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It's a two-hour slog up to the base of the day's climb, so you need a shoe that can handle the approach hike, some loose talus walking, and maybe even a few easy pitches. Enter the Vasque Men's Equalizer Shoe. The zonal closure system quickly adjusts the fit, and uber-sticky Vibram GM100 rubber sticks to everything from a root-infested trail to a smeary slab climb. The EVA footbed and midsole cushion your foot on brutal approaches, and the tough leather and SuperFabric upper bears a season's worth of abuse with ease.
- Backcountry Outlet
Capable of making the long hike into the cirque and pulling leader duty on the first block of pitches, the Vasque Equalizer is a wonder of technical versatility. A zonal closure system allows for independent adjustment of the toe box to transition between hike and climb modes. Impressive Vibram GM100 rubber compound has superb grip on wet and dry rock. For a solid all around approach shoe look no further than the Vasque Equalizer.
CLOSEOUTS . Vasque Equalizer hiking shoes tackle any terrain, from the rocky alpine trails to backwoods singletrack. Rugged suede and synthetic upper with abrasion-resistant toe rand Asymmetrical one-pull lacing system with webbing overlay Triple-density EVA midsole absorbs shock Removable cushioned insole Vibram(R) extreme traction outsole Weight: 2 lb. 2 oz. pr. CLOSEOUTS . China. Width: M (medium) Runs small, order 1_2 size larger. Visit our Hiking Footwear Guide Visit our Shoe Sizing Guide Available Colors: BUNGEE CORD/BURNT HENNA. Sizes: 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12, 13, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5.
- Sierra Trading Post
An approach shoe capable of technical duties, the Vasque Equalizer is just at home on easy vertical as it is on the long walk in.