The North Face Ultra Guide

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Tame your toughest training runs in confident comfort with the women's Ultra Guide Trail Running Shoe. The North Face's CRADLE GUIDE technology cushions the force of impact, supports the arch through pronation, and guides the foot through toe-off for a more efficient stride.A tongue scree collar keeps out debris so you can focus on the trail, not the pebble that worked its way into your shoe. A Tenacious Grip outsole keeps you rooted no matter how steep and loose it gets.

- Mountain Gear

The North Face Women's Ultra Guide Trail Running Shoe isn't one to shy away from a rock-strewn, winding trail. Underfoot stability and comfort is assured by the advanced Cradle Guide midsole, which features both softer EVA on top for cushioning as well as firmer EVA underneath that's precisely engineered to both protect and stabilize your foot. Up top, the abrasion-resistant mesh and TPU upper offers breathable protection, while the Snake Plate underneath your forefoot takes the bite out of debris in the trail.


A rugged yet lightweight off-road running shoe built to tame the roughest trails, The North Face Ultra Guide features innovative Cradle Guide technology, which provides full-phase impact control to enhance natural foot strike.


Conquer the hills and out of bounds territory wearing our lightweight, yet rugged, performance trail shoe. The women-specific construction creates a secure fit that addresses the needs of a narrow foot, small heel, and high arch. The midsole enhances impact control during foot strike and creates a supportive platform using CRADLE GUIDE technology. A flexible TPU Snake Plate protects the ball of your foot by reducing the potential for stone bruising during downhill running. Tenacious grip sole gains traction on uneven surfaces.

- The North Face

The North Face Ultra Guide trail-running shoes are built to take on the toughest trails, and feature lightweight construction and a stout, supportive fit to keep feet happy on the trail. Nylon mesh uppers with thermoplastic urethane overlays are flexible, lightweight and durable for breathable, comfortable use on the trail; synthetic leather toe caps. Polyester linings wick moisture away from the feet for all-day comfort. Perforated EVA Northotic&#(TM) footbeds offer lightweight cushioning, and are removable. Dual-density EVA midsoles deliver all-day cushioning and shock absorption; heels feature a stiffened cradle to help center the heel and enhance stabilty. Thermoplastic urethane shank plates add torsional rigidity and protection from uneven terrain. The North Face Ultra Guide trail-running shoes feature aggressive rubber outsoles for dependable traction on uneven terrain.