Who should buy the Chaco Z/Cloud X

The Chaco Z/Cloud X was able to take cushioning and comfort to the next level. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking sandal that yields a cushioned and supportive ride.
  • Prefer a hiking sandal that provides excellent grip on various types of terrain.
  • Prefer a hiking sandal that optimizes fit and comfort.

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Deliver traction on both wet and dry ground surfaces

The Z/Cloud X is equipped with the non-marking ChacoGrip compound. This rubber material includes 3 mm deep lugs and has a women-specific tread design. It aims to deliver traction on both wet and dry ground surfaces.

Chaco Z/Cloud X outsole

Excellent ground contact

The toe and heel areas are designed with a larger ground contact to assist in uphill and downhill tracks.

Chaco Z/Cloud X outsole 1.0

Durable cushioning and support

For extra comfort underfoot, this multi-sport sandal employs Cloud technology. It is a lightweight, bi-density polyurethane (PU) midsole that features the podiatrist-certified Luvseat footbed design. It also provides durable cushioning and support.

Chaco Z/Cloud X midsole


The open-toe construction of the Z/Cloud X from Chaco uses a double-strapped, quick-drying polyester jacquard webbing.

Chaco Z/Cloud X upper

Secure fit

This durable material and an injection-molded ladder lock buckle help keep the foot in place.

Chaco Z/Cloud X laces

Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 284g
Use: Multi-sport, Water hiking
Features: Vegan, Strappy / Lightweight
Width: Normal / Normal, Wide, X-Wide
BRAND Brand: Chaco
Construction: Vegan, Strappy
Material: Rubber sole

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.