Here at Tog-Blog summer is one of our favourite seasons. When the British weather holds out it opens up the door to a whole list of fun outdoor activities, especially walking.
Whether it’s the Peaks, Lakes or the Highlands of Scotland the warmth of summer offers a perfect opportunity to get out and explore. With that in mind we decided it was time to talk you through our top 5 walking sandals for summer 2016. This year our favourite brands include Merrell, Keen, Teva and North Face thanks to their premium fabrics and innovative technologies.
So without further ado, our top 5!
Merrell Kahuna III Mens Sandals
The Merrell Kahuna III Mens Sandals boast a classic casual aesthetic with a durable design that will help you tackle any summer trail in comfort. It boasts a contoured footbed with an air cushion for comfort with a Vibram Chameleon Sport Sole with TC5+ rubber that delivers reliable grip in every step. Finished with quick and easy adjustability, a suede leather upper and a neoprene lining with Aegis antimicrobial treatment for odour control the Kahuna III Mens Sandals really are a summer essential.
Keen Clearwater CNX Mens Sandals
The Keen Clearwater CNX Mens Sandals are the perfect pair of sandals for rocking river crossings and wet summertime adventures. Whether it’s a river crossing, days spent down by the dock or the odd summer show these versatile sandals won’t let you down. The Clearwater CNX Sandals boast a polyester webbing upper with a hydrophobic mesh lining and a non marking rubber outsole with razor siping for performance in wet and dry conditions. For enhanced comfort and support they feature a contoured arch, a metatarsal ride and a TPU stability shank. Finished with a bungee lace capture system they can easily be adjusted for a secure fit on the go.
Teva Terra Fi 4 Leather Mens Sandals
The Teva Terra Fi 4 Leather Mens Sandals are another one of our top 5 favourites for versatile performance in wet and dry conditions. Whether its a spot of rain, a rocky river crossing or a dusty trail they boast unrivalled performance and luxurious comfort to match. The Terra Fi 4 Leather Mens Sandals feature a durable leather upper, hook and loop adjustment, a moulded PU midsole, a nylon arch shank, a Shoc Pad in the heel and a Spider Original rubber outsole for superior grip. Finished with a Microban zinc-based antimicrobial treatment to keep them fresh these casual mens sandals are ready for all of your summer outdoor adventures.
Keen Owyhee Mens Sandals
The Keen Owyhee Mens Sandals, pronounced oh waa hee, are another one of our versatile summer favourites here at Tog-Blog. Wet or dry, dusty trail or river crossing; these comfortable sandals won’t let you down. The Owyhee Mens Sandals boast a synthetic upper that is washable, perfect for getting them back to looking brand new after a particularly testing adventure, and a metatomical footbed that supports your feet for lasting comfort all day long.
North Face Hedgehog II Mens Sandals
The North Face Hedgehog II Mens Sandals are ideal for tackling tough summer trails with rocky river crossings or sightseeing in new cities. Wherever your summer takes you these rugged yet comfortable sandals are equipped to tackle the adventure. They feature three points of velcro adjustment to offer a customisable fit, an impact absorbing X-2 footbed for serious cushioning and a water channelling HydroTrak outsole that’ll keep your feet firmly on the path in wet or dry.
So there you have our top 5 walking sandals for summer 2016. Whether you’re heading abroad or staying at home, prefer off road trails or city scape adventures these casual sandals boast everything that you’ll need.