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Take on the most unforgiving trails with the North Face Ultra Guide. This rugged trail shoe offers an aggressively lugged outsole for confidence-inspiring grip on almost any terrain, while a forefoot rock plate guards your foot from unexpected poke-throughs. A lightweight, yet protective upper provides a supportive and secure fit, while a gusseted tongue construction keeps out debris, allowing you to take on the trail ahead.

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Weight: 8.6 oz (size 8)

Stack HeightHeel (23mm), Forefoot (15mm)

Available Widths: 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


The Ultra Guide is a moderate feature, moderate neutral trail shoe intended for daily training and racing.


  • EVA is an industry standard foam for durable cushioning.


  • Cradle Guide is a dual density EVA midsole that provides impact protection and support.
  • Unleashed Performance construction allows for a natural stride and is geared for the mechanically sound runner.


  • Abrasion-Resistant Upperprovides support against external elements.
  • TPU Welded Overlays provide lightweight coverage and a supportive fit.
  • C-Delta metatarsal fit system for a snug fit.
  • Perforated EVA Northotic Sockliner gives breathable underfoot cushion.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel. 


  • Tenacious Grip is a high abrasion, off-road sticky rubber outsole for optimal traction.
  • TPU Snake Plate provides forefoot protection against stone bruising.

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