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Pros Well padded tongue, easy to take on and off, breathableGreat 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 hooking
Cons Lacks sensitivity, not the best for edgingSpecific 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 some
Bottom Line Though not our least favorite shoe in the pack, they are certainly not the highest performing model we testedFor 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 all
Rating Categories Scarpa Vapor V - Women's Miura VS La Sportiva Skwama - Women's La Sportiva Futura - Women's Solution Comp
Comfort (25%)
6
8
9
9
8
Sensitivity (25%)
7
9
9
10
9
Edging (15%)
7
10
7
7
5
Cracks (15%)
9
8
9
5
7
Pockets (15%)
9
9
8
10
10
Ease Of Use (5%)
8
7
9
9
8
Specs Scarpa Vapor V -... Miura VS La Sportiva Skwama... La Sportiva Futura... Solution Comp
Style Velcro Velcro Velcro Velcro Velcro
Weight (Per Pair, size 37) .91 lb .94 lb 1.00 lb .91 lb 0.95 lb
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Fit Asymmetrical High Asymmetry Asymmetrical High Asymmetry Asymmetrical
Upper Microsuede Leather Leather/Microfiber Leather/ Synthetic Leather/microfiber
Lining Microsuede Dentex Unlined Unlined Lycra tongue/ unlined
Sole Rubber Vibram XSGrip2 Vibram XSGrip2 Vibram XS Grip2 Vibram XSGrip2 Vibram XS Grip2
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