Hey all, new to the forum but been running barefoot (naked feet) for years.
So my friend recently brought in some toe shoes to school and convinced me that they are great. Seriously considering getting some in the next couple of weeks or so (assuming all the trying-out and fitting works for me) and parents are pretty cool to fund because I haven't had new shoes in ages (still at home, I'm 17).
I wouldn't be using them for running (I can do that naked), but I am a fairly keen hiker and regular enough at the rock gym. The general plan for these is to replace my filthy old do-everything sneakers while also satisfying my need for proper climbing shoes (been hiring shoes from the gym for months now).
My question is whether toe shoes - on a general level - are suitable, and will they hold up to such abuse? Asking mostly about rock climbing as I do that more often, but are they good for hiking too?
If anyone has any advice to share or recommendations as to what to (or not to) buy, that would also be great.