GORE-TEX® offers waterproof protection and durability.
An innovative foam compound providing the same responsiveness and durability of New Balance foams 30% heavier. REVlite offers a lightweight ride without minimizing construction or sacrificing underfoot cushioning or stability.
A flexible protective layer that helps protect feet from rocks and shock, and disperses shock energy.
Toe Protect™ rubber compound provides reinforcement and protects against the elements.
67% of reviewers recommend this product
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Jan 18, 2017
Walking for work - Tulsa, OK
"My feet have changed a bit in the last few years, I need about a half size larger, except in this shoe, in which I needed a full size larger, even in the D width. Trying these on in person is best. I have walked through puddles almost 2 inches deep and had dry feet, which is great since I walk all day. I have now worn the soles off half of each shoe, so I am way past needing new ones. They have only just now gotten uncomfortable if I exceed a couple of miles. Overall great shoe, light, more color choices would be great in the goretex product line."
Nov 28, 2016
mitiemouse - Irvine, CA
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"I bought these for light hiking in the Southern California coastal hills. They performed very well. We had a rare rain the day before and the trail was wet and muddy. My feet stayed completely dry! The triangle tread gave good uphill and downhill traction. The only downside is that these RUN SMALL (heel to toe)! I am a Woman's 6.5 Medium. I order a 7M for expansion room. I had to order a 7.5M in these. I felt that I could have gone to an 8M, but my heel would have begun to slide."
May 28, 2016
Jean Otto - Seattle
"Didn't see a woman's waterproof trail runner in D width on the New Balance website so I emailed to the Contact Us address. I got a quick reply and ordered the shoe. Just what I needed. A half size shorter might have done in this wide width but I am happy and my toes are happy."
Apr 6, 2016
ruth kantor - south orange, nj
"after wearing these gortex sneakers for about 2 weeks, they have become more bendable; cushioning is great."
Apr 6, 2016
Jennifer Cimbalista - Warrenton, NC 27589, USA
"First off I ordered these in wide because I wanted to wear them to work and wear two pairs of socks. I ordered these on line and when I received them I tried them on. Well I definitely couldn't get them on with two pairs of socks. So I was immediately disappointed but decided to give them a chance anyway. Well I wore them to work 3 days in a row and my feet physically hurt from them. If I could return them I would. There's not enough cushion, the wide size is narrow. Ive always bought new balance and this is the first time I've ever been disappointed. What else is upsetting is that as much as these cost and now I can't wear them. I'll continue to buy new balance but will make sure that if I don't like the fit I'm immediately returning them. Now I'm stuck with an expensive pair of shoes that I can't wear."
Apr 2, 2016
Angie Davis - New Orleans, LA, USA
"I was really excited to see these shoes with the waterproofing. I spend quite a bit of time in New Orleans where I do a lot of walking and it rains almost daily. I love the comfort of New Balance and thought these would be perfect for comfort and dry feet. I was very disappointed with the sizing, I bought my normal size, but they were simply too small. My toes touched the front of the shoe. I had to return them and am afraid a 1/2 size up will also be to small and a full size up may be too big. I'm going back to the 990's which never fail for fit or comfort, I just wish they were waterproofed."