Mad Rock Lotus
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Convenient as two-or three-strap shoes, the Lotus maintains a tight performance slipper fit, but minimizes the work of squeezing on the shoe. The new closure system allows the shoe to use the split tongue design. Best for tackling comps and especially overhanging terrain, the Lotus is sure to be your go-to sending shoe.
The hardest sends always seem to happen when you least expect it--you're not feeling great, or you're tired, or you don't really care, and then BANG! You're topping out. The Mad Rock Lotus Women's Climbing shoe aims to give you that top-out buzz every climb, with an aggressive downturn, slipper-style design that's ideal for extra-steep sport climbs and boulder problems. The Lotus rocks an ultra-sticky Science Friction 3. 0 rubber sole that sticks to rock like gum to hair, and also uses Mad Rock's polycarbonate Arch Flex system to help provide a super-snug, sensitive fit. The top of the shoe features Mad Rock's Power Upper rubber toe patch to help you work your way through those overhanging toe-hooky problems, and the Edge heel is ridged to help you lock onto tenuous heel hooks. One hook-and-loop strap complements the Lotus' snug fit--the synthetic Syn Flex upper won't stretch or deform like leather--making the Lotus' super-easy to take on and off in between redpoint attempts.