With improved forefoot fit the Ascend still defines dynamic responsive trail running. Improved fit with forefoot cross straps. X lugs deliver great multi directional grip without adding unecessary weight.
Inspired by nature, Wave is the industry’s most effective midsole technology. Wave’s unique shape dissipates impact forces away from the foot for a smoother, more cushioned feel on every step.
Combination of shoe technologies that create an upper that moves with your foot seamlessly throughout your stride, eliminating stress points and bunching for a more comfortable run.
Unique approach to the sole of the shoe designed to create a smooth, rocking-chair-like transition from heel to toe on every step.
Enhancing the inherent properties of AP midsole, AP+ offers increased rebound and a "bouncier" feeling, which extends the cushion durability, while maintaining the light weight performance.
Bi-Directional outsole rubber synthetic leather compound breaks through water, improving grip in all conditions.
Durability and Traction. X-10 provides the most durable carbon rubber from Mizuno that allows for longer wear in high impact areas and provides more traction at heel strike.