MEN'S PERFORMANCE HIKING SHOES

Grand Traverse

$119.99 USD MSRP

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MEN'S PERFORMANCE HIKING SHOES

Grand Traverse

$119.99 USD MSRP

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 14 reviewers.
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Ignoring limits…an admirable mantra, but easier said than done. The Grand Traverse is our best effort at making it happen. Embark upon a rocky, loose hike and the dual-density EVA footbed and molded EVA midsole happily oblige. Change plans to an exposed ridge traverse, and fear not—the Vibram® Ibex sole features dual-compound rubber to maintain grip under your toes, but wet-weather traction underfoot and beneath the heel. Climb, descend, hike, repeat…that’s what makes a Grand Traverse.

MEN'S MEDIUM: 7 | 7.5 | 8 | 8.5 | 9 | 9.5 | 10 | 10.5 | 11 | 11.5 | 12 | 13 | 14
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  • OVERVIEW
  • CONSTRUCTION
WHAT'S IT FOR
  • Performance hiking
  • Car-to-car adventures
  • FKT attempts where climbing is involved
  • Flat pedal MTB
BENEFITS
  • Versatile
  • Athletic shoe comfort
  • Category defining traction
FEATURES
  • Webbing Heel Lock
  • Poron® Strobel
  • TPU Heel
  • Rubber Toe Cap
STATS
  • WEIGHT : 1 lb. 10 oz. (730g)
  • LAST : Equalizer
  • UPPER : 1.8mm Suede Leather, PU Overmolded Mesh
  • FOOTBED : Dual Density EVA
  • MIDSOLE : Molded EVA
  • OUTSOLE : Vibram® Ibex with Idrogrip and Megagrip Compounds
UPPER

A tough, 1.8mm suede leather is combined with PU armored textile mesh and a rubber toe rand for incredible durability in rocky environments. Lace-to-toe closure with active heel strap allows for a wide range of fit adjustments. A plush, Poron® foam strobel conforms to your foot for all day comfort and a wicking lining keeps moisture moving during aerobic exertion.

SOLE

Vibram®’s Ibex sole is molded with two of their grippiest rubber compounds, Idrogrip for wet rock traction and Megagrip for excellent balance of sticky and durable. The supple, low profile molded EVA midsole delivers running shoe feel underfoot.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Great shoe for biking! I use the Grand Traverse for all mountain mountain biking with flat pedals and I must say it fits great on the pedals and on the foot. Soles grip well so far, my feet haven't come off the pedals once in the month I've used them! Soles also grip well on the ground for hiking and trail running. Very comfortable shoe right out of the box! Overall amazing shoe, would definitely recommend. July 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by These shoes are the real deal I have owned these hiking shoes for over 6 months now and let me tell you, these shoes are no joke. Whether it is a casual stroll down a walking trail, mountain biking, bouldering, or mountain climbing these are the shoes for you. I recently took these on a trip through the Devil's Path in the Catskills and they worked wonderfully. The support and stability is next to none, the sole is excellent I can't remember slipping more than once on a 15+ mile hike. And not to mention that they look awesome! Overall these are an incredibly comfortable, durable, and stylish shoe that I would strongly recommend to anyone who loves physical activity. June 24, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Greta grip in wet/mixed conditions I bought these shoes because some of the approaches that I have been doing are so variable. After much research, these were ones that were recommended for wet conditions as well as dry. Working on new projects, I spend a lot of time at the base working rope management scrambling around on thorny bushes and wet, slick rock. The Vasque Grand Traverse approach shoes are wonderful! My partner in Scarpas was slipping around all over the place and others were cursing their way through the sloppy conditions in their Sportivas. I was sure footed and able to be quick when people needed. They are so springy that they are even comfortable to wear to work and they fit true. July 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love at first sight! I've been on the hunt for an amazing hiking/approach shoe and these babies were an amazing find! Super light and flexible. Work amazing on moderate climbs. They do run a little narrow at the toes, but I'm a 10 and they fit like a glove! This will be my new go too brand of shoe for all my outdoor adventure sporting. July 13, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by different shoelaces These shoes are comfortable and lightweight. I ordered the ones with orange shoelaces and I wish they came with shoelaces that are closer to the color of the shoe. I am on the lookout for new shoelaces now. May 21, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by An amphibius approach shoes. Been using this pair for the past 15 mths averaging two weekend outings per month. Typically tracking through jungle, streams along with bouldering all in one trip. Vibram soles performed exceptionally well being "tacky" on wet mossy stream rocks, holding its edge when bouldering and cushioned well on fast trail running descends. Adequate drainage and toes protection. Unique lacing system on heels helped to secured shoes on feet when climbing. Noticed on long downhill runs, toes felt slightly pinched at the end. Not much wear and tear except small separation between outer and mid-sole on the heels. Overall, a very unique and capable pair of shoes. Vasque, please keep this highly competent model going. May 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great shoe! I just came back from 3 weeks in Colombia on a birdwatching trip. This shoe was perfect for both wet and cold, hot and steamy, mountain trails and paved roads, 12 hour days and I wore them to dinner. May 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A Great All-Purpose Shoe This shoe has become my go-to when it comes for hiking and everyday running. I've been wearing these shoes for a little over a month, and have no complaints whatsoever. I've hiked away several weekends in these, and they've held up to my rigorous benchmarks. The fit is probably a little smaller than average, but I have a slightly narrower foot, and they fit perfect. The Vibram sole handles exceptionally well with all surfaces (aside for those wet rocks, which seems to be a problem no shoe has been able to tackle#, while being a very breathable shoe #thanks to Texas weather, I've gotten to experience all four seasons in these shoes, and they've handled quite well in all of them). I also use them for my morning runs, and they're very comfortable, and light. I would recommend these for anyone who plans to hike mild to moderate trails, enjoys jogging or running, or is looking for a good everyday athletic shoe. April 3, 2015
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