Our best selling men's model just got an upgrade. The Defy VTR appeals to new and advanced climbers alike as a comfortable, great-fitting shoe that performs exceptionally well. These are very comfortable shoes with a bedroom slipper feel and design. The soft midsole enables good smearing and sensitivity, while an asymetric toe profile allows good performance, even for new climbers. The upper is perforated for added breathability. These shoes feature the VTR 3D rand system. Variable Thickness Rand Technology is a new technology that features strategically varying thicknesses in the toe rand (see below).
Asymmetrical toe profile (KA-1 last)
Sole: 4.2mm TRAX® XT-5 high friction rubber
Rand: 2.2mm TRAX® duro-rand
Upper: Elastic Synthratek synthetic upper
Lining: Nylon lining
Midsole: MX-P: 1mm half-length midsole
Sizes: 2 to 15 US men
What is VTR?
Variable Thickness Rand Technology is a new technology that features strategically varying thicknesses in the toe rand. The High Wear Zone is engineered to be thicker and more durable than other areas of the rand, which will not only enhance the toe box structure but prevent toe-bulge.
Prevents toe-bulge and maintains toe box structure
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