|Edelrid Sigwa: Rock Shoes with Extra Sensitivity
£85, added Jun/2012, see all Edelrid news & reviews
announcement by Edelrid
This announcement has been read 2,182 times
Reviews for Edelrid gear:
News from Edelrid:
Related UKC Forum discussions:
Climbers looking for performance rock shoes with a close, low-volume fit and an attractive price tag will be interested in the latest offering from Edelrid.
Sigwa, which roughly translated into English means 'Tempest' offers top-class edging stability and precision in line with Edelrid's top-end Raven shoe. This has been made possible through the development of a new precision last, suitable for lower volume feet.
This new last accompanies an aggressive, downturned shape which allows for easy load transmission on the tiniest of holds , with a high tension heel cup for seamless heel hooking. The upper construction on the Sigwa is a combination of natural leather with a synthetic Lorica toe box, designed to offer a good balance of comfort and form retention.
The Sigwa also utilises Edelrid's own proprietary E-Grip rubber compound for its 4mm sole unit. This specially developed compound offers, as the name would suggest, outstanding grip and durability across a variety of rock types.
The Sigwa is available now from select UK retailers.
Gear News and Outdoor Industry News at UKC and UKH presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment and stories that will be of interest to UKClimbing.com's readers. They are not gear reviews and are provided by companies that advertise with UKClimbing Limited. Please feel free to comment about the stories and products on the associated thread.
Please support the following outdoor retailers who support UKClimbing.com