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STYLE 7126

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MEN'S BACKPACKING BOOTS
STYLE 7126

Sundowner GTX

$219.99 USD MSRP

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  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
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  • Sundowner GTX product photo
  • Sundowner GTX product photo
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MEN'S BACKPACKING BOOTS
STYLE 7126

Sundowner GTX

$219.99 USD MSRP

SUNDOWNER GTX, RED OAK Mens is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 41.
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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 Best boot I ever had! The sundowner is a great boot. Extreme comfort and stability. I have used for hiking and backpacking. Just one problem I notice. Premature breakdown of sole particularly at heal section. I'm hearing China production? Say no more! This is an old story and many have had to learn lessons. Their production is inferior and unless US company puts components under mass spectrometer analysis inspector likely won't catch defects in material.... i.e. inferior rubber or urethane! Not company's fault but must move their great design to more quality production in other country.
Date published: 2018-08-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Vasque Sundowner I bought these boots in 2016 and they have seen light use, no major hikes. Unfortunately, in this relatively short period of time, the right vibram sole has split open, totally, all the way to the insole. This is not the quality that I have come to enjoy with Vasque boots, especially for the price being paid. Could this be a manufacturing defect with the soles?
Date published: 2018-07-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from can't return to vasque I know vasque has made an effort to "reboot" the sundowner but after faithfully buying a new pair a few years ago and the sole completely breaking down (separating) in the middle of a backpacking trip I can't see the company rebuilding my trust. Fortunately I have an old pair that I will be having resoled, if I have to replace them I will be looking for something offered by a different company.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cleaning I wore my boots in a incredible 8 days hiking in the Peruvian Andes, above 4,500 m! the boots resisted very well ice and water but they are very muddy, how to clean it?? Maintenance suggestions?? So I can keep using my boots
Date published: 2018-04-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Vasque Sundowners are dead! Proudly wore the Vasque Sundowners for +30 years when they were a quality shoe built in Italy. The new Chinese model is junk and falls apart in mere months, so I get my old Vasque Sundowners re-worked and avoid the current trainwreck. Never buy the current Vasque Sundowers, TERRIBLE!
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Loved these boots until... When I first received my Sundowners, I was excited as I have had several other pairs of Vasque boots that lasted well and performed in harsh conditions. I wear them daily as a work boot and found the Sundowners to be both very stylish and comfortable. They were excellent boots for about 5 months until i noticed my feet were getting wet. After I inspected them, I discovered that the sole had broken in half on both the right and left boot. As my foot would flex you could see the entire cross section of the sole. Not long after, the crack had spread through the entire sole and the boots have been rendered uncomfortable as my feet that were once always dry are now always wet. I will think twice about purchasing Vasque boots in the future and I recommend you do the same.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Back to being the best on the market I owned many pair of Sundowners in the early to mid 90's and loved them and still have a pair. I gave up buying them after they moved production to China due to quality issues but these new models from Vietnam are just like the old Italian made ones and I might even go buy another pair next month... THANK YOU Vasque restoring faith in a great product.
Date published: 2018-04-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Boots, watch your size When it came time to buy boots the only one I looked at was the Sundowner. I wear a 13(W) in EVERY shoe I own, so imagine my excitement when I found a pair of Sundowners online, in a 13(W), on sale. They were the last ones too. I got them today, and wouldn’t you know it, they’re too big. My heel is sliding around all over the place, even in thick hiking socks. Also of note, I felt my toe on the side of the boot, so even the W is on the narrow side. I know they will stretch, but just be aware. A quick search also shows me there is no 12.5 (D) or (W). Hugely disappointing. I’m afraid a 12 will be too small and I will have to look at another brand. Plus I can only find the wides online so if I order them I have to take a shot in the dark, and risk disappointment again.Where’s the 12.5?!
Date published: 2018-03-12
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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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