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Shop Oboz Switchback Hiking Shoe - Men's-22601-Carbon-9, 22601-Carbon-14 with Be The First To Review + Free Shipping over $49.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

The Oboz Men's Switchback Shoe is a lightweight hiker for summit attempts all summer long. Abrasion resistant textile with synthetic leather overlays protect the top of the foot and a nylon shank and TPU chassis supports the foot from underneath. Moving fast with the Granite Peak, 4mm lugged Outsole is easy thanks to its light weight and durability. It won't give up, so hit that summit and make it back down for dinner with a friend. 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

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