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  Mammut Alnasca Knit Low Approach Shoe - Men's Millet Trident Guide GTX Approach Shoe - Men's Evolv Zender Approach Shoe - Men's La Sportiva TX4 Approach Shoe - Men's Five Ten Guide Tennie Approach Shoe - Men's Garmont Dragontail N.Air.G Approach Shoe - Men's Garmont Dragontail LT GTX Approach Shoe - Men's Fronteer Geotrekker Shoe - Men's Asolo Apex Shoe - Men's Garmont Dragontail LT Approach Shoe - Men's
  Mammut Alnasca Knit Low Approach Shoe - Men's Millet Trident Guide GTX Approach Shoe - Men's Evolv Zender Approach Shoe - Men's La Sportiva TX4 Approach Shoe - Men's Five Ten Guide Tennie Approach Shoe - Men's Garmont Dragontail N.Air.G Approach Shoe - Men's Garmont Dragontail LT GTX Approach Shoe - Men's Fronteer Geotrekker Shoe - Men's Asolo Apex Shoe - Men's Garmont Dragontail LT Approach Shoe - Men's
Rating ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★☆☆☆☆ - - - -
Brand Millet Mammut Garmont Garmont Five Ten Fronteer Garmont La Sportiva Asolo Evolv
Claimed Weight 1lb 1.3oz 12oz 16oz 15lb 14.5oz - 16oz 13 oz - 7oz
Manufacturer Warranty 3 years lifetime limited limited 1 year - limited 1 year 2 years limited lifetime
Midsole EVA dual density TPU, SofTech EVA tri-density microporous rubber tri-density micro-porous rubber EVA EVA PU, tri-density microporous rubber MEMlex compression-molded EVA & SBR EVA, anti-shock EVA
Recommended Use hiking hiking hiking hiking, climbing bouldering, sport climbing, trad climbing bouldering, hiking, sport climbing hiking hiking, climbing bouldering, hiking, sport climbing, trad climbing hiking
Sole Vibram MULAZ Michelin OCX Approach Vibram Q811 Vibram XSTrek rubber Stealth C4 rubber Vibram Vibram Q811 Vibram Megagrip rubber Vibram Megagrip Trax
Upper Material Split leather WR 3D-knit mesh, textile suede (1.8mm), rubber synthetic nubuck leather suede, rubber toe cap suede (1.8mm), rubber leather water-resistant suede leather
Closure - lace lace - lace lace lace lace lace lace

Mammut Alnasca Knit Low Approach Shoe - Men's

As time goes on, approaches are getting the trail maintenance they need to avoid erosion, but there are still plenty of unkempt trails with slippery scree, roots to trip over, and large boulders to hop over. When an approach like that is standing between you and your climb, the Mammut Men's Alnaska Knit Low Approach Shoe prevails. It has the lightweight flexibility that demanding terrain calls for, so you can land on one foot and dodge a root with the other. Underfoot, the Alnasca has a stable platform with cushy SofTech and an anatomic footbed to keep you moving for miles. The Michelin Rock Tech was specialized for alpine terrain.

  • Lightweight, flexible approach shoe made for demanding hikes
  • Base Fit lace closure wraps around the heel for a secure fit
  • Anatomic footbed with heel stabilizer and SofTech EVA underneath
  • Michelin Rock Tech rubber sole assures offroad traction
  • Item #MAM00YN
  • Hi I'm john i have in my hand here a. Mamet ridge low gore-tex approach you so. What's this design for well it's got a very stable sole unit so it like. Lengthwise it will flex but not overly but torsion ally it's very stable this. This shoe has been designed for steep. Rocky rugged terrain so that's why it's. Called approach for approaching cliffs it's also got a really clever outsole whether the lugs are designed to grip really well going uphill and grip. Equally, well going downhill to give you a great anchor on the surface and. It's also high friction in terms of the. Sole unit it's a double density and then. It in a shoe like this you don't want a squidgy sole unit because you want the shoe to feel stable but you still have. To have enough shock absorption to take the impact out of your joint which this will do beautifully the upper is then. Very robust this is built to last so that the nose is rubber all these. Materials are designed to protect you. And hold you anything that laces down to. The toe like this does always fits really nicely over the metatarsals because you can adjust it so this will be very comfortable and in the heel to give you even more comfort and a better fit they put memory foam which will shape and customize to your fit over time so this shoe is designed to last. It's designed to give you sensitivity it's designed to go where the ground is rough it is fully waterproof it has a. Full gore-tex sock inside it and it's a. Really highly competent well engineered. Piece of kit for a mum who excel at making footwear for mountaineers but. Don't just think this is from out in ears anything that's designed to do what this will do will just make a great everyday. Shoe for outdoor use so i give you the. Mum up route low cortex thank you for watching have a lovely summer and have lots of adventures thank you. You.

