Who should buy the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy

The Skech-Air Envoy is a day hiking shoe that gives a burst of speed when you need it. Purchase it if:

  • You're looking for cheap hiking shoes that you can feel very comfy in on day one.
  • The terrain you often take on is moderately rocky with some mild slopes.
  • You wish to own just one shoe for work, outdoor leisure, and hiking.

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Who should not buy it

With no reported lacing issues, the Merrell Moab Speed is a fantastic alternative to the Skech-Air Envoy. You might also be better off wearing the Salomon Outbound Prism if you usually hike in warm conditions.

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The immeasurable plushness of the Skech-Air Envoy

The featured shoe's comment basket is filled with raves about its high level of comfort. The following are but a few examples:

  • "Like walking on air."
  • "Super comfortable."
  • "These feel great on my feet."

That said, what sweetens the deal is its non-existent break-in period, according to numerous reviewers. Apparently, this shoe will "cradle your foot in comfort" (as one adventurer puts it) straight from the box.

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Armor for your arch

Among the Skech-Air Envoy's aces is its bracing design, particularly around the midfoot. "Mad arch support" and "crazy good arch support" are two of the best remarks about it.

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Tons of grip in the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy

Experienced trail-goers are impressed with the featured hiker's adhesive power. I "don't have to worry about slipping with these shoes," says an adventurer. Another one says that it provides "excellent grip when walking on hard surfaces."

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Wanted: More dependable laces

Many outdoorsy folks aren't impressed with the Skech-Air Envoy's laces. They say they get undone easily. Compounding the issue is their short length, making doing a double knot quite difficult.

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Spot-on fit in every pair

With comments like "perfect fit" and "these fit like an old friend," the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy is on the money fit-wise.

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Skech-Air Envoy: More than just a hiker

The Skechers Skech-Air Envoy is quite versatile in terms of utility, and trail-goers agree. One of them says that it's "good for daily office use," while another says that it's "great as an everyday casual shoe."

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Attractive in more ways than one

This Skechers offering "looks better in person," says a verified purchaser. It's a trait that many deeply appreciate. But perhaps what's even more captivating is its very low asking price of $90. So, with this shoe, you're not just going to look your best; you'll also save some cash, which you may spend on other worthwhile stuff.

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Not the most breathable

There are those who find the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy poorly ventilated. A non-professional reviewer says that their feet "are hot and sweaty all the time" in it.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 425g
Use: Speed Hiking, Day Hiking
Cut: Low cut
Features: Lightweight
Waterproofing: Water repellent
Width: Normal, Wide / Normal
BRAND Brand: Skechers

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Author
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.