/ Rock shoes.
Just stating to up my game whilst climbing so thought I'd improve my basic shoes I've had for far too many years. Something that's wide fitting, with laces preferably.
Any advice would be much appreciated.
Red Chilli Spirits are cheap (£55 ish) and should be fine up to around French 6b (so E1/E3 I guess).
They're nice and comfortable.
For wide feet I find Velcros easier to adjust. I've used Red Chili Spirit VCRs for a while mow and the 3 straps really helps get good fit.
Re: 5.10 gambits, they start relatively narrow (at least on my feet), but then stretch out quite well.
5.10 Galileos are also a wider fitting version of the Anasazi VCS.
Also consider what material the shoes are made of - some will stretch more than others.
Much obliged people, tried on all shoes mentioned and hesitantly went for the Gambits, one climb later - loved them. Thanks.
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