Excelerace XCR


Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Excelerace XCR
Manufacturer Montrail
Page By IdahoClimber
Page Type Dec 10, 2003 / Dec 10, 2003
Object ID 919
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Gore-Tex XCR provides the most advanced waterproof protection with the highest possible breathability. The patented stretch-fit GTX tongue seals out trail debris in this nimble, flexible design that equips adventurers with added ankle protection, stability, and featherweight feel.

Stretch Fit GTX
IntegraFit Last
High Traction Outsoles
Toe Protection
IntegraRide II Sole Platform
Heel-Tongue entry system
Adjustable ankle strap
Lightweight construction

Designed for hikers demanding waterproof, over-the-ankle support and protection at a fraction of the weight. The Excelerace XCR starts with a lightweight sole and ultra-trim upper, builds in ankle support, and then finishes it off with Gore-Tex XCR for trail runner feel with boot-like performance.


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IdahoClimber - Dec 10, 2003 5:12 pm - Voted 2/5

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I purchased the shoes after a summer of bruising my achilles tendon from falling scree, and wet feet from stream crossings.

These shoes are not designed for mountain abuse at all. They were very comfortable but after only a few uses the soles were shot. The rubber on the inside was worn down and around the edge it was coming off.

The good news is that Montrail fully warrantied them and promised me that the 2004 model will have a firmer sole.

If you were going to stay to the trail and desired a lightweight shoe that provides ankle protection and is waterproof this is best shoe out there

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