/ Grit Shoe

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Ky - on 20 Feb 2013
Boostic or vapour v for grit,thin slabby grit?
adstapleton - on 20 Feb 2013
In reply to Ky:

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Jon Stewart - on 20 Feb 2013
In reply to Ky:

Vapours have probably been my favourite for smeary grit. I can't use pointy-toe down shoes on grit slabs at all, Boosters are useless for me.
Ky - on 20 Feb 2013
In reply to Jon Stewart: Cheers mate, is there that much of a difference between the two in terms of down turn aggression then? How soft are the Vapours?
victim of mathematics - on 20 Feb 2013
In reply to Jon Stewart:
> (In reply to Ky)
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> Vapours have probably been my favourite for smeary grit. I can't use pointy-toe down shoes on grit slabs at all, Boosters are useless for me.

If you've got demental shaped feet like me then Boosters are exactly the shoe for smeary grit slabs :)
Jon Stewart - on 21 Feb 2013
In reply to Ky:

Yes, the Vapours are a fair bit less agressive, but still a great technical shoe. I find stiffer boots best on slabs (for proper smearing rather than easier padding), and soft ones only good for comfort on easier climbing; Vapours were stiff enough for me.

I still couldn't do Beauty at Stanage in them, but I can't do it any boots.
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Jon Stewart - on 21 Feb 2013
In reply to victim of mathematics:

You're even weirder than I thought.

I've heard a few people say they like those kind of boots for slabs and I simply can't imagine it. But who am I to say?

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