The Velcro strap design and the downturned-ness of the shoe.
Would like to ….
Be able to wear them for longer periods of time!
Value for Money
I paid about £90 for these, quite expensive but a really great quality shoe and worth the price.
The shoe is very rigid and downturned. The velcro straps hold your foot snug in the the shoe. The heel fits great and they work well for standing on tiny edges. They also accommodate bunion feet very well.
Comfort & Fit
These are designed to be fitted tightly so I wouldn’t wear them for a long period of time. The main problem I have is that there is some stitching in the shoe right where the knuckle of my big toe is, which resulted in a painful rubbing point the first time I wore them. It’s not really been a problem since, I think the key is to not wear them for long periods as they do also pinch my Achilles if I wear them for too long.
I have used them quite a bit sport climbing and bouldering and they still look great, edges intact and no signs of wear. They don’t seem to have stretched much either.
Really good for pocket/crimpy, steep climbing and bouldering. Not the best indoor bouldering shoes if you want to wear them for a long time and walk around the climbing center in them as they will rub your feet.
By Eve Blumson
|Standard Shoe Size||
UK 4 (in trainers)
|Test Shoe Brand & Name||Scarpa Vapour V Womens|
|Test Shoe Size||UK 3 2/3, EU 36.5|
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