/ Evolv cruzers

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GridNorth - on 27 Apr 2013
Anyone tried these. They look like the dogs do dahs for multi-pitch descent shoes but I'm not sure about the sizing. I was once told that I am size 7 1/2 despite all my "street shoes" being size 8. I've also just bought a pair of 5.10 Newtons in an 8 which feel very comfy yet still perform well. The reviews suggest a snug fit so I don't know if I should get an 8 or an 8 1/2 and there doesn't appear to be anywhere convenient to try some on.

Anyone out there got experience before I go ahead and order and perhaps have to faff about returning.
bombshell - on 27 Apr 2013
In reply to GridNorth: Just baught them, they are ace, even look good enough to wear out and about, i baught size 9.5 which i normally wear and they are snug but comfortable, 10 would have been fine on me.
Steve nevers on 27 Apr 2013
In reply to GridNorth: I've got a pair of Evolvs and the sizing seems to be pretty much the same as my 'street' shoe.
David Barlow - on 28 Apr 2013
I used a pair last summer for a trip to Handeg, Switzerland. They're excellent for long multi-pitch routes because they are so light you don't notice them on your harness; they're OK for non-arduous approaches (obviously they won't cope well with boggy ground since they're not waterproof and are a fairly minimal shoe), and you can even climb up moderate grade Handeg-style granite slabs in them.
In reply to GridNorth: Not them but I reviewed the Capitans for UKC http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/review.php?id=4904 I ordered 42 which is normally my size in trainers/approach shoes and they are a good fit.
redcal - on 28 Apr 2013
In reply to GridNorth: just bought a pair, size 8.5 I'm a 9 street shoe, bit snug but think they will be great on long multi pitch days!
GridNorth - on 28 Apr 2013
In reply to GridNorth: Thanks everyone for your input. I want something not very noticeable for the descents on multi-pitch routes so these might well fit the bill.

One more question to those who have a pair. With the heel folding down is it possible to slot one shoe inside another to reduce the carry size.

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