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Review by hirvimaki (1)

spirit velcro IZ (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 3.17/5 Average Rating : 3.17/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Velcro

Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: hirvimaki, 2006-11-21

I have a love/hate relationship with these shoes. I've been climbing in a pair for six months and overall they have held up pretty good. I loved the fit when I got them, but after a few days of climbing they stretched out almost a full size. The velcro, although nifty, has given it up and fails to hold, popping out at very inconvenient times. The rubber is pretty good stuff, sticky enough for my semi-competent foot-work. The impact zone is awesome, especially when I boulder. Buy them one size down and grin a bear it for a little while until they stretch. A pretty good shoe with comfort and some nice features, but with a few too many quirks (fix the dang velcro!) for me to get another pair.