The Vasque Women's St. Elias GTX Backpacking Boot is an extremely lightweight boot that's built to keep you moving on the trail. Its oiled nubuck leather and a Gore-Tex membrane seal out moisture so your foot remains dry and comfortable for the entire trip. Dual-density EVA footbed boosts comfort even more and stabilizes your feet on uneven terrain. The all-new ASE midsole has EVA cushioning pods conform precisely to the irregularities of the trail, and its TPU shank offers the sturdy support backpackers crave after miles of rocky trails. Vasque's exclusive Vibram Frontier outsole is the delicious icing on this sweet shoe.
The top has a toe-off pad that increases traction and durability. Concentrated lugs in the heel strike pad that gives you a solid landing every step of the way. Combo lugs with 90-degree edges at the forefoot deliver supreme traction when you walk uphill or downhill. The forefoot also has inset spikes that keep debris and mud from sticking to your sole. Vibram's XSTrek under your instep balances slip-resistance with high-abrasion resistance so you can step on wet stones confidently in this durable boot. The arch also has a 90-degree heel breast that offers secure downhill stopping power.