17 Pros/Cons of Five Ten Quantum Lace Climbing Shoes

Five Ten Quantum Lace

$185.00 MSRP

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User Ratings

4.4/5 based on 58 user ratings.


  • Closure System: Laces
  • Upper: Synthetic Microfiber
  • Lining: Synthetic Clarino
  • Insole: 
  • Midsole:
  • Outsole: 4.2mm Stealth C4 Rubber
  • Last: Slip Last
  • Symmetry: Moderate
  • Profile: Aggressive
  • Sensitivity: Moderate
  • Hardness: Moderate
  • Weight: 
  • Special Features: 
  • Color: Royal Blue
  • Sizes: 3-14 US Men’s
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Moderate Asymmetry


Moderate Rubber

Med-Stiff RUBBER

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The Good

  • Many users praised the shoe for it's performance on technical slightly overhanging climbs.
  • Almost all users mentioned it was very comfortable for a performance shoe.
  • When sized accordingly climbers felt it was a good shoe for multi-pitch and climbing cracks.
  • Many report great out of the box performance.
  • 7 users commented on good rubber quality.
  • 5 users felt the Quantum is a great shoe for all around climbing. Especially on routes with mixed features and cracks.
  • 5 users thought the shoe performed well for edging.
  • 4 users with a narrow heel mentioned the heel fit great.
  • 3 testers were impressed with the shoe's breathable tongue.
  • 1 user thought the shoe was lightweight.

The Bad

  • 5 users felt that the shoe was not supportive.
  • 3 users thought it was too stiff for extreme smearing.
  • 3 users thought the shoe was not very durable.
  • 3 testers thought the heel had some dead space.
  • 2 users were not impressed with the shoe's edging performance.
  • 1 user was not satisfied with the lack of toe rubber for toe hooking.
  • 1 user commented that they were slow to put on.

Fit and Sizing

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