Climbing Shoes Guide

Step 1 Choose a Shape

Neutral Best for : All day comfort, Trad climbing , multi-pitch climbing , Crack & Smear.

Moderate Best for : Vertical climbing , steep rock , A good balance between comfort and performance.

Aggressive Best for: Bouldering, Overhanging rock, Ultimate performance.

Step 2 Pick a Closure System

Slippers 

Pros : Faster to get on/off                      

Cons : Lacks security, heel hook power, often stretch most.

Velcro

Pros : Quick & Easy to tighten

Cons : Less secure than laces

Laces

Pros : Allow for most precise fit.

Cons : Slower take on/off.

Step 3 Know Your Rubber

Step 4 All the other Essentials

Step 5 Fit Them Right

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