Reviews

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Overall, the boot is okay. The traction is very slippery…

Rating: rated 2.5 of 5 stars
Materials: Leather, Gore-Tex
Use: Weekend backpacking, rough trails,
Break-in Period: 5 miles
Price Paid: $55

Overall, the boot is okay. The traction is very slippery on any type of wet/damp surface. Due to lack of ankle padding around the lace rivets, they make my ankles very sore after hiking on rocky or technical trails. They required almost no break in time.

The soles are rigid (which is good) and they seem to be built well. However I will be retiring these to do yard work and will be investing in some better backpacking/hiking boots.

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This is a very comfortable boot. However, the outsole…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $95

This is a very comfortable boot. However, the outsole is terrible on wet surfaces. Hydroplaning is excessive. A pair of tennis shoes have better traction! This is not a boot for hiking along a river or stream. Vasque needs to put a Vibram brand sole on this boot and then they will have a near perfect dayhiker.

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Good all-around boot, broke in almost instantly. Great…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Materials: 2mm nubuck w/gore-tex membrane
Use: all round use weekend backpacking trips
Break-in Period: 4 days
Weight: 19 oz
Price Paid: $80

Good all-around boot, broke in almost instantly. Great deal on Gore-tex boots.

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Vasque Ranger 2 GTX

Discontinued

The Ranger 2 GTX has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$39.96 - $100.00

The Vasque Ranger 2 GTX is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen September 30, 2010 at Massey's Outfitters.

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