Become an Expert
Thank you for your interest in becoming an expert.
We strive to bring the climbing community to-the-point information. The hope is, the less fuss there is about what gear to get, the more we can all climb.
How to Write a Good Review
- Write at least 500 words.
- Use many short sections.
- More headlines.
- Use short and easy to read sentences.
- Try to always explain your reasoning. For example, “I thought the shoe was not very durable.” is not a sufficient explanation.
- Write casually.
- Only provide your own photos.
- The more the photos the better.
- All photos must be at least 900px wide.
- Add an overall score from 1-100 that reflects your thoughts about overall shoe performance.
At the minimum, all of these questions should be addressed in a review.
- What type of climbing did the shoes experience?
- What grades?
- What locations? (ex. Bouldering, Sport Climbing, Gym, etc.)
- Describe the fit.
- What size do you wear? Be specific about how you sized them up or down from street shoes.
- How did they fit your have wide, normal, or narrow feet?
- What is your toe style? Find out here…
- Compare the sizing to at least two other shoes you have tried.
- How comfortable is the shoe?
- How did they break in, did they stretch? If so, how much?
- How did they perform edging, smearing, toe hooking, and heel hooking?
- Where or how did they preform best?
- Where or how did they preform worst?
- Describe the shoe sensitivity.
- Compare sensitivity to similar style shoes.
- Are they durable?
- How long have they lasted?
- How often did you climb in them?
- Do you think the shoes are worth their value?
- Would you recommend them?
- What type of climbing would you recommend them for?
How to Apply
Fill out the form below:
There is no guarantee for your first review to be approved. Follow the guidelines, and you will have a good chance to be approved.
We are happy to help with revisions if needed.