Made of lightweight materials. They don't have much top-of-the-foot coverage so they're mostly suitable for well-maintained trails and summer hikes. Also useful for crossing rivers and streams. They come in open and closed-toe designs. See the best hiking sandals.
The low-cut equivalent of hiking boots. Comfort is paramount in the creation of these shoes so they often have flexible materials. Generally used for day hikes. See hiking shoes.
Mid to high-cut models designed for more aggressive hikes and backpacking. See hiking boots.
Specialized footwear. Often insulated and used in technical routes, ice climbing or expeditions. See mountaineering boots.
Good to know
For hikes that won't last for more than a day, go with hiking sandals or hiking shoes. Tackling trails with greater challenges will require hiking boots or mountaineering boots.
WeightMen: 10ozWomen: 5.1oz
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal
Updates to Teva Terra-Float Travel Lace
- The Terra-Float Travel Lace is a hybrid hiking sandal that combines lightness and durability in a single package. The materials used in the upper (leather, Ariaprene, pull-toggle lacing system) deliver convenience, comfort, and protection on the trails.
- Its midsole carries the FloatLite technology for lightweight cushioning and long-lasting comfort. The brand’s Durabrasion rubber outsole, on the other hand, bites into different surfaces.
Teva Terra-Float Travel Lace size and fit
The Teva Terra-Float Travel Lace caters to female hikers with a medium-width feet. It comes in whole and half sizes and generally runs true to size. Its quick-to-adjust lacing system permits customization of fit.
The Terra-Float Travel Lace from Teva uses the brand-owned Durabrasion rubber outsole. This lightweight material balances grip and durability on various types of terrain. Its triangular lugs render multidirectional traction. Also, the toe and heel areas are designed with a wider ground contact to aid in uphill and downhill slopes.
This hiking sandal employs the FloatLite technology for its midsole. It works by maximizing energy return and cushioning without the bulk. In return, fatigue is reduced and comfort is enhanced. Also, a polyurethane (PU) footbed with Microfiber sits atop this structure to optimize underfoot comfort.
The upper of the Terra-Float Travel Lace features a waterproof leather and an easy-to-clean Ariaprene. The perforations and the vents near the arch and heel areas allow the sandal to dry quickly for a more comfortable feel. The toe area is reinforced for added protection.
This hiking sandal has a pull-toggle lacing system which allows quick adjustment. Pull tabs are attached at the top of the instep area and back of the sandal. These loops assist the users in a smooth on and off.
- The men’s version of the Teva Terra-Float Travel Lace has been discontinued.