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Scarpa Chimera Black White Azure Climbing Shoe

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The new Chimera represents the peak of our current abilities in climbing shoe construction and state of the art materials. This fine-tuned model features a handcrafted multi-panel upper, rubber-wrapped forefoot, aggressively downturned profile and asymmetrical shape with full-length off-set lace closure. The Chimera strikes the perfect blend between power and sensitivity: PCB-Tension™ active rand allows the climber the grab with their feet like an extra set of hands on steep overhangs, while the TPS insert provides edging power and underfoot support when you transition onto more vertical terrain with smaller footholds. The combo of the SRT toe-wrap and strategically placed asymmetric lacing system allow for excellent toe hooking capabilities while also providing a high range of adjustability for a variety of climber's foot shapes and volumes. The Chimera is a perfect choice for sport climbs and boulders that feature a variety of climbing angles.

  • PCB-Tension™ active rand provides a lightweight power transfer directly to the big toe
  • TPS provides powerful support underneath the toe box
  • Vibram® XS Grip2 makes these shoes stick like glue
  • SRT structural toe wrap in M50 rubber provides support and friction
  • Asymmetric lacing opens Drago performance to a narrower foot

AF (Pressure Absorbing Fit) is an innovative heel system that helps both spread the force of the heel tension and increase the fit of the heel. The Active Rand rubber is interrupted behind the heel to reduce pressure on the achilles tendon and connected with 2mm XS GRIP2 rubber, that works like a bridge and allows full adaption to the shape of the heel while still providing dynamic forward pressure to focus power over the big toe. The holes on the side of the heel indicate the tension applied, which varies between 1 hole for light tension, 2 holes for mid tension and 3 holes for strong tension.

SRT is a layer of our ultra-soft M50 rubber that wraps around the forefoot and translates the power directly to the tips of the toes. It also provides maximum friction and sensitivity for toe-hooking. Climbing with soft shoes improves one’s climbing style and naturally strengthens toe power. The total freedom of foot placement stimulates a faster and more dynamic movement on rock or plastic.

WEIGHT REFERENCE : 210g; 7.4oz (1/2 pair size 40.5)
UPPER : Hyperskin + Leather Footbed + Alcantara toe pocket
MIDSOLE : Flexan Dynamic 1.4mm + PCB Tension
INSOLE : TPS (Toe Power Support)
OUTSOLE : Vibram® XS Grip2 (3.5 mm)
LAST : FZC - Highly Downturned, Highly Asymmetric
PROFILE : Highly Downturned
SYMMETRY : Highly Asymmetric
PRIMARY MATERIAL : Leather & Synthetic
SOLE RUBBER : Vibram® XS Grip2
PRODUCT CODE : 70073000

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