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Miura VS (Manufacturer link) popular Average Rating = 4.67/5 Average Rating : 4.67/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Velcro

Fantastic! 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: churningindawake, 2008-08-24


I got these shoes looking for a very high performance shoe, and that is exactly what they are. They work for EVERYTHING! I used them on small knobs, and they edged great, used them on steep overhanging routes, awesome! They also have a bit of rubber that comes over the toe, making them good shoes for cracks. They also smear very well for having the arch to them. I was thinking they would be different from the lace-ups, but i was wrong. They do everything, plus more than the lace ups do. I have wide feet and they fit my foot perfectly. Sizing is same for muira. They also feature the p3 (permanent power platform) which allows them to maintain the arch forever. I have had them for about a month now, and i haven't put my lace-ups on since. The only minor thing I'm noticing is that the Velcro is starting to come apart, which is a common occurrence o climbing shoes. Nonetheless they are the best climbing shoes i have ever used. If solutions don't fit your feet ( my feet were too wide for them), try these shoes.

Cheers and good climbing,

Wolfgang Braun


Spirit Quickdraw - 11 cm popular Average Rating = 4.58/5 Average Rating : 4.58/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Carabiners: Quickdraws

Spirit Quickdraw 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: churningindawake, 2007-12-08


Easy to clip into. They are really easy for a follower because that annoying notch isn't in the way, for the rope to get caught on. They are also very strong, making them good to leave on a hard route you are working! I used to have the ultra light Wild Country Heliums, but they were very 'messy' to clip into, and the runners would always twist on me. With the Spirits, the thick sling is nice because the draw won't twist! All in all these are the best draw ever, if you are looking at buying new quickdraws, these are the ones you want!


Attache Screw-Lock Carabiner popular Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Carabiners: Locking Carabiners

petzl attached 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: churningindawake, 2007-07-06


If the gate gets tweaked its done, or really hard to screw