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Xero Z-Trail
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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award    
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Pros Crazy light, very packable, minimalist design with good ergonomicsLightweight, versatile, excellent tractionComfortable, rugged, grippy on variable surfacesExtremely supportive, insanely durable, dependable stabilitySolid construction, comfortable and adjustable, good traction, weigh less than typical Chacos
Cons Little to no support, thin webbingNot best for high archesSofter footbed means less stabilityHeavy, requires break-in period for learning adjustmentAdjustment can be tedious
Bottom Line A great balance of light weight, comfort, and security without sacrificing too much comfort or stability.This lightweight sandal is comfortable, durable, and capable of handling anything out on the trail.Chaco takes a classic sandal and enhances it with a softer footbed.The best option for people who need bombproof sandals that actually perform.This sandal packages everything you love about Chacos into one of their lightest fully-featured offerings.
Rating Categories Xero Z-Trail Bedrock Cairn Adventure Chaco Z/Cloud Chaco Z/1 Classic Chaco Z/Volv 2
Comfort (25%)
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Traction (25%)
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10
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Stability (20%)
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Adjustability (15%)
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Versatility (15%)
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Specs Xero Z-Trail Bedrock Cairn... Chaco Z/Cloud Chaco Z/1 Classic Chaco Z/Volv 2
Weight (in lbs per pair) 0.73 lbs (size 10) 1.10 lbs (size 10) 2.05 lbs (size 12) 2.29 lbs (size 12) 1.65 lbs (size 10)
Available Widths Medium Medium Medium, Wide Medium, Wide Medium
Footbed Material BareFoam Granite Grip rubber LuvSeat PU LuvSeat PU LuvSeat PU
Strap Materials Webbing Webbing Webbing Webbing Webbing
Midsole Material TrailFoam Rubber LuvSeat PU LuvSeat PU LuvSeat PU
Sole Material FeelTrue rubber Vibram MegaGrip ChacoGrip rubber ChacoGrip rubber Non-marking EcoTread
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