User Review: Vasque Skywalk
Materials: leather with cordura
Use: light to medium hiking, medium packweight
Break-in Period: walking to the grocery store
Weight: light, not sure
Price Paid: $147 (in New York City)
I'm a small guy, 5' 7" and only about 140 lbs, so this boot was really great for me. I've owned them for about a year and a half now, and hiked twice in them. The first time a short day hike, and the second time a long, 3 day hike through medium terrain. I was carrying about a 40 lb pack, and my feet felt really good throughout the hike. We covered about 20 miles in those 3 days, and I came out with just some sore spots on the backs of my feet, but I attributed those to my soft feet, and a rather heavy packload for someone my weight.
My only complaint is that they're a little flimsy around the ankles, so it worries me if I decide to go on a longer hike, or with a heavier pack. I'm looking at either the Scarpa SL's or the Fabiano Rio's as my next boots (to support more arduous trips). But for the price, and for light hikes, and especially for SMALLER people, I highly recommend these boots. Stay away if you're 200 lbs or heavier.