evolv Optimus Prime

Reviews

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Great shoe. I ending up buying this the same size…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Materials: Synthetic, nylon mess
Use: vertical to steep face climbing and bouldering
Break-in Period: good out of the box

Great shoe. I ending up buying this the same size as my old Defys and it fits well. Very minimal stretch as you would expect from a synthetic shoe with a liner. As far as the smell goes its tons better with this shoe then my old Defys about par with my leather shoes.

This shoes is what I would called semi-aggressive. Were it is down turned its not so extreme as to make it impossible to climb vertical problems easily or smearing when necessary. This can be a problem with some more aggressive shoes Ive owned like the Evolv Predator/Talon or the Scarpa Boosters for example.

About the only downside I can really see with the shoe is that because of the symmetrical toe (rounded) as opposed to a typical asymmetrical (pointed) toe is the lack of ability to get into smaller pockets.

Other then that I can't complain. It's comfortable enough for all day sessions and yet still aggressive enough to hammer out that cave problem.

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Awesome shoes just brilliant. True craftmanship on…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Materials: idk
Use: boulders
Break-in Period: not long
Weight: light
Price Paid: $110

Awesome shoes just brilliant. True craftmanship on Sharma's part.

evolv Optimus Prime

Discontinued

The Optimus Prime has been discontinued.

MSRP:
$130.00

The evolv Optimus Prime is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen March 22, 2015 at Appalachian Outdoors.

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