Scarpa Freedom RS Ski Boots - Men's 5042-828

Scarpa Freedom RS Ski Boots - Men's

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Rip down slopes in boots that give you ultimate control. The design of the Freedom RS boots is based on Scarpa's popular Freedom SL boots, but the RS have stiffer cuffs for less lateral flex and more control. Power transmission comes courtesy of a carbon core plate in the bottom of the boots, lightweight shell, and overlap construction for a great foot wrap. Adjustable spoilers allow you to customize your fit, and rubber weather seals at the toes keep you protected from snow even when your buckles are loosened for long boot packs and up-tracks.

  • Polyamide cuff with ample stiffness.
  • Pebax Rnew and carbon lower shell.
  • Carbon core plate increases power transmission from edge to edge, while keeping it light and low-profile.
  • Ride Power Block XT ski/hike mechanism provides downhill power and a frictionless uphill walk mode.
  • Canting adjustment of +/- 2mm.
  • Adjustable spoilers let you to dial in the fit, power-transmission and volume of the cuffs.
  • Thermomouldable liners in the lower boot. Race-inspired reinforced uppers.
  • 4 buckles with hook clasps let you fully open buckles when skinning.
  • Straps are easy to adjust when wearing gloves.
  • Ice pick on strap to remove ice from the walk-mode switch if it freezes up.
  • Soles are Scarpa Vibram Mountain Plus and are compatible with tech and touring bindings. (Mountain Piste soles available separately are compatible with alpine bindings.)

Tech specs

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Ideal for Freeride and freeskiing
Boot/binding compatibility

The boot and binding systems must match for best performance and safe use.

  • Alpine touring
  • Tech
Buckles 4
Lower shell material
  • Pebax
  • Carbon fibre
Shell cuff material Polyamide
Sole type

Alpine Touring: with tread; compatible with DIN touring bindings. Alpine Touring Tech (Tech): with tread; compatible with G3 Onyx and Dynafit. Downhill: without tread; compatible with freeride/downhill bindings.

  • Alpine Touring
  • Tech
  • Downhill (sold separately)
Forward lean

Forward lean affects a skiers balance. Some boots have a set forward lean angle; some are adjustable. Less lean places your knees in a more upright (almost standing) position, whereas more lean positions your knees forward over the ball of your feet.

13°, 21°
Range of motion

The range of motion of the boot when in hike mode.

Flex index

Indicates how stiff the boots are when flexed forward. Flex ranges from 50 (soft) to 130 (very stiff). Note: There is currently no industry standardized test.

Last width

The width of the interior of the boot shell across the widest part of the forefoot.

Lace-up option No
Thermoformable inner boot Yes
Hike mode

A mechanism that allows to release the boot cuff to switch to tour mode.

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