first pair

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Jennifer from California on Thursday, August 11, 2016
*beginner climber V2-V3*

I decided to go for a pair of my own shoes so I wouldn't have to rent every day. As a beginner, I know that I'll wear out my shoes before I need anything more technical/expensive, so I decided I couldn't go wrong with these. I ordered to size (7.5 women's US, 38.5) and felt that, despite struggling to get my foot in, the shoe was a bit long -- I could only barely feel the tip of the shoe -- but on second thought, perhaps "toes-flat" really is meant to feel this comfortable. So, compared to the more toes-curled rentals I'd been using, they felt odd. But having shoes with new clean rubber on them is pretty nice! I was able to do several routes with small toeholds I'd been struggling on before. I'm happy with how they feel and I'm mostly happy about not needing to rent any more.
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