The Five Ten Verdon Lace is highly asymmetric and stiff making it an absolute beast for edging on slate, quarried sandstone and natural limestone, get it out for Gower and South Pembroke. With a quite pointed profile without being narrow it works well in pockets as you would expect from a shoe named Verdon.
Velcro shoes which provide excellent sensitivity and flexibility for vertical to steep overhanging routes, be it bouldering, sport or trad. The Michelin rubber sole provids excellent traction. The moderate to flexible stiffness and close fit allows you to gain more traction on overhanging sections to prefect that toe hook. The toe box is slightly wider and combined with a moderately downturned asymmetrical shape means this shoe is going to provide performance without crippling your foot!
The Tenaya Ra has been a revelation for many narrow footed male climbers and female climbers alike. It also means that our range for women is bigger than it initially looks. The Ra is a relatively comfy velcro fastening climbing shoe offering very good levels of allrounder performance for use at the wall, sport climbing or trad climbing. The combination of materials, fit and and Vibram XS Grip 4mm outsole make the Ra a shop favourite and one that customers are returning to again and again.
The Tenaya Oasi LV is a version of the extremely popular Tenaya Oasi that is specifically designed for the specifics of female feet. With the Oasi family Tenaya wanted to create a high performance shoe that worked well smearing on slabs, on vertical walls and on overhanging routes and bouldering. They have invented new technologies and rethought how climbing shoe are made completely. The end result is a shoe that fulfils all of the above, is amazingly precise yet manages to be extremely comfortable compared to almost all other high-end shoes.
Tenaya Masai is a flat performance shoe that is very similar to the Five-Ten Anasazi Pink but with less volume over the toes and a choice of red and black laces. Tenaya are a Spanish based rock shoe company who have a large European following, with there amazing design and utilizing the best rubber around they are the current shoe of choice for former world climbing champion Ramon Julian and a favourite of 9a onsight superstar Alex Megos.
This relatively aggressive shoe is great for both short, powerful boulders and long sport routes. Relatively stiff and designed with Vibram XS Grip2 rubber it allows you to use those tiny footholds and any of those sketchy smears. Designed with both leather and synthetic, the shoe is breathable though not super stretchy- so the shoe and fit does not sag too over time.
The Vapour V is low angled shoe, with a form fitting microfibre upper, and a secure velcro fastening. The slight asymetry along with the low angled toe box maintains a balance between smearing, placing on small footholds, and putting force through on overhangs. The rand system wrapping the shoe works to provide support and fit while climbing, and provide a stable hold when putting your weight on a heel hook.
The second rendition of Scarpa’s all time best selling Velcro shoe the Scarpa Vapor V. This is the all round shoe to have for bouldering, sport, trad or indoor climbing. Scarpa’s update to the Vapor V has gone down an absolute treat! Based on the same last as the original model, this moderately downturned, slightly asymmetrical shoe is the perfect answer to all your climbing needs.