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Arcteryx Norvan SL

Shoe Type Trail
Sex Men
Minimalist Index 42 %
Weight 185 g
Anatomical last No

Weight

3/5

From 175g to less than 225g

Heel Thickness

2/5

from 20 mm to less than 26 mm

Heel to Toe Drop

2/5

From 7mm to less than 10mm

Motion Control and Stability Technologies

  • Rigid heel counter.

  • Elevated medial insole under arch (left), compared with a flat insole (right).

  • Supportive tensioned medial upper. Material is used to reinforce medial upper in order to limit medial foot movement.

  • Medial flare. Medial tip of midsole extends beyond footbed.

1/5

Longitudinal Flexibility

3/5

Moderate resistance to longitudinal bending (anterior tip of shoe sole doesn't reach posterior tip of shoe sole, but anterior and posterior parts of the shoe can form an angle of at least 90 degrees)

Torsional Flexibility

2/5

High resistance to torsion (anterior part of the shoe is turned more than 45 degrees but less than 90 degrees; anterior outsole can't face laterally while posterior outsole faces inferiorly)

Evaluation

Jaime Quirk