Main Features of the La Sportiva Skwama
- Recommended use: Performance, steep, overhanging
- Fit: Wide
- Stiffness: Medium
- Upper: Microfibre and suede leather, tubular construction
- Sole: Vibram XS Grip2 4 mm
- Midsole: LaSpoFlex 0,8 mm + P3 System
- Fastening: Velcro
- Weight: 420g pair
The Skwama is a super-sensitive climbing shoe, excelling in delicate, technical climbing and steep overhangs. Designed for performance, the Skwama is extremely flexible thanks to the new construction of the sole, which encourages an amount of "spread" on the rock.
The suede leather and micro-fibre uppers perfectly wrap-around the foot, eliminating rigid areas and internal voids, and additionally promoting stability in torsion, thanks to the innovative patented shell S-Heel&trade. This maintains stability, accentuating the performance and the adaptability of the shoe during heel hooks. Over the toe is a shield of rubber, which helps protect against abrasion and forms a grippy surface for toe hooks. The Vibram XS-Grip2 sole provides maximum grip on any type of wall. Skwama: it fits like a skin, it protects like the scale of a snake.
The construction method combines the advantages of the all-round snugness of a slipper and the precision and volume control of a Velcro closure shoe, creating maximum sensitivity and precision even in torsion; the shoe perfectly follows the movements of the climber, eliminating empty space and rigid zones within.
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