Patagonia Drifter Gore-Tex
This is hands down the best shoe I have ever owned.
Price Paid: $169.99
This is hands down the best shoe I have ever owned. I originally wanted to get the olive coloured non-Goretex, but they were discontinued. I therefore purchased the GTX and was simply amazed.
Almost 2 years later and the shoe still fits like the day I bought them. Also, they fit like I had been wearing them for a few months the first time I slipped into them. The Goretex was such a treat and kept my feet dry and warm.
Great for casual or for light hiking, I used them plenty for both purposes.
All Drifter Gore-Tex versions
In addition to the 1 women's review above, there are 2 reviews for other versions of the Drifter Gore-Tex. Read all reviews »
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Recipient of the Outside Magazine Eco Star award, the Patagonia Women's Drifter GTX Hiking Shoe supports and protects your foot while doing the same for the environment. With a tough leather upper (tanned to the highest eco standards) and a waterproof breathable Gore-Tex membrane, there's not much this light hiker can't handle. A recycled Capilene upper lining helps wick moisture away from your foot, and both the insole board and EVA midsole come from partially recycled materials.
- Backcountry Outlet
Environmental consciousness and performance blend together in Patagonia's(R) Drifter GTX. Recycled materials used throughout the shoes, combined with a Gore-Tex waterproof, breathable membrane, deliver hiking boot protection and comfort in a low-cut package.
The Drifter combines the comfort of lower-cut shoe construction with the full panoply of supportive hiking-boot features.Drifters don?t shy away from muddy trails or stream crossings. GORE-TEX(R)-lined; leather uppers (tanned according to high environmental standards) and bellowed tongues make these sturdy hikers completely waterproof; 100% recycled-polyester Capilene linings wick moisture to keep feet warm and dry. Recycled polyethylene/polyurethane shanks provide support under a light pack.
- Altrec Outdoors
The Drifter from The North Face combines the comfort of a lower-cut shoe construction w/ the full gammit of supportive hiking boot features. PRODUCT FEATURES: GORE-TEX-lined; leather uppers (tanned according to high environmental standards) Bellowed tongues make these sturdy hikers completely waterproof 100% recycled polyester Capilene linings wick moisture to keep feet warm and dry Recycled polyethylene/ polyurethane shanks provide support under a light pack Air cushion compression molded midsole made w/ 15% recycled EVA center that cradle the foot and provide cushioning Dual Density insole board made from 100% recycled polyethylene/ polyurethane provides support and stability underfoot Capilene linings made from recycled material wick away moisture keeping feet cool and comfortable; quick drying 1.6 mm leather uppers, made from ISO-14001 accredited tanneries provide durable protection Med width, full toe box, medium arch/instep
- Appalachian Outdoors
Don't sweat the puddles. The Drifter has a full-grain leather upper (tanned to Leather Working Group standards for environmental stewardship) with a waterproof Gore-Tex(R) membrane to keep out the wet and squishy. A Capilene(R) lining wicks moisture, and the 80% post-consumer recycled polyurethane insole board provides support under a stuffed daypack.