For more than half a century, Vasque boots have been helping hikers head off-road and into the hills. Company founder William D. Sweasy traveled to Europe in 1965 and found that hiking was sweeping the continent. He began formulating a plan for a time when the craze would reach American shores, eventually naming the division after an early Colorado fur trading post. Since that time, Vasque hiking boots have become synonymous with mountain exploration, and Vasque shoes are renowned for offering lightweight comfort, reliable stability and qualit ... Learn more about Vasquey construction, whether your destination is a remote summit or a popular neighborhood trail. ... Less
Reviewed by epee dude from Sterling Heights, Mi. on Wednesday, April 29, 2009
well designed toe cap prevents my great toe from wearing through. Laces actually take and hold a good knot. I've found this shoe to be incredibly long wearing. The cushioning will probably flatten out before the shoe falls apart.
Best Uses: Everyday, Trail running
Cons: Not Water Resistant
Describe Yourself: Casual Adventurer
Pros: Comfortable, Durable, Great Traction, Stable
Reviewed by Jolly Rancher from Marshall, NC on Tuesday, April 28, 2009
I have a mountain farm with steep hills along a river gorge. The shoes are great for all kinds of weather here. Snow, rain, mud, we have it all and my feet never get wet. My only complaint is I wish they were made in the USA.
Best Uses: Backcountry, Cold weather, Day hikes, Everyday, Wet Weather
Describe Yourself: Avid Adventurer
Pros: Comfortable, Durable, Great Traction, Stable, Water Resistant