For those who are serious about their sporting performance, it has to be men's Five Ten sneakers. A family-owned company, Five Ten (or 5.10) has been producing state-of-the-art mountain climbing shoes since 1985. The company was created in California by Mr. Charles Cole, who invented the high-tech Stealth© rubber sole to make climbing and gripping easier and more comfortable. Today, it produces a must-have range of men's Five Ten sneakers that are flexible, slip-resistant and endlessly hardwearing. The friction, fit and performance features ensure these shoes will go the distance.