A feature common to more structured shoes. With their rigid sole, they are capable of supporting the climber’s weight but adapt less to the different rock types. On a scale of one to five, the graph indicates superior rigidity/support.
On a scale from one to five, these are the growing widths for each model.
This feature is common to less structured shoes such as climbing slippers, whose softer sole allows the climber to “feel” the rock beneath his feet, while adapting to different types of hold. On a scale from one to five, these register superior adaptability/sensitivity.