Not for medium width feet / big big-toe
If you have a morton's toe, this shoe is actually perfect for you! Alas I must be of an phylogenetically inferior breed and have a longer big toe. Let's just say 2h of V3/4's at the gym and I had hotspot blisters on top of BOTH big toes. I even went a half size up from my regular shoe size (7, and i usually wear 6.5)On the plus side it's stiffer than morning wood and has excellent edging capabilities as advertised. The smearing isn't horrible but you have to figure out for yourself how and which edge you are smearing off of depending on the move.
Odd toe box
I bought these shoes wanting a mildly aggressive comfortable edging shoe for the granite I typically climb on. I sized in line with my regular shoe size of 10.5 and the fit was snug. The shoe performed beyond its non aggressive look and stuck amazingly on small edges on granite and plastic. After about 3 months of heavy use the toe box had not budged in the least and the exceptional pressure on the joint of my big toe became too much to bear (that and the odor).Bottom line, if these fit your feet the rubber is amazing and the shoe performs well but if you have a slightly longer big toe you are probably in for a world of pain.
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