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Built for sport climbers and boulderers who demand sensitivity and power, the Scarpa Instinct VS climbing shoes have a precise fit, tough synthetic uppers and grippy soles to help you send routes.

- REI

The Instinct VS from Scarpa combines sensitivity and power to provide a versatile shoe developed for experts at bouldering and sport climbing.

- CampSaver.com

The Scarpa Instinct VS Climbing Shoe is a velcro shoe that excels on bouldering problems to overhanging gym routes. The slipper-like design secures with a single strap, making on/off quick and adjustments even faster. Equipped with Vibram; XS Edge rubber, it'll hold strong when standing on the edges. Features of the Scarpa Instinct VS Climbing Shoe Bi-Tension active randing system provides maximum toe power 100% Microsuede for incredible comfort, no stretch and long-term durability Rubber toe patch provides toe-scumming and hooking power Vibram XS Edge provides incredible grip and durability Floating power strap enhances Fit and provides power

- Moosejaw

Built for experts who demand technical exactitude, the Instinct VS combines sensitivity and power to create a versatile tool for bouldering or hard sport routes. Powerful Bi-tension randing with all LoricaA(R) construction allows the shoe to dynamically adjust to different kinds foot flexion with no residual stretch. This means top performance for bouldering with longevity, all with surprising comfort. The Instinct VS's strong, slipper like top offers enhanced control, power and fit thanks to a single, floating VelcroA(R) powerstrap over a slipper-like elastic band. The two-part sole allows the front and back of the foot to work independently for dynamic maneuverability. Specs: a Upper: LoricaA(R) a Midsole: Flexan a Sole: VibramA(R) XS Edge; 3mm a Last: FQ a Sizes: 36 - 45 (half sizes) a Weight: 215g; 7.6oz (1/2 pair size 40)

- Bentgate.com

The Scarpa Instinct VS Rock Shoe is just a tad softer than the Instinct. They tuned up the slipper design with a single strap and Vibram XS Edge rubber to resist deformation when standing on micro-flakes and edges. The Instinct VS spans the performance arc from slabby boulder problems to overhanging gym routes. Sensitivity, with just enough power from the Bi-Tension randing for standing on dimes, these do it all.

- Mountain Gear