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Hit the trial in the lightweight performance of The North Face Hedgehog Guide GTX Hiking Shoes for women. Whether you're doing a weekend hike to Eagle Cap in the Wallowa Mountains of Easter Oregon or taking your furry friend for a short hike on a crisp, spring Sunday morning, these iconic hiking shoes will protect you from spring showers, mud and rocky trails. On the outside, an abrasion-resistant mesh upper will let your dogs breathe, while a PU-coated leather toe cap will enhance durability and protect you from sticks and stones, and the lightweight Grippy Vibram rubber outsole will keep you stable and steady as you hike up Mt. Thielsen on an August morning or slip and slide down through Forest Park on a drizzly May afternoon. The TPU shank adds lightweight support and the Snake Plate protects your forefoot without sacrificing flexibility. Cradle Guide technology in the midsole naturally absorbs impact, stabilizes the foot and promotes a biomechanically correct stride to achieve the perfect balance of stability, cushioning and comfort, keeping you moving as efficiently as possible.
- Altrec Outdoors
The iconic waterproof Hedgehog is now even lighter and faster with lightweight construction, a Vibram outsole, and innovative Cradle Guide technology for the perfect combination of cushioning, stability, and protection that provides efficient, full-phase impact control to enhance natural foot strike.
Next time you head into the backcountry, make it fast and light with The North Face Women's Hedgehog Guide GTX Hiking Shoe. The Hedgehog provides trekking-boot levels of protection with a Gore Tex membrane, a TPU shank, and a flexible Snake Plate forefoot shield. A Northotic Pro 2. 0 footbed and dual-density EVA Cradle Guide midsole take care of cushioning, shock absorption, and support while a breathable mesh upper lets your foot regulate its temperature naturally for bedroom-slipper comfort.
Our iconic waterproof hiking shoe features a new, lighter design for Spring 2013 for hiking maximum miles in minimal time. Dual-density EVA Cradle Guide technology in the midsole enhances impact control during foot strike and provides a stable platform throughout your stride. Breathable GORE-TEX liner seals out moisture, allowing you to hike comfortably in wet trail conditions. Snake Plate provides superior underfoot protection for reduced stone bruising without sacrificing flexibility. Lightweight construction features a seamless forefoot and panels of breathable, abrasion-resistant mesh. Grippy Vibram outsole is lightweight, yet durable, and aids with stable footing over wet or dry terrain.
- The North Face
Lighter than ever, the women's waterproof/breathable Hedgehog Guide GTX shoe from The North Face frees you up to hike further and faster. An exclusive lightweight Vibram outsole and CRADLE GUIDE technology contribute to an efficient, full-phase foot strike. A leather toe cap and abrasion-resistant mesh aid durability while the TPU Snake Plate delivers bomber forefoot protection on rugged trails.
- Mountain Gear