The North Face women's Ultra Guide allows you to conquer the hills and out of bounds territory wearing lightweight, yet rugged, performance trail shoe. The women-specific construction creates a secure fit that addresses the needs of a narrow foot, small heel, and high arch. The midsole enhances impact control during foot strike and creates a supportive platform using CRADLE™ GUIDE technology. A flexible TPU Snake Plate™ protects the ball of your foot by reducing the potential for stone bruising during downhill running. Tenacious™ grip sole gains traction on uneven surfaces.