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8 Places To Buy Affordable Climbing Shoes & Equipment In SG For Beginners & Hardcore Climbers

Affordable climbing shoes and equipment in Singapore


Over the past few years, you’ve probably seen more and more IG stories of your friends climbing some colourful rocks and even swinging from one rock to the other. Climbing AKA bouldering has been quite a popular hobby and great news, you don’t have to be a fitness enthusiast in order to know it or give it a go. 

Whether you’re an avid climber or just a beginner, here’s a list of places to buy affordable climbing shoes and equipment in Singapore to get you going. 


1. Campers’ Corner – Wide selection of La Sportiva climbing shoes


campers corner la sportiva
Image credit: Campers’ Corner Outdoor Outfitters via Google Maps

If you’re a fan of La Sportiva, a popular brand among climbing beginners, Camper’s Corner is where you’d want to go, given their wide range of climbing shoes from them. Some of the models we’ve spotted include the La Sportiva Tarantula ($165), Otaki Men’s ($255), and Futura ($255)

affordable climbing shoes campers corner range of shoes

However, there are other shoe brands which you can look at besides the italian brand at Camper’s Corner. This includes the Mad Rock Remora LV ($145) that’s suitable for those with wide feet or a low volume foot shape in general. If your kiddo wants to give climbing a try, children climbing shoes are also available from $80

Campers’ Corner Outdoor Outfitters
Google Reviews
4.1
(209)
Address
75, #01-01 Bukit Timah Rd, Boon Siew Building, Singapore 229833
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 08:00 PM Show More Timings
Contact Information

2. Crank Factory – Hidden warehouse store in Ubi with regular sales


affordable climbing shoes crank factory
Image credit: Crank Factory via Google Maps

If you’re looking for a variety of beginner-friendly brands, Crank Factory has a decent selection of La Sportiva, EVOLV, Ocun, Butora, SO ILL products. There’s also an ongoing sale with prices starting from $80 for well-known shoe models such as the La Sportiva Solution (Classic) ($80), EVOLV Nexxo ($80), and OCUN Crest QC ($90)

Besides climbing shoes, you’ll be able to find a variety of climbing equipment as well. If you’re looking for some chalk to get yourself a better grip, we recommend their GIGA-BITE Loose Chalk ($16.90) or METOLIUS Super Chalk ($5.50). They also sell PROHANDS Gripmaster ($23) and beastmaker 1000 hangboard ($175) for those who wanna train at home. 

Crank Factory
Google Reviews
4.9
(135)
Address
1 Ubi View, #01-18, Singapore 408555
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 02:00 PM - 07:00 PM Show More Timings

3. Fit Bloc (Kent Ridge) – Buy accessories like crimps & hangboards


affordable climbing shoes fit bloc
Image credit: Fit Bloc via Google Maps 

Fit Bloc might have been a climbing spot you’ve visited before and if you didn’t know, they sell 2 types of climbing shoes. First is the KAGAMI Red/Navy ($159) that’s recommended for beginners and the second is the TSURUGI Green/Purple ($219) that’s apt for intermediate climbers who require more precision in their climbs.  

Also, if you’re looking for a way to incorporate a little training at home, you might want to look at their K.Board ($128). There are crimps, mono pockets, and a finger pocket for you to train your finger strength and if you want to add some difficulty, all you gotta do is tilt the board. 

Fit · Bloc
Google Reviews
4.8
(227)
Address
87 Science Park Dr, #03-02 The Oasis, Singapore 118260
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 09:30 AM - 10:30 PM Show More Timings

4. Outdoor Life – Black Diamond climbing shoes & equipment


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Adapted from: Outdoor Life – Funan via Google Maps 

If you’ve been dabbling in climbing, you’ve probably heard of the brand Black Diamond before. And yes, it’s a pretty good and rare brand in Singapore but we found a Black Diamond haven at Outdoor Life.

Here, you can find the Black Diamond Momentum climbing shoes (from $105), which serve as pretty good beginner shoes. They also offer other Black Diamond climbing equipment that’s suitable for outdoor climbing such as the Black Diamond hoodwire quickdraw ($31). They also have other brands like Mammu and Salewa to keep a lookout for. 