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    Millet Trident Guide GTX Approach Shoe - Men's

    Millet’s Trident Guide GTX was built to handle three seasons of crooked trails. Vibram approach outsoles offer precision and superior traction above the treeline when you need to boulder hop, scramble, or traverse a scree field. And when you encounter snowmelt on your way to the summit, a waterproof Gore-Tex membrane keeps your feet warm and dry. With a precise fit, semi-rigid flex, and a high cushioning heel stabilizer, your feet will feel comfortable from the car to the summit.

  • A three-season alpine approach shoe
  • Low-cut leather upper for improved ankle mobility
  • Precise fit, semi-rigid flex for comfort on long approaches
  • Waterproof membrane for wet alpine trails
  • High cushioning heel stabilizer for comfort on-trail
  • Vibram outsole offers high traction for technical hiking
  • Rubber toe and heel guard protect feet on the move
  • Item #MIL00A2
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    Evolv Zender Approach Shoe - Men's

    The Men's Zender Approach Shoe is Evolv's beefed-up version of the classic Cruzer designed for longer hikes to climbs. Its perforated leather upper feels as breathable, soft, and ultralight like the Cruzer, but the rubberized toe and heel pieces ensure long-lasting durability in rocky situations. Smooth foam and soft EVA assure underfoot comfort, while Evolv's climbing-tested Trax rubber gives the sole plenty of friction anywhere on the mountain.

