Who should buy the Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX

Though some users find it a little narrow, Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX is, without a doubt, a powerful all-around boot. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers water protection and lightweight.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that provides superb grip on different terrains.

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX logo

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX notable features

  • A lightweight and waterproof hiking boot, this shoe features a GORE-tex lining, a light upper material, and an EVA midsole.
  • It also features a high-performance technical sole from Michelin® that provides a strong grip and traction on different terrains.
  • The welded overlays provide additional support and durability.

Size and fit

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX is a mid-cut hiking boot built with a stretch textile upper for a more comfortable fit. Meanwhile, the lace-up closure allows for easy adjustment.

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX size

Provides grip on rugged terrain

This mid-cut hiker features a Michelin outsole that is known for its superior technical performance on rugged mountain trails. Among its chief qualities are stability, advanced grip, rapid acceleration, and 360° motion control. 

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX outsole

Abrasion-resistant and durable

The outsole is built using high-quality rubber compounds that are also used in manufacturing Michelin car tires. It’s tear- and abrasion-resistant and durable enough to last for years.

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX outsole 1

Provides optimal cushioning and high energy return

A lightweight, soft EVA midsole is used for the boot which is known for its ability to provide optimal cushioning and high energy return. This pertains to the bounciness of the shoe or that “springboard” effect that helps drive momentum when the wearer takes a step or leap forward.

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX midsole

Offers underfoot protection

Embedded between the midsole and the outsole is an ESS rock plate that offers underfoot protection from rocks and sharp objects, preventing bruises and injuries.

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX midsole 1

Waterproof and breathable

This hiking boot is made with quick-drying breathable mesh and a textile upper with welded overlays for additional support. It’s a mid-cut model, with the shaft measuring approximately ankle-high from the arch. It features GORE-tex lining which is 100% waterproof. This special type of membrane in the shoe lining is responsible for keeping the foot dry in wet conditions.

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX upper

Secure fit

Moreover, the integrated gussets on the tongue add an extra layer of protection by preventing water from entering the boot. Lastly, the boot is secured on the feet through a lace-up closure.

Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX secure fit

Nice to know

-The UA Verge 2.0 Mid GTX is a great lightweight hiking boot. However, if you’re looking for something you can use in the winter, you can check out the BDry-equipped Oboz Bridger or the North Face Back-To-Berkeley Redux Leather.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 13oz / Women 11oz
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Under Armour

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Author
Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.