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Those Climbing Shoes You Wanted Are on Sale This Week

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Having the proper footwear could make or break your day in the hills. Whether it’s an aggressive rock shoe for your steep sport project, a grippy approach shoe for scrambling, or a burly mountain boot high alpine climbing, right now has great deals on everything you need for your feet.

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Scarpa Vapor Climbing Shoe

$104.97 (40% off, was $174.95)


The Vapor Climbing Shoe blends performance climbing with all-day comfort. It has a moderate downturn with Bi-tension randing and a stiff midsole that performs well thin, vertical routes but doesn’t crunch your toes. A suede and microfiber upper with a padded tongue molds to your feet, ensuring long term comfort. 

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Black Diamond Momentum Climbing Shoe

$71.21 (25% off, was $94.95)

For newer climbers or seasoned vets looking for a comfortable gym shoe, the Momentum is a great option. It has a flat sole and low asymmetry, so you’re not cramming your feet into a downturned shoe. The upper is made of a breathable knit material that fits true coming out of the box and keeps your feet cool during long gym sessions.

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So Ill Holds Runner Climbing Shoe

$103.16 (20%, was $128.95)

The Runner Climbing Shoe is a high-performance rock shoe designed specifically for gym climbing. It has a moderate downturn with a thin outsole for maximum sensitivity, so that your toes can feel even the most subtle holds and stick to volumes. It has a synthetic upper that won’t stretch much, so So Ill doesn’t recommend downsizing. 

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Evolv Cruzer Psyche Approach Shoe

$59.21 (25% off, was $78.95)

The Cruzer Psyche from Evolv is one of the most recognizable approach shoes on the market, and for good reason. The Trax high-friction outsole provides reliable traction over a variety of terrain. The Cruzer Psyche has a higher volume and wider toe-box than its counterpart, the Cruzer Classic, providing more stability and overall support. Not to mention it’s stylish aesthetic that transitions seamlessly from the trail to town.

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Five Ten Five Tennie DLX Approach Shoe

$135.96 (20% off, was $169.95)

This is the deluxe version of Five Ten’s famous approach shoe, the Five Tennie. It merges the classic Five Tennie functionality with Adidas technology for a sportier feel. It has a Stealth PH rubber outsole for sticky traction while scrambling, and a breathable mesh upper to keep your feet cool and comfortable during the approach.

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La Sportiva G2 SM Mountaineering Boot

$680 (20% off, was $850)

The G2 SM Mountaineering Boot from La Sportiva is as serious as a boot gets, designed for high alpine peaks in the Himalaya, Andes, and Alaska. It is among the warmest and lightest in its class, with felt, foam, and reflective aluminum for insulation. It has a Vibram Matterhorn outsole for traction, and is compatible with step-in crampons.

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Smartwool Performance Ultra Light Print Crew Sock

$12.57 (40% off, was $20.95)

A great pair of socks is as important as a good pair of shoes  These light and breathable socks from Smartwool are a blend of Merino wool and synthetics, designed specifically for long hot days on the trail. Merino naturally wicks sweat and fends off foul odors, and the added synthetics provide durability, stretch, and increased dry-time.

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