TrekSta Evolution Mid GTX

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Lisa you commented with an average rating for a shoe…

Lisa you commented with an average rating for a shoe that is obviously not sized for your foot. Because you purchased a standard width shoe, while having an admittedly hard-to-fit wide foot, it would only seem to follow the fit would be off.

Careless raters such as yourself give products lackluster ratings because they improperly outfit themselves—at no fault of the company—and potentially ward off buyers. 

Unfortunately I have not received my pair in the mail yet to combat your misguided post, but please be cognizant of your inability to appropriately rate a product.


Gorgeous boots BUT: Do not fit every foot as claimed!! …

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $118.95 free shipping

Gorgeous boots BUT: Do not fit every foot as claimed!! 

I was very excited from reviews to order these new boots. I have a hard to fit woman's wide foot.  Boots are beautiful, very lightweight, good sturdy sole, great dirt color and Goretex which I wanted for cold / wet hiking and backpacking. 

The insert is interesting with small pads at different pressure points.  Fit was tight for me with med./thin hiking sock. For any regular size foot I believe they would be fantanstic. 

Lisa - Hiker/backpacker in MD 

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Manufacturer's Description refers to the men's version

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Winner of the prestigious 2011 Backpacker magazine Editors Choice Award, the Evolution Mid GTX is the ultimate 4-season hiker. With the unrivaled comfort of NestFIT and the technical additions of Gore-Tex waterproofing and an ultra-sticky HyperGrip/IceLock sole this mid-hiker will keep you and your feet happy no matter the conditions.

- refers to the men's version

The Men's TrekSta Evolution Mid GTX Hiking Shoes impressed the people at Backpacker magazine so much they named it the 2011 Editors' Choice Award Winner, and we think you'll be impressed too. A lightweight, breathable, yet rugged synthetic upper, is backed by a Gore-Tex Extended Comfort waterproof breathable membrane, keeping your feet dry and comfortable in a variety of weather conditions. The unrivaled comfort of the NestFIT system cradles your foot, following its contours and allowing the upper, footbed, midsole and outsole to work together as a harmonious unit. Absurd traction comes from the sticky rubber outsole, and the micro-glass filaments which "hang vertically in the sole and lock into ice like no other compound. Hit the trails with a proven winner laced to your feet, the Evolution Mid GTX Hiking Shoes for men from TrekSta.

- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version

We think the US Postal service should make the Treksta Evolution GTX Mid their official shoe. Rain, sleet, and ice shall not deter the wearer of these shoes from their appointed tasks. Mid-cut for support on uneven surfaces, cushioned for those miles on bone-numbing cement, lugged soles for dirt paths Treksta's amazing IceLock/Hypergrip outsole to provide traction in any condition NestFIT system cradles your feet, accounting for every contour as it follows the natural flow and design of the foot. Upper, insole, midsole, and outsole work together like never before. Gore-Tex Extended Comfort waterproof/breathable membrane keeps your feet dry and comfortable in varying weather. Hypergrip: For many generations of footwear, a shoe sole had to have low wear resistance in order to give you good stability and traction. HyperGrip has changed that forever. It is exceedingly wear resistant, highly stable, light and durable. HyperGrips innovative patented technology also gives their soles outstanding properties for tension, tear, elasticity and strength; plus almost no breaming (a phenomenon where rubber turns white). If you desire both stability and durability, HyperGrip is your clear choice. IceLock is a patent pending technology that dramatically increases traction on ice. Micro-glass filaments are electrostatically aligned in the rubber compound creating slip-stopping surface tension. Treksta embeds their HyperGrip soles with IceLock pads creating the first ever all-season shoe.

- OMCgear refers to the men's version

The TrekSta Evolution Mid GTX Boot represents the most versatile crossover footwear on the market, which is probably why it won Backpacker Magazine's Editor's Choice award. Built with a Gore-Tex Extended Comfort membrane and the soul of a high-mileage running shoe, this all-seasons boot boasts full breathability and waterproof protection. Whether you're trekking through winter conditions or just exploring a freshly thawed spring trail, the IceLock HyperGrip sole provides traction on the slickest surfaces you tackle.

- refers to the men's version