Outdoor Life – Funan
Google Reviews
4.3
(220)
Address
Funan Mall #02-20, 107 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179105
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Show More Timings

5. Boulder Planet – 20% discount if you buy a package


boulder planet
Image credit: Boulder Planet Sembawang via Google Maps

Whether you’re a beginner climber or a pro, Boulder Planet is a name that’s all too familiar and aside from providing you with a space to climb, they also sell climbing shoes. They carry a wide range of shoes spanning from beginner-friendly all the way to advanced so don’t worry about not being able to find the right fit. 

The best part is, members get a 10% discount off new shoes and last we heard, newbies who sign up for their Starter Pack ($50) are entitled to 20% off as well. The Starter Pack is inclusive of an intro class and 2 weeks unlimited entry to either of their outlets – Sembawang or Taiseng – so it’s pretty worth it IMO. 

Boulder Planet isn’t the only climbing gym that sells climbing shoes. Places such as T-Hall, Boulder+, and Boulder World also have climbing shoes for sale so be sure to check them out when you’re there next time. 

Boulder Planet Sembawang
Admission Fee
$30/adult
Address
604 Sembawang Rd, #B1-22/23 Sembawang Shopping Centre, Singapore 758459
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Show More Timings

6. Decathlon – 14 outlets islandwide with shoes from just $49.90


affordable climbing shoes decathlon

Of course, we can’t leave out Decathlon, our go-to place for anything sports-related. Decathlon has climbing shoes at rather affordable prices (from $44.90-$89.90) for those who want to give climbing a try but don’t really want to commit to a pair of expensive shoes just yet. Plus, there are 14 different outlets across Singapore, making it extremely accessible to cop a pair. 

decathlon carabiner

Aside from shoes, they also have a wide variety of basic climbing equipment such as Climbing & Mountaineering Belayer Glasses Simond ($19.90) which is essentially a pair of sunglasses, and the HMS Mountaineering and climbing screwgate carabiner Goliath secure ($14.90) – a carabiner, basically. 

Full list of Decathlon outlets.


7. Trekkinn – Online stores with affordable products that ships to SG


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Image credits: @jan_horak_rockjoy via Instagram

Trekkinn is great for those who know what they want, to order right to their doorstep. The online platform offers a wide variety of brands be it La Sportiva, Black Diamond, Boreal, Wildcountry, you name it. To help you narrow down your search, the website has useful filters such as brands, categories, and sizes. There’s also a myriad of climbing equipment that you can check out as well. 

Shipping is based on volume and weight which makes it a little expensive to ship just one pair of kicks so we highly recommend you jio some of your climbing friends to hop onto your cart so that all of you can split the shipping fee. No worries if you change your mind as you’ll be given a 30-day window to return your goods. You’ll also be able to track your order so you can rest assured that your shoes aren’t gonna be climbing anywhere else. 

Contact: Trekkinn website


8. Kinetics – 10% off climbing shoes for members


affordable climbing shoes kintetics shop
Image credit: Kinetics Climbing via Google Maps

Kinetics Climbing offers a selection of climbing shoes from brands such as La Sportiva and Scarpa. With prices from $129, rest assured that you’ll be getting your money’s worth with their affordable yet high quality kicks. You can also find a pair for your kiddo. 

kinetics climbing
Image credit: @kineticsclimbing via Instagram

You can attend climbing lessons for both adults and children here. They also have the Singapore National Climbing Standards (SNCS) Level 1 course where one can learn how to belay as well as get the hang of basic climbing techniques. Psst … they currently have a 10% off promo code, <100FFSHOES> so you know where to go to save a few bucks. 

Kinetics Climbing
Google Reviews
4.9
(1,041)
Address
511 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 218153
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 01:00 PM - 10:00 PM Show More Timings
Contact Information

Climb to greater heights with a new pair of climbing kicks


Before we leave you to scour these places to buy affordable climbing shoes, we’ve got some tips for buying a good pair. 

Remember to always size down when buying a fresh, new pair of climbing shoes so that your toes fit nicely into the toe box. There shouldn’t be any room for space when you wear your shoe, and it should be nice and snug. Some people would go as far as to say that it gotta be a little uncomfortable for you to know it’s a right fit but it’s really up to you at the end of the day. 

Also, sizing differs from brands and models. Hence, it’s always advisable to actually try the shoe to make sure it fits before making the purchase. That said, you should have no problem doing so at these shops and climbing gyms.

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Cover image adapted from: Crank Factory via Google Maps