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Scarpa Mago, Instinct SR and Furia S

Due to the sheer number of shoes in Scarpa's lineup we've put the more technical models together in a single review - the Mago, the Instinct SR, and the Furia S

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These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Five Ten Anasazi Pro

Go to any busy crag or wall and you'll probably see a pair of Anasazis. As a versatile and comfy shoe they are popular with good reason. With the Anasazi Pro, Five Ten have made a more performance-oriented model. Do we like it as much as the original Anasazi?

Ocun Oxi QC

From bouldering to sport and indoors, Ocun's Oxi QC is billed as the most versatile shoe in the Oxi family. Kevin Woods reviewed the original Oxi last year, so we've asked him to rate this new addition to the line.

Sneak Peak: Black Diamond ATC Pilot and Momentum Rock Shoe

In September Black Diamond and Visit Innsbruck teamed up to invite UKClimbing, among others, to the World Youth Championships. As well as watching the event, we managed to try a couple of up and coming products, the ATC Pilot and...

Boreal Diabolo

Updated for 2017, the new version of Boreal's classic Diabolo is described as "a great compromise between comfort and performance". So how did we...

Five Ten Gambit

Bridging the gap between Five Ten's relaxed Rogue line and the more technical Anasazi, the Gambit offers both long route comfort and mid-grade...

Boreal Joker Plus Lace

For long days on mountain rock, or laid-back low-grade cragging sessions, this comfy and supportive shoe is easy on the feet, says Dan...

La Sportiva Otaki and Skwama

Though these two climbing shoes are built on the same last, they could hardly be more different in use, says Rob Greenwood.

Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

New Boreal Satori Performance Shoes

The new Boreal Satori was developed with our worldwide climbing team to create the ultimate bouldering shoe.

Wild Country Parthian and Meshuga

These two models of climbing shoes are an unconventional solution to bring about performance, but with the belief that precision does not necessarily rely on cramming your foot into very small climbing shoes. The innovative construction of the upper...

The technology behind Black Diamond Climbing Shoes

Five years. This is how long the designers at Black Diamond have been working to create this unique line of climbing shoes. As climbers themselves, the designers and engineers wanted to make the best gear for other climbers. "What we...

Red Chili Climbing Shoe Range

After the success of our recent competition that gave 3 lucky climbers the chance to win either the Voltage, Fusion VCR or the...

Five Ten Quantum VCS

For the redevelopment of the classic Quantum, we worked with the Huber brothers, Alex and Thomas, to develop an all-around performance...

Five Ten Anasazi Pro

When world cup bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey approached the 5.10 development team to update her Anasazis to give her a competitive...

New Products from Scarpa - Furia S, Instinct SR, and Mago

2018 has got off to a flying start for Scarpa, with three new additions to the range: the Furia S,...

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