When wild places and unknown paths call, you need a backpacking shoe designed for adventures. With premium Nubuck leather, GORE-TEX protection and a higher cut, the QUEST ELEMENT GORE-TEX protects you from obstacles and the elements. While the lightweight construction and stabilizing chassis keep you agile at every step.
This waterproof fabric resists water passing through to keep you dry in rainy and snowy weather.
Heel-positioning technology ensures stability on uneven terrain.
Enjoy shock-absorbing comfort over long distances.
A backpacking shoe that draws on the lightness and flexibility of our iconic QUEST model.
The patented ADV-C chassis keeps you stable on uneven terrain – the tougher the better.
Be ready anything with durable nubuck leather, a Gore-Tex membrane and higher, more protective cut.
Carried sizes and colours:
Is your size or colour not available? Contact us via email or call us on 01 824 9156 and we will check if we have your size in one of our stores.
OUTSOLE: Mud Contagrip®
Built for maximum grip on loose, soft, rugged, and uneven surfaces, Mud Contagrip® uses deep, sharp lugs made from a compound that focuses on adhesion.
CHASSIS: Advanced Chassis™
Advanced Chassis™ is a molded insert embedded in the outsole. Providing strong lateral support and reassuring protection, it also delivers optimal mobility and flexibility.
GORE-TEX keeps your feet dry -from the outside as well as from the inside.
A high performance EVA foam that provides shock attenuation.
UPPER MATERIAL: Nubuck leather
Quality full-grain leather material for longer wear and durability.
UPPER MATERIAL: Water Repellent
A special treatment is applied to provide extra protection, ensuring that the fabric does not absorb water during light rain and showers.
LINING MATERIAL: Textile lining
A soft, breathable lining for extreme comfort.
SOCKLINER: Molded OrthoLite® sockliner
Molded to match the contours of your foot, this OrthoLite® insole provides superior cushioning, breathability and durability, to upgrade the comfort and performance of your shoe.
LACING SYSTEM: Lace locker
A locking eyelet between the forefoot and ankle eyelets that locks the laces in place, enabling independent and precise adjustment.
LACING SYSTEM: Regular laces
Traditional lacing system with eyelets.
Gore-Tex is the world's leading waterproof and breathable fabric technology.
Based on a bicomponent membrane it is designed for prolonged use in foul weather. GORE-TEX is Gore's original fabric technology, proven for decades to provide durable waterproof protection with excellent breathability.
Garments engineered with GORE-TEX fabrics are durably waterproof and windproof, combined with optimised breathability. Gore's legendary "Guaranteed to Keep You Dry" and their exceptionally rigorous lab testing means that Gore-Tex fabrics can be relied on no matter how foul the weather is.
We offer FREE delivery on orders over €100 (excluding overweight items*) to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, for any order below the value we charge a small delivery fee of €5 per delivery.
Orders may take up to 2-3 working days to be processed and shipped, with delivery the next working day after dispatch unless otherwise advised. Please note that DPD does not deliver parcels between 25th to 27th December as well as 30th to 2nd January.
*Scooters, SUPs, kayaks and overweight products are excluded from free delivery and incur a delivery fee of €20. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Yes, you may do so within 30 days of delivery date to any 53 Degrees North store and we will refund you in full via the original payment method used (if possible) or exchange your item for another size or another item.
You have 30 days from when you receive your order to change your mind and request an exchange or a refund. You can request a refund or exchange at any of our 53 Degrees North stores or by sending us the product back.
You can find out more in our refund & returns section.