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The Montrail Men's Susitna XCR is the shoe of choice for all-season runners who need breathability for autumn's dusty trails and superior protection from spring's excess water weight. Rather than placing a waterproof bootie inside the shoe to keep the foot dry, Montrail wrapped the Susitna in a Gore-Tex XCR shell to repel water from the outside. No matter how much time you spend in the wettest of conditions, DryShell keeps shoes from gaining water weight and provides one of the highest levels of breathability ever achieved in waterproof footwear. The internal lacing of this design allows the user a more comfortable, conforming fit, and a durable, high-traction outsole smoothes the ride for more efficient running over changing surfaces.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version
The Montrail Mens Susitna XCR is the shoe of choice for all-season runners who need breathability for autumns dusty trails and superior protection from springs excess water weight.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
On Sale. Free Shipping. Montrail Men's Susitna XCR Shoe (Spring 2005) We created the Susitna XCR for three reasons it is more breathable, it is the first completely dry shoe, and it is better fitting. The secret is in the unique EXO construction invented by Montrail and WL.Gore, which brings the waterproof/breathable layer to the outside of the shoe instead of residing as the liner. A completely dry shoe has many advantages, including no weight gain during wet outings, better temperature regulation (warmer in cold weather, cooler in hot weather), instant drying and easy cleaning. It all adds up to better comfort.We took the dry shoe concept one step further and designed a custom gaiter (included) that attaches to the shoe. The stretch gaiter creates a tight seal around the shoe and ankle to effectively lock out rain, mud, and snow making the shoe ideal for winter running, hiking, and snowshoeing. The inner-bootie lacing and support system accommodates various foot widths and volumes. The midsole is not posted (the same midsole as on the Masai), but is designed to be trail-stable, so it provides good pronation and torsional control. Features IntegraFit Last GORE-TEX XCR TerraFlex RD Sole Platform Dry-Shell Technology DryShell design with GORE-TEXXCR repels water from the outside Internal fit construction provides support and optimal control with an extremely comfortable feel Durable, high-traction outsole smoothes ride for more efficient running over changing surfaces Custom gaiter attaches quickly to form a waterproof barrier from the ankle down Details Weight 13 oz./ 0,36kg Style Low cut standard tongue Upper Hydrophobic synthetic/ GoreTex XCR Lining Airmesh Insole Dual Density Midsole Single Density Elon Outsole FasTrax Carbon Rubber Platform TerraFlex RD Protection Forefoot Toe Counter Thermoplastic Heel Counter Molded Plastic Toe Cap Screen-printed rubber Construction Slip lasted with Gore-Tex XCR EXO shell
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
Perfect for running in downpours or taking to the trails on the wettest spring days, the Montrail Susitna XCR is one of the most breathable waterproof running shoes available today. Emphasis on breathability in the Dry Shell and triple-ply Gore-Tex XCR fabric construction help optimize vapor transfer on long runs, even when you're confronted with sheeting rain and blocked street drains. A custom waterproof gaiter comes as standard equipment and quickly snaps onto the heel strap for fuss-free attachment. This might be a technical running shoe, but don't be surprised if you find yourself wearing the Susitna every rainy day.
- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version