The 6 Best Climbing Footwear for Man

Top 6

  Lowa Approach Pro GTX Lo Shoe - Men's Five Ten Access Knit Shoe - Men's Mammut Hueco Low GTX Shoe - Men's Evolv Zender Approach Shoe - Men's Mammut Hueco Mid GTX Shoe - Men's Salomon X Alp Spry Approach Shoe - Men's
  Lowa Approach Pro GTX Lo Shoe - Men's Five Ten Access Knit Shoe - Men's Mammut Hueco Low GTX Shoe - Men's Evolv Zender Approach Shoe - Men's Mammut Hueco Mid GTX Shoe - Men's Salomon X Alp Spry Approach Shoe - Men's
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Brand Evolv Lowa Five Ten Salomon Mammut Mammut
Claimed Weight 7oz 2lb 12.1oz 11oz 10.8oz 14.6oz
Closure lace drawcord lace lace lace lace
Lining nylon mesh Gore-Tex - - Gore-Tex performance comfort footwear Gore-Tex performance comfort footwear
Manufacturer Warranty limited lifetime 1 year 1 year 2 years lifetime lifetime
Midsole EVA EVA injection-molded EVA EVA EVA EVA
Recommended Use backpacking, hiking hiking, backpacking hiking hiking backpacking, hiking backpacking, hiking, climbing
Sole Trax Vibram Stealth PH non-marking rubber Contagrip Michelin rubber compound Michelin rubber compound
Upper Material leather synthetic polyester, rubber synthetic suede velours leather, synthetic

Lowa Approach Pro GTX Lo Shoe - Men's

Occupying the space between approach and an all-around hiker, the Lowa Approach Pro GTX Lo Shoe for men is a great option if your idea of a casual hike involves thousands of feet of hand-over-foot scrambling. Described as a via ferrata shoe and intentionally built for Lowa's Pro Team, the GTX is lightweight, so it won't be a drag after countless steps, but it also incorporates a Gore-Tex lining and a rugged Vibram sole, so no matter where your mission takes you, you'll end up there dry and with solid grip underfoot.

  • An approach shoe for scrambling and via ferrata climbing
  • Ultralight upper great for long, hard hikes
  • Gore-Tex lining keeps your feet dry and cool
  • Midsole provides flexible stability on trail
  • Vibram rubber secure on steep, uneven terrain
  • Item #LOW003B
  • Hey what's going on everybody I'm joe from zappos, and we're taking a closer look at the approach pro gore-tex lowe. From lowa now this is a really well. Designed approach shoe it's incredibly rugged you get this reinforced materials that wrap all the way around the front and you got some back here around the back end as well you've got this exclusive double speed lace system so. Each little pool is gonna adjust a zone. On the shoe seek really fine-tuned to fit that way there's a removable footbed. Provides really excellent cushioning. There on the inside now the shoe itself has a nice stiffness to it all the way. Through for the extra support you're gonna need, and they put that vibra on the rock-trac outsole on here to get you over that. Rugged terrain and if that wasn't enough if it's included a gore-tex membrane on. The inside making this completely waterproof so if you're looking for an. Approach shoe that has it all literally it has it all you got to do let's. Just add to cart you found it there it is it's from lower.

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    Five Ten Access Knit Shoe - Men's

    Most climbers already know the rock feels best in colder temperatures, but that won't stop you from enjoying a warm, sunny day at the crag. Besides, the Five Ten Men's Access Knit Shoe feels best when the approach is warmer than usual. Its knit upper amplifies breathable ventilation, and the rubberized exoskeleton offers that support climbers look for in approach shoes. The lightweight EVA midsole also has some rubber in it to increase shock absorption and overall durability required for rocky, technical terrain. The Stealth PH sole uses a similar rubber compound as Five Ten's climbing shoes, and you can rely on its traction when you come across slabby sections on the approach.

