The North Face Plasma GTX XCR Boa II

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In a horrendous motocross accident, I sustained a…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $125

In a horrendous motocross accident, I sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and lost the ability to walk and use my hands for things like tying shoelaces. The "boa" laceless design has enabled me to have hiking style shoes that lace up to a snug fit without requiring me to tie shoe laces. I can't tell you what this means to me!

These are totally awesome shoes with an even better fit!  And best of all, they look cool as well!

PLEASE do not discontinue carrying these as I am an avid customer of these shoes!  Likewise, I run a TBI and stroke support group and meet all kinds of folks who have the same challenges as I do.

With your help and with these shoes, I'll be hiking the back country again in no time!

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Pull on The North Face Men's Plasma GTX XCR Boa II Hiking Shoe for ultralight thru-hikes and marathon trips where light weight and speed matter most. Crank down the Boa lacing system and splash through creeks and rainy weather thanks to the Gore-Tex XCR liner. The high ankle cuff provides support without restricting movement.

- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version

The Plasma GTX XCR BOA II from The North Face is a pinnacle multisport shoe for outdoor athletes who require a supportive high ankle cuff and rely on waterproof protection for multi-day excursions. PRODUCT FEATURES: Bottom - Compression molded, lightweight EVA midsole Upper - Gore-Tex XCR waterproof, breathable liner A durable speed hiker with a supportive high ankle cuff, waterproof breathable Gore-Tex XCR , and multi-adjustable Boa lacing system Abrasion-resistant, waterproof bomber synthetic nubuck and breathable sandwich-mesh upper Exclusive, lightweight Vibram rubber outsole Heel X2-O2 air pod Injection-molded TPU shank plate Molded rubber toe cap Northotic footbed with AgION antimicrobial silver agent woven into the top sheet of footbed to control odors

- Appalachian Outdoors refers to the men's version

The Plasma GTX XCR BOA II is a pinnacle multisport shoe for outdoor athletes who require a supportive high ankle cuff and rely on waterproof protection for multi-day excursions. Designed with a GORE-TEX XCR waterproof, breathable liner, and an abrasion-resistant, waterproof synthetic upper; this ruggedly durable shoe comes in a lightweight package for lighter, faster treks.

- The North Face refers to the men's version

When light weight and speed matter, pull on The North Face Men's Plasma GTX XCR Boa II Hiking Shoe for cranking out those thru-hikes and ultra-marathon trips. Dial in the Boa lacing system to wrap up the GORE-TEX XCR waterproof, breathable liner for splashing through creeks and rainy weather mud pits. The high ankle cuff provides added support without restricting movement, while a Northodic insole with AgION antimicrobial treatment wards off long range foot funk.

- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version

Designed for multisport endeavors, these waterproof, breathable Plasma XCR Boa II hiking boots from The North Face offer superb fit. Boa Closure System® uses a continuous cable to wrap around feet, eliminating pressure points and offering a glovelike fit. With a simple crank of the heel knob, you can quickly and evenly lace and unlace; system will not loosen and never needs retying. Nylon mesh uppers with synthetic nubuck leather ribbing breathe well, resist abrasion and weigh next to nothing. Gore-Tex® XCR® membranes provide waterproof protection and excellent breathability. Heel and tongue loops aid in quick entry and exit; reinforced toe caps and heels add durability, protecting feet and uppers. Gusseted, padded tongues block trail debris and relieve pressure at insteps. Feature quick-drying nylon linings with AgION® to control odors. Removable Northotic™ multidensity footbeds offer superb stability and cushioning; they're ergonomically designed and have AgION topsheets. Dual-density EVA midsoles provide shock absorption and support, and X-2 O. Thermoplastic urethane shank plates deliver motion control, torsional stability and protection from impact on rocky terrain. Exclusive lightweight Vibram® rubber outsoles offer reliable traction; lugs release rocks and dirt as you stride.

- REI refers to the men's version

The North Face Plasma GTX XCR Boa II

Discontinued

The Plasma GTX XCR Boa II has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$74.98 - $155.00

The North Face Plasma GTX XCR Boa II is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen August 18, 2010 at Backcountry.com.

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