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No matter the angle, or type of rock be confident on your feet with the Masai Rock Shoe by Tenaya. This best-selling quiver killer excels on routes that require one shoe to do it all, and do it well. Whether you are toeing in on shallow pockets, smearing on delicate slabs or edging on dicey features, the stiff mid-sole ensures stability and support. Vibram XS rubber maximizes grip, while the synthetic cotton-lined uppers guarantee fit and performance right out of the box and on through as many pitches as you can endure.

- Mountain Gear

Features of the Tenaya Masai Climbing Shoe The Masai is designed to climb everything, and to climb it well. On long multipitch routes, you encounter many types of terrain, and you need a single shoe that can excel everywhere and remain comfortable. The Masai is built on a narrower, more symmetrical last than the other Tenaya models, and it delivers edging power like no other. A supportive mid-sole keeps your confidence level High and your feet feeling strong throughout the day, and the low-volume heel creates a snug Fit. Climbers around the world count on the Masai when they need to know exactly what to expect from their shoe, every time: power, precision, and comfort. SXR Dynamics system conforms with your foot using the designs elements of the sole and overall structure of the hoe, which makes the shoe even more responsive and provides unparalleled power and precision.

- Moosejaw

When a route requires you to stand on delicate smears, micro edges, and shallow pockets all in the same pitch, turn to the best-selling Tenaya Masai Climbing Shoe. The ideal blend of stiffness and sensitivity allows the shoe to confidently perform on a wide range of angles and hold types while the proven Vibram XS Grip rubber sticks to the most marginal of foot holds.

- Backcountry.com

Favored by top-level climbers, the Masai is Tenaya's best-selling shoe. It stands out due to its balanced features. Experienced climbers know that challenging routes require one shoe to do it all, and do it well. On the same route, you may have to toe in on shallow pockets, dance over delicate edges, and smear on vertical nothingness. The Masai can do all this and more. It delivers precise power to the toe, yet remains sensitive to the subtleties of the rock to maximize grip. The sum of the Masai's features is a balance between technical excellence and aggressive force, and this balance is why the Masai is the ultimate shoe to climb, well, just about anything.

- Bentgate.com

Tenaya's Masai is designed to climb everything, and to climb it well. On long multipitch routes you encounter many types of terrain and need a shoe that can excel everywhere while remaining comfortable. The Masai is built on a narrower, more symmetrical last than the other Tenaya models, and it delivers edging power like no other. A supportive mid-sole keeps your confidence level high and your feet feeling strong throughout the day, and the low-volume heel creates a snug fit. Climbers around the world count on the Masai when they need to know exactly what to expect from their shoe every time they lace up: power, precision, and comfort.

- CampSaver.com