Hoka One One Anacapa Low GTX
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Overview of this review
Hoka One One Anacapa Low GTX: Before you buy
Are you almost convinced to get the Anacapa Low GTX yet? Or perhaps you are having second thoughts? Read through the following and make up your mind once and for all.
- The shoe’s fully waterproof upper (care of Gore-Tex) and gusseted tongue translate to watertight hikes, even in three-inch-deep puddles and the like.
- Extra rearfoot comfort is yours thanks to the Anacapa Low GTX’s plush tongue-like heel padding.
- Its stouter-than-most heel provides double the amount of cushioning and rearfoot support.
- The same chunky heel also mitigates shock on impact and smoothens transitions.
- It lacks a heel brake, so downhill negotiations in the shoe require some skill, particularly on slick slopes.
- The Anacapa Low GTX is among the more expensive low-top hikers on the market.
The Anacapa Low GTX and the environment
Going green is a race many brands enthusiastically participate in these days. Hoka One One’s entry is, of course, the Anacapa Low GTX. The following are what make the featured shoe an exemplar of sustainability:
- The shoe’s water-repellent upper went through a PFC-free process. PFCs or perfluorocarbons are like plastic—they do not break down easily.
- The Anacapa Low GTX’s upper is partly made of recycled fabric, particularly polyester.
- Its cushy footbed is made with 50% soybean oil, a more sustainable replacement for petroleum.