Source: bought it new
Price Paid: 120$
Can't live without these!
- DRY SO FAST!
- SO COMFY!
- The mesh will tear over 5 years! :P
Love these shoes! I'm a canoeing/portageing guide and I couldn't live without these shoes! I've worn mine for 5 years now and the mesh is completely gone on them, but I still wear them for their comfort and for how fast they dry.
They give me the support I need for portaging and hiking. Every now and then I get a blister from them, but lets face it, if you're hiking with wet feet 24/7 any shoes you wear will give you a blister no mater how much you've broken them in. It's part of being outside!
Use: Short dayhikes with water crossings
Break-in Period: Never broke them in due to unsatifaction.
Weight: Feel light
Price Paid: $68
Very disappointed in these shoes. They rubbed the back of my ankle and slipped very easily on wet rocks. My husband also bought a pair and was disappointed. His $15 sandals were less slippery on the wet rocks then the Salomon shoes. I do not recommend these. However, they do look pretty cool and were lightweight, but I don't think that outweighs the negatives.
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Salomon Techamphibian - The Mens Salomon TechAmphibian is a sporty adventurous sandal made to go where you want to go. Whether your walking on the beach or doing some island hiking the TechAmphibian is there to meet your needs. The tough mesh upper not only provides exceptional breathability, but also allows water to drain out, since you don't want to be carrying the river in your shoes long after you've stepped out of it. A non marking Water Contragrip outsole keeps you on your feet as you traverse slippery terrain like a river bed. With this Salomon sandal's patented convertible heel and Quickfit lacing system, the TechAmphibian can be secured to your foot for a snug fit to enable security in the fact that this sandal wont come off your foot. With the protection of a shoe with the functionality of a sandal, give your feet the air they need with the Mens Salomon Techamphibian Sandals.
- Massey's Outfitters
The Salomon Women's Techamphibian blurs the line between sandal and shoe. It protects your feet like a shoe, but drains water like a sandal. The synthetic mesh upper and Quickfit lacing won't absorb water, so you don't have to carry around extra weight while your shoes dry. An adjustable, convertible heel folds out of the way when you need a slip-on for a quick jaunt out of your tent in the middle of the night. Built for professional river guides, canyoneers, and adventure racers who make frequent transitions between wet and dry environments, the sticky Contagrip sole gives you traction over variable terrain.
- Backcountry Outlet
The versatile Salomon Techamphibian combines the support and protection of a shoe with the drainage and ventilation of a sandal. For paddlers, boaters, and general use around water. Synthetic mesh/nylon upper is quick-drying, lightweight, breathable, abrasion resistant, and keeps debris out. Vent 180° open-mesh windows promote airflow to keep feet dry and comfortable. Innovative one-pull lacing system is quick and convenient; lace pocket provides easy storage. Adjustable heel folds down, allowing you to wear the Techamphibian as a "slide" for short distances. Compression-molded EVA midsole provides shock absorption. AgION; antimicrobial footbed cuts down on odors. Drainage ports allow water to escape. Rubber toe cap protects feet from rocks and rough terrain. Non-marking water Contagrip® sole maximizes traction in wet, slippery conditions.
CLOSEOUTS . Salomon Techamphibian water shoes are at home on the lake or river, with an air mesh upper for supreme breathability and fast drainage. Quickfit pull-cord lace system Shoe converts to slip-on with fold-in heel Adjustable heel strap with buckle Protective toe rand Removable EVA insole with AgION(R) antimicrobial treatment EVA molded midsole Water Contagrip(R) outsole Weight: 1 lb. 6 oz. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS . China.
- Sierra Trading Post