La Sportiva Mythos
Great for practicing footwork, felt the best when…
Use: in the gym or on the rocks
Break-in Period: didn't take forever to break in either
Price Paid: $40 - eBay!
Great for practicing footwork, felt the best when comparing shoes. I felt like I could really grow into it--my foot's second layer for climbing. Laces get in the way, but I double-tie them with no problem, and for some reason still prefer laces over velcro.
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La Sportiva's Mythos Women climbing shoe is a high performance shoe that does everything and fits everyone.
Push your limits on a sport climb, in the gym or on a long trad route with the slim and trim La Sportiva Mythos rock shoes.
Tighten the around-the-heel lacing system of the La Sportiva Women's Mythos Climbing Shoe and get an all-around, precise fitting shoe for climbing any rock in the canyon. The soft, unlined leather upper surrounds your foot with enough stretch to allow foot swelling during long multi-pitch routes, while the perforated arch and Dry-Best lined tongue help wick and vent excess foot sweat as you climb. For long belays and rests on big walls, the full-length LaspoFlex midsole adds strength and cushioning so you can reenergize before the crux. The Mythos's medium-curved shape, pointed toe, and excellent edges allow superior grip on footholds of any shape or size thanks to the 4mm Vibram XS Grip2 outsole.
A high performance shoe that does everything and fits everyoneThe patented Mythos lacing system lets you get the perfect fit for whatever type of foot you have The soft unlined leather upper adapts to whatever shape your foot is and it is great for all day multipitch routes where your feet tend to swell The Vibram rubber rand is perforated to allow for stretch and comfort This is the perfect shoe for crack climbing with its low profile toesflatfit and the overall neutral round shape of the shoeIDEAL TERRAIN crack climbing face climbing and big walls