La Sportiva Tarantula Rock Shoes - Unisex

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La Sportiva Tarantula Rock Shoes - Unisex

  • Available prices $106.00
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Slightly more aggressive than a traditional beginner's shoe, the Tarantulas will help you stick to routes with the tenacity of an 8-legged bug. They suit all around climbers on varied terrain and really excel at gym climbing and single-pitch cragging. The closure can be set at a wide range of so they should fit various foot shapes.

  • Unlined leather uppers are comfortable for all-day cragging and long hours in the gym.
  • Slip-lasted construction.
  • Asymmetric shape helps new climbers push the grades at a faster pace.
  • Long lasting sticky FriXion® rubber sticks to plastic and rock equally well

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Weight 580g (39)
Ideal for
  • Bouldering
  • Indoor climbing
  • Trad climbing
  • Sport and toprope climbing

A flat profile suits long routes and cracks. Curved shoes allow precision and good edging. Hooked shoes are down-turned and tensioned, for power to the toe on steep or overhanging routes.


Highly asymmetric shoes allow more precision and focused power. Symmetrical shoes are more comfortable for all-around climbing.


Stiffness is provided by the type of sole and the tensioning system. Softer shoes allow more precision. Supportive shoes prevent fatigue.

Uppers Leather
Closure Hook-and-loop
Outsoles 5mm FriXion Rs
Lined No
Made in China