La Sportiva Solution Comp Climbing Shoe
The Solution Comp is a softer version of the famous Solution. It is designed for climbing inside on plastic and competition climbing, that's not to say they don't perform well on rock. Unlike the Solution, the Solution Comp has a thin heel which adds a great amount of sensitivity to the shoe giving you loads of feedback when your heel hooking making it great at heel hooking tiny edges. The Solution Comp has a 1.1mm laspo flex midsole that supports your foot enough to be great at standing on small edges but it also has enough flex for smearing, making it a great shoe for bouldering and sport climbing.
Now if your into your toe hooks you will love the amount of rubber on the Solution Comp, it covers almost the whole of the toe area even more than the Solution making it fantastic at toe hooking. The Solution Comp has La Sportiva's famous P3 system which keeps the shape of the shoe throughout its life, so they will keep their performance until you have to retire them. So to sum up the Solution Comp is an amazing new shoe for competition climbers and people looking to push their grade indoors and out whether that's on a rope or bouldering.
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Vibram XS Grip 2
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P3® Permanent Power Platform
After intensive abuse, downturned climbing shoes can start to lose their distinctive shape. La Sportiva’s P3 rand system prevents from this happening so your shoe maintains its powerful profile, permanently.
11 product reviews
Perfect shoe for me, fits great, precise, both toehook and heel fits even better than solutions (which were also a great shoe for me). The only reason why i cannot give 5 stars is the strap, which still breaks in the same way as in old model. La sportiva could definitely improve that!
I went for a 0.5 size down from regular solution, should have gone 1 size down for a performance fit.
I think this Solution Comp is the best climb shoes. I've been wearing this from the launching. This is really good at toeing, edging and heel hook, moreover comfortable on feet.
These shoes are the comfiest shoes I have ever worn and owned. I have narrow feet generally and the shoe front end to middle fit perfectly. However the heel was slightly loose for me, but I could still miraculously heel hook any edge. Don't ask me how, it just does with that amount of rubber and great design.
It took me literally 2 sessions to break them in, real effortless. Rubber is soft and I can edge anything, and has been my competition shoe of choice so far. I will definitely buy these again.
I like it a lot, but i am preferring the regular solution because it has a better heel hook. i will say that you have to downsize 0.5 from the regular solution!!!