Who should buy the Teva Minam

The Teva Minam is still a worthy choice for day hikers who prioritize comfort and fit above all. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer sandals that can take on various trail adventures, including ones that require the user to cross rivers and streams.
  • Prefer a sandal that has a strap designed to repel water and prevent them from getting soaked.
  • Prefer a sandal that supplies traction on wet and dry surfaces.

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Optimize grip on wet and dry terrain

Surface traction is rendered by the Teva Minam’s non-marking Spider Original outsole. It is engineered to grant traction and withstand constant contact with various ground conditions. It contains an aggressive lug pattern to optimize grip on wet and dry terrain.

Teva Minam outsole 

Lightweight cushioning and rebound

The Minam’s midsole is made of EVA, a material that provides lightweight cushioning and rebound. It’s paired with a nylon shank in the midfoot area which grants stability to the wearer and rigidity to the sandal. 

Teva Minam Midsole 1.0

Excellent arch support

The gear’s EVA footbed cradles the arch for support. It’s also treated with Microban, a zinc-based technology that prevents odor from building up by hindering bacterial growth.

Teva Minam arch support

Excellent impact transfer

Its insole incorporates Shoc Pad, a unit made of blended polyurethane and EVA located in the heel cup. It functions by transferring impact away from the heel and spreading it throughout the footbed as the forefoot pushes off.

Teva Minam Impact transfer

Secure fit

The Teva Minam features an easy hook-and-loop closure system to facilitate fit management. It has three velcro straps positioned around the back heel, the hindfoot, and vamp areas to secure the user’s foot. These same straps are waterproof to prevent them from getting soaked during a hike. Additionally, a pull tab is found on the heel for an easier on and off.

Teva Minam Secure fit

Facts / Specs

Weight: 340g
Use: Light Hiking
Features: Vegan, Eco-friendly / Lightweight
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Teva
Construction: Vegan, Eco-friendly
Material: Rubber sole

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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.