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What Affects How Climbing Shoes Fit?

If you are buying your first pair of climbing shoes, you may be wondering what affects how climbing shoes fit. What affects how climbing shoes fit? Climbing shoe sizes change based on many factors including brands, material, shoe shapes. As for brands, La Sportiva is commonly smaller than Madrock climbing shoes. As for material, leather …

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How To Clean and Disinfect All of Your Climbing Gear

In addition to making your gear look better, your gear will work better and last longer if you keep it clean. Aside from germs, removing dirt and grime from your gear is something that you should be doing at least once-per-year. Some gear should be cleaned more often. For example, if your rope is dirty …

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7 Reasons to Wear Socks with Climbing Shoes

You may be wondering what to wear bouldering, and the topic of wearing socks with your climbing shoes may come to mind. I used to think that wearing socks with climbing shoes was unusual, but as I talked to more and more climbers, I’ve learned that many climbers wear socks with climbing shoes. Though, you …

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Everything You Need To Know About Climbing Shoes

Whether you have been climbing for a couple of days and want to buy your first pair of climbing shoes, or you are considering buying new shoes, you may have questions about climbing shoes. If you have a question about climbing shoes, chances are it has already been asked and I’ve included an answer for …

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Do you wear socks with rock climbing shoes?

I was top-rope climbing with some of my friends earlier today and was wondering should I wear socks with climbing shoes so I did some research and tried it out. Most professional climbers don’t wear socks with climbing shoes. However, there are plenty of great climbers that wear socks with their climbing shoes and it …

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How Tight Climbing Shoes Should Fit for The Best Performance

I was taking my climbing shoes off today, giving my feet some rest between climbs, and wondering how tight should climbing shoes be so I did a little research. How tight should climbing shoes be? Climbing shoes should be tight enough that there is no space for moving around in the shoe and your toes …

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