This shoe fits people with mid-wide feet. Please try them on in person before buying. I wear an 11.5 us with most of my runners and i sized this down to 10.5 us or 44euro. Could fit into .5 smaller but went with this size instead. Stretched a little and is now somewhat comfortable. If you use plenty of heel hooking on your climbs, try to size it even smaller. I found that my heel doesn't work as good now compared to when it was new and tight. It still works. Rubber wise, I reckon theres not much of a difference compared to Vibram xs. Probably a tad stickier. Upper is very thin compared to my other shoe so i would probably recommend not jamming it into cracks or dragging your foot against the rock. Not a beginners shoe due to the fit and the fact that if u want this shoe to perform u have to buy it tight. Otherwise, 5/5 from me and will keep buying this shoe and the sportiva katanas :D
Oh and one more thing. They start to smell quicker than my other shoes. I store my shoes in a perfectly ventilated area, clean them when i get home after every climb, hang them on my harness when im not climbing and basically everything u can dish out in terms of shoe care except for my feet sweating on hot days. To fix rock shoes smelling, I bought some loose lavender, packed them into tiny balls, popped one or two into the shoe while storing them. absorbs most of the smell away.
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