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La Sportiva Miura

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The La Sportiva Miura is the classic, ultimate all-round performance climbing shoe, perfect for intermediate climbers operating in the mid to (very) high grades. 

A design classic that has lasted the test of time, the La Sportiva Miura is the perfect tool for performance footwork on slabs, vertical or overhanging steep rock. Due to the high tensioned Slingshot Rand being tied into the Powerhinge on the sole, the shoe stretches in the back half of the shoe and not in the front when small edges are weighted, allowing you to stick on the smallest edges. The multi-paneled lining gives you the perfect fit and the speed lacing system laces up in a cinch.

Worn tight the Miura has a slightly downturned toe for performance on steep rock. Worn slacker many people find the Miura to be superbly comfortable and ideal for long mountain rock climbing routes. The reasonably stiff sole make it great on edges and the pointed toe makes it a great choice for pocketed limestone, although climbers with a wide forefoot may find it uncomfortable.

Overall if the fit is right then the Miura is an awesome climbing shoe for those operating in the mid to (very) high grades, particularly on limestone, granite and volcanic rock.


  • Lining: Dentex
  • Midsole: Laspoflex 1.1 mm forefoot only
  • Outsole: 4mm Vibram XS Edge
  • Upper: Suede leather
  • Gender: Unisex
  • Last: PD75 - Slip Lasted
  • Closure: Lace
  • Weight: 478g

Help with sizing your rock shoes

If you require some assistance with sizing this shoe to your particular needs click here: Rock Shoe Sizing Guide

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Alexandra P.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
The laces

The shoes are good but after only three weeks, one of the laces is already broken. I’ve notice something when I got the shoes but I didn’t imagine that it was going to break to quickly. I was expecting a really hard laces, one of them is perfect but the other ones already broken.

Leo K.
United Kingdom
Perfect for limestone

I bought these shoes for sport climbing, most of which I do in North Wales. I've found the edging stability to be phenomenal. These shoes can stick to matchstick edge indefinitely. The only potential downside to their performance is a degree of heel discomfort as tension is transmitted through the length of the foot. This hasn't prevented me from climbing consecutive pitches but for easier multi-pitch I might choose a more forgiving shoe. As well as limestone sport climbing I've also used these shoes on vertical hard sandstone. Once again the edging ability was extremely useful. These aren't the most sensitive shoes so for lower angle grit stone slabs a softer shoe would be preferable, but the Miura is great for exploiting tiny features like pebbles. My street shoe size is usually 43.5 or 44/UK 9 or 9.5. My La Sportiva Cobras which I use for bouldering are a snug 41. I opted for a 42 with the Miura which has worked out great. There is zero dead space but my toes aren't bent to such an extent that I get hotspots on my knuckles (an issue I have with my Cobras after long sessions). The lacing system really allows me to sinch them down when climbing at my limit then loosen them off quickly at the anchor or for easy pitches. I'd recommend this shoe for anybody climbing on a rock type with small footholds who like a reassuringly stable platform. Think limestone or slate. As a dedicated bouldering shoe I would opt for something a bit more sensitive and modern, but I really can't overstate what an excellent sport climbing shoe this is.

Pauline F.
United Kingdom
La Sportiva Miura

This was bought as a present and was gratefully received and the shoes have been as good as he hoped.