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It’s “the perfect fourteener shoe,” one Colorado-based tester proclaimed, which is perhaps the best compliment a running-hiking hybrid like the PeakFreak can receive.
With its to-the-toe lacing, reinforced toe rand, and outsole made from some of Vibram’s stickiest rubber, the Rift has the DNA of a classic approach shoe.
It cinches up like an approach shoe with almost-to-the-toe lacing for a precise fit and can handle being jammed into rocky crevices.
You probably won’t run in these, but you can do everything short of that, from hiking rooty jungle trails to traversing sharp rocks in search of killer waves.
Building on the tried-and-true low-cut version, the mid adds more ankle support while preserving its best qualities.
While a water shoe is for tromping around in the drink and little else, a watersports shoe is designed to do more, from running through cobblestone creek beds to scrambling over craggy coastline.
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