LJ G.wrote a review of La Sportiva Solution Climbing Shoe - Women's on August 27, 2018
Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I have been climbing in solutions for four years, and I’ve always loved them. I’ve had no quality issues, the strap never broke, and they fit me like a glove. My only complaint was that they were pink! So I was super stoked when they came out with nominally the same shoe in orange.
However, after three months of normal summer use, I’m highly disappointed. The toe cap is pulling up to such an extent that toe hooking is nestling impossible, and the problem gets worse with every use. The strap is also tearing: a problem I have heard others complain about, have never personally experienced, and which Sportiva said they had fixed.
I hope this is just a quality control issue, due to being early in a new design. The Solution has always been a fabulous shoe, and with some tweaks could easily be again!