La Sportiva Men's Skwama Climbing Shoe
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La Sportiva Men's Skwama Climbing Shoe

La Sportiva Men's Skwama Climbing Shoe is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5.
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4.6 Star Rating
4.6
$108.75   $145.00
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Product Description Item No.   10306552

The La Sportiva Men's Skwama Climbing Shoe is a hybrid shoe for technical routes to bouldering. One part slipper, one part hook and loop closure, delivering comfort and stay-put security all in one shoe. At first glance, you'll notice the top forefoot rubber, along with the P3® rand and S-Heel™ construction, aiding in everything from heel hooks to toe hooks. Pull 'em on and show the rocks what you're made of.

FEATURES of the La Sportiva Men's Skwama Climbing Shoe

  • Patented s-heel construction provides optimal heel hooking maneuverability and the perfect heel cup fit
  • P3 technology coupled with the new innovative sole construction allows the sole to spread when weighted reducing edge deformation
  • Sticky rubber toe patch for toe hooks and scums

- + Product Specifications
Gender: Mens
Features: Cushioned
Weight: 7.5 oz
Material Details: Microfiber/ Leather/ Rubber Toe Cap
Last: Slip-Lasted
Shape of Last: Cambered
Outsole: 4mm Vibram XS Grip2
Product Technology: Vibram
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Best Use: Bouldering, Climbing
Footwear Closure: Strap
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good.. Prior to buying these shoes I owned a pair of Finales by La Sportiva that I grew acostomed to. The skwama's are my first pair of agressive shoes and so far they have been a great transition.
Date published: 2017-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great straight from the box I used my first pair of Skwamas as primarily an indoor shoe. I'm a Head Routesetter and need a comfortable shoe to wear for long periods of time. These fit the bill great. Searching for an all-around performer, however, I took them outside one day for some cragging. I was sold. Comfortable and reasonably precise, the Skwama works great for anything that isn't teeny-tiny edges. For a local, outdoor bouldering comp, Hound Ears, I bought a new pair, too then straight from the box and wire then all day. They performed great and my feet were never screaming. These do run a touch larger than the Solutions, but smaller than the Futuras.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shazaam My Skwamas were like the random person from work that needs a ride home and then ends up becoming your best friend. I knew La Sportiva was adding them to their line-up, so after they were released I picked some up to use for the gym and outside projecting. The price vs features seemed awesome and I could save the rubber on my more expensive "favorite" shoes. I sized down another 1/2 size more than usual because of the leather and review suggestions, but even with that the first time I slipped into them they had a great fit that was snug and aggressive but somehow more comfortable(?) So I almost sent them back. Gotta have pain to be any good right? Anyway I kept them thinking that I would just use them up and enjoy some comfort in the gym even if I lost a little performance. Nope. I ended up being surprised what the Vibram xs grip 2 would stick on and the sensitivity was great. They could smedge well and then you could turn around and toe in hard on bad feet with the P3 platform helping to focus power at the big toe very well. They heel hook great , but I can't say that I notice anything special about the s heel thing. Outside these "gym shoes" started to come out of my bag more and more when I was having trouble with my feet blowing off on steep boulder starts. Then they came out on redpoints. Then the other day I grabbed them to overcome difficulties on a slabby boulder and they worked better than my go to "slab shoes". I just had them re-soled and cried a lot while they were gone. There are slightly more aggressive shoes that might handle a certain bouldering move a little better or some sport shoes that tech face climb a little better, but these handle a lot of stiff climbing across a very broad range and do it with a great price tag.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New Favorite Tried a pair of these in Kentucky and loved the fit and features. Have been wearing the Solutions for the past few years and see these as a slightly cheaper replacement.
Date published: 2016-12-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome Sport Climbing Shoes I got theee about three weeks ago and finally broke them in. They really help me stick to holds better and the heel is really strong.
Date published: 2016-10-10
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I wear a 8.5 street show, can you suggest sizing for these

Asked by: Rudy
Hiya Rudy, thanks for your question! Size 8.5 is equivalent to EU size 41, but since this is a climbing show, you might want to purchase a half size to 2 full sizes smaller. There is a link to a helpful size guide located in the lower right corner of the drop down size menu. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Alice in Wanderland
Date published: 2017-10-02
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La Sportiva Men's Climbing Shoes

EUROPEAN SIZE USA Size Conversion
33 -
33.5 -
34 2.5
34.5 3
35 3.5
35.5 4
36 4.5
36.5 4.5
37 5
37.5 5.5
38 6
38.5 6.5
39 6.5
39.5 7
40 7.5
40.5 8
41 8.5
41.5 8.5
42 9
42.5 9.5
43 10
43.5 10.5
44 10.5
44.5 11
45 11.5
45.5 12
46 12.5
46.5 12.5
47 13
47.5 13.5
48 14
48.5 14.5
49 15
49.5 15.5
50 16

NOTES and FIT INFO
La Sportiva footwear is built and offered on European half sizes, which are smaller increments than US half sizes. This gives them four extra sizes per size run, and ultimately gives you a better fit.

As a general rule soft shoes like climbing shoes require a tighter fit, or about two to three sizes smaller than your street shoe size.

La Sportiva recommends you fit your trad climbing shoes one to two sizes under your street shoe size.

La Sportiva offers a lot of lasts, and each offers a different fit and feel. Remember to factor in potential stretching.

Unlined slip-lasted shoes tend to stretch a bit more than lined shoes, or about one full size.

Lined shoes stretch about a half size.


LA SPORTIVA CLIMBING SHOE FIT SYSTEMS
PERFORMANCE FIT - Offers a high performance fit and a downturned last.

TECH FIT - A more technical fit and a last with neutral profile.

COMFORT FIT - A comfortable fit and a last with more volume and a neutral profile.

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