The hardest sends always seem to happen when you least expect it--you're not feeling great, or you're tired, or you don't really care, and then BANG! You're topping out. The Mad Rock Lotus Women's Climbing shoe aims to give you that top-out buzz every climb, with an aggressive downturn, slipper-style design that's ideal for extra-steep sport climbs and boulder problems. The Lotus rocks an ultra-sticky Science Friction 3. 0 rubber sole that sticks to rock like gum toer problems. The Lotus rocks an ultra-sticky Science Friction 3. 0 rubber sole that sticks to rock like gum to hair, and also uses Mad Rock's polycarbonate Arch Flex system to help provide a super-snug, sensitive fit. The top of the shoe features Mad Rock's Power Upper rubber toe patch to help you work your way through those overhanging toe-hooky problems, and the Edge heel is ridged to help you lock onto tenuous heel hooks. One hook-and-loop strap complements the Lotus' snug fit--the synthetic Syn Flex upper won't stretch or deform like leather--making the Lotus' super-easy to take on and off in between redpoint attempts.… read more
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Jet-setting women need to rely on the ultimate travel sneaker. We named this shoe after Solitude's Kruzr trail, only a few miles f...rom KURU headquarters, because of its effortless transition from city to trail. The Kruzr II has been everywhere, from the... read more
GRACE is made for dancing in the moonlight and for throwing away inhibitions. It’s for making strides toward a bolder, better you.... With classic ballerina flat style, breathable mesh, and a touch of our patented KURUSOLE, GRACE is your comfy, breathable... read more
Alvar Aalto, one of the most influential Finnish designers, taught 'We should work for simple, good, undecorated things...but thin...gs which are in harmony with the human being.' With a nod to this Scandinavian design ethos, the Aalto Chukka is an... read more
The KINETIC is here to answer the call of hard workers everywhere asking for a comfortable, anti-slip, all-day, everyday shoe that... trades the term “ordinary work shoe” for “stunning business kicks.” Our new KINETIC is actually a follow-up to our... read more
Not many people are strictly single-discipline climbers; it's more fun to switch between sport, trad, bouldering, and gym climbing..., which means you either need a quiver of shoes or a pair that can handle everything you throw at it, like the Mad Rock Lyra Women's Climbing Shoe. With a moderately asymmetrical shape, a shape-retaining Tek Flex synthetic upper, and relatively flat sole, the Lyra can move from bolt-clipping to pebble-wrestling to gear-plugging to plastic-pulling without sacrificing performance or comfort. The Arch Flex polycarbonate midsole and dual hook-and-loop straps provide a supportive, glove-like fit, while the 3. 8mm Science Friction 3. 0 rubber sticks to slabs, jibs, and dishes with equal aplomb. For the boulderers and serious sport climbers out there, the Lyra features a 3D-molded Torque heel, which has a super-snug fit and has been outfitted with textured X5 rubber for maximum grip, hold, and sensitivity when you're heel hooking your way up your newest problem. There's a rubber patch on top of the toe, too, to assist with toe hooks, and a slightly elastic R2 rand that hugs your foot without squeezing it to death. read more
You might have nightmares of showing up to the crag without any clothes, and if that dream turns to reality, then just flash all t...he climbs in Mad Rocks Flash Climbing Shoe and prove everyone that shedding as much weight as possible is the beta for any project, clothing included. This is one of Mad Rock's best-selling climbing shoes for the comfort and performance geared towards beginning and intermediate climbers. Mad Rock updated this best-selling with stretchy inserts at the upper to give a snugger fit. read more
Just because the Mad Rock Drifter Climbing Shoe costs about half the price of it's competitors doesn't mean it lacks the juice to ...get things done. In fact, this may be the least expensive shoe to ever climb V15. Ultra-sticky Science Friction rubber keeps this Mad Rock shoe glued to the rock while the dual hook-and-loop closures lock your foot in place. Instead of getting all overkill with useless features, this shoe uses an unlined leather upper which molds to your foot as you wear it. read more
When it comes to learning how to climb, you want your feet feeling less like a ballerina's and more like a loafer's. In the instan...ce of the Weaver Climbing Shoe, well, Mad Rock is calling it the comfiest shoe yet. That's in part due to the FloKnit upper that uses flexible knitting and heat-fused TPU to drastically increase breathable comfort. The Weaver also gains a comfortable profile due to the moderate curve that gently enhances performance for beginner and intermediate climbers. read more
Some people choose to start climbing in the gym, while others prefer a more traditional, outdoorsy option--whatever way you start ...your vertical adventures, the Mad Rock Agama Climbing Shoe is choice. Designed with an asymmetric last and flat profile, the Agama assures comfort to keep you focused on learning how to climb instead of your painful toes. The 3D molded heel made of EVA adds cushy comfort, and Science Friction 3. 0 rubber grants the sole long-lasting traction. read more
