Promising robust performance in a lightweight package, The North Face Ultra Fastpack IV Mid Futurelight hiking shoes are jam-packed with tech, along with a high quality of workmanship.

These shoes feature not only The North Face’s renowned waterproof/breathable Futurelight membrane, but a number of other design features, such as the ‘energy-returning’ FastFoam midsole, an ESS mid foot shank, a sticky Vibram Megagrip outsole and abrasion-resistant mesh combined with a protective toe-cap and heel overlay for optimum foot protection and support.

We’ve had The North Face Ultra Fastpack IV Mid Futurelight on test for a few months now, so check out our extensive video review to see if these lightweight ramblers are up to Aussie hiking conditions.

RRP: $300 Available at The North Face

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