22 Pros/Cons of Five Ten Team Vxi Climbing Shoes

Five Ten Team Vxi

$185.00 MSRP

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User Ratings

4/5 based on 39 user ratings.

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  • Closure System: Single Velcro
  • Upper: Synthetic Cowdura
  • Lining: None
  • Insole: None
  • Midsole: None
  • Outsole: 3.5mm Stealth Mi6 Rubber
  • Last: Slip Last
  • Symmetry: High
  • Profile: Aggressive
  • Sensitivity: Very High
  • Hardness: Very Soft
  • Weight: 5.8oz (size 9)
  • Special Feature: Softest Rubber
  • Color: Neon Green
  • Sizes: 9-13 US Men’s
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The Good

  • Great for overhanging sport climbing or bouldering.
  • Good flexibility for toe hooks.
  • Very sticky rubber.
  • Excellent for smearing.
  • Works well for heel hooks.
  • Tight fit with no dead space.
  • Comfortable, with no hot spots.
  • 4 users appreciated that the shoes are lightweight.
  • 3 users thought they are durable.
  • 2 users felt that they work well for gym climbing.
  • 1 user with mild Morton's Toe thought they fit comfortably.

The Bad

  • Very specialized shoe.
  • 5 users did not think this shoe was good for edging, they especially mentioned the outside edge was useless.
  • 4 users thought they wore out very fast in gyms with textured walls.
  • 3 users thought had issues with the shoes becoming smelly.
  • 3 users mentioned the rubber gets dirty very easily.
  • 3 users were disappointed with the lack of arch support.
  • 2 users thought they were difficult to take on and off, because they have to be rolled off.
  • 2 users had dead space in the heel.
  • 1 user reported stitching on the pull tabs coming undone.
  • 1 user thought they were painful to climb with on rough rock.
  • 1 user thought they are not good for wide feet.

Fit and Sizing

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