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Scarpa Origin Climbing Shoe


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    12 Reviews


    This is where you start.

    Before you become a professional crusher of rocks, you have to learn the tricks of the trade in the Scarpa Men's Origin Climbing Shoe. Its flat profile and relaxed randing ensure the comfort required to learn how to step on small footholds, and the suede leather upper feels as soft and smooth as a brand-new plastic hold at the climbing gym. Scarpa's Vision rubber sole is proprietary compound that is both sticky and durable in all conditions, so feel free to learn how to climb crack, crimps, plastic, or all the above.
    • Suede leather upper
    • Hook-and-loop straps
    • Flexan midsole
    • Scarpa Vision rubber sole
    • Item #SCR003D

    Tech Specs

    Upper Material
    suede leather (1.8mm)
    hook-and-loop straps
    Flexan (1.9mm)
    Scarpa Vision rubber (5mm)
    Asymmetrical Curvature
    Claimed Weight
    [single, 38] 7.9 oz
    Recommended Use
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Great beginner climbing shoe - 12.5 size

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I bought these Scarpa climbing shoes for my husband who wears a 12 wide. We had to go up a size to 12.5 for them to fit comfortable enough for long days of indoor climbing. He really really likes these shoes & would definitely recommend them! They have great grip & arch support to help with long days at the gym.

    Great beginner climbing shoe - 12.5 size

    Great long-session or beginner shoe

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    For what they are I give them a near-perfect score. These were the first pair of rock shoes for me and I was very impressed. They have worked well for me as I have pushed my grades higher and higher. Though I now can tell where an aggressive/technical shoe gives me an advantage, I haven't felt like these shoes have limited me much at all.

    The materials are quality, comfortable and break in nicely. These seem to be friendly for wide feet, but I have a fairly narrow foot and can tighten them down with straps with no issues. A little too much of the straps hang off the sides, but it hasn't given me issues and they can be trimmed once you dial in the fit.

    For the flatter lasted shape, they fit close to street shoe size. I would maybe go .5 down and no more than 1 full size down. I'd say I'm a 45 in these with an 11.5/12 US street shoe.

    They lack toe rubber for toe hooking, but it hasn't been a huge issue for me. You can still grab with the top of the foot if in a pinch. What surprises me is how well these do on heel hooks. The rubber has been a nice blend of sticky and durable.

    Definitely recommend these if you're looking for something comfortable to keep on for extended periods of time and still crush in. Solid choice for beginners as well.

    Comfortable Beginner shoe

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Comfortable tongue, truest to street size out of the 6 pairs of climbing shoes I've owned. The rubber isn't great, but its an entry level shoe that looks decent. For the price, especially if you can get it on sale, bang for the buck.

    Comfortable climbing shoe

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 45.5/11.5
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 178lbs

    Shoe fits nicely and is comfortable for a climbing shoe. Not very aggressive but sturdy enough to trust on small holds. If you are just starting I would say buy this shoe, at the price point you won't find a better shoe.

    Worn out quick

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 195lbs

    This was my second pair of climbing shoes. My first was la Sportiva oxygym which lasted almost a year. These shoes lasted me a couple months before I wore a hole through the bottom. I'd like to say that it was my technique that wore it out so quickly but my first pair lasted much longer. I did mostly gym climbing in both shoes and climbed just as consistently with both pairs. besides it being worn out quickly i'd say it is decent for a beginner shoe. Nice comfortable fit and the soft rubber really helps you feel the hold. I do believe there are better beginner shoes but these are adequate.

    Good beginner shoes I've heard

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 42.5
    • Height: 5'9"
    • Weight: 160lbs

    Seems like a good shoe but I'm no expert in the climbing world. It feels comfortable on my foot and seems to do the job I want.

    Good first!

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    Got these as a gift and have only heard good things. Snug fit, better feel on the wall compared to rentals and cheap!

    Great Shoe for all around climbing.

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size

    Runs true to size, a nine in a street shoe (vans) is 42 in this shoe. Comfy for long climbing sessions and great for a beginner to intermediate climbers. If your just getting into climbing this is an affordable option.

    Great gym shoe

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs large

    If you find yourself in the gym for hours at a time. These shoes are what you want. Super comfortable, and they smear quite nice. Edging on tiny foot holds isn't the best, but what can you expect from entry lvl shoes. Buy them for what they are meant for gym workouts. I had to go a size down from my street size.

    Great basic shoe

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: M11
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    I use this shoe for less technical all day climbs or for the gym. It is very comfortable and has held up well to everything I've put it through. Great shoe for the money, but it is definitely a beginner/basic shoe. You definitely can't beat the price.

    Where it all starts!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 165lbs

    This is the go to shoe I recommend to people when they are looking for their first shoe, a shoe that they plan on using in the gym, or putting some mileage in on.

    Super comfortable, but solid tight fit. They are perfect for long gym sessions and the durability is a lot better than other brands.

    The price also can not be beat for the shoe that you get. I just got a pair of these to help prevent beating up my performance shoes in the gym and warming up!