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From the heat of the desert to rocky mountain slopes, the Montrail Badwater is one versatile shoe. Designed as a hybrid to tackle both road and trail, the Badwater features a basic, well ventilated upper that's great for good breathability. The smooth riding, well-cushioned midsole protects your feet from rocks, pavement, and anything else in between.

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Weight: 9.1 oz (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (28mm), Forefoot (17mm)

Available Widths: B=Medium

How It Fits (based on width B) 

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



The Badwater is a moderate feature, minimum neutral trail and road shoe designed for speedwork, racing, and daily training.


  • CMEVA is a full-length compression molded EVA midsole for cushioning and increased energy return.
  • CMEVA is a full-length compression molded EVA midsole for cushioning and increased energy return.
  • Lateral Crash Zone in the heel is made with resilient EVA foam for durable cushioning.
  • Open Mesh throughout the upper offers lightweight breathability.
  • Variable Fit System provides a custom fit and a supportive upper.
  • Lightweight overlays offer a flexible, supportive fit and high breathability.
  • Toe Counter is a thermoplastic overlay that protect toes from obstacles on the trail.
  • Traditional Sockliner adds underfoot comfort.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.
  • Gryptonite Trail is a sticky outsole rubber designed for optimal traction and durability on both wet and dry surfaces.
  • 3 Pointed Lugs provide multi-directional grip on trails.
  • Deflecting Lugs in the center of the forefoot offer cushioning on hard surfaces.

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