To keep your feet on the wall, you need climbing shoes with a solid sole. And there's a lot more to it than meets the eye. We took a closer look at the black material and show you how shoe manufacturers come up with the perfect rubber compound.
Isleten is a small lakeside village on Lake Uri - nestled between clear water and imposing rock faces. With two varied climbing sectors right on the shore, the place is the ideal starting point for leisurely days in the vertical. If you are also looking for the right shoe for your future climbing adventure, you might find it on May 21st. Then Bächli Bergsport in Isleten carries out a climbing shoe test with brand new models.
If you are looking for a climbing fin for alpine tours, multi-pitch routes or long indoor sessions, the Spirit and the low-volume model Spirit LV are the best choice. Red Chili has revised their luxury classic while maintaining the mix of comfort and performance.
The cooler the rock, the more grip. Climbing and bouldering in winter is fantastic. The cold is of secondary importance, after all, you are constantly on the move. Warming clothing also helps, but there is still one problem area: the feet. The circulation suffers in the climbing finches, the insulation is also poor, and people climb barefoot. The solution: heated socks.
The American climbing shoe manufacturer Unparallel recently added a new model to its range: the women's version of the Flagship. We have tested the shoe for you and present it.
Once you have found a suitable climbing finch, you won't give it up anytime soon. But with more training, progress and new areas of application, the demands on the shoe also change. When is the right time for another climbing finch? The range from softer models to more aggressive climbing finches with more pre-tension and downturn is varied.
The Climbing Shoe Solution Comp by La Sportiva is fully geared towards indoor climbing and competition style.
The new climbing shoe Puzzle from Red Chili is completely geared towards the feet of children and young people. We introduce the shoe. The…
We put three models from the climbing shoe manufacturer Unparallel through their paces for you. To do this, we climbed the plastic and drove to Switzerland's sunniest area, Ticino. The focus was on the Flagship, Lyra and Leopard II models.
The American climbing shoe manufacturer Unparallel is launching its new model, Flagship, a shoe for ambitious climbers. We tested the shoe for you. What, you've never heard of Unparallel? Find out more here.
La Sportiva has developed a special climbing shoe for dynamic moves and wide volumes when climbing indoors: The Theory.
Metal, nylon, polyamide. Climbing equipment consists of materials that all have different areas of application and care requirements. Here you will find an overview of how to properly care for your climbing rope, harness, climbing shoes, carabiners, helmet and belay devices. So you have more fun with your equipment and can climb with it longer.
Asymmetrical fit, close-fitting and an additional rubber coating for bombproof toehooks. This is the Scarpa Instinct VSR.
Resole climbing shoes / climbing finches is financially and ecologically worthwhile. At Gecko Resoling, professionals like Fred Nicole are at work.
Would you like to start climbing or do you already have a few climbing tours under your belt? Transa sales advisor and climbing legend Pesche Wüthrich explains the most important basics for ...