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Climbing Shoes


The only way is up. Slip into adidas Five Ten climbing shoes and you’re ready to start. Hook-and-loop straps lock your feet in, while tough rubber outsoles grip the cliff face during your ascent.

adidas Rock Climbing Shoes

Whether you like to get rugged outdoors or put on the pressure inside, adidas Five Ten rock climbing shoes can help you solve that next problem. An aggressive downturn shape, responsive midsoles and high-friction Stealth® Phantom rubber outsoles for superior grip provide the perfect support for vertical or steep terrain climbing. We’ve designed our indoor rock climbing and bouldering shoes for precision fit to give you all-around performance. You’ll be able to move comfortably with an unlined microfiber upper, enhanced rubber heel and seamless sole-to-toe wrap around for increased contact. There won’t be any need to worry about comfort during long routes or when you need support for those technical heel hooks. Browse adidas climbing shoes for your next adventure.

Climbing Shoes Frequently Asked Questions

Beginners need neutral climbing shoes to get a feel for the sport. A neutral climbing shoe has a flat to mild curve. As you gain climbing experience, you may want a more aggressive shoe, depending on your climbs. Read more about choosing rock climbing shoes.
An aggressive climbing shoe has a pronounced downturned curve, designed to strengthen experienced climbers’ feet on single-pitch climbs and small holds. Its curved shape makes it less ideal for multi-pitch climbs and precision foot placement. Aggressive climbing shoes often have an asymmetrical shape to help with precise placement of the foot.
Yes, climbing shoes are designed to fit snugly and mold to your feet (without cutting off circulation), to give you control and precision on small footholds. We recommend trying on your shoes while slightly curling your toes to ensure they won’t be too big once they’re broken in. If they’re not comfortable after three climbing sessions, try a different type of climbing shoe.