Summit Last (See Fit Profile)This style tends to run small. For an accurate fit we recommend purchasing a 1/2 size larger than you typically purchase. For example, if you normally purchase a size 7, we recommend purchasing a size 7 1/2.
Purpose built for going big. 65-pound packs aren't as common as they were a decade back. But there's still a place in the world for a high-end, heavy-duty boot. Built for the overburdened, the Summit GORE-TEX® stands tall as our premiere go-big backpacking bomber.
Crafted using premium-grade leathers from one of the United States' last remaining tanneries, the Summit GORE-TEX® is a classy take on a classic style. The Vibram® Summit sole, exclusive to Vasque, features an asymmetric design for a natural stride from heelstrike through toe-off. Extremely stable, broad-surfaced lugs also provide consistent contact with the trail throughout all portions of the gait. An incredibly gorgeous go-anywhere, bring-anything boot, the Summit GORE-TEX® is the perfect blend of stability and style.
The Bitterroot GORE-TEX® features the Vasque exclusive Vibram Summit sole, with a EVA foot cradle with protective TPU skin, PU heel cup with EVA shock pad, TPU torsion control chassis, and a Vasque Exclusive Vibram&@153; Summit rubber outsole. The boot features GORE-TEX® fabric for durable waterproofing.
Fit Profile: The Summit GORE-TEX® is built on the Summit last, a combination last that uses the Arc Tempo's medium volume heel (designed to fit a wide range of shapes) with a straighter forepart. This last provides a positive heel lock pocket, excellent arch support, and rockered toe for less walking fatigue in stiffer boot.