Arc'teryx Norvan SL 2 Trail Running Shoes - Women's 6012-214

Arc'teryx Norvan SL 2 Trail Running Shoes - Women's

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One of the lightest trail runners ever made, the clean-lined Norvan SL 2 is built for challenging terrain. Litebase technology reduces the sole thickness to half of the previous version, without sacrificing durability. Highly packable, with integrated clip-in points, they work for fast approaches to technical alpine objectives, and stow easily in a pack or on a climbing harness.

  • Breathable stretch mesh upper hugs the foot for a supportive fit.
  • Upper folds for storage in a pack.
  • Integrated loop clips to a pack or harness.
  • Superlight EVA and polyolefin midsole provides cushioning and energy return.
  • Forefoot TPU plate offers impact protection.
  • Vibram® Litebase outsole with MegaGrip™ rubber compound.

Tech specs

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Weight 288g (7)
Ideal for Trail running

'Minimal and natural' shoes offer low drop, lots of flex, and minimal cushioning. Most running shoes are 'Light and responsive' with medium cushioning and good energy return. 'Cushioned and floaty' shoes have maximum cushioning.

Light and responsive

Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize over pronation, where the foot tends to roll inward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.

Upper material
  • Mesh
  • TPU
Closure Lace-up
Heel-to-toe cushioning

The approximate thickness of the midsole cushioning under the heel and the forefoot. A thicker heel and greater difference between heel and toe height tends to suit heel-strike runners, while forefoot and midfoot strikers may prefer a minimal drop between heel and toe cushioning.


The drop is the difference in height between the heel and the forefoot midsole cushioning. Traditional running shoes tend to have a 10mm drop or higher while minimalist style shoes are on the lower end of the spectrum.


Waterproof shoes and boots feature a waterproof-breathable membrane and a gusseted tongue to help keep your feet dry in wet conditions.

Removable insole No
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