Street & Water Compatible shoes

If you were looking for a shoe that will be great on the water and on shore & on the street, then your at the right spot.

Here are some of many options out there

Chacos:

zx1z1menZ/1  or ZX/1: Excellent adjustment, easy to put on with a single strap over the front of the foot.  (The ZX series has more skinnier double straps, more adjustment potential, a slightly dressier/fun look) Sole Bed Options: Yampa… lesser lug, better traction on rubber raft surfaces, more contact.  Unaweep: 4.5 mm lug depth, more rugged design for grip on trail & scree. $99.99

z2menszx2womensZ/2 or ZX/2: The favorite of Guides, this shoe has all the features of the Z/1’s but adds a toe loop that gives your foot better grab to the shoe keeping it in place even in the biggest of rapids.  Sole Bed Options: Yampa… lesser lug, better traction on rubber raft surfaces, more contact.  Unaweep: 4.5 mm lug depth, more rugged design for grip on trail & scree. $99.99

Note: (The ZX series has more skinnier double straps, more adjustment potential, a slightly dressier/fun look).

Keen:

venice1W’s Venice H2: These shoes have exceptional traction on mixed terrain, this performance sandal includes an open strapping system for outstanding ventilation. A streamlined, grippy outsole features multi-directional lugs with razor siping for exceptional traction on rocks, on a raft or on the steet.  Also a extreemly comfortable footbed with a slightly wider footbed then the whisper. $95

whisperW’s Whisper: Fantastic light in weight Whisper sandal from KEEN can manage any water-filled day. The quick draw elastic cord lacing system adjusts to a comfortable and secure fit. The washable polyester upper features the odor-reducing Aegis Microbe Shield®. The foot-cushioning EVA molded footbed provides comfort on the go.  This is a great water shoe for folks with narrow feet, with a very comfortable footbed.$95

owyheeM’s Owhee: The Owyhee combines the comfort of a water sandal with the stability of a shoe. Designed for river play, the adjustable secure-fit lace capture system keeps the Owyhee snug on your feet even in swift currents. $95

hydroguideM’s Hydro Guide: Constructed to meet the demands of high performance water sports The Hydro Guide has an adjustable strap system, sticky siped water traction outsole, and a drainable midsole and outsole so you can concentrate on your sport, not your shoes. $100

Teva:

terrafiiteW’s TerraFi Lite: “Lite” means more agile, fast and flexible – so you’re going to need your sauce just to keep up. Our Terra Fi Lite features all the mondo performance details of its iconic sport-sandal forebears in a leaner, lower profile. Three-point strap adjustment fine tunes the fit and provides optimum support off-road or off-shore. $85

ewasoW’s Ewaso: Built for perfomance this shoe has all the features of our sport sandals, but it’s got full toe coverage.  Made with light weight mesh for a breathability & relatively quick dry time.  $85

tanzaM’s Tanza: This was built to perform in the water. Featuring our Universal Strapping System with 3 points of adjustment, as well as Shoc Pad™ technology, the Tanza makes the bottom of the river as easy to walk on as a sandy beach. Definetly a more comfy & cush sandal then the Hurricane, thus a hair more expensive $80

hurricanexltM & W’s Hurricane XLT: The Hurricane XLT’s contoured drop-in EVA footbed cradles and supports your feet while its tough hook-and-loop straps give you the perfect fit for all day comfort. Inexpensive shoe at only $60

 

Note: Many rafting companies require a strap around the back of the shoe, this will stay on in mellower water experiences but may not meet requirements or your full need in whitewater conditions.