The North Face Men's Hedgehog Guide GTX

Priced: $84.95 - $130.00 Rated:   - 5 stars out of 5 by 8 reviews.
The North Face Hedgehog Guide GTX
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Rock/Creek Outfitters $84.95
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Regularly: $129.95
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Backcountry.com $97.46
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Al's Sports $129.99
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Zappos.com $130.00
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The North Face Hedgehog Guide GTX -
The North Face Hedgehog Guide GTX iconic trail shoe, the latest update to the best-selling Hedgehog design, incorporates everything you need in a lightweight, streamlined speed hiking shoe. This rugged men's hiking boot combines waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX XCR with a grippy Vibram rubber outsole for secure traction in almost any condition. An abrasion-resistant synthetic leather and breathable mesh upper keeps debris out while maintaining breathability. Dual-density EVA Cradle Guide™ technology in the midsole enhances impact control during foot strike and provides a stable platform throughout your stride. A lightweight, compression-molded EVA midsole and injection-molded TPU shank plate promise lasting comfort and support with The North Face Hedgehog Guide GTX sneaker. The antimicrobial, ergonomically designed Northotic™ footbed integrates Poron inserts at the forefoot and heel for improved cushioning and support.

Support and Cushioning:

  • TPU shank provides support while keeping weight to a minimum
  • Dual-density EVA midsole with Cradle Guide Technology is designed to enhance your natural stride while providing the cushioning and support needed for tough terrain
  • Northotic 2.0 footbed is bio-mechanically designed for comfort and support

Ventilation:

  • Abrasion-resistant, breathable mesh
  • Synthetic leather and mesh uppers provide ventilation and rugged durability

Weather and Wind:

  • GORE-TEX Extended Comfort Range waterproof, breathable membrane

Traction and Grip:

  • Lightweight Vibram rubber sole provides a secure grip

Features:

  • Cradle Guide directs the foot from impact to toe-off for a more efficient transition into the next stride
  • Welded, synthetic, overlay-reinforced midfoot
  • PU-coated leather toe cap increases durability
  • Gusseted tongue
  • Seamless, no-sew, welded, synthetic-leather forefoot
  • TPU Snake Plate in the forefoot protects against impact
Backcountry.com

When you only have a little time and a lot of miles to cover, lace up The North Face Men's Hedgehog Guide GTX Hiking Shoe. Weighing in at under a pound each, the Hedgehog boasts a Gore-Tex membrane for guaranteed waterproof protection and an EVA Cradle Guided midsole for cushioning and an enhanced natural stride.


Zappos.com
Get ready to take on the trails in the latest edition of the iconic Hedgehog Guide GTX® from The North Face®!
A breathable, lightweight, waterproof hiker.
Breathable, abrasion-resistant mesh upper.
Seamless, welded synthetic overlays.
GORE-TEX® technology provides breathable, waterproof protection from the elements.
helps keep debris out.
PU coated toe cap for added protection.
Plush tongue and collar.
Breathable fabric lining for a great in-shoe feel.
Northotic™ Pro 2.0 footbed for underfoot comfort.
Dual-density EVA Cradle Guide™ technology provides impact protection and stability through the stride.
TPU shank for light stability.
Grippy Vibram® outsole offers lightweight durability to last for miles.
Snake Plate™ helps prevent against stone bruises without sacrificing flexibility.
Imported.
Al's Sports
The North Face iconic waterproof hiking shoe features a new, lighter design for Spring 2013 for hiking maximum miles in minimal time. Dual-density EVA Cradle Guide™ technology in the midsole enhances impact control during foot strike and provides a stable platform throughout your stride. Breathable GORE-TEX® liner seals out moisture, allowing you to hike comfortably in wet trail conditions. Snake Plate™ provides superior underfoot protection for reduced stone bruising without sacrificing flexibility. Lightweight construction features a seamless forefoot and panels of breathable, abrasion-resistant mesh. Grippy Vibram® outsole is lightweight, yet durable, and aids with stable footing over wet or dry terrain.
Rock/Creek Outfitters

The iconic waterproof Hedgehog is now even lighter and faster with a lightweight construction, exclusive Vibram outsole and innovative CRADLE GUIDE technology that provides efficient, full-phase impact control to enhance natural foot strike

