Lighter and faster, this progressive iteration of the Ultra Fastpack III Mid GTX features a performance-driven, engineered-woven upper to optimize abrasion-resistant zones where they’re needed most.Features• Vibram Megagrip outsole• Stairstep lug design• Sole Unit: Energy-returning FastFoam™ midsole system• OrthoLite footbed• Protective TPU toe cap and heel overlay• Gusseted mesh and ultra-suede tongue• Upper: Engineered-woven and ultra-suede upper• Waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX membrane• ESS midfoot shank• 3M™ reflective heel webbing• APPROX WEIGHT (½ PAIR): 14.2 oz (403 g)GORE-TEXWaterproofThe North Face partners with GORE-TEX to deliver the industry’s most innovative and highest performance waterproof, windproof and breathable weather protection.GORE-TEX fabrics lead the industry in providing durable waterproof, breathable protection. The GORE-TEX membrane is completely impervious to rain, sleet and snow, while allowing perspiration to pass through it from within. Tiny pores in the GORE-TEX membrane allow perspiration to escape while preventing water from entering.Benefits:• Waterproof• Breathable• Protection in Rain and Snow• Ideal for Skiing and Climbing.GORE-TEX PERFORMANCE SHELLThis fabric is designed to provide superior comfort and durable waterproof protection in a wide range of outdoor activities. The GORE-TEX revolutionary patented membrane technology is specifically engineered to form an impenetrable barrier against wind and water while maintaining breathability. GORE-TEX Performance Shell fabric is used in a two-layer construction for a lighter and softer feel and in three-layer construction for a heavier-duty alternative.Benefits:• Breathable• Waterproof and windproof protection• Versatile for skiing, cycling, mountaineering and snowboarding.GORE-TEX PRO SHELLGORE-TEX Pro Shell is engineered with the most rugged, highly breathable fabrics, making it ideal for extended exposure to extreme conditions. These fabrics are designed to perform at an elite level in order to meet the demands of outdoor professionals and serious enthusiasts alike. The advanced waterproof membrane used by GORE-TEX Pro Shell fabric incorporates increased breathability characteristics, allowing the user to enjoy longer exposure to harsh conditions without losing vital body heat.Benefits:• Extended Durability in Extreme Conditions• Extremely Waterproof and Windproof• Enhanced Breathability• Ideal for Outdoor Professionals and Serious Enthusiasts.GORE-TEX PACLITE SHELLIntroduced in 2009, this exclusive Paclite membrane is laminated to lightweight, strong nylon textiles to produce garments that are extremely breathable, compressible and durably waterproof. This membrane contains a protective black layer that is made of an "oil-hating" (oleophobic) polymer and carbon that allows perspiration vapor to pass through, but prohibits body oils, cosmetics, salt water and insect repellents from altering the waterproof qualities of the membrane. Extremely compressible, this fabric packs extremely small. .Benefits:• Durable Wind- and Waterproofness• Extremely Breathable• Lightweight, Packable and Versatile• Lighter and Smaller to Pack Away than other GORE-TEX Products.• Ideal for Hiking, Cycling, Running, and other sports where weight and space are critical.