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Pros Excellent comfort and traction, waterproofExtremely comfortable, lightweight, supportiveAggressive traction, great water resistance, versatileVery lightweight, waterproofDurable, comfortable, great option for those with wide feet
Cons Expensive, not the most durableNot as cushioned as previous Hoka models, some traction issuesQuicklace system not for everyone, average ankle protectionSoft soleAverage traction, sloppy fit for narrow feet
Bottom Line This hiking shoe combines comfort with incredible on-trail performance better than any other.Ideal for fastpacking missions with a great combination of comfort, support and performance.Charge down any and all trails in this aggressive hiker with a non-traditional lacing system.Superlight hiking shoes that offer excellent waterproofness and comfort.This hiking shoe provides good performance for those looking to go out and hit their local trails.
Rating Categories La Sportiva Spire GTX HOKA ONE ONE Sky Toa Salomon X Ultra 3 GTX Aerios FL GTX Keen Targhee III Low
Comfort (25%)
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Weight (25%)
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Support (15%)
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Traction (15%)
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Water Resistance (5%)
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Specs La Sportiva Spire... HOKA ONE ONE Sky Toa Salomon X Ultra 3... Aerios FL GTX Keen Targhee III Low
Weight of Size 11 Pair 2.06 lbs 2.12 lbs 1.95 lbs 1.64 lbs 2.26 lbs
Upper Abrasion-resistant mesh Synthetic Textile/synthetic leather Cordura mesh Full-grain leather
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Waterproof Lining Gore-Tex Surround eVent Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane Gore-Tex KEEN.dry waterproof membrane
Flood Level (inches) 4.75 in 4.25 in 4.5 in 3.5 in 4.5 in
Last Board/Shank Molded EVA EVA Advanced chassis and molded shank TPU shank Lightweight ESS shank
Midsole 5mm Ortholite Insole, Compression Molded EVA, TPU inserts EVA Injected EVA Compressed EVA Dual-density EVA
Outsole Vibram XS Trek with Impact Brake System Vibram MegaGrip Non-marking ContaGrip Vibram MegaGrip Non-marking rubber
Warranty 1 year 45 day 2 years 60 day return 1 year
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