Scarpa Instinct VS Climbing Shoe
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Scarpa Instinct VS Climbing Shoe

Scarpa Instinct VS Climbing Shoe is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 12.
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Product Description Item No.   10211768

The Scarpa Instinct VS Climbing Shoe is a velcro shoe that excels on bouldering problems to overhanging gym routes. The slipper-like design secures with a single strap, making on/off quick and adjustments even faster. Equipped with Vibram® XS Edge rubber, it'll hold strong when standing on the edges.

FEATURES of the Scarpa Instinct VS Climbing Shoe

  • Bi-Tension active randing system provides maximum toe power
  • 100% Microsuede for incredible comfort, no stretch and long-term durability
  • Rubber toe patch provides toe-scumming and hooking power
  • Vibram XS Edge provides incredible grip and durability
  • Floating power strap enhances fit and provides power

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Gender: Mens
Features: Cushioned
Best Use: Climbing, Trad Climbing, Sport Climbing
Footwear Height: Ankle
Weight: 7.6 oz
Footwear Closure: Slip-on
Toe Coverage: Closed Toe
Upper: Microsuede
Midsole: Flexan
Terrain: Mountain
Product Technology: Vibram
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.

Vibram rubber compounds and technologies are the gold standard in the outdoor industry for reliable, high-performance grip and traction. They offer precise, unparalleled responsiveness and support that's specifically engineered for your activities.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shoes! My son loves these shoes! Shipped super fast too! They fit perfectly and he loves the color too. The customer service rep helped assist us in exchanging for a better fit too. Hassle free return!
Date published: 2017-12-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Long time scarpa fan It's all about fit for me. I've tried a lot of shoes and the heel had always been a problem. Scarpa seems to fit me the best. I had a different model previous, and the Instinct is the closest match. Great shoe, heel is a little loose.
Date published: 2017-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfiest Aggresive Shoe This was actually my second pair after I left my first at Rumney. These are ridiculously comfortable shoes for their profile, and fit my feet like a glove. I have long and broad toes. Street size i'm an 8.5 or 9. I got these in 42.5. My vapors are size 43. These barely stretch, just enough to conform to small foot features. don't size down expecting them to go up a half size. They won't. Heel is the best I've worn. It's like a vacuum every time I take them off with a nice foomp sound. They are bomber for heel hooks. Narrow heel and wide/long toes, these could be a good fit for you.
Date published: 2017-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very comfortable! This shoe is very comfortable! I wear 45 common size shoe and the instinct i bought was 43.5 which is perfectly match to my foot. And the shipment was pretty quick!
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My go-to shoe. The best all-around performance shoe that I've found. The toebox is excellent for those with a wider forefoot, and the heel fits fantastically - no deadspace. For me, it hits the nice compromise between sensitivity and support/power, though some might prefer a softer shoe. When I'm at a steeper area, like Rifle or the Red River Gorge, I reach for the super-soft Furias, and if I know I'm going to be exclusively edging at a place like the New River Gorge, I go for the stiffer Instinct Laces. For everything else, the Instinct VS is king.
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Climbing Shoe I Have Owned I had been climbing with an entry-level Scarpa shoe that I really didn't like so I was not sure about whether to stick with the brand. Happy to say the VS is an incredible shoe. The shape and grip of the shoe is so much better than the typical climbing shoe. The edges are so precise and the Vibrum sole has the traction on granite that I was hoping for. This is one of the rare times where buying better equipment actually translated to making me a better climber. I have used the shoes on indoor and outdoor lead climbs as well as indoor and outdoor boulders and they performed equally well on types of climbs.
Date published: 2016-04-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not bad... Sizing is different on every shoe I bought these to give Scarpa shoes a try... I'm still shopping around for that perfect shoe. Scarpa shoes are hand sewn, so you might get slight differences in each individual shoe... so I'd recommend trying on the shoes before ordering/buying. So far they are holding up well, and i get good traction and feel on the shoes
Date published: 2016-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good edging shoe and good heel! The best shoe I had for granite bouldering. If you size to small you might wear the shoes above tour toe and rip it at the toe hook area. ,,For comparison. I wear 10.5 street shoes, the first pair of Instinct VS was 41.5 and it ripped at the top. Second pair is 42.5 and lets hope it will be fine.
Date published: 2015-04-08
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Scarpa Men's Climbing Shoes

EURO SIZE 34.5 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 46.5 47 47.5 48 49 50
USA Size 3 3.5 3.5 - 4 4 4.5 5 5.5 5.5 - 6 6 6.5 7 7.5 7.5 - 8 8 - 8.5 8.5 9 9.5 9.5 - 10 10 10.5 11 11.5 11.5 - 12 12 12.5 13 13.5 14 14.5 15
UK Size 2 2.5 2.5 - 3 3 3.5 4 4.5 4.5 - 5 5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5 - 7 7 - 7.5 7.5 8 8.5 8.5 - 9 9 9.5 10 10.5 10.5 - 11 11 11.5 12 12.5 13 13.5 14

Unless otherwise noted or converted for you already in the size options, all Scarpa non-plastic footwear uses European sizing.

1 Euro whole size = 0.26 inches
1 US whole size = 0.33 inches

Rock Shoes: downsize 1/2 to 2 full sizes from street shoe size * downsizing depends on model, intended use, and personal preference.

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