Don't let other reviews fool you! These shoes rule! Comfy, super light weight, good grip and they look awesome. I bought my first pair a year ago when they first came out, I bought another pair soon after for when they wear out, and now the green pair. The reviews I read seem to be people that didn't know how to pick and choose proper equipment for what they're about to use them for ... not the shoes fault by any means! These shoes are great. See you on the Ice Age Trail.Paul, WI
Not for people with cankles or low self esteem. I would wear with heavy pack. Designed for people with good agility. No ankle support. Watch out for achilles area takes some breakin in before comfortable. I am not a badass but I am a real MOFO!
Designed for people with agilty. I would wear with heavy pack. Takes a few days to break in achilles heel area potential rubbing there. Not for people with bad cankles/ankles. I am not a bad ass but I am a MOFO!
"Excellent approach shoe for people with agiliy and athleticism."
It rubbed my achilles at the low point in the back of the boot where the pull chord is. It took a couple of days to break in. Once broken in these are the lightest most comfortable approach boot I own. After studying them I have realize that they were designed for those with good agility. People with weakness in their cankles/ankles or with feeble agility need not this boot. I would wear them with a heavy pack because I actually have agility,accurate foot placement, and realize my athletic potential. This boot is great for lighter people with a need for a high degree mobility. I am not a Bad Ass. I am definatly a MOFO!
"Floppy sole and very lightweight, not good for hiking for most people."
If your feet need zero support, you're carrying nothing on your back, and are not on rocky trails, these could work.These are like a Merrell Moab with a thin leather upper. They're lightweight but extremely floppy. If you grip the heel, you can easily twist the forefoot along the shoe's long axis. The forefoot also easily folds back over itself.Those wanting heel protection from rock strikes are out of luck: the leather is still super thin over the heel, so it can only prevent scrapes. The US version is not GoreTex lined, which is a plus for hot weather use.Contrast these with La Sportiva trail runners, which have a very stiff sole, are about the same weight, and are cheaper.
"Feather light & functional in stylish suede"
I was looking for something a little different as an alternate to my Asolo Fugitives. I found it! The style is simple yet modern with some classic hiking traits, I was suprised by how light the pair are, as weight was not a consideration when shopping. The sueded upper will only look and feel better as they break in. We will be long time friends...despite the beatings I'll give them.
A maximum of 50,000 bonus promo points can be earned on the 3XREWARD promotion code.
Moosejaw Points are cut in half for sale items.
So, if you get something on sale you'll actually get 15% back in points instead of 30% back.
Promo Points cannot be earned on Gift Cards, Patagonia, Western Mountaineering, GoPro, Garmin, Suunto, Kuhl, and Marmot.
This promotional code can only be used once and is good through November 2, 2014.
Your reward points won't show up in your account until after your order is shipped.
See site for all program details.
DETAILS AND RULESRules and Details about 20% off One Full Priced Item:
The 20% off Full Priced Items sale cannot be combined with other codes or promotions and it can't be applied to prior purchases.
You must use the code ANT20 for the code to work.
Only works on the most expensive qualifying item.
The 20% off is good on in-stock items only.
Excludes ski, skate, snowboard brands, gift certificates and select other products. Excludes Arcteryx, Benchmade, Bic, Black Diamond, Canada Goose, Daggar, FiveTen, Filson, Garmin, GoPro, Hilleberg, Khul, Marmot, Nector, Ocean Kayak, Patagonia, Princteton Tec, Prana , Surftech, UnderArmour, Western Mountaineering, Woolrich, and Wilderness Adventure. Exclusions may be added at any time without prior notice. Offer valid 10/3/14 through 10/12/2014 but may be changed or canceled at any time without prior notice.
Free Shipping All orders over $49 ship free via Economy shipping. All Moosejaw Brand orders over $12 ship free via Economy shipping. All other orders under $49, Economy shipping is $5.95.
Moosejaw Rewards You earn 10 points for every dollar you spend on Moosejaw.com or at our shops (5 points for discounted items). That's like getting 10% back to spend on MoosejawRewards.com. So if you get a $200 jacket at Moosejaw.com you can turn around and get a $20 tee at Moosejaw Rewards. You are signed up and earn points automatically when you make a purchase and give your email address.