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Pros Great edging shoe, precise, versatileComfortable, high performance, sticky rubber, easy to put on, good in cracks, versatileComfortable, extremely sensitive, great for smearing and steep climbing, easy to get on and offSuper sensitive, overall comfortable for aggressive design, great for pocket climbing, good for heel hookingSuper comfortable, medium stiffness provides versatility, very adjustable
Cons Specific shape can cause discomfort for some, expensiveStretch out quickly, costly, lack supportExpensive, No-Edge technology could be an acquired tasteExpensive, specific, can be painful for someExpensive, not great for sport climbing or bouldering
Bottom Line For climbing where footwork is key, look no further than the Miura VSThese high performance slippers from La Sportiva work well in almost all arenas, from cracks to steep sport climbsFrom tufas to granite boulders, these are a steep climbers dreamFrom toeing in on steep terrain to standing on small holds to heel hooking, this shoe does it allThe combination of features and comfort make the Maestro a crack climbing, multi-pitch machine
Rating Categories Miura VS Skwama Futura Solution Comp Maestro Mid Eco
Comfort (25%)
8
9
9
8
9
Sensitivity (25%)
9
9
10
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8
Edging (15%)
10
7
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8
Cracks (15%)
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7
9
Pockets (15%)
9
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10
10
5
Ease Of Use (5%)
7
9
9
8
7
Specs Miura VS Skwama Futura Solution Comp Maestro Mid Eco
Style Velcro Velcro Velcro Velcro Lace
Weight (Per Pair, size 37) .94 lb 1.00 lb .91 lb 0.95 lb 1.17 lb
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Fit High Asymmetry Asymmetrical High Asymmetry Asymmetrical Medium-Low Asymetry
Upper Leather Leather/Microfiber Leather/ Synthetic Leather/microfiber Eco leather
Lining Dentex Unlined Unlined Lycra tongue/ unlined Unlined
Sole Rubber Vibram XSGrip2 Vibram XS Grip2 Vibram XSGrip2 Vibram XS Grip2 Vibram XS Edge
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