- Millet Hook Effect features laser-cut microgrooves on the sole that enhance your contact with rocky surfaces
- Highly asymmetrical Expert Fit is designed for overhanging and edgy routes
- Synthetic microfiber upper is lightweight, durable, and ventilating
- Ergonomic and reversible triple hook-and-loop closure for a tight, custom fit
- Stir-Up System utilizes an exclusive tightener to optimize fit and feel and offer uniform stiffening right around the foot
- Monobloc heel allows for effective heel hooking without slippage
- 4PointsGrip rubber offers super sticky traction even on small features
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This is a great shoe! It is a combination of sensitivity and strong edging. I have only used this shoe in the gym, and it is tricky to size. My street shoe is 8 1/2 and I am climbing on 9 1/2. Truly a 9 would have been the best fit, but since this is my comfortable show and not my aggressive pair, I can settle for a little bit of room and be a bit more comfortable. I would size these a half size up from you street shoe, and if you need to return for resizing backcountry makes this easier than any other online company I've ever dealt with. I would recommend this shoe to 5.10 to 5.11 climbers, or someone looking for a shoe that is not too aggressive. Good price too, great back up shoe!
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I gave it as a gift, but have feedback to share
I gave these as a gift, and the climber who received them has only worn them in the gym so far, as we're steeped in snow, but his initial impressions are that the forefoot is very stiff though easing up slowly but surely, and the shoe edges wonderfully. He also likes that the shape is aggressive for overhanging problems but not so aggressive that it's counterproductive on balance-y, slabby climbs. He went with his street shoe size and finds it to be just right so far. Will add updates when the shoes get more use.
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
I didn't even use this shoe when I saw it. It fit awkwardly and was very stubby. Worst thing about the shoe was the flat toe that was a result of the thickest sole ever. I like putting my toes in holes, so this was a deal breaker off the bat.
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
The Millet Myos have been my go-to shoe for Rifle projects this season. They excel on the slippery dime-edges of steep routes, while also working great on the more vertical warm-ups. The Stirrup velcro system gives an excellent all-over, snug fit.
The following review was in Climbing Magazine's May 2012 issue: I manhandle brand-new rock shoes before wearing them: Caress, squeeze, and even smell em. When I first groped the high performance lace-up called the Millet Yalla (or the Myo, for those who prefer velcro), I balked at their downturned yet very stiff toe-two characteristics rarely seen in the same toe box. I was skeptical. But once I started climbing, I was amazed at how well the stiff-but-grabby combo worked. On vertical faces, I stood on tiny edges with confidence; on steeper-than-45 degree terrain, I could grab and hook features almost as well as if I were wearing a slipper. The rigid forefoot broke in after just a few pitches, softening just enough to offer both support and sensitivity. And for me and my wide, hairy feet, they fit perfectly: tight yet comfortable. The synthetic upper lined only in the toebox feels like soft leather, yet holds its shape over time. The Yalla/Myo is one of the few bouldering and sport climbing shoes that truly masters a wide variety of climbing styles