Materials: Mesh, plastic
Use: walk, light run, hiking, water
Break-in Period: none, really
Weight: very light
Price Paid: $50
This lightweight shoe has become my favorite sneaker. I use it for walking, running short distances, biking, water, etc.
As a Certified Rolfer, I teach short classes on healthy footwear in Portland, OR, and this shoe is a great example. The toebox is wide at the end of the toes (where it counts), the heel is low (though completely neutral would be best), and the sole is very flexible (twist the shoe to test this). You can feel the ground through this shoe, which allows the foot to adapt and respond appropriately.
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CLOSEOUTS. Columbia Aquatooth water shoes are great for boating, water skiing, canoeing, or whenever breathable performance is required. Synthetic leather and mesh upper dries quickly Stretch cord and toggle lacing Extremely breathable design EVA footbed has Omni-Fresh odor treatment EVA midsole Non-marking Omni-Grip(R) rubber lugged outsole 1 lb. 2 oz. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS. China Visit our Kayaking Gear Guide
- Sierra Trading Post
Pull on your Columbia Women's Aquatooth Shoes and take a hike in the Zion Narrows. These sandals look and act like trail runners, except that they're amphibious. A mesh upper keeps pebbles out of your shoe and allows water to drain. A toe bumper prevents big piggy from getting stubbed on a rock. The removable footbed features an antimicrobial for odor control-a good idea in a shoe that spends a lot of time wet. The cushy EVA midsole also has drainage holes, and the lugged outsole helps you stay upright on wet rocks.
- Backcountry Outlet
More than a sandal, cooler than a trail shoe. This technical innovative footwear is both shoe and sandal. Ideal for kayaking, canoeing, and boating. Upper consists of stretch, open-hole mesh. Removable molded, perforated EVA footbed with anti-odor treatment. Dual density molded EVA midsole with nylon shank. Non-marking Omni-Grip rubber compound outsole with aggressive lug tread pattern.
As comfortable on the trail as it is in the water, this amphibious athletic shoe is ideal for river rafters and trail runners who aren't afraid of the...
- Ramsey Outdoor