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