  • Casual approach shoe revamped for more technical performance
  • Perforated leather upper with rubberized toe and heel for durability
  • Smooth-lined foam footbed and EVA midsole for cushy comfort
  • Trax high-friction rubber sole assures long-lasting traction
  • Item #EVL001B
  • Evolve men's cruiser approached shoe. Canvassed rubber soul barefoot friendly moisture wicking microfiber lined memory foam insole for lasting comfort thin koushik minimal drop flat eva mid sole folding heel for slipper like convenience heel pull tab for clipping to harness or backpack sitting at the. Intersection of performance and casual the cruiser is a versatile minimalist tool that will challenge your imagination the cruiser can be worn laced up or slipped on for quick / casual missions. You can scramble up slaps or clip them. On your harness when climbing a multi-pitch route to cruise down sketchy descents in comfort a wolf sports and designs co is. Dedicated to creating cutting edge performance climbing shoes and high traction footwear of the highest quality their climbing shoes are assembled in. Usa and they are proud to sponsor world-class athletes like chris sharma chris linder and many more they as well. Take pride in their world-class research and development team who thoughtfully design innovative products while continuously improving on existing models they also offer more veg and. Friendly styles than any other climbing shoe company in the world. I walk around barefoot everywhere and. Wear shoes only when i have to my. All-time favorite shoes are the new balance minimalist tr 1-0 trail runners can i own for almost dead from constant. Outdoors use pairs of those my feet are extremely wide ex strong and. I have fantastic arches so when i buy. Shoes i look for three things comf orta. Ble cmi ni mal c durable bre thought the. Evolved cruiser approach shoes would fit these three requirements read my review. Below br - - - - - br sty le 5/5 br -. Br p ro s pre wear these shoes to. Most places have worked at the club and. When i go out and i always get complimented on them i love the ease. With which i can adjust the stretchy shoelaces which have yet to come undone by themselves i can't stay on the floor too long so these shoes take care of my. Frequent cravings to climb stuff with confidence, and they do it in style brb rcon sbr none really dig the. Minimalist elegant look the rbr - - - -. — prsti ckin ess 3/5 br - - - - - brb rp. R os br when shoe is clean and dr yc it. Lose to cement and asphalt however br co and sb are they perform. Horribly on wet or dusty surfaces like gravel playgrounds the dust covering most of the soul and rendering its grip useless to jump on metallic or painted /. Chrome surfaces they may perform better. On granite eck which my rating does not yet reflect the rbr — — br durability 4/5 br br. Pr os br i ve had the shoes for a few. Weeks in the soul and fabric show hardly anywhere they get dusty really quick lit. But a few pets on the shoe clears it rights out br co ns bri I'm afraid to. Use these for any actual climbing outings because i don't think the canvas will hold that's how i destroyed my saucony bullet veg and shoes see but I'm. Reluctant to get a pair to kill given the issues I've had so far other users. Aren't having problems in this regard br. Br — br design 4/5 br — br pr os br. Very sturdy not sure about abrasion. Resistance haven't taken it to the cracks yet the shoes can be squished it. Taking up almost no space inside bag otherwise the heel pull tab was a most welcoming addition and shoes are very light heel folds and can wear shoes as. Slippers br see ons br the length of. The shoe is true to size x y some. Reviewers recommend going one-to-one see five sizes larger on this shoe the. Microfiber lining is slippery when wearing polyester based socks not good. For the ankles when jumping up rock hillsides see and cotton socks are too thick for this shoe which is a bummer because cotton socks provide me with better grip and keep my feet drier the. Right shoe felt much smaller than then left i also did not like the split. Tongue field but wearing socks makes it bearable brbrbr fit one v br — br pr. Os br none br co ns br out-of-the-box. They were horribly tight the only way i could fit my feet was by taking off the. Insole and stretching the guts out of the fabric the length is true to size x. Is not a shoe for those of us with really wide feet my foot spread is wider. Then the shoe itself my feet suffered quite a busy and just when i thought it was paying off the paper like mid sole started peeling away i thought removing the bottom part of the insole would help but my feet were exhausted and achy after weeks of trying to stretch the shoe and i was forced to find the most minimalist insole i could find after trial and error see i went. For the super feet carbon insole which took virtually no space inside the show yet provided outstanding protection this. Will cost these shoes between one and two stars i shouldn't have to go buy insoles. That are more expensive than the shoe itself br fi nal verdict brits a good. Pair of shoes minimalist ish and seems. Durable but in my case eket was definitely not comfortable and i had to go through more time and money in order to make my monster feet feel like home in them i like the lucy and the fact. That i can feel the terrain with more grip than other shoes i own except my 510 war hawks.

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    La Sportiva TX4 Approach Shoe - Men's

    Sitting at the top of La Sportiva's TX lineup, the TX4 Men's Approach Shoe is a veritable all-terrain crusher with the chops to put a handle on any terrain you take it up. Forgoing the mesh upper in favor of tough and supportive leather, the TX4 is well-suited for dry, rocky, and more demanding approaches. A full-wrap rubber rand is punctuated by a Vibram Techlite toe cap for additional purchase on small footholds, and the MegaGrip sole offers a sure-footed feel whether you're scrambling up loose rock, packed-trails, or big boulders. Underfoot, La Sportiva hooked the TX4 up with a cushioning MEMlex sole and its STB control system for added torsional rigidity and support.

  • Leather upper
  • Full-wrap rubber rand
  • Vibram Techlite toe rand
  • Non-slip mesh lining
  • Lace closure
  • MEMlex midsole
  • STB control system
  • Vibram MegaGrip sole with Impact Braking System
  • Item #LSP00A3
  • the shoe we've got a board lasted construction so that gives the shoe a lot of really good stiffness and torsional rigidity so it's going to maintain its edging power and climbing

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    Five Ten Guide Tennie Approach Shoe - Men's

    If your idea of a relaxing weekend is a ten-mile approach to a thousand-foot, fourth-class ridge climb, then the Five Ten Men's Guide Tennie is definitely the approach shoe for you. This low-profile, lightweight shoe has a Stealth C4 sole—the same ultra-sticky rubber that's found on Five Ten climbing shoes. This shoe's incredible traction will make the approach slabs to Half Dome or a few pitches of 5.6 a walk in the park. Whether you're making a quick run up another North Cascades ridge climb or slacklining in Camp 4, your feet will be happy in the Guide Tennie.

