Mad Rock Mad Monkey

2 reviews
5-star:   0
4-star:   0
3-star:   1
2-star:   1
1-star:   0

Reviews

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A lot of parents in Colorado are active and ask about…

Rating: rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Source: We rent out the shoes for young kids

Summary

A lot of parents in Colorado are active and ask about climbing shoes to get their kids psyched on climbing. For kids that I instruct in Boulder, CO, this shoe has good colors, fits snug and soft, and tightens to adjust for growing kids and beginning tots.

Pros

  • Fun
  • Comfortable
  • Adjustable

Cons

  • Soft
  • Non-agressive

The shoe will last for at most a year, and there was an original batch with weakly sewn heel size-adjustment straps that would pull off after a few months of climbing. I've seen toddlers and 10-year-olds in these shoes. They are not aggressive, and very comfortable. 

0

They were good, but they break very easily.

Rating: rated 2 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $35

They were good, but they break very easily.

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Mad Rock's Mad Monkey page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Introduce your kids to the sport of rock climbing with the comfortable Mad Rock Mad Monkey 2.0 rock shoes.

- REI

Get your future world champ started early in the Mad Rock Mad Monkey 2. 0 Climbing Shoe. Mad Rock filled out this tried-and-true design with two rear closure straps for more adjustability. The dual closure system helps avoid scratchy straps from injuring sensitive feet, so your little climber's toes spend more time on the wall and less time in the parental first aid station.

- Backcountry.com

We've upgraded our ever popular Mad Monkey with two rear closure straps for even more size adjustability. Our new dual closure system prevents straps from scratching delicate ankles when cinching down for a tighter fit. Constructed with our stretchy SynFlex upper and our R2 rand system for ultra comfort, the Mad Monkey is perfect for little climbers who's feet still growing. Recommended use: Bouldering Sport Gym Classification Kids Closure 1-Strap Stiffness 2 Shape Symmetric Midsole Material Compressed Polyester Midsole Thickness 1mm Sole Flat Sole Thickness 3.8 mm Upper Material Synflex Footbed Material Polyester Toe Patch - Toe Patch Thickness - Midsole shape Standard Rand R2 Rand Thickness 1.8 mm Heel Adjustable Heel Weight (US 9) 141g Sizes Available 11-13, 1-5 Wholesizes

- Mountains Plus

Inspired from cartoons, clowns, and cotton candy we have discovered the formula for the crag-hungry kid.

- GearX.com