Who should buy the Garmont Sticky Cloud
The Garmont Sticky Cloud seems sufficiently capable of giving a balanced performance for climbers and hikers alike. It is a solid option if you:
- Prefer an approach shoe that is designed to give outdoorsy individuals lightweight performance for fast ascents and descents.
- Prefer an approach shoe that can deliver ruggedness and breathability.
- Prefer an approach shoe that renders multi-directional traction on wet and dry terrain.
Excellent grip on wet and dry surfaces
Enabling adventurers to traverse virtually all types of terrain in the Garmon Sticky Cloud’s wrap-around Vibram MegaGrip outsole. Its sticky rubber construction is filled with triangular lugs to give grip when edging on wet and dry surfaces.
Grants excellent control when tackling uphill conditions
The sole’s rear end extends upward to assist the user when heel hooking. A climbing zone is found on its forefoot area for control when tackling uphill conditions.
The Sticky Cloud features Garmont’s proprietary Double Damper technology to create a cushioned ride. It uses both an EVA midsole and EVA heel insert to reduce foot fatigue and ground impact.
Excellent arch support
An anti-torsional shank is integrated into this system for rigidity. Moreover, it has a breathable polyurethane (PU) footbed for arch support and underfoot comfort.
Breathable and durable
The Garmont Sticky Cloud is geared towards breathability, thanks to its 1.8mm 3D mesh and microfiber upper. Its toe box uses a straight shape to deliver balance and propulsion. It is also reinforced with rubber rand for durability. The shoe’s cuff is designed to be lower on the outside and taller on the inside. This design enables users to be more stable when edging or scrambling.
Easy to wear
The footgear’s precision extended lacing system is composed of several round and fabric eyelets. These components help wearers manage the Sticky Cloud’s fit. An anatomical tongue is integrated into the upper to give added comfort and control. A pull loop is placed at the cuff for easy on and off.