The ski boot shell can crack, posing a fall hazard

By James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs

November 26, 2019

PhotoSCARPA North America of Boulder, Colo., is recalling about 5,400 Maestrale RS and Maestrale Mens ski boots sold in the U.S., and Canada.

The ski boot shell can crack, posing a fall hazard and risk of injury to the consumer.

This recall involves the Fall 2017 Maestrale RS and Maestrale Mens Ski Boots.

The Maestrale style numbers are #12047/501.1 and can be identified by their orange color, and the SCARPA name on lower-outside shell and Maestrale model name on upper/outside cuff.

The Maestrale RS style numbers are #12046/501.1 and can be identified by their white, black and lime color, and the SCARPA name on lower-outside shell and Maestrale RS model name on upper/outside cuff.

UPC_EAN

Style Number

Description

VendorSKU

Color

Size2

666898700837

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-24.5

White/Black/Lime

24.5

666898700844

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-25.0

White/Black/Lime

25

666898700851

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-25.5

White/Black/Lime

25.5

666898700868

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-26.0

White/Black/Lime

26

666898700875

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-26.5

White/Black/Lime

26.5

666898700882

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-27.0

White/Black/Lime

27

666898700899

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-27.5

White/Black/Lime

27.5

666898700905

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-28.0

White/Black/Lime

28

666898700912

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-28.5

White/Black/Lime

28.5

666898700929

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-29.0

White/Black/Lime

29

666898700936

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-29.5

White/Black/Lime

29.5

666898700943

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-30.0

White/Black/Lime

30

666898700950

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-30.5

White/Black/Lime

30.5

666898700967

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-31.0

White/Black/Lime

31

666898700974

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-31.5

White/Black/Lime

31.5

666898700981

12046/501.1

MAESTRALE RS (F17)

12046/501.1-WhtBlkLim-32.0

White/Black/Lime

32

666898700455

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-24.5

Orange

24.5

666898700462

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-25.0

Orange

25

666898700479

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-25.5

Orange

25.5

666898700486

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-26.0

Orange

26

666898700493

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-26.5

Orange

26.5

666898700509

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-27.0

Orange

27

666898700516

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-27.5

Orange

27.5

666898700523

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-28.0

Orange

28

666898700530

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-28.5

Orange

28.5

666898700547

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-29.0

Orange

29

666898700554

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-29.5

Orange

29.5

666898700561

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-30.0

Orange

30

666898700578

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-30.5

Orange

30.5

666898700585

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-31.0

Orange

31

666898700592

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-31.5

Orange

31.5

666898700608

12047/501.1

MAESTRALE (F17)

12047/501.1-Orng-32.0

Orange

32

The boots, manufactured in Italy, were sold at authorized SCARPA dealers and outdoor stores nationwide and online at www.scarpa.com from August 2017, through August 2019, for $700 for the Maestrale model and $800 for the Maestrale RS model.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ski boots and contact SCARPA for instructions on returning the boot to receive a free boot shell repair. SCARPA is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact SCARPA toll-free at (866) 998-2895 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday, by email at recall@scarpa.com, or online at www.scarpa.com and click on Fall 2017 Maestrale RS and Maestrale Ski Boot Recall at the top of the page for more information.

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/recalls/scarpa-north-america-recalls-ski-boots-112619.html