  • Approach shoe feels best in warmer weather
  • Knit, breathable upper encased in supportive, rubber exoskeleton
  • Injected-molded midsole increases shock absorption and durability
  • Stealth PH rubber sole with climbing zone for added friction
  • Item #FVT003M
  • What's going on guys my name is jeff from and today we're taking a. Look at the access knit and it's from. 510 Now this shoe is made from a knit textile synthetic upper that's gonna give you a real nice custom feeling fit. You have your rubberized exoskeleton. Lacing system up front for that nice. Secure fit along with padding all. Throughout especially in that collar it's very soft and the lining soft as. Well so it's gonna feel great on your foot padding in the footbed there for comfort as well be easy on and off a. Pull tab on the heel and tongue there. Now this sits on top of a compression. Molded eba mid sole that's great for. Shock absorption and underneath that you have the stealth s-1 outsole that it has. Plenty of grip and durability so get. Yourself a pair today they're really great they're from 510.

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    Mammut Hueco Low GTX Shoe - Men's

    The boulders might be dry, but the trail between you and your climbing project still has puddles from last night's rainstorm. That's not a problem for the Mammut Men's Hueco Low GTX Shoe. This shoe includes a waterproof Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane with enhanced breathability for hiking on tough trails in warmer weather. It's well-cushioned with a Strobel construction, and the TPU heel stabilizer ensures a secure fit from trailhead to climb. Mammut used the same rubber found on Michelin tires to ensure traction on slippery surfaces.

  • Rugged approach shoe backed by waterproof Gore-Tex
  • Gore-Tex Performance Comfort enhances breathability for hiking
  • Cushioning Strobel construction with a heel stabilizer for support
  • Michelin sole made from the same rubber at tires
  • Item #MAM012V
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    Evolv Zender Approach Shoe - Men's

    The Men's Zender Approach Shoe is Evolv's beefed-up version of the classic Cruzer designed for longer hikes to climbs. Its perforated leather upper feels as breathable, soft, and ultralight like the Cruzer, but the rubberized toe and heel pieces ensure long-lasting durability in rocky situations. Smooth foam and soft EVA assure underfoot comfort, while Evolv's climbing-tested Trax rubber gives the sole plenty of friction anywhere on the mountain.

  • Casual approach shoe revamped for more technical performance
  • Perforated leather upper with rubberized toe and heel for durability
  • Smooth-lined foam footbed and EVA midsole for cushy comfort
  • Trax high-friction rubber sole assures long-lasting traction
  • Item #EVL001Y
  • Evolve men's cruiser approached shoe. Canvassed rubber soul barefoot friendly moisture wicking microfiber lined memory foam insole for lasting comfort thin koushik minimal drop flat eva mid sole folding heel for slipper like convenience heel pull tab for clipping to harness or backpack sitting at the. Intersection of performance and casual the cruiser is a versatile minimalist tool that will challenge your imagination the cruiser can be worn laced up or slipped on for quick / casual missions. You can scramble up slaps or clip them. On your harness when climbing a multi-pitch route to cruise down sketchy descents in comfort a wolf sports and designs co is. Dedicated to creating cutting edge performance climbing shoes and high traction footwear of the highest quality their climbing shoes are assembled in. Usa and they are proud to sponsor world-class athletes like chris sharma chris linder and many more they as well. Take pride in their world-class research and development team who thoughtfully design innovative products while continuously improving on existing models they also offer more veg and. Friendly styles than any other climbing shoe company in the world. I walk around barefoot everywhere and. Wear shoes only when i have to my. All-time favorite shoes are the new balance minimalist tr 1-0 trail runners can i own for almost dead from constant. Outdoors use pairs of those my feet are extremely wide ex strong and. I have fantastic arches so when i buy. Shoes i look for three things comf orta. Ble cmi ni mal c durable bre thought the. Evolved cruiser approach shoes would fit these three requirements read my review. Below br - - - - - br sty le 5/5 br -. Br p ro s pre wear these shoes to. Most places have worked at the club and. When i go out and i always get complimented on them i love the ease. With which i can adjust the stretchy shoelaces which have yet to come undone by themselves i can't stay on the floor too long so these shoes take care of my. Frequent cravings to climb stuff with confidence, and they do it in style brb rcon sbr none really dig the. Minimalist elegant look the rbr - - - -. — prsti ckin ess 3/5 br - - - - - brb rp. R os br when shoe is clean and dr yc it. Lose to cement and asphalt however br co and sb are they perform. Horribly on wet or dusty surfaces like gravel playgrounds the dust covering most of the soul and rendering its grip useless to jump on metallic or painted /. Chrome surfaces they may perform better. On granite eck which my rating does not yet reflect the rbr — — br durability 4/5 br br. Pr os br i ve had the shoes for a few. Weeks in the soul and fabric show hardly anywhere they get dusty really quick lit. But a few pets on the shoe clears it rights out br co ns bri I'm afraid to. Use these for any actual climbing outings because i don't think the canvas will hold that's how i destroyed my saucony bullet veg and shoes see but I'm. Reluctant to get a pair to kill given the issues I've had so far other users. Aren't having problems in this regard br. Br — br design 4/5 br — br pr os br. Very sturdy not sure about abrasion. Resistance haven't taken it to the cracks yet the shoes can be squished it. Taking up almost no space inside bag otherwise the heel pull tab was a most welcoming addition and shoes are very light heel folds and can wear shoes as. Slippers br see ons br the length of. The shoe is true to size x y some. Reviewers recommend going one-to-one see five sizes larger on this shoe the. Microfiber lining is slippery when wearing polyester based socks not good. For the ankles when jumping up rock hillsides see and cotton socks are too thick for this shoe which is a bummer because cotton socks provide me with better grip and keep my feet drier the. Right shoe felt much smaller than then left i also did not like the split. Tongue field but wearing socks makes it bearable brbrbr fit one v br — br pr. Os br none br co ns br out-of-the-box. They were horribly tight the only way i could fit my feet was by taking off the. Insole and stretching the guts out of the fabric the length is true to size x. Is not a shoe for those of us with really wide feet my foot spread is wider. Then the shoe itself my feet suffered quite a busy and just when i thought it was paying off the paper like mid sole started peeling away i thought removing the bottom part of the insole would help but my feet were exhausted and achy after weeks of trying to stretch the shoe and i was forced to find the most minimalist insole i could find after trial and error see i went. For the super feet carbon insole which took virtually no space inside the show yet provided outstanding protection this. Will cost these shoes between one and two stars i shouldn't have to go buy insoles. That are more expensive than the shoe itself br fi nal verdict brits a good. Pair of shoes minimalist ish and seems. Durable but in my case eket was definitely not comfortable and i had to go through more time and money in order to make my monster feet feel like home in them i like the lucy and the fact. That i can feel the terrain with more grip than other shoes i own except my 510 war hawks.

