Reviews


La Sportiva ‘Futura’ – Shoe Review!

La Sportiva ‘Futura’ – Shoe Review!

‘The La Sportiva, ‘Futura’ is by far the most exciting high performance shoe that I have yet reviewed.’ As the temperatures began to drop in Eldorado, Colorado last October, I was fortunate enough to sneak away for several solo bouldering sessions. For years, I have...
The Sportiva ‘Tarantulace’ – Shoe Review!

The Sportiva ‘Tarantulace’ – Shoe Review!

This is a fantastic all-around climbing shoe for climbers who are getting into the sport and for for those attempting traditional classic routes. Extremely comfortable right from the start, the Tarantulace uppers are made of soft but durable, unlined leather/synthetic...
The La Sportiva ‘Mythos’ – Shoe Review!

The La Sportiva ‘Mythos’ – Shoe Review!

The La Sportiva, Mythos is perhaps the most versatile and comfortable, all-day crack and trad shoe on the market. The patented lacing system tweaks the fit to perfect, while the soft, unlined, leather uppers stretch to mold to the contours of your feet for top...

Evolv Addict & Five Ten Moccasym – Shoe Review!

My feet have been in rock shoes for over 35 years, which means that although my pads are pretty ugly to look at, they are at least tough! For steep crack climbing I enjoy both the Evolv and the Moccasym. The comparison is not an easy one, although when I’m climbing in...
Omega Link Cam – Gear Review!

Omega Link Cam – Gear Review!

The first place I used a set of Omega Link Cams was in Joshua Tree, CA. My partner had purchased a single rack, purple to yellow. It was November and our goal was to climb 50 crags and 100 routes. Camped out in Indian Cove, we racked up an assortment of cams, nuts and...