La Sportiva TC Pro
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La Sportiva's TC Pro is the ultimate technical, big wall, free climbing shoe. Developed in collaboration with Tommy Caldwell. Designed to provide powerful, technical edging AND crack climbing prowess without compromising either. This game changing, mid-height edging machine will take you out of a technical thin hands to rattley fingers crack and out on to the diciest dime edges you can find. La Sportiva worked with Vibram on a new rubber compound that works best for technical edging and developed the XS Edge compound which holds an edge better on sharp micro edges.
The new-school midtop La Sportiva TC Pro defies categorization. Mid-height ankle protection and comfort features excels all-day trad climbs and off-widths. However, the powerful PD55 last and medium/high asymmetry will offer you precision on your favorite sport climb of marathon dime edges. Strategic padding in the ankle and above the toes Mid-height covers the malleolus (that bony prominence on each side of the ankle) on crack climbs Patented P3(R) platform delivers sensitive yet powerful edging abilities Neutral tech fit keeps you comfortable all day without comprising performance Slip lasted construction Ventilated tongue and lateral rand perforations promote air-flow Vibram(R) XS Edge compound excels on everything from smears, to crystals, to micro-edges Double thick rand offer durability and jamming performance Last: PD 55FIT: Tech w/ Medium-High Asymmetry
Designed for edging and crack climbing, the La Sportiva TC Pro rock shoes get you through sections of smearing on dime edges and jamming your feet in finger cracks. Thin foam padding at the ankles and above the toes helps protect your feet when they're jammed in a crack. Mid-height cuffs cover your ankle bones to guard against scrapes while crack climbing. 4mm Vibram XS Edge(TM) rubber provides excellent grip and holds an edge well on tiny rock features. Ventilated tongues and perforations around the rands promote airflow. Fit is designed such that your toes lay flat so your feet can slip into thin cracks. La Sportiva TC Pro rock shoes were developed in collaboration with professional climber, Tommy Caldwell.
Designed by big-wall legend Tommy Caldwell with the long, technical routes of El Cap in mind, the La Sportiva TC Pro Vibram XS Edge Climbing Shoe combines edging power with crack-climbing prowess. Inexpensive' No. One of the most high-performance trad climbing shoe ever created by humans' Damn right. That's assuming you think Tommy Caldwell is human. This mid-height climbing machine features light ankle padding to ease the pain of vicious off-widths, and the vented tongue and rand help ward off sweaty feet during marathon days on the wall.