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Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe
  • Evolv Zenist Climbing Shoe



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Our most sensitive climbing shoe for training and bouldering.

Sense everything with the best training and soft bouldering shoe on the market. Featuring a deconstructed design that allows just the right support while making sure the climber senses everything on the wall. With the Zenist, Evolv has created a perfect training shoe for volume style climbing. As the softest shoe in the Evolv line, it offers containment through the upper's structural support. Meanwhile, the deconstructed midsole and outsole allow for exquisite sensitivity, enabling climbers to sense every contact with the wall. The thin split outsole, single strap closure, large toe patch for toe hooking, and tensioned heel rand for stable heel hooking making this minimalist, sensitive shoe the choice for the training board. The Zenist also comes in a Low Volume to ensure the best fit for a climber’s foot shape and performance goals.

  • Thin 3.5mm split outsole: The latest Zenist has been updated with an even thinner sole. This update provides even more sensitivity when in contact with the wall.
  • Single strap closure: for easy entry, allowing climbers to quickly transition between climbs with ease.
  • Large toe patch: The Zenist features an expansive toe patch that is specifically designed to provide exceptional grip and stability during toe hooking maneuvers.
  • Tensioned heel rand: creates a locked-in feel, allowing climbers to confidently execute dynamic movement heel hooks with maximum stability and precision.
  • TRAX SAS® rubber: Evolv’s proprietary TRAX SAS® rubber compound ensures superior stickiness on diverse terrain, empowering climbers to send their projects with confidence.
  • 100% Vegan: All materials used in the Zenist are 100% vegan.

Retail price

US$ 179.00

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Weight 520 g

Size unknown single: 260 g / 9.2 oz
Size unknown pair: 520 g / 18.3 oz
(we converted ounces to grams)
Closure Type 1 Velcro closure
Gender Unisex
Volume High
Sizing Information US sizes 5 - 15, including half sizes.
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Best Use (Highest Performance) Bouldering
Asymmetry Aggressive
Tongue Details not provided by the brand
Last Details Shape: Downturned (performance)
Construction: not provided by the brand
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Upper Material not provided by the brand  Synthetic
Midsole Material 1.0 mm  Half-length
Sole Material 3.5 mm  TRAX® half length
Rand: Tensioned heel rand
Footbed Lining not provided by the brand
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.

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