So, you’re looking for a new pair of climbing shoes?

Nothing beats slipping on a fresh pair of climbing shoes, but we know how hard it can be to find the right one.
Take a look at some of our recent reviews.

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La Sportiva Tarantulace Review

La Sportiva Tarantulace

La Sportiva Tarantulace The Tarantulace is the most popular beginner climbing shoe of all time, and it's not hard to see why. Take a look at our full review now!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Super comfortable  Great at editing...
Five Ten Anasazi VCS Review

Five Ten Anasazi VCS

Five Ten Anasazi VCS There is little doubt about what these shoes were built for. The VCS is designed to crush the word of vertical - and less than vertical -  climbing.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like   Good value for money...
La Sportiva Cobra Eco Review

La Sportiva Cobra Eco

La Sportiva Cobra Eco The perfect shoe for the eco-warriors amongst us. Not only is this shoe single handedly saving the planet, but is also a force to be recond with. Take a read of our La Sportiva Cobra Eco review now!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For...
La Sportiva Finale Review

La Sportiva Finale

La Sportiva Finale Jack of all trades, master of none. This is what makes the Finale is the perfect shoe for beginner climbers.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Comfortable  Good all-around performance  Vibram XS Edge rubber Good at...
Five Ten Anasazi Lace Review

Five Ten Anasazi Lace

Five Ten Anasazi Lace Soft enough for smearing, stiff enough to edge, combined with great toe jams and a precise big toe this is a great all-round shoe for beginners and advanced climbers alike. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like...
Evolv Defy Review

Evolv Defy

Evolv Defy One of the best selling climbing shoes in the world. Designed for beginners, but hold its own on hard-core climbs too. Take a look at our full review!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  The affordable price tag  Comfortable...
La Sportiva Katana VCS Review

La Sportiva Katana VCS

La Sportiva Katana VCS This all-around shoe has been around for a while now and is currently on it’s third iteration. While the Katana VCS has been updated with some minor feature upgrades, they mostly remain the same and just as reliable as...
La Sportiva Katana Lace Review

La Sportiva Katana Lace

La Sportiva Katana Though pricey, The Katanas are an investment that will pay for themselves in durability and versatility. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Great for edging  Climbs everything  Flat, yet downturned (is that even...

When first starting, it’s important that you get a shoe that nurtures your climbing ability and doesn’t send you slipping and sliding down the wall.

Here are a few articles that we wrote to help the newbies:

– Best all-around climbing shoes
– Lace or velcro? What is better
– How to find the right size

– Should you wear socks whilst climbing?

Five Ten Anasazi VCS Review

Five Ten Anasazi VCS

Five Ten Anasazi VCS There is little doubt about what these shoes were built for. The VCS is designed to crush the word of vertical - and less than vertical -  climbing.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like   Good value for money...
Evolv Defy Review

Evolv Defy

Evolv Defy One of the best selling climbing shoes in the world. Designed for beginners, but hold its own on hard-core climbs too. Take a look at our full review!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  The affordable price tag  Comfortable...
La Sportiva Katana VCS Review

La Sportiva Katana VCS

La Sportiva Katana VCS This all-around shoe has been around for a while now and is currently on it’s third iteration. While the Katana VCS has been updated with some minor feature upgrades, they mostly remain the same and just as reliable as...
Five Ten Anasazi Lace Review

Five Ten Anasazi Lace

Five Ten Anasazi Lace Soft enough for smearing, stiff enough to edge, combined with great toe jams and a precise big toe this is a great all-round shoe for beginners and advanced climbers alike. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like...
La Sportiva Cobra Eco Review

La Sportiva Cobra Eco

La Sportiva Cobra Eco The perfect shoe for the eco-warriors amongst us. Not only is this shoe single handedly saving the planet, but is also a force to be recond with. Take a read of our La Sportiva Cobra Eco review now!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For...
La Sportiva Katana Lace Review

La Sportiva Katana Lace

La Sportiva Katana Though pricey, The Katanas are an investment that will pay for themselves in durability and versatility. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Great for edging  Climbs everything  Flat, yet downturned (is that even...
La Sportiva Finale Review

La Sportiva Finale

La Sportiva Finale Jack of all trades, master of none. This is what makes the Finale is the perfect shoe for beginner climbers.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Comfortable  Good all-around performance  Vibram XS Edge rubber Good at...
La Sportiva Tarantulace Review

La Sportiva Tarantulace

La Sportiva Tarantulace The Tarantulace is the most popular beginner climbing shoe of all time, and it's not hard to see why. Take a look at our full review now!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Super comfortable  Great at editing...

