Who should buy Chaco Z/Volv X2

This sandal is a value-for-money option for hikers who need versatility. A good option for:

  • Vegan hikers
  • Users who expect wet trails

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Chaco's exclusive outsole

On the traction front, Chaco equipped the Z/Volv X2 with none other than the company-owned Ecotread outsole. It is made of a special rubber compound, 25% of which is recycled material.

Chaco Z/Volv X2 exclusive outsole

Grippy lug pattern

Its non-marking surface is generously peppered with grippy treads and 3-mm deep lugs.  

Chaco Z/Volv X2 lugs

Supportive midsole

The sandal’s shock-absorbing yet stabilizing Luvseat midsole is made of polyurethane (PU)—a material that is characterized by durability, resilience, and good compression set. It has a vegan-friendly and women-specific construction.

Chaco Z/Volv X2 midsole

Anti-slip footbed

Its built-in footbed is amply textured to prevent underfoot slippage. 

Chaco Z/Volv X2 footbed

Straps for a secure fit

Chaco’s Z/Volv X2 wraps the foot in a double-strapped polyester jacquard webbing upper, fastened at the heel with an injection-molded ladder lock buckle.

Chaco Z/Volv X2 straps

Adjustable heel

The upper’s adjustable heel risers are securely connected to the midsole with a stretchy and wear-resistant fabric. 

Chaco Z/Volv X2 adjustable heel

Facts / Specs

Weight: 255g
Base model: Chaco Z/Volv
Use: Multi-sport, Water hiking
Features: Vegan / Lightweight
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Chaco
Construction: Vegan

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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.