Multiple sizes available, and you can adjust the fit perfectly to match your width of foot with the closure system. Uses a breathable liner to keep your feet dry all day. Will give you a great mixture of stability and durability. Works equally well for indoor climbing walls and outdoor hikes.
Won't fit everyone comfortably in the heel area. Shoe sizes run large.
Uses a special type of rubber in the sole and on the edges to give you a superior grip on all kinds of surfaces. Offers a lining across the top of the climbing shoe for extra comfort. Designed with a 3-strap system so you can slightly adjust the tightness of the shoe to your needs.
Expensive versus some other options. Shoe's materials don't stretch easily.
Versatile men's climbing shoe, as it works equally well for those using the climbing wall indoors or on a mountain outdoors. Sturdy rubber heel and soles will ensure a high level of performance. Even with a low price point, this climbing shoe has a nice level of comfort.
Lace eyelets may give out over time when placed under constant stress.
Plenty of padding inside the shoe, especially around the tongue area, so you can wear it comfortably for an entire day. Uses straps across the top of the shoe to allow you to adjust the tightness of the fit. High quality of rubber sole to allow for edging.
Shoe sizes tend to run small. May not be of a high enough quality to justify the high price.
Easily adjust the tightness of the fit of the shoe using 3 straps. Smart design of the toe box area gives you precise control and grip in all conditions. Liner inside the shoe will keep your foot dry, even during a long day of rock climbing. Rubber outsole yields the grip you need.
More expensive than some other options. May be over-padded in the toe area of the shoe.
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Climbing shoes differ from other sport shoes in a few important ways. Firstly, as you might expect, the outer rubber soles are somewhat sticky (think Spiderman). Also, they are designed to fit snugly, since you don’t want a shoe slipping and sliding when you are halfway up a cliff face. The thickness of the sole depends on the type of climbing you do — whether it’s slab or crack climbs, and the level of difficulty. The aggressive climber will want more of a downturned toe (camber) while a more neutral shoe will provide all-day comfort for less challenging routes. Whichever style you need, you can choose from your preference of laces, straps and linings, and there are a wide variety of sporty colors.
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