END Footwear Stumptown 8.5 oz
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The Stumptown 8.5 Trail Shoes by Environmentally Neutral Design aka END, are probably the lightest trail hiker on the market and are made with just ONE simple upper piece reducing waste with less pieces. Both of these factors are breakthroughs for any trail shoe, with a weight of 8.5 ounces and the most simple design possible, you just can't pass up getting a pair of these, especially at this price! Constructed with a protection plate for torsional stability and stone-bruise protection. The protection plate is cut from sheet stock ESS and then co-molded with the mid-sole which allows for natural forefoot flex and eliminates the need for glue. The Stumptown 8.5 Trail Shoe was built for those who want cushioning and stability with the most minimalist of weight and versatility in its performance. Sporting a one-piece textile upper, the Stumptown 8.5 leaves its footprint to almost nothing while still provide excellent protection and torsional stability while hiking or running.
- RockCreek refers to the men's version
Description of END Stumptown 8.5oz Hiking ShoesThe ultimate expression of the END design ethos. Super light, flexible, and instantly comfortable, but still sporting the traction and protection of our burliest trail shoes.END (Environmentally Neutral Design) is not just another shoe company; they are not bound by the old rules. They are a culture of like-minded individuals striding towards a common goal. With one eye on lessening their impact and one eye on the trails of life, together we are the next wave of change. Feather LightFeatures:Seamsmart synthetic and mesh uppers END Evo Biosmart midsole Co-molded protection plate Trail radius regrind outsole Synergy heel system 8.5 oz (Men’s 9)
- US Outdoor Store refers to the men's version
An ultralight trail running shoe that blurs the lines between function and fashion, the END Stumptown 8.5oz Trail Running Shoe for Men is instantly comfortable. Ideal for race days or when just planning to go fast, light, the Stumptown 8.5oz is designed with SeamSmart synthetic and mesh upper, resulting in a breathable, glove-like fit and a trail radius outsole for all-terrain traction. Pushing the limits on lightweight running performance, the Stumptown 8.5oz will not disappoint.
- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version
Really want to leave no trace? Pull on a shoe with the same goal in mind-the END Men's Stumptown 8.5oz Trail Run Shoe. This eco-friendly shoe treads softly and carries a small carbon footprint. From PET recycled webbings and laces to a 25% recycled rubber outsole, the Stumptown makes the most out of post-consumer materials to help you dig deep out on the trail. Its one-piece upper mimics the shape of your foot for optimal fit while a carbon from bamboo-infused lining repels nasty odors.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version
END Stumptown 8.5 oz. shoes clothe your feet in eco-conscious materials and help you wander the Earth with their versatile design. Environmentally Neutral Designs (END) questions every material and process that goes into manufacturing, striving to minimize environmental impact. Durable ripstop nylon uppers are highly breathable; synthetic leather overlays provide structure and support. Rubber toe caps provide protection for uppers and toes against bumps and abrasion. Polyester and natural bamboo fiber are blended to offer moisture-wicking and antimicrobial linings. Compression-molded EVA midsoles feature 10% recycled EVA content and supply cushioning comfort for extended wear; EVA posting helps control pronation. Structural thermoplastic urethane plates deliver support, stability and rock protection; plates are co-molded into midsoles, eliminating use of cement. Trail Radius durable carbon rubber outsoles contain 25% recycled rubber regrind and supply solid traction on all types of terrain.
- REI refers to the men's version