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BOREAL have been manufacturing premium quality from the very beginning. Four decades of experience and testing means you can trust BOREAL to deliver the quality and performance you need. High quality craftsmanship ensures that our products will stand the test of time.

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Boreal Drom montage  © Rob Greenwood

Boreal Drom

It's a weighty workhorse rather than a lightweight thoroughbred, says Rob Greenwood, but as a result the Drom is one of the sturdiest and most supportive approach/walking shoes out there. If you want boot-like edging ability, they'll be right up your street. 


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Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Ace montage  © UKC Gear

Boreal Ace

In a market saturated with soft downturned rock shoes, the stiff and supportive Ace will be a breath of fresh air for trad climbers, says Rob Greenwood - provided they fit you!

LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear
LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes - Women's/LV Fit

In this group test we compare nine pairs of performance shoes with a women's / low volume fit. How did they all do...?

Ideal for all-round 2-3 season use on easy-to-moderate hill terrain  © Richard Prideaux
Ideal for all-round 2-3 season use on easy-to-moderate hill terrain  © Richard Prideaux

Boreal Ordesa Boot

As a light-ish 2-3 season leather model for all round use on easy-to-moderate hill terrain, the wide-fitting Ordesa might all the boot you need, says Richard Prideaux.

Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear
Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear

Approach Shoes

Whether you're approaching a mountain crag or out on a scramble or via ferrata, an approach shoe will be lighter and more nimble than a boot,...

More heel hooking in the Boreal Ninja  © UKC Gear
More heel hooking in the Boreal Ninja  © UKC Gear

Boreal Ninja

As the first ever slip lasted rock shoe, the original Ninja was revolutionary in its time. The modern version stands on its own two feet as a...

Boreal Saurus thumbnail  © Dan Bailey
Boreal Saurus thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

While the Saurus is more than capable on the hills, this a trail shoe that you can also comfortably take onto more urban ground, says...

A snug heel is ideal for tricky heel hooks  © UKC Gear
A snug heel is ideal for tricky heel hooks  © UKC Gear

Boreal Satori

The Boreal Satori's mid-range flex makes it a great shoe for steep bouldering and sport climbing, says Theo Moore


Latest News

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BOREAL Ace and Ballet

The BOREAL Ace and Ballet are modern takes on classic models. The Ace is the ideal routes shoe, with a precise fit and superb edging ability. Ballet is designed to provide increased support, protection and comfort, making it ideal for long days a...

Beta Graphite  © Boreal
Beta Graphite  © Boreal

The all new BOREAL Beta and Beta Women's

A new shoe aimed at intermediate climbers who spend most of their time climbing indoors, Beta will help you perform in comfort.

OutDoor 2019 - Footwear  © UKC
OutDoor 2019 - Footwear  © UKC

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Shoes and Footwear

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the world's outdoor industry gathered in Munich to network, drink beer and showcase their shiny new stuff. For us it's a great...

Boreal Arwa  © Boreal
Boreal Arwa  © Boreal

Boreal Mountain Boots - Triglav / Nelion / Arwa

Spring 2019 sees the launch of new family of alpine mountaineering boots from Boreal. The three new models...

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

Saurus is an all new trail running shoe which excels on off-road footpaths and routes which feature a mix of hard paved surfaces...

The new Boreal Ninja performance slipper

The original Ninja slipper was legendary, offering a huge step up in performance. The latest incarnation is set to...

Boreal Synergy Performance Rock Shoe

Boreal Synergy is a super sensitive shoe with an aggressive highly assymetric last shape. Optimised for bouldering and...


Articles

Articles featuring this brand

Competition Win a pair of Boreal Drom approach shoes

Your chance to win a pair of Boreal Drom approach shoes.

Competition WINNER - Win a pair of Triglav or Arwa Mountain Boots!

Triglav and Arwa are two of the newest mountaineering boots from BOREAL. Enter the competition to have a chance of winning a pair!

Competition WINNER - Win a pair of Boreal Synergy

Win a pair of Synergy, the soft, sensitive performance shoe from BOREAL.

Nacho Sanchez, Alcolea  © Boreal
Nacho Sanchez, Alcolea  © Boreal

Competition WINNER - Win a pair of the brand new Boreal Ninja!

The classic Ninja slipper was the original high performance slip lasted shoe. New for 2019, the Ninja has...

Competition WINNER - Win a pair of Boreal Satori

This is your chance to win a pair of the brand new Boreal Satori rock shoes, featuring the ultra sticky Zenith Ultra...

Diabolo Mens  © Boreal
Diabolo Mens  © Boreal

Competition WINNERS - Win a pair of Boreal Diabolo rock shoes!

We're giving you the chance to win a pair of Diabolo rock shoes. Diabolo is the most popular shoe in our...

Flyer Vent Mens  © Boreal
Flyer Vent Mens  © Boreal

Competition WINNERS - Win a pair of Boreal Flyer Vent shoes

New for 2017, the Flyers Vent is a very lightweight technical approach shoe with a cool and highly breathable...

Boreal Joker Mens Lace  © Boreal
Boreal Joker Mens Lace  © Boreal

Competition WINNERS - Win a pair of brand new Joker rock shoes!

Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden: A team to be reckoned with  © Nick Bullock
Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden: A team to be reckoned with  © Nick Bullock

Interview Nick Bullock on Tea & Tribulations in Tibet

Boreal Sendai Competition  © Boreal
Boreal Sendai Competition  © Boreal

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Boreal Sendai Approach Shoes

Boreal Mutant Montage  © Boreal
Boreal Mutant Montage  © Boreal

Competition WINNER - Win a pair of Boreal Mutants


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