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  • Use

    Day Hiking

    Shoes or boots for hikes that only last for half a day. Flexibility and lightness are the highlights of these kinds of footwear. See the best day hiking shoes and the best day hiking boots.

    Backpacking

    For multi-day trips with a heavy pack. Manufacturers emphasize durability and support in the creation of backpacking boots. See backpacking boots

    Speed Hiking

    Designed for users who want to cover a greater distance by going fast, usually with a light pack. See speed hiking shoes.

    Winter Hiking

    Boots that grant insulation to the user during hikes. See winter hiking boots.

    Multi-sport

    Mainly sandals. Aside from hiking they can be used for other purposes such as water activities. See multi-sport hiking sandals.

    Good to know

    Casual hikers can choose day hiking footwear or multi-sport sandals. More info here.

  • Price
    $150
  • Feature
  • Weight
    Men: 20oz
    Women: 16.8oz
  • Width
    Men: Normal, Wide
    Women: Normal, Wide
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  • 92 / 100 | Cold Outdoorsman

    The Vasque Talus Trek UltraDry mid hiking boots meet all those needs with aplomb.

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  • An addition to the Talus collection, the Talus Trek UltraDry balances comfort and durability. Its outsole employs the Vibram Nuasi made of XS Trek compound for traction on most terrain.
  • This mid-cut day hiking boot from Vasque features a molded EVA midsole and dual-density EVA footbed for optimal cushioning. The TPU midfoot stabilizer supports the foot.
  • It combines nubuck leather and polyamide mesh for a robust exterior. An UltraDry liner, speed lacing and pull tab complements the upper.

The Vasque Talus Trek UltraDry caters to male and female hikers. It comes in medium and wide widths. Its traditional lace-up closure permits a snug fit. It fairly runs true to size.

This boot for hiking is designed using the Perpetuum last which has a broad toe box and tailored instep. It is formed on a straighter line for those with flatter feet.

Vasque equipped the Talus Trek UltraDry with the Vibram Nuasi. This outsole uses the durable XS Trek compound which is formulated to be responsive on unpredictable terrain. The angled lugs on the sole render traction on trails.

With a molded EVA midsole, this day hiking boot grants a cushioned ride. It has a TPU shank which gives rigidity and support without compromising flexibility. Furthermore, the dual-density EVA footbed promotes comfort.

The upper of the Vasque Talus Trek UltraDry uses 1.8 mm nubuck leather with a breathable polyamide mesh. This combination renders a build that's abrasion-resistant, durable and flexible. The brand-patented UltraDry membrane protects the foot from wet elements and a moisture-wicking mesh liner maintains a fresh in-shoe feel.

The lace-up closure has combination eyelets, and includes speed laces which allow faster closure. The reinforcements around the boot keep its structural integrity while granting protection. A finger loop is attached to the heel to assist in on and off.

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