Scarpa Tru Review

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This is the first pair of Scarpas that I have tried. Scarpa is an Italian company that goes back about seventy-five years.

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The Scarpa Tru is stylish and very comfortable. It actually feels quite similar to the Inov-8 Roclite 282 GTX that I currently use for races.

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I tried out a size 43.5, which is roughly equivalent to a 10.3 in the U.S. 🙂 With that being said, I think the length and width of this shoe are average.

The size 43.5 weighed in at 9.6 ounces on my scale. This shoe has a 6mm drop – perfect for racing, in my opinion.

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The Scarpa Tru has a great sole with excellent traction. I think this would be great on just about any terrain.

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This shoe is more environmentally friendly than the average shoe. It includes lots of recycled materials and it is made with an additive to promote degradation in landfills.

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This shoe is available at Zappos for $109.

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Pros:

– comfortable
– perfect weight/drop for racing
– very breathable
– somewhat planet friendly

Cons:

– probably inadequate for very technical trails
– cost – a little on the expensive side for a pretty basic shoe

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