Rated5out of5byDive DoctorfromHappy CustomerI bought my first pair of Chaco flip flops in 2005, and have finally replaced them with the exact same shoe, in 2012. When I lived in WI, I wore them every day in the summer to the beach for vacations and hiking the trails in southern WI. I wore them in Hawaii and hiked in them to Oahu's Monoa Falls. We went off trail, through running water, still water, up large rocks and to the next waterfall and I didn't slip at all. Then my husband and I moved to Tampa, FL and I wore them virtually every day, all year round. I was a student walking on campus and a nanny who took kids for hour long walks daily. I used these shoes for day trips to Disney World and Bush Gardens. They were my go to shoes for EVERYTHING. The strap finally ripped off the bottom of the shoe after 7 years... not surprising considering how much they had been used. My husband now owns a pair and I just bought another. Just make sure that when you purchase a pair, that the straps don't chafe your foot. Sometimes the seams are rough (but can be smoothed out with a nail file). You won't regret this purchase, I know I haven't!
Date published: 2012-12-15
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