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Shoe Review: Scarpa Force X

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One of the members of our weekly Thursday Ladies’ Night climbing gang, Audra, has stayed faithful to the same pair of basic climbing shoes throughout the duration of her climbing career. We’re not talking like she’s bought the same pair of shoes over and over again, Audra has owned and used the same pair of shoes for the last 6 years, resoling them at least two times. (She also refuses to use chalk, but that’s another story). Watching her on-sight 5.10 lead, yet seeing her feet slip and slide, despite her delicate placement, precision, and balance drove us to finally convince her to try a new pair of shoes. Audra was adamant against an aggressive or really tight shoe, but agreed she could benefit from a higher-performing shoe. We recommended she try the Scarpa Force X Women’s. Here’s her review:

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