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Five Ten Anasazi Lace Review

Five Ten Anasazi Lace

Five Ten Anasazi Lace Soft enough for smearing, stiff enough to edge, combined with great toe jams and a precise big toe this is a great all-round shoe for beginners and advanced climbers alike. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like...
Scarpa Velocity V Review

Scarpa Velocity V

Scarpa Velocity V Designed for all day climbing, the Velocity V not only holds its own in the gym but also feel at home outsite too.SCARPA VELOCITY V REVIEW   The brief the design boffins at Scarpa had with the Velocity V was to “build a shoe that offers...
La Sportiva Tarantulace Review

La Sportiva Tarantulace

La Sportiva Tarantulace The Tarantulace is the most popular beginner climbing shoe of all time, and it's not hard to see why. Take a look at our full review now!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Super comfortable  Great at editing...
Five Ten Anasazi VCS Review

Five Ten Anasazi VCS

Five Ten Anasazi VCS There is little doubt about what these shoes were built for. The VCS is designed to crush the word of vertical - and less than vertical -  climbing.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like   Good value for money...
La Sportiva Finale Review

La Sportiva Finale

La Sportiva Finale Jack of all trades, master of none. This is what makes the Finale is the perfect shoe for beginner climbers.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Comfortable  Good all-around performance  Vibram XS Edge rubber Good at...
Butora Acro Review

Butora Acro

Butora Acro Butora may not be a household name just yet, but the Acro's have some interesting features that compete with some of the best aggressive climbing shoes on the market. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Cheap performance...

While climbing shoes are one of the most important pieces of kit you will own, it’s also one of the most expensive.

If your budget is as worn as your shoes, here are a few suggestions for you.

– On a shoestring: Best shoes under $100
– Built to last: The most durables shoes

Five Ten Anasazi Lace Review

Five Ten Anasazi Lace

Five Ten Anasazi Lace Soft enough for smearing, stiff enough to edge, combined with great toe jams and a precise big toe this is a great all-round shoe for beginners and advanced climbers alike. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like...
La Sportiva Finale Review

La Sportiva Finale

La Sportiva Finale Jack of all trades, master of none. This is what makes the Finale is the perfect shoe for beginner climbers.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Comfortable  Good all-around performance  Vibram XS Edge rubber Good at...
La Sportiva Tarantulace Review

La Sportiva Tarantulace

La Sportiva Tarantulace The Tarantulace is the most popular beginner climbing shoe of all time, and it's not hard to see why. Take a look at our full review now!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Super comfortable  Great at editing...
Butora Acro Review

Butora Acro

Butora Acro Butora may not be a household name just yet, but the Acro's have some interesting features that compete with some of the best aggressive climbing shoes on the market. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Cheap performance...
Five Ten Anasazi VCS Review

Five Ten Anasazi VCS

Five Ten Anasazi VCS There is little doubt about what these shoes were built for. The VCS is designed to crush the word of vertical - and less than vertical -  climbing.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like   Good value for money...
Scarpa Velocity V Review

Scarpa Velocity V

Scarpa Velocity V Designed for all day climbing, the Velocity V not only holds its own in the gym but also feel at home outsite too.SCARPA VELOCITY V REVIEW   The brief the design boffins at Scarpa had with the Velocity V was to “build a shoe that offers...

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La Sportiva Solution Review

La Sportiva Solution

La Sportiva Solution A high-performance shoe that has been favored by some of the best in the game including Adam Ondra, Daniel Woods and many more.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Lazer precision toe  3D molded heel  Amazing for...
Tenaya Iati Review

Tenaya Iati

Tenaya Iati It’s hard to argue with a shoe that can be found on some of climbing’s biggest crushers including Chris Sharma and Alex Megos.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Very Comfortable  Good all-around performance  Unique closure...
Five Ten Hiangle Review

Five Ten Hiangle

Five Ten Hiangle A bouldering and sport route specialist, the Hiangle delivers great gym climbing performance.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Super sensitive C4 rubber  Good for both vertical and overhung bouldering  The affordable...
La Sportiva Futura Review

La Sportiva Futura

La Sportiva Futura Touted as a favourite by some of La Sportiva's biggest brand ambassadors and a leader in the No-Edge revolution, the Fututra has changed the way we think about climbing shoes.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like...
Scarpa-Instinct-Lace-Review

