Who should buy the Teva Hurricane XLT
The Hurricane XLT from Teva is an excellent choice for those who:
- are looking for a strappy, vegan-friendly sandal
- want a pair of footwear that is perfect for summer walks
Rugged Durabrasion Rubber outsole
Teva’s Rugged Durabrasion Rubber outsole gives the Hurricane XLT’s traction over challenging terrain. This underfoot layer that makes first contact with the ground is made of a rubber compound which is characterized by toughness and resilience.
This rubber outsole is also engineered with shallow, multi-directional lugs which give hikers grip on both wet and dry terrain. The lugs found on the heel part of the sole are placed diagonally, aiding wearers during unpredictable descents.
Teva’s cushy rubber midsole
Teva Hurricane XLT is able to shield the wearer’s foot from virtually all sorts of terrain nuisances like rocks and roots without sacrificing comfort. This stabilizing, elastic rubber platform is made of EVA—a synthetic material that is flexible and has stress-resistant properties. It also systematically absorbs shock, thanks to the Teva-trademarked Shoc Pad.
Embedded in the midsole is a nylon shank which contributes to the overall stability of the sandal. This man-made, supportive component provides adequate flexibility that reduces foot stress, especially around the arch zone.
The sandal’s non-removable footbed adds to the wearer’s comfort with its sleek contour and cushy engineering. It is treated with Microban’s odor control technology which keeps the wearer’s feet smelling nice and fresh.
Quick-drying upper of the Hurricane XLT
The Teva Hurricane XLT’s strappy upper is mainly made of quick-drying polyester fabric. This type of material plays a significant role in the sandal’s genuine lightness.
The straps are linked together with a set of triangular loops which are rounded and beveled for easy adjustments. These straps are also secured with Velcro-like fasteners, making personalized fit around the ankle and forefoot zones possible. In addition, these fasteners make on and off relatively convenient.