Who should buy the Five Ten Hiangle Pro

The Five Ten Hiangle Pro is bouldering and climbing shoe for mastering the greatest challenges and difficulty levels. It offers a balanced relationship between stability and sensitivity, which is required especially for aggressive climbing.

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Who should not buy the Five Ten Hiangle Pro

Climbers don't recommend the Five Ten Hiangle Pro may not be for beginners as it does not have the most reliable support system and with its price, climbers might catch many by surprise. If you are looking for precise foot placements and delicate heel & toe hooks, you might want to check the Evolv Zenist.

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Notable Features

  • Shaped to secure as a hook to keep climbers locked onto vertical or steep terrain.
  • Easy break-in and comfort from start to finish with the unlined microfiber upper.
  • Stealth® C4 outsole for unbeatable grip and unparalleled edging with a seamless sole-to-toe wrap-around for increased contact area on compression moves.
  • A nonconventional midsole that provides sensitivity under the toes, without compromising the stability of the shoe.

Incredibly sticky

Climbers applauded this shoe because of its incredibly sticky outsole. They stated that it is outstanding on slippery volumes, smearing, or standing on tiny polished edges whether that's in the climbing gym or on the rock.

Five Ten Hiangle Pro grippy

Supportive yet barely-there forefoot platform

Climbers mentioned that they get sufficient support around the toes without taking away surface feel.

Five Ten Hiangle Pro midsole

Durable and excellent edging sensitivity

Climbers stated that it has the perfect mix between great durability and sensitivity which is great for finding the perfect part of that tiny edge you have to stand on.

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Climbers mentioned that it sucks your heel into the shoe and prevents any slips when you're doing really tenuous heel hooks. They also noticed that the heel is completely covered in rubber so you can get maximum rubber contact with the rock.

Minimal stretching to achieve a great fit

Climbers were surprised with its upper because it has minimal stretching to achieve a great fit. Also, because of this, it can keep the shoe's shape over the shoe's life. 

Five Ten Hiangle Pro upper

Great for steep climbing

The Five Ten Hiangle Pro are extremely downturned and climbers loved it because they claimed that this is great for steep climbing, it also allows them to hook onto the foothold better keeping their body into the wall saving energy and power.

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Excellent smearing performance

Climbers stated that it is quite soft which makes it great at smearing and standing on those very slippery volumes.

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Additional Info

  • The 5.10 Hiangle Pro was designed with the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics in mind.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 225g
Base model: Five Ten Hiangle
Construction: No-edge
Closure: Velcro
Fit: Comfort fit
Downturn: Aggressive
Environment: Indoor

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Author
Teddy Dondanville
Teddy Dondanville

Teddy is a professionally trained Apprentice Rock Guide with the American Mountain Guides Association and a Wilderness First Responder with the National Outdoor Leadership School. Besides guiding outdoor rock climbing, Teddy also has years of experience in route setting and coaching climbing indoors. Through his guiding, route setting, and coaching, Teddy has experimented with climbing shoes for over a decade.