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.

Garmont Sticky Cloud logo

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. 

Garmont Sticky Cloud Outsole

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.

Garmont Sticky Cloud outsole 1.0

Comfortable cushioning

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. 

Garmont Sticky Cloud midsole

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.

Garmont Sticky Cloud arch support

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.

Garmont Sticky Cloud upper

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.

Garmont Sticky Cloud laces

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 410g / Women 375g
Features: Breathable / Heel brake
Material: Mesh
Top: Low
BRAND Brand: Garmont
Randing: Forefoot only
SKUs: 481016201 / 481016202 / 481016203 / 481016604

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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.