I have worn this shoe every day for 5 years, that…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Materials: hydrotrak sole
Use: dayhikes, trailrunning, sailing, kayaking, urban
Weight: less than jogging shoes
Price Paid: 80$

I have worn this shoe every day for 5 years, that good is the quality of this shoe.

This is a "wolf in sheep's clothing." It seems like a simple shoe until you test its extreme limits.

The drainage is fantastic, best shoe ever made for all-around purpose [except rain in a city].

Perfect in very hot climate since every move ventilates this shoe.

Perfect for city life and walking compared to more open mesh sandals. No dirt or sand gets into the shoe when on a beach or in the city. It protects expensive drysuit socks.

Very comfortable sole during the shoes complete lifespan.

Extremely light weight shoe for running/ walking.

The best sailing shoe there is, makes no marks, perfect grip, even when wet! The sole is flat, it doesn't scratch plastic surfaces or cause damage.

This is the ultimate indoor shoe as well, perfect at work.

Should not be worn a rainy day in the city since dirty water enters from below, but that's what one has to expect, from this shoe made for the true nomads of this world.

After this hill, another waits. /Niklas L

P.S. The yellow model, thanks to the special vibrant color becomes normal yellow after 3 years, a yellow that makes the shoe look as if it was just bought.

P.S.S. Please "The North Face" drop the pride and start selling them again, there is no alternative.

The North Face Philter


The Philter has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$22.70 - $80.00

The North Face Philter is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen February 3, 2009 at

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