Who should buy the Nike Rhyodomo Gore-Tex

Wearing its rugged looks on its sleeve, the Nike Rhyodomo Gore-Tex shifts to its serious face when the going gets tough. It's for you if:

  • You’re looking for a hybrid footgear that can keep you sufficiently protected in the rain and snow.
  • Your collection has always been about lightweight sneakers that can double as backcountry boots.
  • Kicks that are soft on the inside yet shield-like on the outside are what you're after.

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Who should not buy it

Your time in the Rhyodomo GTX might be suffocating if you have a high instep. To avoid this, opt for something with a more forgiving fit—something like the Nike Air Max Goadome.

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Engineered to crush it out there

Pleased users praise the quality of this shoe as it doesn’t break apart quickly, even in inclement conditions. The boot's secret lies in its sheltering upper, which is made of tough weatherproof leather.

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Never the clunky boot

Impressed Nike Rhyodomo GTX wearers are reminded of the Nike Manoa from ACG, which likewise feels unheavy.

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Nike Rhyodomo GTX: A waterproof sneakerboot

Nike Rhyodomo Gore-Tex isn’t only designed to get you styled up on streets or light trails, but it is also engineered to keep your feet warm, cozy, and dry. If you wish to check out other options, Nike has tons under its All Conditions Gear (All Conditions Gear (ACG) pack.

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Hearth-like in the cold

While not really equipped with insulation, the Rhyodomo Gore-Tex delivers ample warmth in the chilly autumn days leading to winter.

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Generous support and security

Sneakerheads commend its adequately buttressed heel and tongue that “firmly hugs the foot.” The finicky among them also laud the four metal lace clasps of the shoe, which provide a reassuring lockdown.

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The Rhyodomo Gore-Tex's restrictive instep

Its foot-hugging inner lining around the vamp and lace area tends to squish the top of the foot.

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Grounded looks

Those KEEN on style love the “grungy stomper look” of this shoe.

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More interesting stuff about the Ryodomo GTX

  • The featured boot's non-waterproof sibling is the Nike Rhyodomo, which is a less expensive pair.
  • It may not have a gusseted tongue to fence out rain or snow completely, but its laces, when tied the right way, give a close enough outcome.
  • Inspired by tough utility boots, the shoe's outsole comes with sizeable rubber lugs that grant grip and flexibility in snowy and muddy terrain.

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Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike Rhyodomo
Style: Sneakerboots
Top: High
Inspired from: Hiking
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, EVA
Technology: Gore-Tex

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