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Price $0 List$180.00 at REI
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$195.00 at REI
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$185.00 at Backcountry
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$195.00 at REI
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Pros Great precision, aggressive/down turned toe tip, sensitive, great toe and heel hooking, precise fit, comfortable, easy on/offVersatile, durable, comfortableIncredible sensitivity, great edging, durabilityBest edging shoe on the market
Cons Not comfortable for all-day climbing, expensive, not the most versatile, hard to fit, single strap broke prematurelyExpensive, can be hard to findSpecalized use, expensive, might be hard to resoleExpensive
Rating Categories La Sportiva Solution La Sportiva Katana Lace La Sportiva Futura La Sportiva Genius
Edging (20%)
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Cracks (20%)
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Comfort (20%)
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Pockets (20%)
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Sensitivity (20%)
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Specs La Sportiva Solution La Sportiva Katana... La Sportiva Futura La Sportiva Genius
Style Velcro Lace Velcro Lace
Upper Leather / Lorica Leather/Lorica Leather/Synthetic Leather Suede leather / Microfiber
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular
Lining HF in toe box and arch area only Pacific (forefoot and back) Unlined Unlined
Rubber Type Vibram XS Grip 2 Vibram XS Edge Vibram XS Grip2 Vibram XS Grip2
Rubber Thickness (millimeters) 4 mm 4 mm 3 mm 3 mm
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