The Remora Climbing Shoe is Mad Rock's do-it-all slipper for climbers who can't have separate shoes for boulders, sport routes, an...d gyms. With a moderately stiff, slightly downturned design, the Remora performs on any climb at steep to vertical angles. Science Friction rubber edges on jibs with ease, and it encapsulates the forefoot for toe-hooking prowess. The SynFlex upper conforms to your foot without much stretch. read more
The Mad Rock Shark Climbing Shoe is back, and this reincarnation is a more effective killing machine than ever before. The concave... shape of the AES midsole provides a high level of sensitivity without compromising edging performance, making the Shark an ideal choice for competition climbers, hard sport routes, and elite-level bouldering. Plus, the Arch Flex system gives you a powerful glove-like fit without the pain typically experienced in a high-performance shoe. read more
The highly versatile Mad Rock M5 Climbing Shoe eats face climbs for breakfast, devours cracks for lunch, and gobbles up boulders f...or dinner. The M5 owes its versatility to Mad Rock's unique concave design that keeps your foot flat while crack climbing and curved when you're climbing overhanging routes and problems. An Arch Flex ensures a glove-like fit without any pressure points, and the Tek Flex upper provides a customizable fit by forming to the shape of your foot. Science Friction 3. 0 rubber is Mad Rock's most durable rubber, and it still retains excellent friction. Mad Rock also equipped this shoe with a Power Upper for enhanced jamming and toe hooking, a 3D molded Torque Heel for superior traction while heel hooking, and a polycarbonate midsole that helps this shoe maintain its shape for many years. read more
Mad Rock's Drone Low Volume Climbing Shoe is an aggressive, downturned shoe with a focus-to-detail when it comes to fit. A lot of ...shoes with this much rubber over the toe feel as clunky as wooden clogs. The Drone's rubber has a bit more stretch to conform to your foot's shape a little better. Its R2 rubber sole is really thin to stay sensitive on the micro-footholds that make difficult problems so difficult, and the full-length midsole keeps this shoe's downturn sharp so you can continue working overhung routes with the same performance. Mad Rock's Drone comes in both high volume and low volume options so you can find an even better fit. read more
Contrary to popular belief, climbing shoes don't actually have to hurt. They need to fit snug, without any air pockets inside, but... that doesn't mean they have pinch your toes until you can't bear it. That just makes for a nasty time, especially if you're a beginner, so find a shoe that fits. Unlike the red Negative version, Mad Rock's Pulse Positive Climbing Shoe has more volume and a longer length for beginners with bigger feet. It also features Mad Rock's grippy R2 Science Friction rubber at the toe, a unique mesh upper, and a shock-absorbing heel that feels great when you drop off boulder problems. With a medium stiffness, the Pulse Positive is perfect whether you're learning to climb in the gym or outside. read more
Mad Rock's Drone High Volume Climbing Shoe is an aggressive, downturned shoe with a focus-to-detail when it comes to fit. A lot of... shoes with this much rubber over the toe feel as clunky as wooden clogs. The Drone's rubber has a bit more stretch to conform to your foot's shape a little better. Its R2 rubber sole is really thin to stay sensitive on the micro-footholds that make difficult problems so difficult, and the full-length midsole keeps this shoe's downturn sharp so you can continue working overhung routes with the same performance. Mad Rock's Drone comes in both high volume and low volume options so you can find an even better fit. read more
Contrary to popular belief, climbing shoes don't actually have to hurt. They need to fit snug, without any air bubbles inside, but... that doesn't mean your toes have to lose circulation in the process. That makes for a nasty time, especially if you're a beginner, so find a shoe that fits. Unlike the blue Positive version, Mad Rock's Pulse Negative Climbing Shoe has less volume and a shorter length for beginners with smaller feet. It also features Mad Rocks' grippy R2 Science Friction rubber at the toe, a unique mesh upper, and a shock-absorbing heel that feels great when you drop off boulder problems. With a medium stiffness, the Pulse Negative is perfect whether you're learning to climb in the gym or outside. read more
There's nothing quite like a nice, shiny rack. And you've got it all. Nuts, cams, big bros, slings, and biners. All you need to co...mplete your trad get-up is Lowa's Sparrow Climbing Shoes. With the Sparrow's moderately stiff insole, you can take on the sketchiest, slabbiest trad climbs and expect to send. These shoes have plenty of SuperGrip rubber so you can smear all day long if you want. So rack up and get out there. Let the Sparrows take you higher. read more
