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Black Diamond Approach Shoes Product News

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For Spring/Summer 2020 Black Diamond have introduced a range of Approach Shoes that cover all bases. Whether you're climbing indoors or out, sport or trad, or just heading for a quick circuit bouldering there is something to suit your needs.

Session

Engineered to send in style, the Black Diamond Session combines ultimate comfort with performance features that seamlessly transitions from the gym to the crag and then out to the city streets.

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Men's Session
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Women's Session
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"The Session is a shoe that you're likely to fall in love with (and if you don't believe me, just try a pair on)" - Rob Greenwood, UKC Review

You'll first notice how the shoe slips on thanks to the stretch-fit heel for easy on/off transitions. That heel also folds down with ease for slip on functionality. Then the integrated bootie wraps your foot like a sock, while the breathable knit upper regulates the temperature and stretches where you need while on the move. The tuned EVA midsole keeps you cushioned and stable, while the Black Diamond BlackLabel-Street sticky rubber adds grip for approaches or commutes. Finally, webbing loops provide tagging or stowing options for trails that end at the cliff.

  • Durable and premium breathable knit upper
  • Black Diamond BlackLabel-Street sticky rubber outsole
  • Rubber toe protection
  • Super comfortable molded EVA midsole
  • Comfortable sock-like bootie fit
  • Collapsible heel for easy use at the gym or crag
  • Elastic heel strap for easy on/off at the gym or crag
  • Webbing loops for various tagging options

Circuit

Engineered for ultimate comfort, the Circuit is stylistically sharp, super sticky, and ultra-durable, making for a performance lifestyle shoe that's equally at home at the gym, crag, or bar.

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Men's Circuit
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Women's Circuit
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Featuring a breathable knit upper for temperature control and a low-rise, collapsible heal that can easily flip down for a slip-on feel, the Circuit can also handle approaches thanks to its BlackLabel-Street sticky rubber outsole. Rubber toe protection adds security, and the webbing loops allow for various tagging and stowing options for when the trail ends and the climbing begins.

  • Durable and premium breathable knit upper
  • BlackLabel-Street sticky rubber outsole
  • Rubber toe protection
  • Super comfortable molded EVA midsole
  • Collapsible heal for easy use at the gym or crag
  • Webbing loops for various tagging options

Technician

Engineered for precision, the Black Diamond Technician is ultralight, super sticky, and durable, making it the clutch scrambling approach shoe. Featuring our signature EnduroKnit breathable upper, the Technician has superior temperature control, while remaining ultra-durable for abuse on the rocks.

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Men's Technician
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Women's Technician
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The lightweight half-bootie tongue allows for easy on and off at the crag, and a TPU midfoot strap and lace lock adds security while the graduated lace system goes all the way to the toe for a lockdown fit. The Technician's tuned EVA midsole consists of a strategic stiffness-to-comfort ratio, allowing for high-performance precision where you need it, and comfort in just the right spots. The last is ideal for technical climbing, as the name implies, and the shoe's BlackLabel-Mountain rubber provides super sticky, ultimate grip on terrain that demands precise edging and smearing you can trust your life to. Finally, the Technician's multiple webbing loops offer various tagging and stowing options for when the approach ends and the hard climbing begins.


The Technician has a narrow, flat last and a close-to-foot performance fit when compared with traditional athletic shoes. If you are using the Technician for climbing and technical approaches, buy your measured Brannock size. If you desire a casual fit or have a wide foot, you may want to size up ½ size.

  • EnduroKnit is a one piece breathable, durable knit upper
  • BlackLabel-Mountain rubber is high performance sticky rubber
  • Rubber toe protection
  • Tuned EVA midsole for stiffness and comfort
  • Toe shape and upper construction ideal for technical climbing
  • Lightweight half-bootie tongue allows easy on/off at the crag
  • Graduated fit system for lockdown (all the way to the toe)
  • Lightweight, molded TPU midfoot strap and lace lock
  • Multiple webbing loops for various tagging options
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