  • Durable, comfortable approach shoe for your next climb
  • Extra rubber on toe adds protection on the incline
  • Water-resistant leather upper keeps light moisture out
  • Compression-molded midsole provides long lasting comfort
  • Mesh lining keeps air circulating for temperature control
  • Item #FVT002Y
  • Nancy orchard here with 510 I've got. The new 510 guide tinnie was the original shoe to go from car to trail to. Summit and back to the car again it was. Designed for guides to not have to put. On climbing shoes when they are hanging around in belay ledges the guide tinnie evolved into more of a hiking shoe we. Re-evaluated where that shoe had gone and decided to go back to the original last which is lower volume that keeps your foot from wiggling when you're on. Edge we also went back to our original. Sole pattern with a 5-10 dotty tread. Which keeps more rubber on the rock it. Has a coarse delft seafloor rubber which is the stickiest climbing rubber in the. World but then we added modern state-of-the-art materials full leather. Upper and exoskeleton that gives you a. Little bit more torsional support again the 510 guide tinnie you can get it at 5:10 dot-com or with our retail partners.

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    Garmont Dragontail N.Air.G Approach Shoe - Men's

    Making it to the climb is half the fight, but with Garmont's Dragontail N.Air.G Approach Shoes, taking to the trail will be easier than ever. These approach shoes are built with a sticky, slip-resistant Vibram rubber sole, so you can fly up the rocks at record speeds to make it to the routes you want. With a FrameFlex Light insole, your feet will last all day, whether the approach is 25 feet of six miles. The Dragontails work well for hauling large loads on rough trails, precisely stepping on edges during your hike, and absorbing shock when you make a wrong move. Outfitted with an anti-abrasion mesh, the Dragontails are game for whatever approach you throw at them, because what's worth the prize is always worth the fight.

  • Durable approach shoes for getting to your climbing cravings
  • Vibram rubber sole keeps you stuck to the rocks
  • Flexible, light midsole helps with stability and precise edging while hiking
  • Abrasion-resistant outer mesh for long-last
  • Gore-Tex finish keeps water out and let's your feet breath
  • Item #GAR003J
  • The iconic garment woman's dragon tail. Lt gore-tex approach shoes are ready for. Whatever you have in store they're versatile enough for hiking, but they perform really well when scrambling on. Rocks to approach your climb let's start. With the bottom the point of contact with the ground garma created a shoe that will work well. On technical rock mixed terrain approaches scrambling and even light. Hiking so the outsole is really meant to. Do it all it's made of tried-and-true vibram it's thinki enough for rock but. It's durable enough for long miles so it won't break down as quickly as some. Other types of softer sticky rubber that. You might find on approach shoes or even climbing shoes back here you've got a. Blocked heel strike area and the same. Blocking on the medial forefoot that's. For edging so all the while they give you a lug pattern in between that's perfect for hiking on those dirt trails. You're sure to encounter some rocks and. Some loose gravel so these lugs are. Going to keep you on the trail and make sure that you're sure-footed you can see three different colors in the mid sole. Grey yellow and red and that's not just. For look the grey part is a medium. Density so that gives cushioning and comfort and you can see it goes all the way around to the other side now the yellow part in the back is firmer so. That gives more stability where you need it in the heel and then the red part up front is densest and the most. Durable this is kind of what i call the. Climbing zone of the shoe and you're going to want densest material up. There mixed with what you have on the. Outsold the red dense part of the. Midsole really gives support you don't. Want your toes to flex too much and. That's going to give all the support you need for edging as you approach your climb on top of all of that you do have. A soft footbed it's removable. Just take it out here and show it. Definitely provides a lot of cushioning there's denser material here than. I've seen on some other removable. Footed and i think what they tried to do is give a nice soft place for your feet to land be kind of you have such a. Rigid mid sole on those long miles those. Heights this is going to keep you a little bit more comfortable the climbing. Style lacing is great for dialing in the. Tightness you prefer over different parts of your approach so leave them a little bit looser when you start hiking. But then when the hike starts to get more technical you can adjust those laces all the way down to the toes you. Can see the laces are kind of asymmetrical here and garmin actually built this entire shoe to mimic the. Natural asymmetry of your foot it's. Called they're anatomically directed design or abd this really cuts down on. Open space in the shoe that could lead to rubbing or blisters that mixed with. The lacing and this heel lock in the. Back will actually ensure a really good snug fit all day long also so wrap. Around so rand here in the front reduces the impact of kick rocks and roots and. Really protects those toes this is a gore-tex shoe as the name suggests so. It's going to keep out water so long as. That water doesn't come up over the top of the shoe the outsole in general is. Constructed of a few different materials but overall it's a really durable suede. That suede is going to last a long time. When you're encountering sharp rocks going to show some wear and tear and. That's why they're using such a durable material they've got overlays here but. Then they have some other kind of textile materials synthetic materials. Around the heel that you can really snug in and then again you have that rand because all the way around so that protects the suede even more and you've. Got the same material in the back overall the fit is pretty narrow these. Are approach shoes climbing style shoes. So they do want to give you a nice snug fit especially up here in the toe box. Again you can adjust the lacing for more. Comfort but if you're not used to approach style or climbing style shoes if you're just used to hiking shoes they're going to seem pretty narrow but. They're kind of meant to do that they're meant to be able to snug down and give you a tight fit all throughout the shoe with the features here you're getting a. Durable reliable shoe for all different. Types of turing's there's a garment women dragon tail lp gore-tex shoes. Thanks for watching if you have. Additional questions about the gear you just saw please feel free to visit that country edge comm and get in touch with. Me or one of our other gear specialists we also have technical specs about that. Here on the product pages of our website and often times we have bonus videos if. You like our channel please subscribe.

