Verdict from 8 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • Lightweight: The Vans UltraRange EXO Hi MTE is surprisingly light despite its beefed-up profile.
  • Warm: This sneakerboot effectively retains heat as Vans inserted it with an insulated lining. It's one of the shoes fitted for fall or winter.
  • Durable: After several uses, these boots were able to remain relatively unscathed.
  • Fashionable: Many buyers are appreciative of its classic style that resembles the renowned Half Cab and Sk8-Hi.
  • Cozy: The UltraRange EXO Hi MTE boots feel comfortable for all-day use.
  • Water-resistant: Unlike the Vans UltraRange Hi MTE, this model can keep the feet dry after walking through snow or under light rain showers.
  • Grippy: With its reversed lug pattern, it provides unparalleled traction on city streets and easy types of terrain.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Tight: According to a few users, the Vans UltraRange EXO Hi MTE feels narrow that wearing socks adds pressure to the toes.

Bottom line

Vans flexed its expertise in snow boot experience by designing the weatherized Vans UltraRange EXO Hi MTE. This sneaker lets you enjoy the best of both worlds thanks to its classic style and robust construction. With its heat retention feature, extra sticky outsole, and moisture control detail, this kick gears you up for the colder days ahead. 

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Beat the chill with the Vans UltraRange EXO Hi MTE

Vans engineered the MTE 360 technology that effectively keeps the feet warm and dry during extreme weather conditions. Alongside the Sk8-Hi MTE 2.0 DX, Vans launched the Vans UltraRange EXO Hi MTE that features the Vans UltraRange Hi look updated with sturdy details.

Vans UltraRange EXO Hi MTE's breezy features

The EXO Hi MTE from Vans' UltraRange collection has hiking boots-inspired features that offer protection from harsh weather elements:

  • Its reverse-lug rubber outsole provides reliable traction that works for the snowy city streets and casual hiking sessions.
  • The insulated lining holds the heat to provide warmth when the temperature drops.
  • Its upper is protected with water-resistant features fit when snow is everywhere. 
  • The soft Vans-exclusive UltraCush Lite insole keeps the feet comfortable all day long.


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