You are Made for the Elements™. These are your Vans.
Delivering on a new promise of an all-weather shoe, the Plaid Sk8-Hi MTE-1 builds upon our legendary high top with MTE-1 architecture so that you can stay protected from the elements with classic Vans styling.
This heritage silhouette features enhanced thermoregulation properties, the new MTE-1 HydroGuard™ Wrap for moisture management, a lightweight single-density UltraCush™ footbed, and our classic all-conditions rubber in a reverse waffle pattern for traction that keeps you covered from the city streets to the uncharted outdoors.
HydroGuard™ Wrap for moisture management
Waffle pattern for traction
Microfiber thermal insulation
HydroGuard™ Wrap provides a splash and puddle guard
Gusset tongue keeps water out of shoe
Finished with durable water repellent-treated leather and plaid textile uppers, the Plaid Sk8-Hi MTE-1 brings an iconic Vans aesthetic to uncompromising cold weather comfort. Whether you find yourself bagging snowcapped peaks or braving a rain-soaked commute, you can set off with confidence knowing that every stitch of your equipment is intentionally placed to provide ultimate versatility.
• TRACTION - The aggressive reverse waffle lug pattern on our MTE-1 outsole is ready for variable terrain and street performance. The lugged tread pattern features a siped tire-like design for increased traction.
• THERMOREGULATION - The zonal MTE-1 Primaloft® insulation package uses a high-quality microfiber thermal insulation system to mimic the warmth-providing properties of down, keeping you warm without retaining water.
• MOISTURE MANAGEMENT - The new MTE-1 HydroGuard™ Wrap provides a splash and puddle guard around the shoe and over the toe, resulting in a reliable, comfortable, breathable waterproofing system.
• COMFORT AND PERFORMANCE - Our MTE-1 comfort package uses a single-density UltraCush™ molded EVA footbed for enhanced comfort and reduced weight.