Here are the top shoes to hit the market in 2018. Every climber needs a good pair of shoes, from indoor and bouldering to sport and alpine. Advance Every new climber needs a good pair of affordable shoes for their f irst season on the rock and in the gym. The Advance fit that category for beginner climbers, but we seasoned veterans also enjoy the comfort and price tag. The rubber is durable, the knit upper helps it air your stinky toes and because it isn’t very aggressive, you can wear it all day. This might just be this year’s long easy multi-pitch shoe. Anasazi Pro The Anasazi Pro is a more technical Anasazi Velcro with an added rubber covering for the toe. The rubber on the toe is a soft and sticky rubber and is one of the best out there for toe hooks. Five Ten added heel tension in the Pro model for added performance. These are highly recommended for you strong boulderers looking for that extra edge.