PROS: Light, really light! Surprisingly supportive…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Use: fast hikes, steep terrain w/ 20lb pack
Break-in Period: minimal
Weight: very light
Price Paid: $100-ish

PROS: Light, really light! Surprisingly supportive w/ 20lb pack. Very breathable. Sole holds well on rocks.

CONS: Sole seems wimpy, and I slip a bit on loose trails and surfaces. Feels like you have sport tires on a 4x4 Jeep. The shoes can feel narrow at first at the toes, but ok after you break them in.

SUM: Great pair of shoes for fast pace light hikes, pity about the wimpy sole though.

The North Face Smedge


The Smedge has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$44.95 - $90.00

The North Face Smedge is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 15, 2013 at Mountain Gear.

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