THE NORTH FACE - Men's Hedgehog Fastpack Shoes - Waterproof Hiking & Outdoor Trekking Shoes
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Further, we’ve found the Ultra’s insole provides a more secure hold and the shoe’s slightly beefed-up construction gets the edge in overall stability. Interestingly, the women’s Hedgehog Fastpack swaps the three sets of metal grommets found on the men’s lacing system for standard eyelets, but otherwise the two designs mirror one another.
An essential for your next weekend rambling, the Hedgehog Fastpack II boots are incredibly versatile, able to handle wet, muddy and boggy as well as dry and stony and uneven terrain. And as touched on above, the Vibram outsole is holding up very well and should have a long lifespan.The Hedgehogs are our classic, tried and tested hiking shoes built for versatility and comfort balanced with a lower profile and weight than boots. On the plus side, the Hedgehog was pretty sturdy underfoot, felt reasonably light, and the lacing system—with actual metal grommets—tightened evenly.
The outsole is constructed from Vibram rubber which offers durable protection on rocky terrain and grip on wet, snowy and even icy conditions. The DryVent membrane is waterproof and breathable, and the secure lace-up closure and Ortholite footbed offer incredible foot comfort and fit. The North Face also makes a women’s version, which has a similar upper, midsole, and outsole construction. ounces) and undercuts other comfort-first models like the Merrell Moab 2 (2 pounds 1 ounce) and Oboz Sawtooth II (2 pounds 2.On everything from hikes in Patagonia to long days hauling a 30-pound load in Washington’s Cascade Range, I consistently dealt with foot soreness. All told, I think the level of stability is completely sufficient for most hiking and light backpacking trips, but those who prioritize a stiffer construction should check out a shoe like the Adidas Terrex Swift R2. Since its formation, The North Face has become one of the best known and most trusted brands in the world when it comes to outdoor and sporting clothing and equipment. The The North Face Men's Hedgehog Fastpack Gore-Tex Approach Shoe has the following sustainability attributes.
This means the brand has sourced factories who have passed an audit, so their worker rights, environmental impact and social compliance is up to scratch. The North Face Hedgehog Fastpack GTX hiking shoes are perfect for moving swiftly over uneven terrain even when it’s wet. Flat and cheap insole lacks the sculpted and comfortable fit that comes with competitors like the Merrell Moab 2, Oboz Sawtooth II, and Salomon X Ultra 3.ounces on our scale (The North Face lists them at 1 pound 14 ounces), which lands right in the middle of the waterproof hiking shoe market. Furthermore, the Hedgehog Fastpack II Shoes are incredibly versatile - able to handle wet and muddy as well as dry and stony terrain. We've divided up all of the sustainable features we've identified across our product ranges and grouped them into three so you know how your purchase is making an impact: Think Nature, Think Welfare, Think People. From hard-packed snow and forest floors to bare rock and loose rubble terrains, there's not a corner of the world that Vibram hasn't already conquered. Originally debuted in Spring 2006, The North Face has updated their signature Hedgehog design to feature a modern lightweight construction and CRADLE Guide technology.