La Sportiva Tarantula Rock Shoes - Unisex

5027-375

La Sportiva Tarantula Rock Shoes - Unisex

5027-375
  • Available prices $106.00
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Description

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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

Tech specs

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

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.

Flat
Asymmetry

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

Low
Stiffness

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

Soft
Uppers Leather
Closure Hook-and-loop
Tension

A highly tensioned shoe tends to push your foot forward to create a powerful curve in your toes.

Low
Outsoles 5mm FriXion Rs
Lined No
Made in China