Retailers' Descriptions

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Maximize your performance on demanding, mixed terrain wearing The North Face Verto S4K Ice GTX Boot. This best-in-class, half-crampon mountaineering boot has a breathable, waterproof GORE-TEX lining that keeps moisture from seeping into the boots as you scale the mountain. TPU CRADLE heel-stability with crampon spoiler provides stable footing on technical terrain. Vibram Mulaz sole grips slippery environments when ascending and descending. Rugged stainless steel hardware is durable for long-term use in unforgiving conditions.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

Designed for premier performance in high-altitude environments this full-crampon mountaineering boot boasts Italian craftsmanship and European build. This fully featured boot is constructed with: 200 g Thinsulate insulation, Cradle technology, a Gore-Tex Duratherm waterproof membrane, and a Vibram Mulaz sole.

- The North Face refers to the men's version

Features of The North Face Men's Verto S4K GTX Boot Upper: Waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex membrane Smartlite PU mudguard Northotic Pro+ premium EVA Footbed Stainless steel Upper eyelets Sole Unit: TPU Cradle heel-stability Technology with crampon spoiler Four-part, co-molded Midsole TPU shank Polypropylene lasting Board Vibram Mulaz Outsole

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Should you fancy some ice climbing in the Dolomites of Italy, where The North Face Men's Verto S4K Ice GTX Boot claims its craftsmanship, you'll find your feet in good hands, so to say. Gore-Tex Duratherm keeps your feet dry while you're busting through snow crust and climbing ice walls, but still allows your feet to breath while you struggle with a tricky ascent. The Vibram Mulaz sole provides the grip you need on snowy approaches, and includes a toe and heel welt for step-in crampons when the going gets rough. The sharp edges of the daunting task ahead are made softer by the comfortable details this mountaineering boot provides. A multi-layered footbed combines a 2mm molded OrthoLite top layer with 3mm of EVA to promote natural foot positioning as you climb. The Cradle TPU midsole is engineered to absorb impact from ice and rock, stabilizing your foot for reliable support, while providing additional cushioning and comfort.

- refers to the men's version

The best-in-class model in their crampon-compatible line up, The North Face Verto S4K GTX Boots for men are ready for you next mountaineering or mixed climbing adventure. Finally! North Face made some boots that offer the same premium materials and athlete-tested high performance design as their apparel. These uninsulated mountaineering boots have an upper made from rugged Panatex ballistic textile for lightweight durability, and a Gore-Tex membrane for waterproof breathability. Synthetic leather at the front and side takes the impact of your kick steps, the Vibram Mulaz outsole is built for control while ascending and descending, and the climbing-specific toe zone gives you superior edging on mixed terrain. The TPU shank and polypropylene lasting board with the TPU cradle in the heel keep the boots stiff enough to handle crampons, while the four-part midsole gives you cushioning and flexibility for easy movement. These boots may be new on the market, but The North Face Men's Verto S4K GTX Boots already have a long list of fans: the TNF pro climbers.

- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version

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