Added to cart

Sundowner GTX product photo

Sundowner GTX
Jet Black

$219.99 USD


Cart subtotal: ( Items)

View Cart
×

Error

There was an error adding this item to your cart.

Please reload the page and try again.


×

MEN'S BACKPACKING BOOTS

Sundowner GTX

$219.99 USD MSRP

Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo

MEN'S BACKPACKING BOOTS

Sundowner GTX

Features: WATERPROOF | WIDTHS

$219.99 USD MSRP

SUNDOWNER GTX, JET BLACK Mens is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 22.
  • y_2017, m_5, d_25, h_3
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_1.0.0-hotfix-1
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_22
  • loc_en_US, sid_07128, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_vasque

When you imagine what a hiking boot should be, the Sundowner is the vision that comes to mind. The longevity and fan loyalty of this style is no fluke; the simplicity, function and elegance of this hiker may very well be boot nirvana.

MEN'S Medium: 7 | 7.5 | 8 | 8.5 | 9 | 9.5 | 10 | 10.5 | 11 | 11.5 | 12 | 13 | 14
MEN'S Wide: 8 | 8.5 | 9 | 9.5 | 10 | 10.5 | 11 | 11.5 | 12 | 13
SIZE CHART
(ALSO IN WOMEN'S SIZES)

SIZE CHART
(ALSO IN WOMEN'S SIZES)
Please select your size
  • OVERVIEW
  • CONSTRUCTION
WHAT'S IT FOR
  • Hiking
  • Backpacking
BENEFITS
  • Simplicity=Longevity
  • Breaks in to a near custom fit
FEATURES
  • S.B. Foot Leather tanned in the US
  • GORE-TEX® with Performance Comfort
  • Comfortable yet stable Polyurethane midsole
  • Cambered heel for efficient hiking stride
STATS
  • WEIGHT : 3 lbs. 3 oz. (1438g)
  • LAST  : Sundowner Classic
  • UPPER  : 2.4mm Waterproof Full Grain Leather
  • FOOTBED  : Molded Polyurethane
  • MIDSOLE  : Molded Polyurethane and TPU Shank
  • OUTSOLE  : Vasque Pyrenees
UPPER

One piece, USA-tanned, 2.4 mm S.B. Foot leather upper is the ultimate in durability and comfort. Less seams equal fewer hotspots and the longer you wear them, the more custom the fit becomes. A Gore-Tex® membrane protects from inclement conditions, and classic d-ring eyelets are tried and true and offer speed lacing. New for 2015, the Sundowner will be built around the original shaped last, for the classic fit so many have trusted on the trail.

