The North Face Ultra Equity is a versatile trail running shoe designed for a moderate overpronated foot motion.



For trail runners seeking moderate support, the North Face Ultra Equity is ready for any terrain. A triple-density compression molded EVA midsole and Pebax heel Cradle technology keep your feet feeling stable and secure on any trail you encounter. While a FlashDry-treated upper provides moisture management to keep your feet comfortable and cool.

Model Number:

Weight: 8.3 oz (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (26mm), Forefoot (16mm)

Widths Available: B=Medium

How It Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved


  • EVA is an industry standard foam for durable cushioning.
  • EVA Cradle Heel cushioning for additional shock absorption and stability.
  • Cradle Guide provides lightweight support by guiding your foot through the gait cycle.
  • Full Length Pebax Plate provides energy return for a responsive toe-off.


  • Vibram Outsole is made from a tough, durable compound that provides exceptional traction.


  • Ultra Airmesh throughout the upper is breathable and quick drying.
  • FlashDry Upper is quick-drying for increased comfort and reduced irritations.
  • 3M Reflective Tape for enhance visibility in low light conditions.
  • Perforated EVA Northotic Sockliner gives breathable underfoot cushion.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

  • Neutral
    • Min
    • Mod
  • Support
    • Min
    • Mod
    • Max
  • Motion Control
    • Mod
    • Max

Heel-Toe Offset (mm): What's This?

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road-Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

Customer Reviews

Comments: I found these shoes to be pretty stiff. My regular size felt too small with my Smartwool socks. Also, the midfoot area felt uncomfortabley snug. I did like the Vibram outsole - great traction! Sadly, they are going back to the store :(
From: Angie. April 22nd 2015