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Rock shoes News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

25 Apr 2017

thumbNewly updated for 2017, Diabolo (Men's) and Diabola (Women's) take your climbing to the next level without unnecessary... Read more

20 Apr 2017

thumbGet your feet in a pair of Kataki at Kong. Front end Katana, back end Otaki, both ends mind bending together. Read more

Mar 2017

thumbThere is perhaps no shoe better known and loved than the Joker. The name is synonymous with comfort and performance; talk to any... Read more

Dec 2016

thumbThe all new Scarpa Chimera is the pinnacle of modern climbing shoe design and innovation. Designed by the legendary Heinz... Read more

Aug 2016

thumbFor tough sport climbs and committed bouldering moves you need ultimate confidence in your shoe - this is where the design and... Read more

Jul 2016

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

Jun 2016

thumbTo climb the hardest routes and boulders, a shoe must excel in all areas; to find friction wherever it appears. Edges, smears,... Read more

Mar 2016

thumbThe Oxi is the new climbing shoe from Ocun. The rough design has been taken from the more established Ozone model and developed... 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

Feb 2016

thumbThe UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is ISPO in Munich. There were some exciting new rock shoes and... Read more

Rock shoes Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

Nov 2016

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

Sep 2016

thumbIn one of our longest-running ever tests, Rob Greenwood compares three different models from Scarpa's Instinct range: the... Read more

Jun 2016

thumbFor those who are short of attention, I can summarise the following review in a single word: sensitivity. Were I to use a second... 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

Apr 2016

thumbBased on the successful Ozone, Ocun's latest rock shoe, the Oxi, is a high performance model aimed squarely at boulderers. How... 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

Oct 2015

thumbFor a long time Ocún have made climbing shoes under the "Rock Pillar" brand. For 2015 they have gone over to producing all their... Read more

Oct 2015

thumbJack Geldard reviews the all new Verdon from Five Ten: "The Five Ten Verdons are turquoise coloured, lace-up shoes that are... Read more

Aug 2015

thumbThe Genius is the latest shoe in La Sportiva's No-Edge range. Having never used a no-edge shoe before, and being of a somewhat... Read more

All Rock shoes by date

There are 153 items in Rock shoes. Click on the date to show a list of items from just that year.

2017: (3 items)

2016: (15 items)

2015: (15 items)

2014: (12 items)

2013: (15 items)

2012: (16 items)

2011: (25 items)

2010: (19 items)

2009: (9 items)

2008: (10 items)

2007: (12 items)

2006: (1 items)

2005: (1 items)