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MEN'S BACKPACKING BOOTS

Sundowner GTX

$219.99 USD MSRP

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  • Sundowner GTX product photo
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MEN'S BACKPACKING BOOTS

Sundowner GTX

$219.99 USD MSRP

SUNDOWNER GTX, RED OAK Mens is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 29.
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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
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  • 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 The ur-boot for hiking It is difficult to review Vasque Sundowners as they are simply the only serious hiking boots I have ever owned. I am 43 and have been through three pairs. I will say this pair, waited.to review them until I had taken them out, stood up to five days in Congaree NP backcountry well. Swamp is particularly troubling, tested the waterproofing well, often up to our ankles in heavy mud. No issues. These are a serious boot, not light, but solid.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sundowner I love this company and there sundowner model but I honestly don't like the new design of the sundowner n feel it was best looking the way they had it for years
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Could be a different boot I purchased mine in 1994. I work in production, and back then I was touring on large rock tours, and trying to hike in between tours. I wanted a boot that could do both, so I go the black ones. I am lead to believe that they are no longer made in Italy. I cannot speak to the truth of this, but I am sure the web will tell you. What I can say is that mine have lasted me over 20 years, and took any and all abuse I could throw at them. I still where them today.
Date published: 2017-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Report After 14 Months of Wear I bought a pair of Sundowners back in May of last year. I've worn them probably 200+ times in the 14 months since then, as I usually put them on for my daily 45-minute hike. I walk on woods roads, including steep hills, and sometimes on granite on nearby mountain trails. I also wore the boots to town during winter when it was snowy or slushy. From the beginning, the boots broke in nicely (took about two weeks). They're still waterproof, and the sole offers excellent traction. I am completely sold on these excellent boots. I think they're way nicer looking than the nylon/leather hiking shoes that are so common these days. Good classic boots that weigh a reasonable amount and give my feet good support. I have no reservations in rating them with 5 stars.
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Boot it is an exigent boot for the first 500 miles and after that you will see wear in the boot. besides that it is a solid boot.
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Fell apart during my day hike. First of all, I took 6 months to try to break in these boots. The never really conformed to my feet. Before more serious hiking, I wore the boots on a day hike in the Glacier area of Montana. The trail and river merged for about a mile with water up to the waist. The soles of both boots came off in the river. Total product failure. Should I try Vasque again?
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Update - 1 Year Later So, I felt obliged to update my original review because I had a major issue with the outersole cracking across the ball of my foot on both boots! Perhaps if the soles were Vibram this would not have been an issue. It's also worth noting that I only hiked in the boots and occasionally walked the neighborhood on concrete sidewalks, with maybe only three motorcycle rides thrown in for good measure - that's not abusing the boots in any way. I was totally surprised they cracked! Luckily I noticed this before the one year warranty expired. A Consumer Relations Agent named Missy H. took care of me and replaced the boots within four days! The only reason why I didn't give a lower review this time around is because the boots themselves are excellent and the customer service I received on the warranty issue makes this 5 Stars! Can I recommend the Vasque Sundowner? You bet I can!
Date published: 2017-06-08
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
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Kids Footwear Size Comparison Chart For Most Common International Systems

  US EU UK CM
CHILDREN 10 27 9 16.5
  11 28 10 17
  12 30 11 18
  13 31 12 19
YOUTH 1 32 13 20
  2 33 1 20.5
  3 34 2 21
  4 35 3 22
  5 37 4 23
  6 38 5 24
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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  
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