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Bringing the world's best footwear to South Africa

SCARPA

Traverse Outdoor Gear is the official distributor of SCARPA footwear in South Africa
"The Mountains are calling and I must go."
- John Muir

Our shoes are now at City Rock!

Check out the range of shoes that have just arrived in the City Rock Shop!
And keep an eye out on social media for the demo days we will be hosting!

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The Golden Gate Kima

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Running SHoes

Spin Ultra

Spin Infinity

Golden Gate Kima

Golden Gate ATR

Spin Planet

Ribelle Run

The Spin ultra

This is the best shoe for trail running in South Africa.
Most trail runners can expect to get around 1000km
out of their Spin Ultras despite the tough Western Cape terrain.

The Boostic and Booster

Ivan reviews the Scarpa Boostic and Booster rock climbing shoes.

Climbing Shoes

Booster

Drago

Instinct VS WMN

Vapor V

Vapor V WMN

Drago LV

Instinct VS

Reflex

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Approach and casual

Mojito

Gecko W

Gecko

Mescalito

Mescalito Review:

Get to know scarpa

Innovation and tradition share equally deep roots at SCARPA, which to this day remains a family-owned company with its headquarters and performance footwear manufacturing facilities in the same regions of northern Italy where it got its start in 1938.

Hiking Boots and shoes

Mojito Hike

ZG Lite

ZG Trek

Rush Trek

Rush TREK Lite

Mescalito Mid

Terra GTX

Trekking Boots

R-Evolution

Boreas

Marmolada Pro

Ribelle HD

Athletes Wearing our scarpa Footwear

scarpa bouldering rock climbing shoes

David Naude

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Ivan Van der Tang

thomas vermaark trail running

Thomas Vermaark

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Georgi Dorward

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Tash Smith

Lodelia Kombrink

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Elle Pelser

Micheal van der Ham

Cornelius van Niekerk

Golden Gate ATR

Designed as the beginner runner’s racing shoe 
and the advanced runner’s training shoe.

Our Retailers

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Spin Ultra

The most advanced long-distance trail running shoe from Scarpa. The Spin Ultra is designed for advanced runners travelling long distances. Think of the Spin as the more advanced Spin Infinity. Where the Infinity is for the more beginner runner the Ultra is a more technical shoe for the advanced runner the shoe shines when the trails get hard. Read More

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Spin Infinity

This trail running shoe is designed for long haul runs… think 100miler. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t enjoy shorter distances. Featuring superior stability and durability the Spin Infinity is best for the new ultra runner and the hard-core 100miler runners. Read More

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Golden Gate Kima

Designed with the most technical sky running in mind the Golden Gate Kima trail running shoe is the most advanced running shoe from Scarpa. Featuring a V-shaped carbon plate in the forefoot for stability and efficiency. This shoe is best for very advanced runners who like their runs technical and steep. Read More

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Golden Gate ATR

If getting to the trails requires you to run a couple of km on tarmac and gravel or you’re looking for a solid, stable, comfortable all-round trail running shoe, the Scarpa Golden Gate ATR is the shoe for you. Read More

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Spin Planet

The next step in our sustainability journey, the SPIN PLANET introduces a new concept into the Trail Running category with the upper fabric 100% made from recycled materials while the EVA midsole is 45% recycled and the rubber outsole is 30% recycled. The ideal shoes for runners who are pursuing long distances on the trail thanks to the midsole volume designed to absorb impact and provide protective cushioning.

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Ribelle Run

Fast and light is the name of the game for the Ribelle Run trail shoes. Designed for shorter distances although capable enough to handle full marathons this running shoe performs best on steep, technical and muddy trails. Read More

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Booster Climbing shoe

The Booster is a fully synthetic climbing shoe designed for edging and smearing. This high-end shoe is best for sport climbing. This shoe features all the high-end materials that the Furia Air features.

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Drago Climbing shoe

Known around the world as one of the best bouldering competition shoes the Drago was built to boulder hard. Its slipper construction makes it a beast at toe hooking and smearing. The shoe has also been popular in sport climbing when the routes get steep. 

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Instinct VS LV Climbing Shoe

The most popular Scarpa bouldering and sport climbing shoe in South Africa at the moment the Instinct VS thrives on steep, technical terrain. This high-end climbing shoe can be considered as a slightly stiffer sibling of the Drago. The LV variation of the shoe features a smaller heel and narrow midsole.

