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Deal of the Week: Climbing Footwear

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Whether you need an aggressive shoe for steep and technical routes or a comfortable shoe for long sessions at the gym, a lightweight scrambler for the approach or a burly mountain boot for trudging up couloirs, Backcountry.com has you covered with awesome deals on all kinds of climbing footwear.

As usual, we receive a portion of the sales—the listed items have not been tested by the editors.

Five Ten Moccasym Climbing Shoe

$93.71 (25% off, was $124.95)

The Moccasyms from Five Ten are some of the most popular climbing shoes on the market, and their design has remained the same for nearly 20 years. The narrow profile excels on tips only toe jams, while the soft midsole and stealth C4 rubber clings to smears and thin edges alike.

Buy the Moccasym Climbing Shoe at Backcountry.com

Scarpa Chimera Climbing Shoe

$149.21 (25% off, was $209.95)

This highly aggressive shoe from Scarpa is designed to crush boulders and steep sport routes. The sharp downturn channels power into the toe, while the Toe Power System stiffens it for precision. All the while, the Vibram XS Grip outsole rubber is a bit on the softer side for sticking to micro-footholds.

Buy the Chimera Climbing Shoe at Backcountry.com

Five Ten Hiangle Climbing Shoe

$112.46 (25% off, was $149.95)

Five Ten boasts that the Hiangle is the most comfortable in their aggressive line of shoes. The downturn cruises on steep terrain, while the microfiber upper stretches and conforms to your foot. The single velcro strap closure makes for easy on, easy off during your multiple burn sessions at the crag.

Buy the men’s Hiangle Climbing Shoe at Backcountry.com

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Mad Rock Agama Climbing Shoe

$53.95 (35% off, was $83)

For those newer to climbing, the Agama is a great option to help learn the basics without crunching your feet into some unnecessarily uncomfortable shoe. It has a flat sole and leather upper for comfort, while the Science Friction 3.0 rubber outsole will be a huge step up from the greasy rental shoes at the gym. 

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Scarpa Mojito Bio Shoe

$116.32 (35% off, was $178.95)

The Mojito is a technical approach shoe disguised as a street sneaker. The mesh upper provides excellent breathability and brandishes a classic sporty look, but hiding underneath is a sticky Vibram outsole for rock hopping and scrambling on the approach.

Buy the men’s Mojito Bio Shoe at Backcountry.com

Scarpa Kalipe GTX Approach Shoe

$109.82 (35% off, was $168.95)

The Kalipe can handle anything from flat trail walk-ins to highly technical scrambles. The Vibram Megagrip sole provides a confident grip on any terrain, while the burly heel and toe rands offer support, protection, and durability.

Buy the women’s Kalipe GTX Approach Shoe at Backcountry.com

Asolo Mont Blanc GV Mountaineering Boot

$712.46 (25% off, was $949.95)

The Mont Blanc GV is a super-gaiter boot designed for high alpine mountaineering. The Gore-Tex Zamba completely waterproofs the boot, while the softshell and neoprene inserts create a tight, heat-retaining seal. The carbon layering keeps the boot both light and stiff, and they are compatible with automatic crampons.

Buy the men’s Mont Blanc GV Mountaineering Boot at Backcountry.com

So Ill Free Range Pro Climbing Shoe

$127.46 (25% off, was $169.95)

The Free Range is another excellent option for a high performance climbing shoe. It has an asymmetrical downturn for latching onto holds and a reshaped heel for ultimate heel-hooking potential. The Dark Matter rubber outsole offers traction on rock and plastic alike, ensuring that your climbing performance excels no matter the arena.

Buy the Free Range Pro Climbing Shoe at Backcountry.com