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The North Face Ultra 109 GTX®

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  • For maximum protection underfoot and subtle pronation correction, the Ultra 109 GTX from The North Face® gives you stability and traction when blazing down slick, uneven trail.
  • Uppers are made of GORE-TEX® Extended Comfort Range waterproof, breathable membrane.
  • PU-coated leather upper midfoot support.
  • Lace up closure for a snug, custom fit.
  • Protective TPU toe cap for added durability.
  • Compression-molded EVA midsole.
  • ESS midfoot shank.
  • TPU Snake Plate™ forefoot protection.
  • UltrATAC™ rubber outsole.
  • Stability running shoe.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 1 lb 1 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11.5, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

86% Felt true to size
  • 4% Full size too large
  • 7% Half size too Large
  • 86% True to size
  • 0% Half size too small
  • 4% Full size too small
89% Felt true to width
  • 89% Felt true to width
  • 7% Felt narrower than marked
  • 4% Felt wider than marked
52% Moderate arch support
  • 48% Excellent arch support
  • 52% Moderate arch support
  • 0% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • For maximum protection underfoot and subtle pronation correction, the Ultra 109 GTX from The North Face® gives you stability and traction when blazing down slick, uneven trail.
  • Uppers are made of GORE-TEX® Extended Comfort Range waterproof, breathable membrane.
  • PU-coated leather upper midfoot support.
  • Lace up closure for a snug, custom fit.
  • Protective TPU toe cap for added durability.
  • Compression-molded EVA midsole.
  • ESS midfoot shank.
  • TPU Snake Plate™ forefoot protection.
  • UltrATAC™ rubber outsole.
  • Stability running shoe.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 1 lb 1 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11.5, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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The North Face Ultra 109 GTX®

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4 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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I've gone through three pairs of GTX 106s. They were by far the best trail running and all round trail shoes I've ever had. They were perfect in nearly all conditions. The 106s were very well constructed and all three are still 100% intact and functional, albeit in a diminished capacity due to tread wear. When I saw the 106s were replaced by the 109s I was frantic when I could not find 106s anywhere, but went ahead and ordered the 109s. Upon inspection it was obvious VF Corp saved some money on the construction of the 109s. I tried them on and they were comfortable but required a break-in. I did some moderate hikes and runs and was satisfied, though I knew I was in a cheaper shoe. However, when they were 3 weeks old I spent a weekend hiking Linville Gorge and the adhesive from the sole to the midsole failed on both shoes. I'm returning them. Very disappointed they wrecked the perfect shoe.

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  • from Charlotte NC
2 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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After three pairs of the 106 from REI, I went to REI for another, but found the 109 on the shelf instead. Tread is identical, upper is similar, basic sizing/fit seemed the same (12/12), so I got a pair of 109s. Having worn them past break-in, I'm returning the 109s because the on-the-trail feel is completely different from the 106. Specific differences include that I feel rocks more than with the 106, and that the throat closes together more when snugging the laces, suggesting the upper is cut way different (not the same last?). Overall not as comfortable.

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Moderate arch support

  • from California
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I loved the Hedgehogs. But they discontinued the model. This is their replacement. Very comfortable and enjoy them. Highly recommend. Fit true to size!

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  • from Philadelphia
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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These are the best hiking shoes made! Great arch support and water-wicking. This was my second pair and they lived up to their name. My old pair is still around and used for lawn mowing, roofing, etc.

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  • from Kansas City, MO
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Zappos' mens shoe size chart says US 11.5 is 28.3cm. This size 11.5 shoe says it is 29.5cm - that is a big difference! So it runs big.

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Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a full size larger than marked

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