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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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Comfy All-Day Rock Shoes

For beginners taking their first steps on the rock, or more experienced climbers looking for a foot-friendly rock shoe for long routes and lower-grade days, a flatter and more neutral model may be preferable to the toe-cramping asymmetry of a downturned peformance shoe. Here we check out seven rock shoes built for comfort.  


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Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

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 u...

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!

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...?

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...

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,...

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 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...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from this brand

New Footwear Spring/Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products hitting the market in 6 months to a year, but we've asked brands to talk about the new kit available now. In this first round u...

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 and big routes.

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 - 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...

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...


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Competition WINNER - Win a pair of Boreal Ace climbing shoes

Your chance to win a pair of Boreal Ace rock shoes.

Competition WINNER - 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.

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...

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...

Competition WINNERS - Win a pair of Boreal Flyer Vent shoes

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

Interview Nick Bullock on Tea & Tribulations in Tibet

Competition WINNER - Win a Pair of Boreal Sendai Approach Shoes


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