New Balance Summit Unknown

Review Score
85%
πŸ… Highly Rated
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Overview

The Summit Unknown is a neutral lightweight trail running shoe family that uses Gore-Tex technology from New Balance. This is the original product in the family.

It has a rock plate reinforced sole design, and came out in 2018. As a neutral support shoe, it's suitable for runners with neutral pronation. The latest model in the family is the New Balance Summit Unknown v3.

According to our analysis of reviews from experts around the world, it averages a review score of 85%. This puts it in the highest rated 30% of comparable running shoes. According to our analysis of prices across the internet, at current rates it's in the most expensive 30% of running shoes.

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Weight
M: 244 g
W: 210 g
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M: 241 g
W: 213 g
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M: 312 g
W: 269 g
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Forefoot
Forefoot
16 mm
7 mm
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19 mm
Heel to toe drop
Heel to toe drop
10 mm
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6 mm
10 mm
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Heel
Heel
26 mm
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29 mm
Terrain
Terrain
Trail
TrailTrailMudSnow/iceTrailTrailTrail
Brand
Brand
New Balance
Inov-8MerrellNew BalanceadidasPUMA
Pronation Type
Pronation Type
Neutral pronation
Neutral pronationNeutral pronationNeutral pronationOverpronationSevere overpronationNeutral pronationNeutral pronation
Strike Type
Strike Type
Heel strike
Fore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeHeel strikeHeel strike
Arch Type
Arch Type
High arch
High archHigh archHigh archLow archHigh archHigh arch
Shoe Type
Shoe Type
Lightweight
LightweightLightweightBarefootBreathableComfortableLightweightLow dropMaximalistMinimalistZero drop
Rock plate
Rock plate
Breathable
Breathable
Carbon fiber plate
Carbon fiber plate
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
Rocker
Rocker
Techs
Techs
adidas Ultraboost
Environmental Characteristics
Environmental Characteristics
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New Balance Summit Unknown: what the experts say (4 reviews)

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New Balance Summit Unknown characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+1961)
TerrainTrail (+519)
BrandNew Balance (+114)
Support TypeNeutral (+1540)
Pronation TypeNeutral pronation (+1553)
Strike TypeHeel strike (+1234)
Arch TypeHigh arch (+1500)
Shoe TypeLightweight (+588)
FeaturesRock plate (+447)
ColorwaysBlack, Supercell Winter Sky Sulphur Yellow
Specificationsvs Average
Released
Apr 2018
Measurements
Weight
M: 244 g
W: 210 g
Heel to toe drop
10 mm
Heel
26 mm
Forefoot
16 mm

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