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Price $164.95 at Amazon$119.95 at Amazon$54.93 at REI
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Pros Incredibly sticky rubber, protective, warm, comfortable, durableExtremely versatile, adjustable, excellent balance of support and flexibilityProtective midsole and toe, incredibly sticky rubber, versatileHigh traction, flexible, snug fit, great drainage, stylishComfortable, warm, great traction on wet rock
Cons Heavy and stiff, no drainage, expensiveNot the stickiest rubber, not the most durableWeak mesh impairs durabilityNot warm, not durableLittle support on rough terrain, no drainage
Bottom Line Possibly overkill for other applications, these are the best water shoes for canyoneeringThese comfortable and versatile shoes are excellent in and out of the waterWhile not the most durable, this shoe is crazy sticky and feels great in most conditionsThoughtful design creates a snug but adjustable fit and high performance around water and even around townThese booties provide stellar warmth and comfort while boating
Rating Categories Adidas Terrex Hydro_Lace Astral TR1 Junction Terrex Summer.RDY Voyager Sp... Astral Loyak NRS Paddle Wetshoe
Comfort (25%)
8
9
8
9
7
Traction (25%)
10
7
10
9
9
Warmth (15%)
9
9
8
6
9
Versatility (15%)
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Sensitivity (10%)
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Durability (10%)
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Specs Adidas Terrex... Astral TR1 Junction Terrex Summer.RDY... Astral Loyak NRS Paddle Wetshoe
Measured Weight (per pair, in lbs) 3.2 lbs 1.6 lbs 1.6 lbs 1.1 lbs 1.9 lbs
Size Tested (US Men's) 13 13 13 13 12
Drainage Features None Front/side holes, top mesh Mesh upper, side holes Front/back/side holes, top mesh None
Removeable Insole Yes Yes Yes Yes No Insole
Available Widths Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Footwear Closure Lace with velcro keeper Lace Lace Lace Zipper
Upper Materials Neoprene and synthetic textile Hydrophobic canvas with TPU Climacool mesh Hydrophobic canvas and Airmesh 3 mm neoprene
Midsole adiPRENE EVA EVA EVA None
Outsole Stealth G15 Stealth rubber Siped G15 Rubber
Relative Fit Medium toebox, high volume midfoot and heel Wide toebox, high volume midfoot and heel Wide toebox, medium volume heel and midfoot Wide toebox, medium volume midfoot and heel Wide toebox, and stretches to accomodate a wide variety of foot shapes
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