I bought the mid height version of this shoe. I really…

Rating: rated 2 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $82

I bought the mid height version of this shoe.

I really liked how light weight and comfortable this shoe is.

However, the Goretex model is not at all waterproof - not even water repellent.

Total failure in the waterproof department.

The material holds water like a sponge and the inside of the boot became soaked 8 hours after I initially got them wet.

The testing was done in my backyard by standing in front of a sprinkler for 15 minutes, wearing Gore-tex rain paints that channeled the water to run onto the shoes.

I returned them without them ever hitting the trail. They were still wet when UPS picked them up.

New Balance Men's 900


The New Balance Men's 900 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen July 9, 2013 at Campmor.

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