Product of the month - The toughest bouldering problems require good footwear. Scarpa's Instinct VSR is definitely not an all-rounder; it was developed for the rough. Asymmetrical fit, close-fitting and an additional rubber coating for bomb-proof toehooks make the shoe a precise and uncompromising bouldering weapon.

The Instinct VSR is not a new model, but rather a further development of the popular Scarpa shoe. So here the wheel was not reinvented, but it was made a little rounder again. Compared to the Instinct, the VSR version has a slightly narrower fit and a softer but more frictional rubber compound (XS Grip2 instead of XS Edge).

Andrea Kümin with the Scarpa Instinct VSR.

A special feature of the shoe is the rubber coating in the toe area, which also guarantees saddle-proof hooks on small structures in the overhang. Of the Instinct VSR from Scarpa is therefore ideal for all those who like bouldering problems of the rougher kind - be it on the rock or in the hall.

The technical details of the Scarpa Instinct VSR

  • Fit: asymmetrical
  • Upper: leather and microfiber fabric
  • Sole: Vibram XS Grip2
Scarpa Instinct VSR

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Every month LACRUX, in cooperation with Bächli Bergsport, presents a product that convinces us. The product is currently available for purchase 12 locations in Switzerland as well as in the Online shop of Bächli Bergsport.