Materials: synthetic upper and "aggressive tread"
Use: weekday office warrior
Break-in Period: Wish they hadn't "broke in" so well.
Weight: moderately light
Price Paid: $39.99
A good casual shoe or light hiker if you have no feet issues and you don't think much about your feet. I liked them for casual work and fun. But, after a few months, I noticed the torsional rigidity of the shoe had weakened including the firmness under my feet. They had also widened out a bit, especially in the heel and needed tight lacing to feel snug. I took 'em back to REI and got some Vasque lite hike shoes.
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Here's what other sites are saying:
These tough cross-training shoes are built to be cool and comfortable for adventures on- and off-trail. Synthetic leather and mesh uppers optimize breathability and minimize weight for aggressive hiking or just walking in warmer conditions. Polyester/nylon lining is quick-drying and low-friction to help minimize hot spots. TerraFlex™ OXT nylon plates provide optimum torsional rigidity for protection on uneven surfaces. Polyurethane midsoles are lightweight and offer ample cushioning and shock absorption for all-day wear. FasTrax carbon rubber outsoles deliver sticky traction on all types of surfaces, wet or dry. Closeout.
- REI refers to the men's version
The Kalahari is a ventilated trail shoe that is more robust and stabilizing than a trail running shoe, yet still flexible and supple. The all-synthetic upper has large mesh windows to allow your feet to breathe easily, but plenty of upper support and prot
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
Built like a trail runner but stiffer and more robust, Kalahari shoes are supportive as well as superbly breathable. Quick-drying synthetic mesh uppers. Wide forefoot and roomy toebox. Snug heel with firm arch support. Grippy carbon rubber outsole with aggressive tread. Protective rubber toecap. Orthotics compatible. Weight: 2 lb. 4 oz. pr. ****CLOSEOUTS****. China.
- Sierra Trading Post refers to the men's version