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Also available for: Women
Shoe Lining:GORE-TEX� Extended Comfort Range
Shoe Sole:Exclusive lightweight Vibram rubber
Shoe Upper:Synthetic-leather,welded, synthetic mesh
Style::A4VF
Weight:Pair: 1 lb 11 oz (768 g)
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The North Face Hedgehog Guide GTX Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

A great shoe

I like the feel of this shoe. It has a fairly hard sole Vibram to be exact. I love the grip it has on all terrain. It sticks to wet roots better then any shoe or boot I have worn. The only problem I have had is there are these nice looking hard plastic treads on the sole that I have found no reason for them to be there except that that they look good in the store. I fell for it. I thought they looked nice. After four weeks I lost two of them. I do not think they serve a purpose but when I pay this much for a shoe, I do not want parts to break off. They are as I say are just for looks. I love the feel, the traction and the comfort of this shoe. I would buy them again.
Thelastviking at The North Face on 06/28/2013

These shoes are my favorite shoes right now. I use these everyday they are waterproof and very comfertable. I walk 30 minutes to work every morning and then 30 minutes home. They are a little warm during the summer but I don't think they are to warm and my feet usually sweat a lot in any shoes. I also go running in these. I have ran on roads and off roads with these and they do very good. I have also ran on treadmills with them and I didn't have any problems. I've been using these for about 6 months and I'm happy with them.

Jeff Levenhagen at Backcountry.com on 11/27/2013

These are the best

I used to twist ankles and fall down a lot, but these shoes make me surefooted. I know that sounds crazy, but I haven't sprained an ankle since I bought my first pair almost 10 years ago. I recommended them to a friend who works at Tractor Supply and he loves the high tops. He is wearing them out on the concrete faster than I do, but keeps buying them again. So what can I say, these are great shoes whether you are hiking or just pounding the floors (I teach) these are wonderful shoes.
AuntieBiz at The North Face on 10/25/2013

These shoes are great

I bought these shoes to do some all elements commuting as well as light trails. I have full size boots for more rugged activities. So far I have found these shoes incredibly comfortable. I no longer come home at the end of the day with my feet hurting. The sizing was what I consider spot on (and It is very difficult to find a size 12.5). I haven't really been hit with a lot of wet conditions, but winter is coming. So far a big thumbs up.
HowardS at The North Face on 10/29/2013
I'm a delivery man for a shipping company and badly needed a waterproof athletic shoe. Rainy days use to ruin my day and my feet. Now I can confidently run through puddles and wet grass and not get slowed down. My size 12 fit true. They were comfortable starting with the first wear. The gore-tex material is a little loud at first, but soon goes away. The tread digs in great when I have to run up a wet grass hill to a front door.
Ross E - customer at Zappos.com on 07/24/2013
Very good shoe. Well balanced and perfect weight for this type of shoe. I wear them to play golf in and they are fantastic.
Del w - customer at Zappos.com on 09/04/2013

Negative Reviews:

Poor construction

Pretty disappointed in these shoes. Bought these shoes a few months ago and took them on 2 hikes in yosemite and gros morne mountain and they have already begun to fall apart. The mesh on the outer part of the shoe around the top where the pinky toe is on BOTH shoes has begun to rip. I don't believe it ripped through the goretex layering (yet..) but i did find my feet getting wet in the rain. Not sure how this would happen as i've taken good care of them and my gait pattern doesn't necessarily put stress on that part of the shoe. The fact that it occurred on both shoes in the exact same location makes me believe the sewing construction was poor, rather than some random event while on a hike. I also found there wasn't enough support for me near the ball of the foot and had to add some support, but everyones feet are different biomechanically. Overall, based on the poor durability, would not recommend these shoes.
rayray21 at The North Face on 07/30/2013

Not impressed.

I have purchased a number of North Face Hedgehogs over the years and this is the first time I've been disappointed. The construction is definitely cheaper than prior models; weaker eyelets and less material on the uppers by the wear points for example (more mesh). The outsole also seems stiffer particularly under the heal and I have had some foot issues that I did not have before. My take is that North Face added Gortex to their cheaper model and profit margin took precedence over quality.
MauriceL at The North Face on 10/22/2013