SOLE

Once again, the Sundowner is offered in the original rubber traction sole with polyurethane midsole. This combination is a perfect blend of trail support and comfort for long miles. Vasque’s proprietary Pyrenees rubber sole takes direct design cues from the original, with aggressive lug pattern, excellent mud clearing and rockered heel for a natural foot transition on trails. The single density polyurethane midsole is coupled with a PU comfort footbed for excellent torsional structure for rough trails while offering great underfoot comfort for long days out.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ranger Approved Yes, they're not italian, and yes the leather is stiffer, but they're still a great boot. I'm a Wilderness Ranger in the Cherokee National Forest and enjoy the heck out of the Sundowners. If you're looking for a softer boot, this is not your type. But if you're looking for a thicker stiffer boot that can take a beating, look no further.
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Italy These boots are ok. Not great but not bad. Why doesn't Vasque go back to the original design that made them famous? I would pay $400-500 for boots that were made in Italy. (That is apparently what it would cost for production in Italy.)Who would not? Those boots would be a wise investment. My last pair are over 20 years old. I would still be wearing them had my feet not grown. Also, why don't they bring back the original two tone color that made Sundowners so popular? So, now we are left with average boots in an average market. I wish they would go back to the original design, manufacturer, and color that made them famous. Those boots would be worth the cash and would score off the charts in satisfaction. So please Vasque give us what we want....the original Italian hand made boots that made you famous.
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Nearly impossible to break in I want to love these boots; I've heard nothing but good things about them, and I spent a lot of money for them. I've had these boots for three weeks, and have worn them every day. I am just now finally at the point where the pain isn't so bad I have to take them off. They have scraped and bruised my left ankle and the tops of both ankles so bad I'm at my wits end. I bought the Hawthorne leather, and it looks and feels like saddle leather. They creak and moan when I walk, and I despair that I will ever actually be able to hike in these boots. Maybe I just got a pair from a defective batch, but buying these Sundowners is one of the biggest mistakes I've ever made.
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Most Incredible Boots Ever Created! The most incredible boots ever created. Extremely durable, Rugged, Beautiful!
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Welcome Back! I purchased my first pair of two-tone Sundowners in the early 1990s and loved them. I wore them everywhere and put in a lot of trail time on them. After a good 5 years I ended up giving them to someone who needed a good pair of boots more than me with the thought of replacing them with a newer pair. However, I never really loved the succeeded models that were being produced and it appeared that the models previous to the current release lacked the quality and style that Vasque has been known for. When I saw this new make - "a return to the original" - I was really excited about them and bought a pair with some high hopes. I have had them now for 18 months and am very pleased with them. Vasque has done their homework and has re-produced a high-quality version of the Sundowner just like my first pair.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fourth pair of Sundowners! Horray! Got a pair of Sundowners from my wife for Xmas. This will be my fourth pair. Been everywhere from Big Bend NP to Russia, and hold up great. I'm VERY happy you went back to the original style and construction, glad you are using the Red Wing leather, and have gone back to the original higher heel, and the sole with the heel ramp as opposed to the Chinese built model with the flat sole and the shorter Achilles tendon area with that awful skimpy leather. I'm attaching a picture of my beautiful new sundowners, and the pair they are replacing. They lasted for about five years, but you can see the leather around the ankle and tongue just plain wore through, I definitely prefer the return to the original design. However the new boots look just like the Italian made ones I remember fondly! I'm sure they will be great on the trail. Cheers and Happy Holidays.
Date published: 2016-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hello old friend!!! It's funny to see people talk about how the classic Sundowners are "ruined". These ARE the classic sundowners! For years I lamented the loss of the curved heel and classic sole for that flat abomination that has been with us since the late 90's... I have spent more time than one would think combing eBay for the right pair of classics... And just like that! Vasque brings them back! I bought a pair as soon as I saw em and they're just like having an old friend back!! Thank you Vasque for setting things right! They're firm and functional just like they used to be. I had given up on the sneaker feel of the recent boots but now I'm back!! Now if you could just bring back the old burgundy with tan accent that'd be swell!! Awesome boots! Comfortable out of the box and long lasting are mutually exclusive! Give em time folks!! These ARE the classic Sundowners!!
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Rock Hard Leather - A Big Disappointment I purchased my first pair of Sundowners in 1993 and days later hiked the Wind River Range in Wyoming without prior break in of those boots. The leather was soft and supple and they fit like a glove. Never once had a problem with blisters. They simply fit and were exceptionally comfortable. I purchased a replacement pair last year. They were made in China in September of 2014. The leather is rock hard and doesn't flex. The soles are like walking on 2x4's. They are extremely stiff and inflexible. Worse yet, the leather above the toes breaks toward the inside of the boot so it pinches the top of my toes. I've tried several times to make it flex upward and away from the top of my foot but the leather is too stiff. The leather at the top of the boot rubs my ankles because it has no give. It's just rock hard over the entire boot. I'm hesitant to try the "new improved" version, especially after sinking nearly $200 into this pair.
Date published: 2016-11-25
  • y_2017, m_5, d_25, h_3
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_1.0.0-hotfix-1
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_22
  • loc_en_US, sid_07128, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_vasque

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Please enter a valid email address

Compatibility View

You are using a version of Internet Explorer whose Browser Mode and Document Mode are not allowing correct display. Please press your F12 key and set Browser Mode and Document mode to the highest versions available.

This site is not compatible with versions of Internet Explorer older than 8. Please update to a newer browser version or use an alternate web browser e.g. Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.

×

Footwear Size Comparison Chart For Most Common International Systems

USA MEN'S USA WOMEN'S EUROPEAN BRITISH MEN'S cm WOMEN'S cm
  4 33.5 1.5   21
  4.5 34 2   21.5
3.5 5 34.5 2.5 21.5 22
4 5.5 35 3 22 22.5
4.5 6 36 3.5 22.5 23
5 6.5 37 4 23 23.5
5.5 7 37.5 4.5 23.5 24
6 7.5 38 5 24 24.5
6.5 8 38.5 5.5 24.5 25
7 8.5 39 6 25 25.5
7.5 9 40 6.5 25.5 26
8 9.5 41 7 26 26.5
8.5 10 41.5 7.5 26.5 27
9 10.5 42 8 27 27.5
9.5 11 42.5 8.5 27.5 28
10 12 43 9 28 28.5
10.5   43.5 9.5 28.5  
11   44 10 29  
11.5   45 10.5 29.5  
12   46 11 30  
13   47 12 31  
14   48 13 32  
15   49 14 33  
16   50 15 34  
×

WHERE TO BUY YOUR
Sundowner GTX

You can purchase this shoe by using one of the following options:

BUY ONLINE

Select your size and we'll let you know which websites have it in stock.


FIND A STORE

Please call ahead to see if your favorite style is available!

FIND A STORE
×