Oboz Switchback

Retailers' Descriptions

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Besides close friends and family, there is no other companion you'll want with you on the trail more than the Switchback, thanks to its deep lugged traction, foot-hugging upper and ultra supportive TPU chassis. Synthetic leather overlays and highly abrasion-resistant textile tongue/collar protect foot while remaining breathable. B-Fit Deluxe lacing system ensures a snug and secure fit. Dual-density EVA midsole minimizes the impact from rocky, rough terrain and cushions foot for comfort from the start to the end. Granite Peak outsole features toothy side lugs and 4 mm directional lugs studding the sole for outstanding traction on both even and uneven ground. Imported.

- L.L.Bean refers to the men's version

For long days on rough trails, the Obz Switchback equips you with deep-lugged traction, a supportive TPU Chassis, and foot-hugging, abrasion-resistant uppers.. . . Dual-density EVA midsole for shock-absorbing cushioning, support, and stability. Ultra-supportive, lightweight TPU Chassis boosts torsional stability and prevents stone bruising on uneven, rocky terrain without inhibiting flex. Nylon shank for stability on uneven terrain. Granite Peak rubber outsole with 4 mm directional lugs and toothy side lugs for serious traction on rough, uneven terrain. Synthetic leather overlays and highly abrasion-resistant textile upper, tongue, collar. TPU heel counter for extra durability; maintains snug, comfortable heel hold that keeps its shape over time. Supportive BFit Deluxe footbed improves fit, comfort, and performance: medium-density EVA in forefoot; plush EVA foam under heel and forefoot; structural EVA resin heel cup and arch improves shock absorption and stability; moisture-wicking soft-touch top layer. Board-lasted construction provides increased water protection.

- EMS refers to the men's version

When you're cruising down hairpin turns on your way to the summit or back towards the trailhead, Oboz's Switchback shoes keep your feet ventilated and comfortable. The high-friction outsole uses deep lugs and energy-returning foam to support your feet wherever you wander.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

The Oboz Switchback is a great choice whether you're motoring up through switchbacks or cruising back down with your mind on a cold brew. This synthetic shoe will keep your feet cool and comfortable and be incredibly durable. The Switchback is an extremely comfortable light hiking shoe for an afternoon playing in the hills. Closeout, limited to stock on hand The Switchback features: Synthetic Leather High Abrasion Textile Mesh Dual Density Propulsion Foam High Friction Outsole Anatomically Engineered Footbed The Oboz Radial Fit System

- OMCgear refers to the men's version

After work on a sunny summer day, lace up your Oboz Men's Switchback Hiking Shoes, and take a quick hike in the foothills. These low-cut light hikers feature breathable mesh uppers so your feet don't overheat and cushy midsoles that absorb impact. Oboz' Radial Fit System integrates the shoe uppers and bottoms to give your feet the stability and support they need on uneven terrain. High-friction outsoles on the Switchbacks provide essential traction.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version