Review by: daisuke, 2004-04-03
Never an outstanding shoe brand, the flame makes for a decent climbing shoe on faces and pockets. The rubber is a special mammut mix that sticks decently (and better in any case than the latest abortion concocted by boreal). It edges well, smears ok and is quite asymetric which makes it rather painful to wear but useful on steep walls. My version was the older leather one and they stretched, it seems that they have since changed over to synthetic which will keep it from doing so so don't undersize it. There are better shoes than the flame out there, and there are also worse.