You are Made For The Elements™. These are your Vans.
Since the birth of riding waves, surfers have been in the business of modifying their equipment to better address the demands of their environment. The right board for the wave. Different waxes based on water temperature. Thick neoprene suits to insulate from the cold. Four-wheel drive vehicles customized for camping and holding boards. The list goes on.
The UltraRange EXO Hi GORE-TEX MTE-2 is the continuation of this purpose-built, adventure-based mindset. Not only is this shoe modified to stand up to the journey, but it will keep you comfortable in the most uncomfortable of situations-after all, great surf doesn’t always mean great weather. Armed with the UltraRange EXO outsole featuring All-Trac™ all-weather rubber, a GORE-TEX Invisible Fit waterproof membrane, the zonal PrimaLoft® Insulation package, and an UltraCush™ EVA midsole, this shoe is ready to stand in the rain, romp through the mud, and wade through the snow. . . so that nothing stands between you and your next great session. It is made with water repellent suede, textile, and synthetic uppers.
•TRACTION - The UltraRange EXO outsole features our new All-Trac™ cold weather rubber compound, a flexible, true all-weather grip that significantly aides in overall traction on all kinds of surfaces.
•THERMOREGULATION - The zonal Primaloft® Insulation package over the toe, tongue, and collar traps heat to keep you warm without retaining water.
•MOISTURE MANAGEMENT - The GORE-TEX invisible fit waterproof membrane, durable water repellent-treated upper, and gusseted tongue maintain breathability while keeping snow and rain out.
•COMFORT AND PERFORMANCE - The single-density EVA molded sockliner and UltraCush EVA midsole offer enhanced comfort and reduced weight.
Composition:Leather, Textile, Synthetic Rubber
Vans’ standard ULTRACUSH flat sheet sockliner has light, predictable cushioning and foothold for dependable comfort.
GORE-TEX is devoted to creating products that provide maximum protection and comfort against the harshest weather conditions. Products engineered with GORE-TEX fabric are guaranteed to provide superior performance, durability, breathability, and water protection - designed to guard you from the elements.
All-Trac delivers true all-weather grip, significantly aiding in overall traction and upgrading all MTE-2 and MTE-3 styles.
The extremely fine microfibers in Thinsulate help to trap air and block body radiant heat loss, making for an incredibly efficient insulation while still allowing internal moisture to escape. A high warmth-tothickness ratio also enables reduced bulk and advanced freedom of movement. In other words, Thinsulate material traps more air in less space, giving your foot more room to breathe.
Originally developed for the U.S. Army, their high-quality microfiber thermal insulation systems mimic the warmth-providing properties of down, and have become synonymous with cold weather comfort. PrimaLoft fabric has millions of air pockets that actually trap and preserve body heat, and also contain fibers that are treated so that they don’t retain water.