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    Garmont Dragontail LT GTX Approach Shoe - Men's

    You can count on the Garmont Men's Dragontail LT GTX Approach Shoe when you're hiking heavy climbing gear far for multi-day backpacking trips in places with inclement weather like the Bugaboos and Wind River Range. It has a waterproof Gore-Tex Extended Comfort membrane with enhanced breathability built for long treks in mind. Underneath, Vibram rubber ensures traction on classic approach trails to far away multi-pitches, and there are semi-blocked sections at the arch and heel. Garmont designed the FrameFlex Light insole with enhanced stability and support required for carrying heavy loads to far places.

  • Burly approach shoe designed for climbers in inclement weather
  • Gore-Tex Extended Comfort is waterproof and very breathable
  • Strong suede upper with rubber toe rand for amped durability
  • FrameFlex Light insole ensures stable support
  • Vibram rubber sole with semi-blocked sections for rock protection
  • Item #GAR003F
  • The iconic garment woman's dragon tail. Lt gore-tex approach shoes are ready for. Whatever you have in store they're versatile enough for hiking, but they perform really well when scrambling on. Rocks to approach your climb let's start. With the bottom the point of contact with the ground garma created a shoe that will work well. On technical rock mixed terrain approaches scrambling and even light. Hiking so the outsole is really meant to. Do it all it's made of tried-and-true vibram it's thinki enough for rock but. It's durable enough for long miles so it won't break down as quickly as some. Other types of softer sticky rubber that. You might find on approach shoes or even climbing shoes back here you've got a. Blocked heel strike area and the same. Blocking on the medial forefoot that's. For edging so all the while they give you a lug pattern in between that's perfect for hiking on those dirt trails. You're sure to encounter some rocks and. Some loose gravel so these lugs are. Going to keep you on the trail and make sure that you're sure-footed you can see three different colors in the mid sole. Grey yellow and red and that's not just. For look the grey part is a medium. Density so that gives cushioning and comfort and you can see it goes all the way around to the other side now the yellow part in the back is firmer so. That gives more stability where you need it in the heel and then the red part up front is densest and the most. Durable this is kind of what i call the. Climbing zone of the shoe and you're going to want densest material up. There mixed with what you have on the. Outsold the red dense part of the. Midsole really gives support you don't. Want your toes to flex too much and. That's going to give all the support you need for edging as you approach your climb on top of all of that you do have. A soft footbed it's removable. Just take it out here and show it. Definitely provides a lot of cushioning there's denser material here than. I've seen on some other removable. Footed and i think what they tried to do is give a nice soft place for your feet to land be kind of you have such a. Rigid mid sole on those long miles those. Heights this is going to keep you a little bit more comfortable the climbing. Style lacing is great for dialing in the. Tightness you prefer over different parts of your approach so leave them a little bit looser when you start hiking. But then when the hike starts to get more technical you can adjust those laces all the way down to the toes you. Can see the laces are kind of asymmetrical here and garmin actually built this entire shoe to mimic the. Natural asymmetry of your foot it's. Called they're anatomically directed design or abd this really cuts down on. Open space in the shoe that could lead to rubbing or blisters that mixed with. The lacing and this heel lock in the. Back will actually ensure a really good snug fit all day long also so wrap. Around so rand here in the front reduces the impact of kick rocks