Tag: rock shoes

Review: Butora Altura Rock Shoe

Review: Butora Altura Rock Shoe

New to the climbing shoe scene, the Korean company Butora (BOO-TORE-AH) has come out with some great shoes and a unique fitting ideology that is sure to please climbers with hard-to-fit feet.  While it would be fun to test the entire line-up we have to start somewhere and so chose the […]

OR Summer 2015: Footwear

OR Summer 2015: Footwear

I’m always excited at the prospect of new boots. Lighter, stiffer, warmer, drier? Yes please! Arc’teryx announced their anticipated Acrux AR GTX boot. It is their take on a technical alpine boot and uses a lot of the technology and construction methods found in the Acrux shoe line. The Acrux […]

OR Show Report, Summer 2013, Day 2.0

OR Show Report, Summer 2013, Day 2.0

I am not quite sure how to sum up today. I was on the floor from 9 – 6 and all I got to eat and drink were energy gels, powerbar samples and various hydration mixes (well, and a couple of beers courtesy of BD! – I know, hard life, […]

A Few First Impressions (Gear Post)

A Few First Impressions (Gear Post)

A few first impressions of some new gear I’ve been using over the past couple of months. More detailed reviews coming once I have some more time with these pieces! BD X4 cams – In a word, awesome! Just like the C4 but narrower, and more flexible. Their narrower head […]