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Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Oracle Climbing Shoe

Oracle

Evolv

Rating

My vote: None ( 2.8 avg )

Description

• Quick-Lace Closure System
• Ultimate heel tension using the FSS Heel Tension system
• Agion Anti-• Quick-Lace Closure System

The next step in performance. Utilizing the “Love Bump” and “Knuckle Box” for maximum edging power and comfort, coupled with an all-new high-tension heel rand and “Dark Spine” heel midsole, the Oracle gives the highest level of fit and control available on the market. Speed laces run through the FSS Heel Tensioner giving unparalleled support, locking the heel in to maximize power on any angle.

Retail price

US$ 175.00

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Weight 250 g

Single : 255 g / 9.0 oz (Size 9)
Pair : 510 g / 18.0 oz (Size 9)
(we converted ounces to grams)

Closure Type Lace
Gender Unisex
Volume ­
Sizing Information US Men sizes : 4-13.5, including half sizes
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Best Use (Highest Performance) Sport / Face
Over-hanging
Asymmetry Aggressive
Last Details Shape: Downturned (performance)
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Upper Material ­Synthetic (Synthratek VX upper)
Midsole Material 1.6 mm Half-length "Love Bump" midsole, Dark Spine heel midsole
Sole Material 4.2 mm TRAX® SAS, two-piece outsole
Rand: VTR rand (thicker at toe)
Footbed Lining

Unlined

Love Bump/Knuckle Box Technology

Love Bump/Knuckle Box

The combination of the Knuckle Box and Love Bump force your toes into a position of power while remaining incredibly comfortable. The Knuckle Box makes room for your big toe knuckle to rest in a curled position without having to push fabric and rubber out of the way which cause hot spots in other shoes. The Love Bump fills the dead space under your toes while putting much needed energy towards the edging surface. These two features work together to provide an incredible edging platform.
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

VTR3D

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.
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Evolv Oracles shoe review

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Rock and Run Gear Review no rating given just a review

As the name would suggest, the Oracle is a shoe that can answer nearly all the questions asked of it in the vertical arena. It has become my current go to shoe for route climbing, but it’s equally at home in the wall. You may prefer the convenience of Velcro – particularly if you do a lot of indoor climbing or training. If so you might find the Evolv X1 worth a look. But if you want a performance all-rounder, the precision fit given by the lace system, and the all-round versatility of the Oracle is hard to beat.

Climbing Gear Review no rating given just a review

A new offering in the Evolv ultra performance series, the Oracle is a high-performance downturned lace-up built for steep sport routes, bouldering, and gym climbing. Our tester wore his street-shoe size; while he was concerned that his foot might not fit the agressive last, the shoe expanded nicely when he put them on, and he was able to climb hard right away, on both steeps and vert. “Because of their downturned shape, I was concerned I wouldn’t be able to edge on vertical face,” he says. “But edge they did—I could do hand-foot matches on fingernail edges, without the sole popping off.”