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Top 27 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
86
$195
Editors' Choice Award
An awesome shoe for long climbs requiring a variety of crack climbing and edging techniques
86
$180
A tried and true modern classic, this model excels while steep and technical climbing
84
$185
An incredibly sensitive and comfortable shoe that excels at edging
84
$195
Top Pick Award
This high performance model is the ultimate balance of support and sensitivity
82
$170
An affordable shoe that is perfect for difficult sport and trad climbs
82
$180
Reasonable savings for an ultra-premium shoe
82
$210
Super expensive shoe designed for bouldering and comps
82
$180
This shoe edges well and fits narrow feet like a glove
82
$160
Best Buy Award
A worthy option for sport climbing at all angles, from steep to slabby
80
$190
Top Pick Award
With this shoe, you can climb pitch after pitch without pain
80
$150
Best Buy Award
A simple shoe with solid performance for trad climbing
80
$200
These soft shoes excel at steep climbing, but aren't a good choice for techy edging
76
$160
Awesome for all-day trad adventures
76
$145
Sensitive and covered in sticky rubber, these shoes are ready for steep gymnastic boulder problems
76
$165
Used by many big names in climbing, it excels at both sport climbs and long trad routes
76
$165
On granite cracks or in the gym, this versatile shoe is a good choice for new climbers
74
$185
This model edges like a dream but lacks the sensitivity of our favorite models
74
$185
Super stiff, this shoe eats micro-edges for breakfast
72
$175
A great tool for thin cracks and multi-pitch outings
68
$190
An enormous price for an average shoe
66
$85
Best Buy Award
A great deal for an adequate climbing shoe
66
$125
These comfy kicks will take you straight to hand crack heaven, but aren't a good choice for edging
64
$180
These shoes are stiff as a board and ready for long pitches of sustained technical edges
62
$170
Most at home on steep terrain but underperforms on techy slabs and faces
60
$119
A low-priced shoe with correspondingly low performance
58
$89
This super comfy shoe is perfect for folks who are just starting to climb
56
$95
These shoes aren't the highest performers in our review, but they're a bargain for someone looking to train in the gym