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Ultraventure was designed with features inspired by our elite trail and ultrarunners. An aggressive Vibram® XS Trek outsole provides traction, durability, and protection on technical trails, while the 3 piece, multi-density EVA midsole offers light stability through the gait cycle.  A 30/25mm stack height (5mm drop) delivers a plush and protective ride. The fully gusseted tongue and an abrasion-resistant engineered mesh upper are optimized for breathability and strength, and feature drainage “gills” for water release and quick drying. Ultraventure also features our uniquely fitted gaiter attachment, making it fully compatible with our stretch nylon Topo gaiter (optional and sold separately). 


  • Best For:Trail Running
  • Stack Height:30mm (heel) // 25mm (forefoot)
  • Heel to Toe Drop: 5MM
  • Weight:8 oz (W7)
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Why We Love It

  • Roomy Toe BoxRoomy Toe Box

    Roomy Toe Box

    Anatomical toe box allows toes to spread naturally and comfortably.

  • Lightweight Breathable MaterialsLightweight Breathable Materials

    Lightweight Breathable Materials

    For a '2nd Skin' fit and feel.

  • Vibram Outsole

    Vibram Outsole

    Unparalleled grip and traction and durability from the leaders in technical outsoles.

  • Ortholite Footbed

    Ortholite Footbed

    Comfortable, anti-compression footbed with anti-microbial properties.

Ratings & Reviews

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Plushy Trail Rider


I was really iffy about this shoe when it first came out as I normally prefer a 0-3mm drop for trail shoes. Ultimately I wanted another shoe that I could use the Topo gaiters on.
Boy am I glad I gave this shoe a chance.

The lack of rock-plate keeps the shoe flexible and a little more "bouncy" on trail. The extra cushion helps you not need a rock-plate, anyway.
The shoe feels leaner through the arch which is great for downhill running, without losing that roomy toe box. The biggest win for me is the gusseted tongue. I had no idea that would matter so much to me; but it's a wonderful convenience.

The only thing I don't get is the change to a Vibram outsole. Topo Athletic's soles have always held up incredibly well, so this doesn't seem like a special improvement.

As an ambassador, I have every trail shoe Topo Athletic offers; and this shoe (especially when I wear the gaiters) has already gotten me stopped on trail and questioned more than all other trail shoes combined.

Love my shoes


My first pair of trail shoes I purchased-I googled wide toe box for women. Very comfortable and had my first trail run 6 miles. Finally a shoe that fits my wide feet. I will buy again. They are everything you said they were. I am thinking of purchasing road shoes also.

Post bunion surgery go to shoe


I recently had foot surgery to realign my first metatarsal. I looked for wide toe box shoes and came across your site. I loved the look of this shoe so ordered a pair. I immediately was able to wear my left shoe while my right foot was still in a cast for 6 more weeks. When I was finally out of my cast and walking boot I put the shoe on. It's perfect! Very comfortable for my healing foot. I'm told my complete healing could take up to a year. I'm very happy to have found this shoe! I plan on using it for hiking next summer. Currently waiting for the gator to be restocked so I can add it for my hiking gear. It's currently out of stock.

No need to look any further--at last!


Wow! This shoe feels like nothing else I've ever run or hiked in. I have a couple of Altra hiking shoes which are very good but I find myself reaching for these over and over. The wide toe box, lack of rock plate and plush ride won me over. It looks a bit large on my size 12 feet but who cares anymore? This shoe is so comfortable I find myself wearing it practically every time I work out outdoors. The grip of the sole is fantastic. It's snowing and slippery in NYC today and these made my morning commute a breeze--no slipping and sliding, just a confident grip. I really really love these and people have been asking me about them because they don't quite look like any other shoe out there. I may have convinced a few buddies to invest. Might be time to try the Hydroventure. I don't think I'll be disappointed if they're anything like a waterproof version of the Ultraventure. Thanks Topo Athletics for crafting an awesome, comfortable and sturdy trail/everything shoe!