Why We Like The Drago Climbing Shoe
Designed to send techy boulder problems, overhung sport routes, and difficult gym climbs, the Scarpa Drago Climbing Shoe makes a nice addition to any climber's quiver of shoes. Borrowing elements from Scarpa's Furia and Instict VS climbing shoes, the Drago has a minimalist design to reduce fiddle time at the crag and a powerful heel for added security on those high heel hooks. The aggressive downturned profile and asymmetric shape make this shoe ideal for the most difficult climbs, while the thin and flexible Vibram XS Grip 2 sole gives you the ability to edge on micro edges and smear with confidence.
- Aggressive all-rounder for gyms, boulders, and overhung sport routes
- Aggressive downturn with highly asymmetric shape
- Thin and flexible sole provides a sensitive feel
- Vibram XS Grip 2 sole clings to rock and plastic
- Synthetic microfiber upper minimizes stretching
- Single hook-and-loop strap delivers a quick and dialed fit
- Scarpa builds reliable footwear for almost any vertical pursuit
- Item runs small, so we recommend sizing up for best fit
- Item #SCR004N
- Upper Material
- microsuede, leather
- hook-and-loop strap
- Flexan 1.0mm
- Vibram XS Grip 2
- Manufacturer Warranty
- 1 year
- bouldering, sport climbing
- Claimed Weight
- [single, size 40] 7.1oz
- Asymmetrical Curvature
- aggressive downturn
4 based on 1 ratings
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January 25, 2022
Narrow toe box
- I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Size Bought:
- 5' 11"
Really wish it were possible to write a review without giving stars; I tried these out, and while they felt snug and super tactile, the toe box was slightly too narrow for my feet. My feet aren?t overly wide, but its enough that I have to take into account when sizing shoes like this, and unfortunately these ones in particular were too narrow. This caused some pinching on the sides, and I think because my feet didn?t make it all the way into the toe box properly, my heel wasn?t seated properly either. Because pretty much the entire toe is wrapped in rubber, it?s not likely to stretch laterally. I will say they felt soft, light, and there was a lot of feel in the tip of the toe to negotiate small holds. The asymmetrical design felt a little weird the way it twisted your foot, but I can kinda see how it works with the rand. I want to make it clear that this doesn?t make this shoe bad, per se, just something for prospective buyers to take into account. Which is also why I wish I didn?t have to rate it with stars; the shoe just wasn?t meant for me, but I?m sure it?s great for other people. For reference, I have both the VS and VSR, and they fit me perfectly, just wanted something a little less bulky for overhanging boulders. I?d really like to try the Chimera, even though it?s more for sport climbing, because I think laces would help alleviate some of that squeeze with zonal tightening.
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