11 Pros/Cons of Five Ten Verdon VCS Climbing Shoes

Five Ten Verdon VCS

$165.00 MSRP

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User Ratings

4/5 based on 20 user ratings.


  • Closure System: Double Velcro
  • Upper: Natural Leather
  • Lining: Synthetic
  • Insole: 
  • Midsole: Thermoplastic
  • Outsole: 4.2mm Stealth C4 Rubber
  • Last: Slip Last
  • Symmetry: High Asymmetry
  • Profile: Moderate
  • Sensitivity: Mild
  • Hardness: Stiff
  • Weight: 
  • Special Features: EVA Midsole
  • Color: Grey
  • Sizes: 3-14 US Men’s
Moderate Downturn



Soft Climbing

Med Stiff RUBBER

The Good

  • Most all users were impressed with micro edging performance, especially in small pockets.
  • Users appreciated the Clarino lining that makes it comfortable for taking the shoes on and off.
  • Many users thought the shoe was comfortable.
  • Some users mentioned that shoe was easy to talk on and off.
  • 5 reviewers thought the heel fit well with not too much deadspace.
  • 1 user appreciated the Clarino liner not chaffing the achilles heel.
  • 1 user thought the padded tongue was comfortable.

The Bad

  • 5 users mentioned the rand rubber around the toe wore out in less than one month.
  • 1 user had dead space in the area above the toe box.
  • 1 user complained that the back of the heel uncomfortably rubs on the ankle.
  • 1 user felt that the heel was baggy.

Fit and Sizing

Sizes based on 10 user testimonials.

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