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Vapor V Climbing Shoe

The most versatile rock climbing shoe from Scarpa. The Vapor V is designed for precision, making it perfect for small edges on vertical or steep sports routes. it is also comfortable enough to be a great shoe for sending hard trad on table mountain!

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Vapor V LV Climbing Shoe

The low-volume version of the Vapor V. The most versatile rock climbing shoe from Scarpa. The Vapor V is designed for precision, making it perfect for small edges on vertical or steep sports routes. it is also comfortable enough to be a great shoe for sending hard trad on table mountain!

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Drago LV Climbing shoe

Known around the world as one of the best bouldering competition shoes the Drago was built to boulder hard. Its slipper construction makes it a beast at toe hooking and smearing. The shoe has also been popular in sport climbing when the routes get steep. The LV (low-volume) version features a smaller heel and midfoot construction as well as a softer rubber composite.

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Instinct VS Climbing Shoe

The most popular Scarpa bouldering and sport climbing shoe in South Africa at the moment the Instinct VS thrives on steep, technical terrain. This high-end climbing shoe can be considered as a slightly stiffer sibling of the Drago.

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Reflex V Climbing Shoe

The Reflex V beginner climbing shoe offers support and comfort for climbers who want to get into the sport. The Reflex climbing shoe is also used by high-end gyms as their rental shoe.

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Mojito

The classic best-seller city shoe. The Mojito has stood the test of time and has been worn through every season all year round in Europe and is now our most-sold shoe in South Africa.

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Gecko W

Designed for when the approaches involve some climbing. This shoe is tough enough for Western Cape approaches but good-looking enough to wear to the mall. This shoe is selling out fast in South Africa.

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Gecko

Designed for when the approaches involve some climbing. This shoe is tough enough for Western Cape approaches but good-looking enough to wear to the mall. This shoe is selling out fast in South Africa.

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Mescalito

This all-round epic shoe is primarily designed for approaching the crag and scrambling ridges. It’s great for edging and the narrower toebox makes it very accurate. Perfect for technical scrambles and approaches. This shoe excels on the rock.

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mojito hike

Based on the best seller Mojito this boot offers the right balance between comfort and style. Move quickly in the mountains or the city.

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ZG Lite

The ZG lite is made for fast hiking with lightweight backpacks. The ZG lite is a lighter, more breathable version of the ZG Trek boot.

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ZG Trek

The ZG Trek is the big sibling of the ZG Lite, offering a more complete suede upper this Gortex boot is best for lightweight hiking and walking. But make no mistake this shoe will thrive on long hikes in the Cederberg and Drakensberg mountains.

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Rush Trek GTX

RUSH TRK GTX is the new benchmark for all day long and short mountain hikes. It is a boot made in the name of comfort with technologies able to help reduce foot fatigue during hiking. A fair mix of soft comfort, solid stability, and lightweight.

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Rush Trek Lite GTX

The RUSH TRK LT GTX is the summer version of RUSH TRK family, in a lightweight ripstop fabric that is perfect for daily mountain hikes. It’s a comfortable boot with technologies that help reduce foot fatigue during activity. The right mix of comfort, stability, and lightness.

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Mescalito Mid

The Gortex, ankle-high version of the Mescalito. This approach boot is comfortable, precise and durable. Perfect for long approaches into Wolfberg Cracks or steep scrambles on Table Mountain. This book is also great for lightweight multiday hikes.

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Terra GTX

Built for hikers who don’t want to compromise comfort for durability. The Terra is built for hiking and trekking with lighter backpacks. 

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R-Evolution GTX

This stable millage crusher is perfect for table mountain walks, long Drakensberg hikes and everything in between. The R Evo boot is waterproof and the high lacing provides the stability required for extended days off the trail.

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Boreas GTX Boots

Designed for daily excursions with lightweight backpacks, walking on trails and in forests. For those who prefer an immediately comfortable fit without compromising the quality of the product.

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Marmolada Pro

This waterproof boot is designed for alpine hiking, scrambling and long treks. Perfect for the grand traverse or the Cederberg traverse.

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Ribelle HD

From long hikes into the mountains to ice climbing this boot is the best introduction to alpine hiking and climbing available on the market. This boot is fully waterproof and takes a semi-automatic crampon.

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