Who should buy the Teva Forebay

The Teva Forebay may still be a handy partner for single-day trips because of its strengths. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking sandal that provides sufficient4 performance and comfort.
  • Prefer a hiking sandal that allows users to tackle challenging terrain.

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Teva Forebay notable features

  • The Forebay is a Teva vegan sandal infused with various technologies that enable individuals to go on day hikes with sufficient performance and comfort. Its quick-drying closed-toe upper is made of synthetic leather, making it durable.
  • This Teva offering uses an ethylene-vinyl acetate EVA) midsole and a patented Shoc Pad to deliver support and stability. Its rubber outsole, meanwhile, allows users to tackle challenging terrain with sufficient ground adherence.

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Size and fit

The Teva Forebay is a day hiking sandal constructed for male and female hikers. Its hook-and-loop closure system, which includes a velcro strap, enables wearers to gain a secure and customized lockdown. A padded tongue and cuff in the rearfoot region promote a comfortable fit.

Teva Forebay size

Excellent grip on all types of terrain

This Teva sandal for outdoor enthusiasts is equipped with a sturdy rubber outsole for surefootedness. Its profile uses an aggressive pattern of quadrilateral lugs to produce grip on virtually all types of terrain.

Teva Forebay outsole

Teva Forebay's stopping power

Its forefoot area sports several ridges for added control when ascending. A heel brake is integrated into this component for extra stopping power.

Teva Forebay heel outsole

Lightweight cushioning by EVA foam

The men’s and women’s Teva Forebay features a midsole made of lightweight EVA foam. It is paired with the brand’s Shoc Pad technology in the heel section. 

Teva Forebay midsole

Excellent arch support

These components work together to cushion the user’s every stride while absorbing shock from various ground conditions. The sandal’s footbed is configured to give arch support and underfoot comfort. Moreover, it is coated with a Microban treatment to reduce odor-causing microbes.

Teva Forebay arch support

Optimizes breathability and dries quickly

The Teva Forebay is equipped with a closed-toe upper made of synthetic leather and plant-based materials for durability. Its lateral area contains open panels to optimize breathability. It is also designed to dry quickly after being exposed to water.

Teva Forebay upper

Provides protection from various trail dangers

Forebay’s hook-and-loop closure system uses a series of fabric eyelets and a velcro strap. These components help wearers manage the footgear’s fit. The upper’s forefoot zone features a closed-toe construction to render protection from various trail dangers. 

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Easy to wear

A pull tab is found at the back of the collar to give wearers easy on and off.

Teva Forebay easy to wear

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 355g
Use: Light Hiking, Water hiking
Features: Closed toe, Vegan / Lightweight
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Teva
Construction: Closed toe, Vegan
Material: Leather, Rubber sole

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