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Boreal Joker Plus Strap Rock Shoes

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    Boreal Joker Plus Strap Rock Shoes

    Whether you're grabbing holds at the gym or placing gear on a classic multipitch route, you'll find the Boreal Joker Plus Strap rock shoes to be the ideal blend of comfort and performance. See details

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    Whether you're grabbing holds at the gym or placing gear on a classic multipitch route, you'll find the Boreal Joker Plus Strap rock shoes to be the ideal blend of comfort and performance.

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    Whether you're grabbing holds at the gym or placing gear on a classic multipitch route, you'll find the Boreal Joker Plus Strap rock shoes to be the ideal blend of comfort and performance.

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    Whether you're grabbing holds at the gym or placing gear on a classic multipitch route, you'll find the Boreal Joker Plus Strap rock shoes to be the ideal blend of comfort and performance.

    • High-quality split leather upper features reinforced rip-and-stick closures that allow quick on and off and simple adjustment
    • 4 - 4.6mm-thick Boreal FS-QUATTRO rubber is extremely sticky and highly abrasion resistant; rubber provides consistent performance across a range of temperatures
    • Polyurethane mesh linings and padded, mesh tongues move moisture away from your feet to ensure comfort while climbing
    • Lightly cambered last and asymmetric sole shape enable excellent edging while maintaining great sensitivity
    • EVA pad placed within the heel absorbs shock
    • Go with your street shoe size if you plan to wear the Boreal Joker Plus Strap rock shoes all day, or size it a bit smaller for shorter sessions of bouldering or sport climbing

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    Boreal Joker Plus Strap Rock Shoes Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Climbing
    Slip-lasted
    Cambered
    Split leather/nylon mesh
    Yes
    FS-QUATTRO rubber
    Rip-and-stick
    Yes
    1 lb. 4.6 oz.
    Men's
    Last
    Shape of last
    Upper
    Lining
    Outsole
    Footwear closure
    Can be resoled
    Average footwear weight (pair)
    Gender

    Boreal Joker Plus Strap Rock Shoes

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    Boreal Joker Plus Strap Rock Shoes is rated 2.8571 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Beginner Shoe For me, these have been great shoes. I've been using them for a couple of months now and I still like them. These, to me, are a lot more comfortable than the Evolv shoes I've tried and about the same price. It took a while to break them in but now they are very comfortable and I can climb for a couple of hours without taking them off. I was concerned they would smell bad after a while but they don't smell at all. I would recommend these to another beginner. Unfortunately, I don't have any experience with many other shoes to compare them with so my review may not be of the most help.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not for me. I don't really like to give bad reviews but, these shoes are terrible. Honestly they are fine if you are just starting out and are climbing very easy routes with large footholds. But, there are many other shoes out there that are better for less cash. These are my qualms about them. They are extremely stiff. Smearing is a feat in itself with these. Not sensitive and not sticky. So sticking on small or slick footholds are terrible. Cracks? Forget it. I can stick routes better in my old skate shoes. The heel is shaped extremely odd so I ended up having ALOT of room in the heel which didn't make heel hooks feel very good and the straps allowed no adjustment to fix this. Taking them back asap and sticking with what I know works for me the best.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quality Shoe The few times I've used these shoes after I bought them, they've done a great job. Good toe strength and the material seems pretty durable.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Shoe Great Product, not sure how long they will last, but that is TBD.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Painful and clunky My first climbing shoe. I joined a gym and go 2-3 days a week. I love climbing and bouldering. For these shoes it seems that non technical climbing is their forte. First, I was recommended to these shoes by an REI employee and suggested to try on 1/2 size smaller. . First I don't recommend these shoes but if you do decide to try them out, try your actual size. So they were painful, mainly on my big toe. Not by fit but by impact and landing. They are also very bulky. It felt like I was climbing in regular shoes. No feeling and clunky. I recently took them to Tahoe for some bouldering and had the same results.. Fed up with these shoes I returned them (REI is the best!) I'm now wearing Scarpa Vapor V's. A FULL SIZE lower than my regular shoes and absolutely love them. But that's a whole other review. Hope this helps-
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Slippery Was really excited about these shoes but became quickly dissapointed. tried them on in the store and they felt great. Loved the quick in and out velcro straps. But as soon as I got on the rock wall thats when it all fell apart. I fell all day long from slipping. The rubber on the shoes got a little chalk on them from the footholds and instantly turned slick as ice. Took them back, got something else, and couldnt be happier
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great shoes for beginners you can not go wrong with this one
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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