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Exum Ridge (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 4.60/5 Average Rating : 4.60/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Approach Shoes

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: jstumpf, 2004-11-29

I had a pair of these before Sportiva redesigned them. They performed spectacularly for everything from light bouldering through packing 35+ pounds through Desolation Wilderness. My only issue with them was the fact that the fabric around the ball of the foot blew out on both shoes after about 9 months (keep in mind that was 9 months of constant, heavy use, though). With the new design, it seems Sportiva has solved this problem. I'm going to give the new ones a try very soon.