Consider the Scarpa Women's Vapor Climbing Shoe a sharp investment towards your dedication to progress in the vertical world. Once... you don this shoe, you'll immediately notice an immense amount of power directed to your toe thanks to the shoe's bi-tension randing system. Paired with Vibram's XS Edge rubber sole, this system allows intense edging on micros so you can work slabby boulder problems with the utmost precision. The Vapor's aggressive downturn helps you grip footholds on overhung routes that seem to keep you upside down for hours. read more
Some people prefer going to yoga or seeing their therapists to relieve life's stresses, but you'd rather head to the boulder field...s, slip into the Evolv Women's Shakra Climbing Shoe, and pull on rocks until your hands are raw. The Shakra boasts the same Love Bump and Knuckle Box as Evolv's high-performance Shaman--you know, the shoe worn by Chris Sharma when he sends the hardest sport routes--except it has a lower volume to fit narrower feet better. The Shakra also has a softer midsole than the Shaman for more versatile performance on less steep routes. read more
Every climber remembers the first shoe they slipped their feet into. For some it was a cowboy boot (check out the history for Good...ro's Wall) while others dipped their toes into a local climbing gym's stinky rentals. For you, however, Boreal presents the Women's Alpha Climbing Shoe--an incredibly comfortable women-specific shoe with a low-volume fit, flat profile, and no asymmetry. Its moderately stiff midsole works with the Zenith Quattro rubber sole to help you learn how to edge and smear whether you're in the gym or at the crag. Don't expect the microfiber upper to stretch much, but do expect enough comfort out of the padded heel to climb long multi-pitches. read more
The Boreal Women's Silex Climbing Shoe stays comfortable for pitches on pitches of cracks, slabs, and the occasional foothold. Its... breathable and padded Air Net lining gives cushy feel every time you jam your foot in a crack, and there's an EVA anti-shock heel for extra comfort. Boreal's Integrated Rand System stabilizes the heel for face and slab moves, and the Slim Fit Last gives a women-specific feel with a lower volume. The FS-Quattro rubber sole offers long-lasting abrasion-resistance, and the split leather upper stretch for a glove-like fit. read more
From crimpy overhanges to techy slabs, the Women's Lynx Climbing Shoe is Boreal's all-arounder for the versatile vertical sender. ...An asymmetric, slight downturn gives this shoe an edge on challenging, technical section, while the padded tongue ensures comfort in cracks. Boreal's V2 rand works with the special anti-deformation midsole to keep this shoe's shape solid for seasons, and the Zenith rubber sole gives a good grip on smooth limestone or rough, slabby sandstone. Expect some stretch out of the unlined split leather upper. read more
Moderately downturned, Boreal's Diabola Climbing Shoe serves senders looking to step up their game on harder, steeper boulders and... routes. Its slightly asymmetric shape enhances power without losing overall comfort, and the Slip Fit last gives a lower, narrower volume for a women-specific shape. Boreal reinforced the split leather upper and double hook-and-loop straps with sturdy Lorica to reduce stretching and increase longevity. The Diabola also features a padded tongue for forefoot comfort while crack climbing, and the soft midsole works with the grippy FS-Quattro rubber sole to ensure solid traction on edges, slabs, and overhangs. read more
You can battle your way up big walls like a warrior, or you can dance with each pitch with the smoothness of a harmonious orchestr...a. The Women's Maestro Climbing Shoe is Scarpa's baton for smearing up The Nose's slabby lower half and vertical, edgy upper half. This climbing shoe boasts a masterful balance of technical performance and long-lasting comfort. It's one of the few climbing shoes out there that uses different rubbers in the heel and toe; Vibram's XS Edge amplifies the toe's technique on vertical, crimpy climbs, while a more flexible Vibram XS Grip enhances the heel's smearing on slabby pitches. A sole this unique deserves an equally innovative upper, so Scarpa made it out of an original, three-panel design with leather where you want some stretch to conform to your foot, and microfiber where you don't want stretch. The upper also had an IPC Tension rand to retain the shoe's original, slight downturn for life. A slight downturn gives enough power for tough cruxes, and still stays comfortable when the pitch seems to never end. Scarpa also added a full-length midsole for the support necessary on long multi-pitches. read more
Find the versatile performance you need and the comfort you crave for technical multi pitches out of the Evolv Women's Kira Climbi...ng Shoe. This unlined shoe uses a single strap that gives a surprisingly snug fit, and its strong Synthratek VX upper conforms to your foot shape for a comfortable feel. The full-length midsole helps you edge crimps, jam cracks, and work slabs without a problem, and the VTR rand keeps the Trax high friction rubber sole solid for days at the gym. read more