For 2017 Boreal have added a new lightweight "Vent" version of the popular Flyer approach shoe to it's range. To celebrate the launch of the Vent, Boreal are giving away two pairs worth £100 each!You can see our review of the leather Flyer here.
Flyer Vent Mens
Flyer Vent Womens
Here's what Boreal have to say:
New for 2017, the Boreal Flyers Vent is a very lightweight and climbing orientated approach shoe with a highly breathable textile upper. It might just be the perfect footwear for your next summer climbing trip.
Flyers Vent has a slightly closer fit than regular Boreal approach shoes with an extended rock-shoe-like lace closure for a really precise fit and great control. The upper is made from a synthetic textile which is very lightweight and extremely breathable with excellent stay-cool comfort in warmer weather.
The outsole of Flyers Vent is made from Zenith Dura which is a special hard wearing version of a famous rock shoe rubber and offers brilliant grip on rock surfaces whilst retaining good durability.
Unlike lesser approach shoes Flyers vent has a board lasted construction with a full length midsole for excellent underfoot support on rough ground. The bulk of the underfoot cushioning is placed above the midsole with the rubber outsole mounted underneath. This construction massively reduces the amount of edge deflection around the foot, a huge advantage when climbing.