Boreal Crux Product News

© Marsha Balaeva

The world of high-performance shoes can be confusing, each model focusing on a narrow aspect of climbing. Crux offers a refreshing change. Equally at home whether bouldering, sport climbing or trad climbing, Crux is the one shoe for all occasions.

Crux features a moderately downturned and asymmetric last shape, placing the foot into a powerful position to optimise small edges. The supple one-piece heel cup and wrap-rand provides unparalleled heel security when pulling hard.

The upper is a vegan friendly synthetic microfibre with recycled mesh tongue. The double strap closure provides a large, easy fit opening and secure closure.

The Crux in use at Malham  © Marsha Balaeva
The Crux in use at Malham
© Marsha Balaeva

Underneath, Crux features the new Zenith Pro 2 rubber for incredible edging performance and friction.

The middle of the sole includes our recycled Eco rubber. Rubber coverage over the toes minimises stretch and enhances toe-hooking performance.


Upper: Microfiber upper with recycled mesh tongue. Secure double strap closure. Outstanding support and heel fit thanks to the Wrap Rand. The torsion band over the front of the foot prevents stretch and improves toe hooking.

Lining: Cotton.

Midsole: Special anti-deformation recycled midsole.

Sole: Ultra sticky Boreal ZENITH Pro 2.0 outsole. 4-4.5 mm thickness depending on size. Middle part of the outsole with recycled rubber.

Last: Moderately downturned and asymmetric with a medium width last. Available in high volume and low volume lasts.

Usage: An ideal technical all-round shoe

Weight: 510 gr. pair. Size 7 U.K.

Take a look at BOREAL rep Rik talk about the Crux here

For more information visit visit BOREAL

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