For multi-day trips with a heavy pack. Manufacturers emphasize durability and support in the creation of backpacking boots. See backpacking boots
Designed for users who want to cover a greater distance by going fast, usually with a light pack. See speed hiking shoes.
Boots that grant insulation to the user during hikes. See winter hiking boots.
Mainly sandals. Aside from hiking they can be used for other purposes such as water activities. See multi-sport hiking sandals.
Good to know
Casual hikers can choose day hiking footwear or multi-sport sandals. More info here.
WeightMen: 14.9ozWomen: 10.5oz
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95 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews
I like them. I think they were a good investment.
They're just adorable and they fit my feet really well.
Updates to Chaco ZX/2 Classic
- The Chaco ZX/2 Classic fuses a simple and timeless design with the necessary components for optimum on-trail performance. Its Luvseat footbed bolsters its level of cushioning.
- Some Chaco-exclusive technologies are wedged between the feet and the ground. The polyurethane midsole offers comfort and arch support while the ChacoGrip outsole provides adequate surface traction.
Chaco ZX/2 Classic size and fit
Chaco ZX/2 Classic is a relatively true-to-size, multi-sport sandal made for male and female hikers. It comes in full sizes. Both versions come in regular and wide widths. The adjustable straps allow for a precise lockdown. It comes with heel risers to accommodate a range of foot volumes.
Thanks to the ChacoGrip rubber outsole of the ZX/2 Classic, wearers are promised slip and skid resistance. This non-marking unit is engineered with grooves and treads so hikers can get multi-directional surface traction when tackling loose soil or soft ground. Both the men and women's versions come with 3.0 mm lug depth.
The Chaco ZX/2 Classic is equipped with the proprietary dual-density midsole called Luvseat. This podiatrist-certified technology lessens shock during impact and provides stability when walking over rugged parts of the trail. This long-wearing polyurethane midsole is capable of delivering comfort without giving in easily to weight and stress.
ZX/2 Classic’s upper is made mainly of polyester jacquard webbing. Its adjustable straps wrap around the foot and are linked within the midsole. A toe loop also adds security. Its heel risers are made of high-tensile webbing. A ladder lock buckle is made of synthetic material.
- This product is vegan-friendly.