Boreal Lynx Women’s is the consummate all-rounder. Featuring a subtly downturned women’s specific last shape and ultra sticky Zenith™ rubber, Lynx is just as happy padding up a friction slab as it is standing on micro edges. Such versatility makes this the perfect “do it all” shoe.
The last shape has evolved from a previous version of our popular Lynx model, and is specifically designed to fit the contours of a lower volume foot. The upper consists of a premium quality unlined split leather, cut lower at the ankle to prevent digging in, and a padded neoprene tongue. This works in conjunction with our full length lacing to provide a secure and comfortable fit. Our V2 Rand™, a 2-part rand that tensions a much larger area of the shoe, provides the ultimate heel fit.
The medium-soft midsole and marginally downturned last shape combine to produce excellent edging performance, while our super-sticky Zenith™ rubber provides friction on even the most delicate slab. Boreal Lynx Women’s is a precise, sensitive and comfortable shoe. It is ideal for vertical to moderately overhanging terrain, and is the perfect option for women wanting one shoe for everything.
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|Weight|| 435 g|
Size 5 (UK) single : 217.5 g / 7.7 oz
UK sizes 3.5-8.5|
|Best Use (Highest Performance)||
Trad / Crack|
Sport / Face
|Last Details|| Shape: Arched (technical)|
Construction: Slip Lasted
|Upper Material||Split Leather|
|Midsole Material||Special Anti-deformation midsole|
|Sole Material|| 4.5 mm (thickness depending on size) ZENITH|
|Footbed Lining|| |
Controversial though it might sound, and imaginary though the concept might be, I do believe the Lynx to be a good all-rounder. In this day and age where many climbing shoe manufacturers appear to be discontinuing all their stiff boots it is quite refreshing to have Boreal present something a little different. If you’re after a pair of boots that could take you up long mountain routes from Diff to E6 (arms permitting) or 9as at Malham (!!) then try a pair on – they might just be for you.