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GORE-TEX Insulated Comfort
Guard Advance GTX W
Guard Advance GTX W
Guard Advance GTX W
  • Guard Advance GTX W - Black
  • Guard Advance GTX W - Black
  • Guard Advance GTX W - Black

Guard Advance GTX WSize 48-50 in stock 24th of February

For optimal stability on tougher trips and descents.

€ 299,-

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“The Guard Advance GTX feature the featherlight weight of a XC shoe, combined with all the power of a sturdy extreme full-grain leather boot. Really, the feeling is amazing, something I have never felt before on skis. Complete freedom of movement, but still with all the power and control required on the most extreme and demanding terrain for memorable downhill performances. My new favorite XCD boots. Unique, super comfortable and super powerful.”

TelemarkTalk: 2019 ALFA Guard Advance GTX M Boots Review


– Superior construction and function.

Key features

GORE-TEX® Insulated

Waterproof, durable, breathable and insulating for use in cold weather conditions.

Complete protection

Reinforcement around the complete lower part of the boot adds durability that increases life span and provide stability for skiing in tough terrain.


Foam affected by body temperature and allows the shoe to fit comfortably in the ankle area.

About Guard Advance GTX W

A warm and sturdy back country ski boot in full grain leather with good support and comfort for demanding back country touring in the mountains. This boot is a reinforced model of the classic Skarvet / BC Advance GTX BC ski boots to be the perfec companion in hilly terrain with steeper slopes. The boot is winter lined with GORE-TEX, has a stable and heat insulating midsole, as well as anatomic insole. Memoryfoam provides comfort and together with the good fit in the heel this helps prevent blisters, so you can enjoy even the tougher trips and descents. The rubber mudguard protects and lengthens the life span of the boot. Guard Advance GTX W is especialy for women's feet.

The great stability and extra insulation means the boot is well suited for long distance ice skating.

Note that certain snow/crust conditions are an extreme strain on the boots’ materials, and with use under such conditions, increased wear is expected.

  • Binding compatibility: Rottefella BC
  • Weigth: 635 g pr shoe/boot (EU 38)
  • Shaft height: 15.5 cm (EU 38)
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Area of use

Water Resistance 5

Breathability 4

Sole Stiffness 4

Insulation 4

Ankle Support 5


  • GORE-TEX Insulated Comfort

    100% waterproof, durable and breathable with insulating properties for use in cold weather conditions. Water and snow is blocked, while sweat evaporates from the inside. The insulated lining retains warmth in low temperatures and ensures a dry, warm and comfortable climate for your feet.

  • Full-grain Leather

    Premium full-grain leather possesses great breathability, durability, water resistance and a smooth surface.

Sole Technologies

  • BC Sole

    Rottefella BC sole for optimum stability, and thereby contributes to good control in rough terrain and under varying snow conditions. The sole has good insulation properties.

  • Standard L-Board

    Standard L-board that provides support and stability adapted to the shoe's application area.

  • Anatomic Insole

    An anatomically designed insole made from a breathable material with good absorbency that keeps your feet warm and dry. The foam construction has cushioning properties that counteracts tired feet and provides excellent comfort. It also features an antibacterial surface that helps prevent odors.

Fit & Support

  • Active Fit

    Larger volume in the forefoot contributes to warmer feet. The heel shape is designed to reduce the risk of blisters.

  • Double Lock System

    In order to adapt the boot individually, ALFA has chosen to use two sets of locking hooks. This way you can lock the laces over the foot’s brigde, adjust the laces over the ankle's bending point, and then tighten and lock before tightening the shaft itself.

Other Featues

  • Ankle Support Collar

    Ankle high boots with built-in ankle support. Can be adjusted and tightened.

  • Internal Heel Counter

    Heel reinforcements made of plastic that provide better support. An ergonomic and stable heel cap locks the foot in the boot, anchors it to the midsole and reduces the risk of blisters.

  • Toe Protector

    A rubber-coated reinforcement that protects the boot from abrasion.

  • Easy Entry Loops

    Easy entry loops make the boots easy to take on and off.

Size chart

Size chart

Place a paper close to the wall and with bare feet place the foot on the paper, with your heel to the wall. Since it is important to stand up straight, preferably have someone help you draw a line in front of the longest toe. Remember to measure both feet as they might not be identical. With a ruler, confirm the measurement in centimeters and add additional space according to the list below.


Hunting and Hiking

  • Hiking Low and Hiking Mid approx. add 1 cm.
  • Mountain, Hunting and Winter boots add approx. 1.5 cm.

Skiing boots

  • Racing add approx. 1 cm.
  • Backcountry, Touring and Expedition add approx. 1.5 cm


  • Low and Mid add approx. 1 cm.
  • High add approx. 1.5 cm.

Note that this method is purely intended as a guideline.