Recommend me a pair of wide feet climbing shoe

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Recommend me a pair of wide feet climbing shoe

Post by JohnRussel365 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:14 am

Hello guys! I'm planning for going for a climbing session to the Smith Rock State Park. Started shopping for the trip as well. Recently I've purchased a crash pad, water bottle, etc. But the problem rises when I wanted to purchase a pair of climbing shoes. Asking why? Well, I have a curse. I've got a feet size of US number 10. I've searched a lot online for the best wide feet shoes and found many. Is there anyone who can recommend me a pair of climbing shoes? Or which one you're using? Thanks in Advance!

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Re: Recommend me a pair of wide feet climbing shoe

Post by c9h13no3 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:52 am

Whatever is comfortable on your feet. Try them on. Unless you're sending 5.10's outside, your shoes being comfortable will not hold you back.

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Re: Recommend me a pair of wide feet climbing shoe

Post by commonloon » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:26 pm

I'm 13 in a street shoe and have a wide forefoot... Some brands will offer "wider" shoes, e.g. Butora ( ). Most brands now include in their descriptions, how the individual shoe fits. If I read a description that says buy you street shoe size for a "Performance" fit that says to me if I'm bouldering then I can expect to take those off after every send or attempt. I'd +1 in size if I wanted to wear for longer periods or have more comfort. Most shoes even if synthetic will soften/wear in after time also. Try them on for sure and don't be afraid to return if you're buying online during these times... As @c9h13no3 says comfort counts, you don't want not be able to climb in them.

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