Here's what other sites are saying:
Just a little bit of everything went into the design of the Vasque Synergist Low. Tough suede leather panels reinforces the breathable mesh. Lace to the toe closure allow for a controlling fit when the trail gets rough. Cushioned midsole allows for use as a rugged trail runner. Vasque Spine Technology (VST) provides shank-style stability for carrying a pack.
- OMCgear refers to the men's version
Vasque Synergist Low cross-training shoes supply the protection and stability of a light hiker and the athletic support of a trail-runner for excellent all-around performance. Waterproofed split-grain and nubuck leather uppers with air-mesh nylon panels keep boots light and breathable in warm temperatures. Wicking nylon linings absorb excess moisture and disperse it for fast drying. Gusseted, padded tongues keep out trail debris and relieve pressure across instep from lacing. Dual-density EVA footbeds are anatomically shaped for comfort. Single-density EVA midsoles provide cushioning and house thermoplastic urethane (TPU) VST comfort technology. Vasque Spine Technology (VST) in heels incorporates a TPU top plate with a cushioning gel to reduce heel impact forces while remaining stable. The anatomic shape of the TPU top plates follows the natural progression of lateral heel landings, helping you to maintain a neutral stride. Vasque Synergy rubber outsoles deliver reliable traction on rugged terrain.
- REI refers to the men's version