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Score Product Price Our Take
91
$175
Editors' Choice Award
From slabs to overhanging sport climbs, this all-around monster rules.
89
$170
Top Pick Award
These high performance slippers from La Sportiva work well in almost all arenas, from cracks to steep sport climbs.
85
$185
From tufas to granite boulders, these are a steep climbers dream.
83
$180
Top Pick Award
For toeing in on steep terrain, standing on small holds, and heel hooking the new Solutions do it all.
82
$185
For climbing where footwork is key, look no further than the Miura VS.
77
$165
Top Pick Award
This Velcro slipper is a great option for the trad climbers out there; it can edge and smear while still providing comfort in cracks.
76
$165
Top Pick Award
This shoe will give you confidence on the smallest of holds and the thinnest of cracks.
75
$140
The Up Lace shines in the multi-pitch trad realm - comfort, stiffness, and crack climbing abilities are the name of the game.
74
$175
Though not our least favorite shoe in the pack, they are certainly not the highest performing model we tested.
72
$119
Best Buy Award
For a high-performance shoe, it can be hard to find options that are under $150; the Lotus is a great shoe, at a reasonable price.
72
$180
Combines stiffness and support with an aggressive shape; a combination that makes it most at home in overhung, techy terrain.
72
$185
These shoes are great for vertical to steep sport climbing and bouldering.
71
$200
For toe hooks, heel hooks, and other steep-climbing shenanigans, these are the ticket.
71
$154
This downturned, stiff shoe is both sensitive and aggressive for toeing in to small holds on steep walls.
70
$160
This soft slipper makes for a comfortable and precise shoe for the intermediate climber.
69
$160
While they did moderately well in overall performance, the Evolv Shakra is impressive because of its comfortable design.
67
$109
The Finale is an unlined, lace-up shoe that focuses on comfort and versatility.
60
$165
The Hiangle performs like a soft slipper, but has a bit more adjustablility due to its Velcro strap. These shoes are sensitive, but cater to a narrower foot.