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Evolv Elektra VTR Climbing Shoe

Item #: 89272

Our Price: $89.00

The Elektra VTR is the top selling women?s shoe and it just got better. The Elektra VTR has all the same great features as the original Elektra plus more. A low volume toe box, arch, and heel provides optimum performance without forfeiting any comfort.
  • VTR3D rand system
  • Very comfortable design and soft midsole
  • Quilted nylon lining has a bedroom slipper feel
  • Great for gym climbing, light sport, and bouldering
  • Medium perforated upper for added breathability
  • Molded logo on heel rand.
  • PROFILE: Women's asymmetrical toe profile (KWA-1 last)
  • SOLE: 4.2mm TRAX® XT-5 high friction rubber
  • RAND: VTR3D rand system (thicker in front toe area)
  • UPPER: Elastic Synthratek synthetic upper
  • LINING: Nylon lining
  • MIDSOLE: MX-P: 1mm half-length midsole.


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Evolv Elektra VTR Climbing Shoe

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By Kate on lead

from Chicago, IL

About Me Avid Climber

Verified Buyer


  • Easy Crack Climbing
  • Flexible
  • Great Beginner Shoe
  • Great Smearing On Slab
  • Great traction
  • Is Okay For Edging
  • Versatile


  • Not aggressive
  • Synthetic Retains Smell

Best Uses

  • Bouldering
  • Cracks
  • Indoor
  • Long Climbs
  • Outdoor
  • Slabs
  • Versatile

Comments about Evolv Elektra VTR Climbing Shoe:

These shoes were the first ones I purchased when I began climbing. As I got better, I purchased the La Sportiva Muiras Vs women's because I needed a stiffer shoe with better edging capability. My first pair of Evolvs were so smelly that I had to get rid of them- they weren't worth resoling. But I loved them so much that I purchased another pair as a back up for my Muiras. I have been preferring them on particular climbs that involve more slab and crack climbs and they haven't disappointed.

This shoe is flexible compared to a more aggressive shoe, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. I highly recommend these shoes for beginners and people who need a back up pair of shoes. Being synthetic, the WILL get smelly over months and months of continued wear, but don't be deterred by that.

These shoes are true to size. Like many climbers, I size my shoes down to get the best performance out of my shoe. I am a regular women's 9.5 but wear an 8.5 (39) climbing shoe. The synthetic doesn't give as much as leather, but I'd you are a beginner you will be breaking in your feet more than the shoe anyway!

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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Great shoe for a beginner!!

By Clammy J. Moosen

from Cleveland, OH

About Me Getting Started

Verified Buyer


  • Lightweight
  • Rugged


    Best Uses

    • Bouldering
    • Outdoor

    Comments about Evolv Elektra VTR Climbing Shoe:

    When looking for my first pair of climbing shoes, this was a great find! Maybe I'm biased after years of using wall shoes, but they broke in very easily and gave me a lot more control than I used to have!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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