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Evolv Defy Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Defy Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Defy Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Defy Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Defy Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Defy Climbing Shoe




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• Improved fit
• New high quality material
• Treated with a new anti-microbial mesh material to eliminate odor

Our all-time best selling shoe, the Defy is getting a major upgrade for 2017.

Retail price

US$ 89.00

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Weight 278 g

Single : 278 g / 9.8 oz (Size 9)
Pair : 556 g / 19.6 oz (Size 9)
(we converted ounces to grams)

Closure Type Velcro
Gender Unisex
Volume ­
Sizing Information US sizes : 2-13.5, 14, 15, including half sizes
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Best Use (Highest Performance) All-around
Trad / Crack
Sport / Face
Asymmetry Moderate
Last Details Shape: Flat (comfort)
Upper Material ­Synthetic (Synthratek VX upper)
Midsole Material 1.4 mm MX-P : sensitive full-length midsole
Sole Material 4.2 mm TRAX® high friction rubber
Rand: VTR rand (thicker at toe)
Footbed Lining

Anti-microbial treated mesh

Trax® Rubber Technology

Trax® Rubber

TRAX XT® high friction rubber is formulated to be the highest performing rubber on the market. TRAX-XT®has a perfect balance of high friction and edging power on different types of rock and plastic holds while performing consistently over a wide range of temperatures.
VTR3D Technology


With VTR3D, the “high wear” zone of the rand is thicker, while low wear areas are kept thin to reduce pressure points and hot spots around your foot.
2017 Climbing Shoes

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Outdoor Gear Lab Gear Review rating 3/5

These shoes excel in the gym where comfort always wins over edging. They also do great outside, especially on sport climbs. I use mine on technical steep granite but find they are not as precise as a stiffer shoe like the Anasazi Velcro.