Who should buy the Vasque Inhaler II GTX

The Vasque Inhaler II GTX makes light hiking in warm weather conditions more comfortable. This mid-cut boot is an ideal option for those who are: 

  • looking for a breathable pair of boots for a more comfortable hike
  • looking for a durable hiking boot that works even on the roughest terrain
  • looking for orthotic-friendly footwear for the best outdoor experience

Vasque Inhaler II GTX brand logo

Updates to the Vasque Inhaler II GTX

  • From single-colored overlays of the previous version, the newer version now has dual-colored overlays.

Vasque Inhaler II GTX dual-color overlays

Vasque-exclusive Vibram Pneumatic rubber outsole

Vasque Inhaler II GTX Vibram Megagrip

The Inhaler II GTX features the Vibram Pneumatic rubber outsole which is made of Megagrip Compound. It yields traction on wet and dry terrain while optimizing flexibility. It adapts to various ground conditions for a more stable stride. 

Vasque Inhaler II GTX flexion lines

The flexion lines in the forefoot section promote a smoother roll-off motion.

Shock absorbent midsole of the Inhaler II GTX

The compression molded EVA midsole of Vasque Inhaler II GTX provides cushioning and shock absorption. It has a TPU instep shank which gives underfoot firmness and stability on uneven trails. 

Vasque Inhaler II GTX instep shank

The Vasque designers added a dual density EVA footbed which cradles the foot and optimizes comfort.

Vasque’s Inhaler II GTX leather-and-mesh upper combo

Vasque Inhaler II GTX ventilation ports

The upper is made breathable with the combination of 1.6 mm waterproof leather and abrasion-resistant Air Mesh. Ventilation ports near the TPR toe and heel counters also amplify airflow.

Vasque Inhaler II GTX Gore-Tex

This mid-cut light hiking boot is engineered with Gore-Tex Extended Comfort technology designed to protect the foot from wet elements. Its non-insulated construction promotes breathability.

Vasque Inhaler II GTX tongue and collar

Its cushioned tongue and collar render comfort. Its low friction lacing uses webbing eyelets and open hooks to facilitate quicker closure. The rear pull tab assists in donning and doffing.

Vasque Inhaler II GTX webbing eyelets

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 15.2oz / Women 12.9oz
Use: Light Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Heel brake
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Vasque

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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.