After owning North Face 104 Gore-tex XCR's I must…
Use: about 300 miles a month mostly offroad and trail running also.
Price Paid: $109
After owning North Face 104 Gore-tex XCR's I must say these are much more comfortable out of the box and share the same waterproofness feature but appear to have a much more balanced traction with much superior water draining if you step into a creek which fills the shoe. Hence you don't run in a pothole of water for a long distance. Kudos!!!!!!!!!