Designed in collaboration with The North Face® athlete Tsuyoshi Kaburaki, this ultralight, race-ready shoe offers a sensitive, close-totrail ride yet still provides critical support and protection for the roughest trails.
- Lightweight, minimal upper construction
- TPUwelded support overlays
- Lightly protective toe cap
- Perforated EVA Northotic™ footbed
- TPU and EVA CRADLE™ heel-cushioning and stability technology
- 18 mm/8 mm heel/forefoot heights
- Dual-density, compression-molded EVA midsole
- Blown rubber forefoot
- High-abrasion rubber heel
- TPU Snake Plate™ forefoot protection
NorthFit: The mission of NorthFit™ is to scientifically provide the outdoor athlete with the most precise fit between the human foot and a footwear last, as they both relate to the demands of the specific activity for which the shoe is worn.
Snake Plate: The Snake Plate™ consists of a plate that winds back and forth in the forefoot, allowing the foot to flex in a natural manner while delivering protection and rigidity.
Northotic: Biomechanically engineered Northotic™: The North Face® has taken the conventional footbed and elevated it to a superior level with enhanced stability, support and cushioning.
Cradle: The North Face® CRADLE™ technology is engineered to naturally absorb impact, stabilise the foot and promote an anatomically correct stride by supporting the perimeter of the heel and ensuring the fatty tissues under the bursa are biomechanically positioned. CRADLE™ achieves the perfect balance of protection, control and comfort to inspire confidence for any foot on any terrain.
Tenacious Grip: Tenacious™ Grip is a high-abrasion, sticky rubber designed for maximum off-trail traction that will also withstand the rigors of rough off-trail surfaces.
X-Dome: X-Dome™ functions as a heel-cushioning and propulsion mechanism that propels the foot from heel-strike into the subsequent stride stages.