and roots and. Really protects those toes this is a gore-tex shoe as the name suggests so. It's going to keep out water so long as. That water doesn't come up over the top of the shoe the outsole in general is. Constructed of a few different materials but overall it's a really durable suede. That suede is going to last a long time. When you're encountering sharp rocks going to show some wear and tear and. That's why they're using such a durable material they've got overlays here but. Then they have some other kind of textile materials synthetic materials. Around the heel that you can really snug in and then again you have that rand because all the way around so that protects the suede even more and you've. Got the same material in the back overall the fit is pretty narrow these. Are approach shoes climbing style shoes. So they do want to give you a nice snug fit especially up here in the toe box. Again you can adjust the lacing for more. Comfort but if you're not used to approach style or climbing style shoes if you're just used to hiking shoes they're going to seem pretty narrow but. They're kind of meant to do that they're meant to be able to snug down and give you a tight fit all throughout the shoe with the features here you're getting a. Durable reliable shoe for all different. Types of turing's there's a garment women dragon tail lp gore-tex shoes. Thanks for watching if you have. Additional questions about the gear you just saw please feel free to visit that country edge comm and get in touch with. Me or one of our other gear specialists we also have technical specs about that. Here on the product pages of our website and often times we have bonus videos if. You like our channel please subscribe.

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    Fronteer Geotrekker Shoe - Men's

    Conquer tough approaches to the crag or make summit scrambles with the tough and stylish Fronteer Men's Geotrekker Shoe. This rugged approach shoe boasts a durable, yet supple suede upper, supportive and cushy EVA midsole, and aggressively-lugged Vibram outsole to help it get you off the beaten path and onto the trail less traveled.

  • Rugged approach shoe that's stylish enough for the city
  • Suede upper with rubber toe cap for serious durability
  • EVA midsole offers lightweight cushioning
  • Vibram outsole provides incredible traction and toughness
  • Item #FDR0006
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    Asolo Apex Shoe - Men's

    The dawn patrol is nice, but sometimes you wish it was the "reasonable hour patrol." When you're still waking up, you can take some of the load off of your approach with the dependable performance of the Asolo Apex Shoe. Steep and rocky slopes will be no problem with its sticky Vibram Megagrip outsole helping propel you forward. When tired feet get clumsy you've got a rubber toe cap keeping you protected, and a built-in anti-shock system to minimize impact from missteps. A water resistant suede upper keeps your feet dry through dewy fields and light early-morning rains, while an extended lacing system gives you a comfortable, custom-like fit that you'll enjoy with cramped climbing shoes on the horizon.

  • A dependable approach shoe for early morning sends
  • Vibram Megagrip outsole grips on steep approaches in all conditions
  • Rubber toe cap and anti-shock technology keep your feet protected
  • Water resistant upper keeps your feet dry in moderate rain
  • To-the-toe lacing system lets you customize your fit
  • Item #ASO003C
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    Garmont Dragontail LT Approach Shoe - Men's

    Garmont designed the Men's Dragontail LT Approach Shoe for climbers carrying heavy loads over technical terrain on dirt, rock, and mixed. Vibram rubber ensures traction on classic approach trails to far away multi-pitches, and there are semi-blocked sections at the arch and heel. Garmont designed the FrameFlex Light insole with enhanced stability and support required for carrying heavy loads to far places.

