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 4.4 out of 5 by 14 reviewers.
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No limits…an admirable mantra, but easier said than done. The Grand Traverse is our best effort at making it happen. Start up 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 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 Operator These are bye far the best shoe I have ever wear I have bought many other shoes from many of the other top brands and these bye far blow the others away they work on mud,rock,snow,ice and hard or soft sand..... Love them January 27, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Grand Traverse, size 48/14A It is rare for me to find a good looking, comfortable multipurpose shoe that fits as well as the Grand Traverse. I have worn them daily for the past three months on an extended visit to Australia and New Zealand. That is somewhere near 500 miles of trails, sidewalks, city streets and stairways. The thing I like best about them is after a day of hard walking, they are dressy enough to wear with nicer jeans to any restaurant for dinner. The grippy parts around the suction cups on the soles are worn away but the tackiness of the materials still assures a safe step even in wet conditions. I would recommend this shoe, especially to someone with long, narrow feet. August 27, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best trail shoe ever I've worn a lot of trail shoes and had several pairs of Vasque but these are the bomb. Sticky rubber soles that grip like crazy, breathable, flexible upper and a great fit - secure but roomy. I've probably hiked 500 miles in these things and they still feel as good as new - a couple of scuffs to prove they're not brand new but otherwise they're in incredible shape. For me they're too stiff for trail running but for anything less than a jog they're bullet-proof - they even took crampons pretty well for sub-vertical winter trails. I'm still trying to break them, but so far I just can't. August 8, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Great grip, terrible durability. I am a climbing and canyoneering guide who uses my gear every day. There are some features I like of the Grand Traverse. The rand on the toe makes for great edging, the rubber is very grippy to the point where I can't slip when I want to demonstrate in front of clients. The lowcut heel is very comfortable. The cons of the shoe are a dealbreaker for me. The first is durability. The shoe started to fall apart after two months of use. The top lace is connected to a thin strap that exits the shoe around the heel for seemingly no reason. This strap broke very quickly and rendered the shoe much less functional. If the strap was inside the heel cup this would not be a problem.... It looks like they were trying to make it look cool and ended up sacrificing durability. I have had several other issues with durability with this shoe, but this is the main dealbreaker for me. It's not a very sturdy shoe so on long days my arches start to hurt. The heel started falling apart and the sole started peeling off the shoe. August 28, 2015
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 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
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