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Free Shipping. Oboz Men's Switchback Shoe FEATURES of the Oboz Men's Switchback Shoe Synthetic Leather Overlays & Highly Abrasion Resistant Textile Tongue/Collar TPU Heel Counter BFit Deluxe Insole Dual Density EVA Midsole Nylon Shank

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Too many catalogs describe products that "Can summit a peak in the morning and shine at the brewpub in the afternoon." Forget the brewpub, you'll be luck to get back to the trailhead before dark. For days like these, stash a few cold snacks in your pack and take along the Switchback from Oboz for deep lugged traction, a foot hugging upper, and an ultra-supportive TPU chassis.

- refers to the men's version

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