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 This version of the Q-X is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The Q-X is no longer produced by Boreal and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.

Boreal Q-X Climbing Shoe
  • Boreal Q-X Climbing Shoe
  • Boreal Q-X Climbing Shoe




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Boreal Q-X utilizes the innovative IRS™ (Integrated Rand System) to produce a superb combination of comfort and durability. The sticky and long-lasting FS-Quattro™ rubber provides outstanding friction, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying the climb.

The innovative IRS™ (Integrated Rand System) injection moulded technology is a one-piece sole, rand and heel unit which delivers an unrivalled combination of fit, support, sensitivity and durability. The upper consists of premium quality unlined split leather with integrated padded mesh tongue for comfort.

A double strap closure is both secure and quick to use. With a medium stiffness midsole and sticky FS Quattro™ rubber you can edge and smear with confidence, no matter what the rock type. The comfort and durability of Q-X make it ideally suited for training, indoor use and classic routes.

Retail price

US$ 90.00
Weight 420 g

Size 6 (UK) single : 210 g / 7.4 oz
Size 6 (UK) pair : 420 g / 14.8 oz
(we converted grams to ounces)

Closure Type Velcro
Gender Unisex
Volume ­
Sizing Information UK sizes 3-11.5, including half sizes.
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Best Use (Highest Performance) Sport / Face
Asymmetry Moderate
Last Details Shape: Arched (technical)
Construction: Slip Lasted
Upper Material ­Split Leather
Midsole Material ­Half Texon midsole
Sole Material ­IRS (sole, rand and heel in one piece). Boreal FSQUATTRO rubber
Rand: IRS: Integral Rand System
Footbed Lining


FS-QUATTRO Technology


The latest development in climbing rubber. FS-Quattro has the optimum balance of grip, abrasion resistance and hardness. It has the unique property of not being affected by changes in temperature.
IRS: Integral Rand System Technology

IRS: Integral Rand System

The IRS system goes a step further in the manufacturing of climbing shoes. This one piece climbing sole never deforms and has a superior fit. We can achieve different thicknesses in the rubber and the one piece construction avoids possible delamination.

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