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    Mammut Hueco Mid GTX Shoe - Men's

    Whether you're slogging through the remnants of last night's storm or trying to outrun the current one back to the trailhead, it's always nice to know that you've got waterproof protection on your feet, especially when it's as comfortable and high-performing as the Mammut Hueco Mid GTX Shoe. This stylish approach and hiking shoe boasts a Gore-Tex performance comfort liner, ensuring waterproof protection from rainy days, splashing puddles, and babbling brooks, while also giving your feet the breathable comfort they need for long and strenuous trips on the trail. Michelin rubber in the outsole provides trusted traction no matter how slippery the surface is, and thanks to the rubber toe cap you can protect yourself from clumsy toe stubs and technical terrain. The soft but strong leather upper tacks on much needed durability, and the TPU heel stabilizer keeps you supported on even the trickiest trails.

  • Waterproof approach shoe for treks on trail and trips to the crag
  • Gore-Tex performance comfort liner shuts out moisture
  • Michelin rubber outsole grips slippery rocks and roots
  • Rubber toe cap protects against toe stubs and falling rock
  • Soft leather upper ensures durability and low-key style
  • Heel stabilizer helps keep you supported on technical terrain
  • Item #MAM012T
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    Salomon X Alp Spry Approach Shoe - Men's

    It's much easier to spray beta to all the climbers at the crag when you're fast enough to leave before anyone retorts, and the Salomon Men's X Alp Spry Approach Shoe sits somewhere between a trail runner and an actual approach shoe so you can escape quickly. Salomon styled this approach shoe like a lightweight trail running shoe so you can tackle the approach faster than you can tackle your projects. The sole's Contagrip rubber has uniquely shaped lugs that look similar to running shoes for the flexibility that speedy hikers want, while the larger lugs near the toe help you handle rugged terrain that climber's trails are known for.

  • Lightweight approach shoe has a similar feel to trail runners
  • SensiFit upper promotes breathability and a customized fit
  • Ortholite footbed wicks moisture and resists odor
  • Athletic midsole includes torsion shank and light cushioning
  • Contagrip rubber sole blends flexibility and traction
  • Item #SAL00XS
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