Ever had to scramble up loose rock to get to the belay station for your 5. 8 climb' Chances are your traditional approach flip flops didn't really cut it, but The North Face Verto Approach II Men's Shoe will have you feeling like a sure footed mountain goat on the sketchy climb before the climb. With a sole made of sticky Vibram rubber, a molded rubber toe cap for durability and grip, and Cradle heel stability technology, the Verto will help you conquer the most rugged scree fields, while the Cord Lock lace system gives you a quick, secure fit without having to mess with knots. The Northotic Pro 2. 0 EVA and OrthoLite footbed, along with the molded EVA midsole, cushions the blows during a long day of hiking.