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Reviews by 16stfd16 (3)

EVO Average Rating = 3.71/5 Average Rating : 3.71/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Velcro

Low sensitivity 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: 16stfd16, 2009-02-02

I bought these shoes on sale from REI after owning the defys. I bought a half size smaller than my defys (=size 8)and found the fit to be appropriate for a sport/bouldering shoe(my street size is about a 10-10.5). When I first slipped them on at the gym they seemed reluctant to fit comfortably in the toes, but after an hour or so of climbing the rubber on the top of the toe seemed to become more flexible and comfy. I gave them 3 stars for my application due to the thick rubber in the toe section of the sole that sacrafices a bit of sensitivity when trying to locate/stand on small chips.The heel however allows aggressive heel hooks and massive comfort in the arch and heel protion of the shoe. All in all the Evo is a good shoe, mabe not the 5 out 5 i was looking for though.

Flash Velcro Climbing Slipper (Manufacturer link) popular Average Rating = 4.04/5 Average Rating : 4.04/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Velcro

Good so far. 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: 16stfd16, 2008-10-20

Pretty decent shoes, havn't had them long but they preform well, good with smearing and heel hooks are good.

Balance Fully Adjustable Harness (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Harnesses: Adjustable

Cheap, perfect spare or beginners harness. 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: 16stfd16, 2008-10-20

I got this harness for 20 bucks, I'd say a pretty sound investment.I've used it multiple times and its very comfortable. Works great for taking out people on their first climbs.The quick doffing buckles are a little sketchy, but no problems yet.4 out of 5.