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Evolv News

Announcements direct from Evolv

Jul 2016

thumbThe UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with... Read more

Feb 2016

thumbNew from Evolv this year are two great all day rockshoes perfect for entry level and those seeking optimum comfort. For the men... Read more

Jan 2016

thumbNew for this year from the Chris Sharma signiture series is the Shaman 2. Superb high performance rockshoe offering downturned... Read more

Jul 2015

thumbThe UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. The new range of rock shoes and... Read more

Apr 2015

thumbNew to the technical all-around category is a lace shoe we call the Luchador. It is built off a slightly cambered last with a... Read more

Jul 2014

thumbThe Axiom is a technical all-rounder ideally suited to the trad climber looking to push into and through the 'E' numbers. Read more

Jun 2014

thumbThe Nexxo represents for Evolv a new way of approaching how climbing shoes are buitle, how they engineer performance. It is soft... Read more

May 2014

thumbThe Defy and Elektra models have received a facelift for 2014, while retaining all the great features that have made them so... Read more

Dec 2013

thumbAn entry level shoe that does so much more; the comfort, fit and performance to take you through the grades in every form of... Read more

Oct 2013

thumbUpcoming Evolv Performance Events at Climbing Works, Sheffield; Manchester Climbing Centre; Harrogate Climbing Centre and... Read more

Evolv Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

30 Mar 2017

thumbAs a vegan, taking on a new sport/discipline requires research. With the help of the Veggie Guide team, we have put together a... Read more

May 2016

thumbMost climbers need a comfy rock shoe in their lives. When choosing an all-day all-rounder, pure performance comes second to... Read more

Mar 2016

thumbOne of Evolv's most popular and well known shoes, the original Shaman (designed by Chris Sharma) has been a regular feature at... Read more

Oct 2015

thumbJack Geldard takes the Evolv Luchadors inside and out in his quest to find the ultimate rock shoe. Are these the shoes for... Read more

Dec 2014

thumbWe test 8 of the best rock shoes out there - from Five Ten, Scarpa, La Sportiva and Evolv through to Tenaya, Boreal, Edelrid and... Read more

Aug 2013

thumbRock shoes are one of the most important pieces of climbing equipment you will ever buy. So to help you make the... Read more

Dec 2012

thumbThis year Evolv launched the Geshido (lace up) and the Geshido SC (Velcro), two shoes built on the same last hand-carved by Chris... Read more

Sep 2012

thumbToby Archer reviews some rough and tough approach shoes that are well-suited to UK terrain, with soles that grip both well on mud... Read more

Jan 2012

thumbMark Glaister reviews the Evolv Shaman, the rock shoe with the 'love bump', developed with Chris Sharma. Read more

Jun 2011

thumb"I took them all out together in a sort of shoe orgy and became an Imelda Marcos figure at the local crag," explains Sarah Flint,... Read more


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