|Weight:||Men: 10.9oz | Women: 9.2oz|
|Heel to toe drop:||Men: 9mm | Women: 9mm|
|Arch type:||High arch|
|Material:||Mesh upper, Vibram sole|
|Features:||Breathable | Comfortable|
|Strike Pattern:||Midfoot strike|
|Distance:||Daily running | Long distance | Marathon|
|Heel height:||Men: 27mm | Women: 27mm|
|Forefoot height:||Men: 18mm | Women: 18mm|
|Type:||Heavy | Big guy|
|Width:||Men: Normal | Women: Narrow, Normal|
|Special editions:||1 special editions|
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91 / 100 based on 8 expert reviews
No matter what terrain we're on, I felt sure-footed and stable.
Overall, the upper really ties the shoe together.
If you’re looking for a bombproof shoe that will provide stability and protection wherever your adventures take you, the Norvan LD should be at the top of your list.
It's a technical trail shoe with a high level of cushioning and protection while still remaining sleek and agile.
It gripped and flexed securely to every slope I encountered.
I love the ARC'TERYX Norvan LD. This shoe offers an amazing fit, durable design, and balanced cushioning.
- Specifically designed for enhanced speed, all-day comfort, and unrestricted movement, the Arc’teryx Norvan LD is equipped with an outdoor-appropriate style and trail-specific functionalities. This includes the shoe’s durable EVA/Polyolefin midsole, a composition of compressed EVA and polyolefin blend, which aids in the cushioning and comfort delivered by the shoe.
- The notable elements of the Arc’teryx Norvan LD include its outsole technology which is the Vibram® MegaGrip® rubber. This outsole is equipped with aggressive lugs that allow sticky grip and ground traction on varied surfaces.
- To combat odor and bacteria after a long period of running, the 4mm OrthoLite™ 3D molded insert is employed. It also helps in maximizing the underfoot comfort of the shoe.
- A single-mesh layer upper utilized by the shoe allows breathability and comfort while consistently providing sufficient protection.
The Arc’teryx Norvan LD is available in standard sizing measurement for both men and women. You can purchase a pair of the Norvan LD in your usual size preference.
The single-layer mesh upper of the shoe allows the adaptability of the shoe to the foot: providing snug fit and breathability. The TPU film overlays embedded on the upper give the shoe structural stability and support to keep the foot in place.
Vibram® MegaGrip® rubber approach-specific outsole enhances the grip of the Arc’teryx Norvan LD on different terrains. It is widely recognized for its durable properties- protecting the shoe from abrasive elements. Because of this, this technology is also featured in the Altra Olympus 3.0.
This outsole technology also features ergonomically patterned 3.5mm lugs for optimal performance and aggressive traction.
The midsole of the Norvan LD integrates a durable (EVA)/Polyolefin, which is composed of 85% compression-molded ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) and 15% polyolefin-blend midsole that provides shock absorption and enhanced propulsion.
Situated on the shoe’s midsole is a long-wearing 4mm OrthoLite™ 3D molded insert that cradles the foot and adds cushioning. This insert is a bacteria-resistant component of the shoe that provides comfort right under the foot.
A single-layer mesh upper comprising the Arc’teryx Norvan LD allows a lightweight construction without sacrificing durability. It also allows the foot to feel fresh even after a long run because of its excellent breathable qualities.
Light and rugged 0.4mm TPU film overlays are embellished on the upper to protect the forefoot, heel, and high abrasion areas. This also promotes structural support and keeps the foot in place throughout various movements and terrains. It also contributes to the overall lightweight construction of the shoe.
A synthetic toe cap is furnished for added protection.
The Norvan LD also accented with a front pull loop that aids in keeping your shoelaces, preventing the tongue of the shoe from flapping from side to side.