The Vans Sk8-Hi MTE skate shoe is designed for winter. The upper is treated with Premium Scotchgard to repel moisture, while a warm fleece lining promotes heat retention. The newly-constructed lug outsole borrows construction methods from two decades of Vans snow boot innovation.
Lugged WaffleFlex Tread - Modernized tread design is turned on an angle to create lateral flex grooves across the foot, which promotes anatomical movement. The tread blocks have also been spaced apart with recessed centers to reduce weight and increase flexibility. These particular treads are lugged for durability and grip when you need it.