Which Rock Shoes Should I Wear?
You're just learning how to climb and want to buy a new pair of rock climbing shoes. Learn the essentials here about what kind of shoes to buy and how they should fit your foot.
Find the Right Fit to Climb High & Hard
Rock climbing shoes make you climb better, harder, and higher. To do your best you need to buy the right rock shoe for the types of routes you do and then find the best fitting shoe. Learn how to find the right fitting shoe for your foot before buying rock shoes and your feet will thank you on the rocks.
Climbing Shoe Design and Lasts
Before you buy a pair of rock shoes, find out about the different types of rock shoes, how they are made, what a climbing shoe last is, the differences between board-lasted and slip-lasted shoes, and rock shoe construction.
Your Personal Trad Climbing Gear
Here's all the personal equipment that you need to go trad climbing with a buddy, including rock shoes, climbing harness, belay device, locking carabiners, personal anchor system, and a climbing helmet. Also shop and buy all the guide-recommended climbing gear you need.
Evolv makes some of the best rock shoes available--and at an affordable price. Check out their models here.
La Sportiva, an Italian company, makes some of the world's finest rock climbing shoes, mountaineering and ice boots, approach shoes, and mountain running shoes.
Five Ten manufactures a huge range of outdoor footwear, including hiking, trail running, multi-sport, approach, and climbing shoes.