  • Burly approach shoe designed for heavy loads and long treks
  • Strong suede upper with rubber toe rand for amped durability
  • FrameFlex Light insole ensures stable support
  • Vibram rubber sole with semi-blocked sections for rock protection
  • Item #GAR003G
  • The iconic garment woman's dragon tail. Lt gore-tex approach shoes are ready for. Whatever you have in store they're versatile enough for hiking, but they perform really well when scrambling on. Rocks to approach your climb let's start. With the bottom the point of contact with the ground garma created a shoe that will work well. On technical rock mixed terrain approaches scrambling and even light. Hiking so the outsole is really meant to. Do it all it's made of tried-and-true vibram it's thinki enough for rock but. It's durable enough for long miles so it won't break down as quickly as some. Other types of softer sticky rubber that. You might find on approach shoes or even climbing shoes back here you've got a. Blocked heel strike area and the same. Blocking on the medial forefoot that's. For edging so all the while they give you a lug pattern in between that's perfect for hiking on those dirt trails. You're sure to encounter some rocks and. Some loose gravel so these lugs are. Going to keep you on the trail and make sure that you're sure-footed you can see three different colors in the mid sole. Grey yellow and red and that's not just. For look the grey part is a medium. Density so that gives cushioning and comfort and you can see it goes all the way around to the other side now the yellow part in the back is firmer so. That gives more stability where you need it in the heel and then the red part up front is densest and the most. Durable this is kind of what i call the. Climbing zone of the shoe and you're going to want densest material up. There mixed with what you have on the. Outsold the red dense part of the. Midsole really gives support you don't. Want your toes to flex too much and. That's going to give all the support you need for edging as you approach your climb on top of all of that you do have. A soft footbed it's removable. Just take it out here and show it. Definitely provides a lot of cushioning there's denser material here than. I've seen on some other removable. Footed and i think what they tried to do is give a nice soft place for your feet to land be kind of you have such a. Rigid mid sole on those long miles those. Heights this is going to keep you a little bit more comfortable the climbing. Style lacing is great for dialing in the. Tightness you prefer over different parts of your approach so leave them a little bit looser when you start hiking. But then when the hike starts to get more technical you can adjust those laces all the way down to the toes you. Can see the laces are kind of asymmetrical here and garmin actually built this entire shoe to mimic the. Natural asymmetry of your foot it's. Called they're anatomically directed design or abd this really cuts down on. Open space in the shoe that could lead to rubbing or blisters that mixed with. The lacing and this heel lock in the. Back will actually ensure a really good snug fit all day long also so wrap. Around so rand here in the front reduces the impact of kick rocks and roots and. Really protects those toes this is a gore-tex shoe as the name suggests so. It's going to keep out water so long as. That water doesn't come up over the top of the shoe the outsole in general is. Constructed of a few different materials but overall it's a really durable suede. That suede is going to last a long time. When you're encountering sharp rocks going to show some wear and tear and. That's why they're using such a durable material they've got overlays here but. Then they have some other kind of textile materials synthetic materials. Around the heel that you can really snug in and then again you have that rand because all the way around so that protects the suede even more and you've. Got the same material in the back overall the fit is pretty narrow these. Are approach shoes climbing style shoes. So they do want to give you a nice snug fit especially up here in the toe box. Again you can adjust the lacing for more. Comfort but if you're not used to approach style or climbing style shoes if you're just used to hiking shoes they're going to seem pretty narrow but. They're kind of meant to do that they're meant to be able to snug down and give you a tight fit all throughout the shoe with the features here you're getting a. Durable reliable shoe for all different. Types of turing's there's a garment women dragon tail lp gore-tex shoes. Thanks for watching if you have. Additional questions about the gear you just saw please feel free to visit that country edge comm and get in touch with. Me or one of our other gear specialists we also have technical specs about that. Here on the product pages of our website and often times we have bonus videos if. You like our channel please subscribe.

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