Five Ten Aleon
The Five Ten Aleon is an aggressive shoe designed for hard boulder problems with really small footholds. It’s a powerful, extremely precise shoe, thanks to Adidas’ plethora of resources. It features new materials and new manufacturing processes to improve its comfort, fit, and performance.
Traditionally, Five Ten’s climbing shoes have been designed with a rounded toe-box. However, Five Ten’s new shoe designer, Fred Nicole, a Swiss cobbler. He has years of experience repairing and dissecting Five Ten’s climbing shoes. He designed the Aleon with a pointier toe and wider forefoot to really direct the shoe’s precision towards the big toe. Nicole has also implemented a high arch and strong heel-toe tension. It amplifies the big toe’s power. Making the Aleon extremely precise and powerful on edges and small footholds.