And I like how the straps could adjust to fit wider feet. I would get horrible shin splints on my right leg and in the instep of my right foot the slightly flatter of my arches. I have very wide, but small hard-to-fit feet and these were a dream. Sturdily reinforced triangle rings warrant stable and secure fitting with a seamless feel. The affordable price also gained favor from consumers. Soles are holding up nicely and show no signs of impending breakage. These Tevas have a much better grip than the soles of the X2.
Very very good quality and comfortable. The Terra Fi fell into the middle of the pack when it came to fraction, getting beaten out Vibram soled models like the Bedrock Cairn Adventure and Luna Oso. And with some welcome performance upgrades, the Terra Fi 4 is a step above what you might be used to from the brand. When I got them wet, they were heavy and really hard to wade in. Despite having a cushy footbed, the midsole and outsole material is made of a very hard and durable rubber that is beefy enough to handle sustained abuse on the trail. If I was just wearing Chacos on pavement or in areas where I was worried about stepping on hypodermic needles, they'd work great, but I actually do stuff in nature and need to get a sense of what's under my feet.
The thick sole is burly enough to handle rugged terrain but also still light enough to travel with. It is designed to perform in the water, but would also satisfy the needs of hikers, bikers, and other landlubbers. According to him, it was stiff, abrasive, and has sharp and rough edges. In the traditional Teva fashion, this sandal hugs your foot around the heel and in two places over the top of your foot. Receiving consistently higher scores across the board, most testers prefer this model to the. Sorry to disappoint, but better now than on your bum. Outsole Teva manufactured the Terra Fi Lite with the non-marking Spider Original rubber outsole that delivers traction on both wet and dry terrain.
These are comfy straight out the box and have a flexibility I like. Since they are adjutable in ~4 locations - two front, one ankle, one heel - I would imagine they could fit a narrow or average foot well, too. My regular shoe size is 7. The tread has more little grippy parts indentations? The stiff sole and supportive footbed of the Terra Fi 4 make it one of the most stable sandals in this lineup. These sandals are highly adjustable, and I had absolutely no fatigue in my feet for my entire 10-day trip except for that first several hours of walking when the shoes were actually correcting my feet. The only reason the Terra Fi lost some comfort points is because of where the webbing loops land on top of the foot—some of the testers found them to be awkward. Stability As soon as you pick up the Teva Terra Fi, you can feel how sturdy the sole is.
The firm outsole material is supportive and also allows the tread to 'bite' on rough, angular rocks. No point in putting lipstick on a pig, as Nana would say. Comfort We are very impressed at how comfortable the Terra Fi is out of the box. That they dry the fastest and stink the least and all the cool kids are wearing them and blah blah blah. Imagine walking on a field of smaller rocks like, say, a field of textured bowling balls.
The Teva Terra Fi was evidently designed for supreme comfort. While the fit is good, i was getting reach for a day at the beach and I nearly broke my neck in these sandals while walking over wet floor in the bathroom floor of the villa I was renting. The heel lining also added the Shoc Pad for supplementary cushioning and shock absorption. Whether you're looking for rafting sandals, travel sandals, or simply lounge-around-camp sandals, you'll find a friend in the Teva Terra Fi 4. Teva sports sandals also present a new innovative feature through Microban.
If you need a more precision fit out of your sandals, we recommend the Cairn Adventure. Providing positive contributions to the world in which we play is at the core of everything Teva stands for. Teva Terra Fi Lite size and fit Through different strap configurations, the wearer is given the ability to dial the fit and security. It utilizes a quick-dry, water-ready, polyester textile webbing available in various color patterns and streamlined design. As far as fit, they fit great. They are athletic enough to handle multi-sport adventures but also still stylish enough to be worn at the local watering hole.
With padded straps and a cushioned footbed, there is virtually zero break-in period for these sandals. A unique feature that our testers enjoyed is the heel spoiler that helped cup the heel towards the rear of the sandal. It's cult-like, and I must've gotten sucked in the first time. I had a pair of Chaco X2s for like, a decade. It would be much easier with these Tevas than with Chacos because of the give in the sole. I read a number of reviews referring to wide feet and I have to vouch for them in this category as well.
Though it feels relatively lightweight in comparison, the Terra Fi performs about as well as the Chaco Cloud models. I'm a 6 and the fit perfect. Quick-drying neoprene guards the heel against hotspots and maintains a secure hold even when wet. Once all three straps have been adjusted to a comfortable position, the user need only release one strap to slide in and out of the sandal. I purchased these for function, not form. While it isn't the grippiest sandal out there, the Terra Fi gave adequate traction during testing throughout a wide variety of surfaces—especially transitioning from wet to dry. Adjustability The Terra Fi scored well in this metric because of its highly adjustable and easy-to-use velcro straps.