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Alex Barrows


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Alex Barrows started climbing at 17 and has become famous for his hard sport climbing and bouldering ascents, including Era Vella 9a and The Wheel of Life 8C. He is also well known for his dedication to training and knee bars.


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Scarpa Mescalito TRK GTX

Based on the popular Mescalito Mid approach shoe, but souped up for greater support on rough ground, the Mescalito TRK GTX is a well-made and capable three-season boot that's ideal for UK hillwalking and backpacking, says Sarah Douglas.

Scarpa Golden Gate ATR

Aimed at the crossover between tarmac and trail, the Golden Gate ATR combines a deeply cushioned midsole with a minimal drop. Initially sceptical, Dan Bailey found himself won over by these shoes, at least for shorter local runs on less demanding terrain.

Trail Running Shoes - also good for walkers and climbers

Not just for running, trail shoes are the most versatile of footwear, and prove ideal for both hillwalking and crag approaches too. Lighter and more forgiving than a walking boot, they also beat approach shoes for all day comfort,...

Scarpa Rush Mid Kid GTX Boots

Combining the lightness and cushioning of a trail shoe with the support of a boot, the Rush Mid Kids GTX seems a bit of a winner...

Scarpa Spin Infinity

The Spin Infinity is very much Scarpa's offering to the ultra running community, with a chunky stack height and a dual-density midsole...

Scarpa Ribelle Run

Incredibly well made, and capable of taking on a wide variety of terrain and a range of distances, these are superb all-round running shoes,...

Scarpa Gecko Approach Shoe

Those looking for top easy climbing and scrambling performance will find it in the new Scarpa Gecko, says Alan James. 


Latest News from Alex's Sponsors

Announcements direct from manufacturers

SCARPA steps forward to sponsor mountain running events

SCARPA has signed up as title sponsor of the Great Lakeland 3Day for the next three editions of the event. In addition, the brand will become the exclusive footwear sponsor of the Montane Dragon's Back Race. Both are organised by Ourea ...

Outside Deals - Save up to 30% on Scarpa Mojito & DMM Trance harness

The latest deals from Outside are on DMM Trance harness - Save 24% and Scarpa Mojito GTX - Save 30%.

New Gear Autumn / Winter 2021

In our final roundup of new gear for Autumn/Winter 2021, we take a look at an eclectic mix of headtorches, footwear, packs, and sleeping mats:

New Footwear Spring / Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products...

Scarpa Manta Tech GTX

The Scarpa Manta has been an icon for over three decades. As a multi award winning model in various generations it has...

ISPO 2020 - New Footwear

We spent earlier this week catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than...

Scarpa Mont Blanc Pro GTX

The Mt Blanc Pro is a warm and durable boot designed for technical mountaineering and winter climbing. The new Mt Blanc Pro is built...


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