rockhopper wrote:Interesting. Neither pair of my Scarpa SL M3 boots and Scarpa SL Activ boots has a goretex lining - a quick wash with water after each use, let them dry naturally then apply Scarpa HS12 silicone based cream. Touch wood, they've been waterproof, no leaks and no goretex - cheers
True what you say, but Scarpa do use a cocona fabric that is (said to be) waterproof. So even your SL boots are not solely relying on leather and wax.