Scarpa Instinct Lace

Scarpa Instinct Looking to up your climbing game? Then this could be the shoe for you. Take a read of our Scarpa Instinct Lace review now!Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like Good for bouldering and sport climbing Durable rubber  Great for...
La Sportiva Miura VS Review

La Sportiva Miura VS

La Sportiva Miura VS The Miura VS may seem like the velcro version of the classic lace-up Miura, but don’t be fooled, these shoes also bring their own quirks and characteristics to the table. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like...
Butora Acro Review

Butora Acro

Butora Acro Butora may not be a household name just yet, but the Acro's have some interesting features that compete with some of the best aggressive climbing shoes on the market. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Cheap performance...
Five Ten Team Review

Five Ten Team

Five Ten Team The weapon of the discerning elite boulderer, 5.10 Teams aren’t for the faint-hearted. Read our full Five Ten Team review now![letsreview]Five Ten Team Review  The 5.10 Team is a superlative shoe. An ultra-soft slipper style, but with a lightweight...
Scarpa Drago Review

Scarpa Drago

Scarpa Drago This super soft performance shoe allows you to feel every divot, bump and crack in the rock like no other high performance shoe.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Amazing sensitivity  Great toe hook Comfortable for a...
La Sportiva Skwama Review

La Sportiva Skwama

La Sportiva Skwama The king of soft shoes, precision and power have harmonised to form the Skwama. Designed to crush anything you can throw at them.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Incredible sensitivity  The VERY clever heel...

Bouldering is fast becoming everyone’s new favorite sport. Crushing a sick problem then lying on a mat – what’s not to love?

– Bouldering shoes for beginners
– The best shoes for gym climbing

Five Ten Team Review

Five Ten Team

Five Ten Team The weapon of the discerning elite boulderer, 5.10 Teams aren’t for the faint-hearted. Read our full Five Ten Team review now![letsreview]Five Ten Team Review  The 5.10 Team is a superlative shoe. An ultra-soft slipper style, but with a lightweight...
La Sportiva Miura Review

La Sportiva Miura

La Sportiva Miura Not only is it a top pick when it comes to climbing on edges, pockets and even smearing, but it's also probably one of the best shoes on the market, period.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Great edging  Versatile ...
Scarpa Drago Review

Scarpa Drago

Scarpa Drago This super soft performance shoe allows you to feel every divot, bump and crack in the rock like no other high performance shoe.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Amazing sensitivity  Great toe hook Comfortable for a...
La Sportiva Miura VS Review

La Sportiva Miura VS

La Sportiva Miura VS The Miura VS may seem like the velcro version of the classic lace-up Miura, but don’t be fooled, these shoes also bring their own quirks and characteristics to the table. Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like...
Five Ten Hiangle Review

Five Ten Hiangle

Five Ten Hiangle A bouldering and sport route specialist, the Hiangle delivers great gym climbing performance.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Super sensitive C4 rubber  Good for both vertical and overhung bouldering  The affordable...
Ocun Ozone Review

Ocun Ozone

Ocun Ozone A dark horse in the race for the best high-performance climbing shoe, the Ozone packs the punch without the heavy price tag.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Durable and long lasting  3-Force System Good value for moneyWe...
La Sportiva Solution Review

La Sportiva Solution

La Sportiva Solution A high-performance shoe that has been favored by some of the best in the game including Adam Ondra, Daniel Woods and many more.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Lazer precision toe  3D molded heel  Amazing for...
La Sportiva Skwama Review

La Sportiva Skwama

La Sportiva Skwama The king of soft shoes, precision and power have harmonised to form the Skwama. Designed to crush anything you can throw at them.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Incredible sensitivity  The VERY clever heel...
Five Ten Dragon Review

Five Ten Dragon

Five Ten Dragon The 5.10 Dragon is a legendary shoe in the world of steep and technical bouldering, and the 2019 version does this prestigious model proud.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Precise and downturned  Large toe rand  Great...
Tenaya Iati Review

Tenaya Iati

Tenaya Iati It’s hard to argue with a shoe that can be found on some of climbing’s biggest crushers including Chris Sharma and Alex Megos.Performance:Sensitivity:Comfort:Value For MoneyTotal ScoreWe Like  Very Comfortable  Good all-around performance  Unique closure...

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