Who should buy the Five Ten Team 5.10

This rock shoe is ideally designed for sports routes. Its set of features and components and moderate rigidity make it a capable tool for overhanging terrain. Climbers may use it on gym walls (indoors) and rocky surfaces (outdoors).

Who should not buy the Five Ten Team 5.10 

Team 5.10 is part of Five Ten’s selection of aggressively downturned rock climbing shoes. Its downward camber encourages the foot to curl into a position that enables climbers to mount on tiny edges with security and precision. Fans of aggressive rock climbing shoes may also look into the Five Ten Hiangle Pro.

Five Ten Team 5.10 notable features

  • The Five Ten Team 5.10 is designed with particularly steep terrain in mind. Its overall construction has moderate stiffness, translating to a balance between toughness and sensitivity.
  • It promises a protected climbing experience with its sufficiently randed synthetic shell. Its company-exclusive outsole, on the other hand, is responsible for giving wearers enough grip on a variety of surfaces.

Achieving a personalize fit made possible by Velcro closure

Five Ten’s Team 5.10 is a low-cut rock climbing shoe crafted specifically for men. Its lined upper promises no stretch. The last used in its construction is asymmetric, giving the shoe a curved interior. A personalized fit in it may be achieved by way of the shoe’s Velcro closure.

Enough adhesive power on different types of surfaces

Thanks to Team 5.10’s Stealth HF outsole, users can rack up vertical miles on different types of surfaces with enough adhesive power. Its entirety, which has a thickness of 2.5 mm, is made of a soft yet sturdy rubber compound. This particular outsole is characterized by high interlocking capacity and enhanced sensitivity, among others.

Heavy-duty underfoot support

The Team 5.10 comes with a synthetic midsole for extra support underfoot. Much of the shoe’s moderate stiffness comes from this heavy-duty component.

Provides 3-pull loops to make wearing easy

What encloses the foot in this 5.10 gear is a fully synthetic upper made of microfiber polyester. It comes with a no-stretch liner, which is also synthetic. A total of three pull loops are securely attached to its cuff zone for easy on and off.

Secure climbing with Five Ten Team 5.10 

Its heel, midfoot, and forefoot sections are heavily randed, granting the sender increased climbing security with ample protection from abrasions. The upper’s toe box, on the other hand, is engineered with a grippy patch, which bolsters the shoe’s stickiness in toe-hooking scenarios.

Five Ten Team 5.10's adjustable lockdown system

The Five Ten Team 5.10’s lockdown system is comprised of a stretchy strap set through a beveled buckle made of hard plastic. The strap comes with hook-and-loop fasteners, making it adequately adjustable.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 199g
Closure: Velcro
Downturn: Aggressive
Environment: Indoor, Outdoor
Material: Synthetic
Lining: Lined
Last Shape: Asymmetric

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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.