Verdict from 5 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Almost every Ocun Diamond review speaks of the shoe’s excellent surface grip.
  • It has confidence-boosting precision, according to several wearers.
  • Some of those who have climbed in the Diamond multiple times find its heel-hooking capabilities impressive.
  • Based on a small number of reports, this rock climbing shoe is astonishingly comfortable.
  • This climb-centric Ocun piece has a superbly tough construction, say a couple of those who have purchased it.
  • Its overall sensitivity is nothing short of phenomenal, claims a satisfied customer.

1 reason not to buy

  • The Ocun Diamond climbing shoe is an expensive piece of investment.

Bottom line

Folks who are looking for a rock shoe that can scale challenging verticals with A-grade traction might find one in the Diamond. Climbers in need of an immensely comfy and precise gear—one that heel hooks like a champ—can also bank on this Ocun offering.

That said, this piece does not fall under the “budget-friendly kicks” category. Nevertheless, the Diamond gives the competition a run for their money, thanks to its slew of send-worthy qualities.

Tip: see the best climbing shoes.

Good to know

-The Diamond from Ocun is engineered for ascents where precision over micro-footholds is required. Its stiff and downturned construction translates to multi-faceted performance, thereby allowing wearers to pull off a wide variety of climbing maneuvers with relative ease.

-It comes furnished with a Vibram outsole for slip and skid resistance. It almost seamlessly transitions to the Diamond’s hard-wearing midsole, which delivers support underfoot.

Downturn. The Ocun Diamond comes with an aggressively downturned forefoot zone. With it, climbing enthusiasts can send projects with as much tiptoeing precision as possible. Its highly cambered construction may provide enough comfort for single-pitch climbs.

Applications. This aggressive Ocun piece is built for sport and trad climbing, as well as bouldering. Its designers engineered it with components that give users the ability to scale cracks with efficiency. It can be used on overhangs and vertical faces, whether indoors or outdoors.

Ocun’s Diamond is a low-top unisex rock climbing shoe. Senders from the female gender camp may need to go down a full size to get a comfy fit in it. The foot is expected to bend inward within its highly asymmetric confines. It might provide only a little in terms of stretch, thanks to its synthetic upper. It favors those with an Egyptian foot type, which is distinguished by tapering toes, starting from the big toe. Owners can get a personalized lockdown in it by means of the shoe’s to-toe lacing system.

Midsole. The Ocun Diamond comes with a 3D-engineered midsole for extra underfoot support. Its developers made it extra stiff to give wearers additional climbing security minus the unnecessary leg strain. They also topped it with a plush insole, which is made of natural leather, to provide climbers with even more comfort.

Outsole. On the grip performance front, climbing fans have the Ocun Diamond’s Vibram XS Grip outsole to thank. It has a segmented construction for flexibility. 4 mm is its overall thickness.

The Diamond’s below-the-ankle upper is a combination of microfiber (synthetic) and authentic leather. Stitched securely to its back part are two synthetic pull loops, which make slipping in and out of the shoe a rather swift affair.

Around its lower perimeter is a grippy rubber rand, which transitions to the shoe’s toe patch for hooking grip. Its heel zone, on the other hand, has a tensioned rand for additional heel support and traction.

Rounding out all things upper in the Ocun Diamond is its asymmetric lace-up closure. It consists of a combination of tunnels and non-plated eyelets, as well as a flat synthetic lace.


How Ocun Diamond ranks compared to all other shoes
Bottom 17% aggressive climbing shoes
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Bottom 42% Ocun climbing shoes
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Bottom 22% indoor climbing shoes
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