsole design experience, to deliver the best traction solutions available. IKS technology features seven internal impact absorption “domes” in the outsole and midsole that function just like shock absorbers, compressing upon impact to absorb energy. The impact zones are anatomically mapped to provide additional shock exactly where it is needed the most, while maintained stability outside those zones. The midsole material itself is dual-density EVA, providing additional lightweight shock absorption. Incorporated into the midsole is a Dynamic Stabilizer Torsion frame made of TPU (thermoplastic urethane). The DST frame wraps under the arch and extends back along both sides of the heel, for outstanding rearfoot stability and torsion control. The lug design of the outsole provides confidence-inspiring traction via 4mm deep lugs and our SuperGum rubber compound, which balances high friction with durability.
Scarpa Super Gum

Super Gum

Exclusive to SCARPA, the SuperGum rubber compound was developed to provide equal or better slip resistance as compared to other high-friction rubbers but with vastly superior abrasion resistance. It was formulated to deliver high friction performance in both wet and dry conditions, but at the same time offers 3 times the abrasion resistance.

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