Vasque Outdoor Footwear Mindbender GTX

Comfortable, sneaker-like feel with a roomy toebox.

Specs

Membrane Gore-Tex
Men's Sizes Start 7
Men's Sizes End 15

 

Women's Sizes Start 5
Women's Sizes End 11
Men's Weight 13.6 oz
Women's Weight 11.1 oz

[wide fit]

During an epic spring mud season in Alaska, one tester praised the waterproof Alamosa for its “sneaker-like feel and roomy toebox,” which accommodated swelling as he racked up big miles. Best for lighter (less than 30-pound) packs and groomed trails.

> Price $130

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Running an ultra is a mind-bending experience. The Mindbender was developed to help you wrap your head around the challenge. Built on a Perpetuum last, this light but rock solid shoe was created to eat up miles without eating your feet.