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SCARPA Instinct S Climbing Shoes

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Trust Your Instincts

The new SCARPA INSTINCT S is the most flexible model in the Instinct family, designed specifically for steep sport climbing, bouldering and training. Our new CTS (Combined Tension System) technology offers the big toe precision you expect from the Instinct family, but also incorporates the elasticated fit and tension of M50 rubber across the top of the foot providing maximum toe hooking capabilities and increased sensitivity while the firm Ilga rubber wraps up and over the inside of the foot for support. The full microfiber upper utilizes our RFB technology to ensure a snug, secure fit across the instep for the life of the shoe while the heel cup features PAF for comfort as well as both M50 and XS Grip2 rubber for high heel hook friction. Trust your Instincts!


  • Reinforced elastic band help maintain a snug fit without overstretching the shoe
  • CTS Tension system that provides support and soft high friction rubber
  • M50 rubber across the top of the foot provides maximum toe hooking capability
  • Rubber grip in heel cup for best performance
  • Microfiber upper for comfortable and flexible fit against skin


  • Weight Reference : 240g; 8.5oz (1/2 pair size 41)
  • Upper Material: Microfiber with Alcantara
  • Midsole Material: Flexan Dynamic
  • Outsole Material: XS Grip2 Vibram? 3.5mm
  • Last Material: FJ
  • Profile Shape: Moderately Downturned
  • Symmetry Shape: Asymmetric
  • Closure: Slipper
  • Primary Material: Synthetic
  • Sole Rubber: Vibram XS Grip2


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