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Katana Rock Shoe - Women's

#165532 | 12 available

Reg: $149.95, SALE From $104.96

 
 
 
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Like its namesake (a Samurai’s long sword), the women's Katana slices through difficult, technically demanding routes with sticky Vibram XS Grip rubber soles and torsionally rigid Laspoflex midsoles.

Get into adventures that are boulder, sport, or trad-based with the comfortable, women-specific fit and leather and Lorica uppers with a quick-to-adjust Velcro closure system.


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La SportivaKatana Rock Shoe - Women's
 
4.3

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Versatile (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Bouldering (5)
  • Indoor (4)
  • Outdoors (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      75% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great shoe

By KT

from Alabama

About Me Avid Climber

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bouldering
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Trad and Sport

    Comments about La Sportiva Katana Rock Shoe - Women's:

    I have two pairs of these shoes I love them so much. Have had both pairs resoled several times. Great shoe!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
     
    5.0

    Fantastic

    By evishka

    from Gambrills, MD

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bouldering
      • Indoor
      • Outdoor

      Comments about La Sportiva Katana Rock Shoe - Women's:

      These shoes are great. I wear a size 6 in tennis shoes so when I got a size 4 for the katanas, they were a bit tight at first but over a couple weeks, felt much better. The tightness of the shoes helps to feel everything on the wall and the hard rubber on these shoes makes them stick really well and hold up well against actual rock. Not as ideal for long climbs since they do run a little tight but awesome for everything else. Try a pair on before you buy them though because some people report getting blisters at the heel. I don't but better to be safe than sorry.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
       
      3.0

      Not so much

      By She Hulk

      from PA

      About Me Avid Climber

      Pros

      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoor
        • Outdoor

        Comments about La Sportiva Katana Rock Shoe - Women's:

        These shoes wear quickly and the soles have peeled away in less than 5 months. At first, they are great for edging, smearing, and comfort. But they don't hold up, especially when considering the price. May as well buy a cheaper pair - not sportiva - this is the second pair I've had where the sole peels away...disappointing.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
         
        4.0

        Great Shoe

        By Meghan

        from New Jesey

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bouldering
          • Indoor

          Comments about La Sportiva Katana Rock Shoe - Women's:

          I love this shoe but they wear super fast, even in the gym. Outdoor use wears them even faster. But... I still love these shoes!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
           
          4.0

          Great shoe but...

          By Rob the climbingbum

          from San Jose, CA

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Rubber wears out too fast

            Best Uses

            • Bouldering
            • Climbing Gym
            • Extreme Conditions

            Comments about La Sportiva Katana Rock Shoe - Women's:

            These shoes are great! A little bit spendy as they wear out in less than 5 months

            • Comfort:
            • Broken in, Supple
            • Sizing:
            • Run large
            • Width:
            • Good for narrow feet

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best ALL-Around Shoe Available.

            By OntheRox

            from Flagstaff, AZ

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bouldering
              • Casual Climbing
              • Climbing Gym
              • Trad Climbing

              Comments about La Sportiva Katana Rock Shoe - Women's:

              These are my favorite all-around climbing shoes. I often choose them over other, more technical shoes for comfort and all-around performance. I use them on EVERYTHING. They are the most durable shoes around. I continue to use them resole after resole. The snug heel and lower ankles of the ladies version mean I'm always smilin' in these pretty blue slippers. Great for trad, steep, bouldering, slabs. I really need no other shoe.

              • Comfort:
              • Breathes Well, Broken in, Supple
              • Sizing:
              • Fit true to size
              • Width:
              • Fit true to width

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