Rated4out of5byRichfromGood fit & ComfortableWater proof and breathable shoe. Would recommend a 1/2 size larger if heavier socks will be worn. I needed to return and get a size 11.
Date published: 2013-10-06
Rated3out of5byairborne6798fromgood shoe needs to work on waterproofGood shoe had to send back due to lack of water resistant. Got a new pair I just had to pay shipping old pair back. Jury still out on new pair on their water resistance.
Date published: 2013-08-23
Rated5out of5bytomowogfromThe best boot I've ever ownedI'm 65, and worked for the USFS firefighting,TSI, I've been a tree climber, and generally worked in rough conditions for the better part of my working years. I wear my Raith Mid events almost every day this is the second pair I have owned and still use the first one. I use these boots while working in the garage on concrete floors, I have particularly sensitive heels due to a bone spur and Teva's and this boot in particular make walking/hiking enjoyable again
Date published: 2013-08-10
Rated3out of5byKTfromGreat shoe but not for heavy backpackingI bought these boots prior to my summer trip through South America. Everything looked good on paper, eVent, mid tops, grippy sole. However, 4-5 weeks into my trip (I was there 10 weeks and wore these everyday), I noticed my feet were in a constant state of soreness and it was getting hard to walk. It was especially worse when I had my pack on with weight. These boots simply do not have the support, or stiff enough sole to handle heavy backpacking loads (I had a 60L pack).
Fast forward a few months. On day hikes and small/light pack adventures, this boot is fine. The not so stiff sole, lets you conform to the ground well and give you great traction. However, when crossing a stream, I noticed a rush of water into my left boot. Seems like the eVent liner wore through where the tongue and the toe cap meet. Also the eVent liner only goes to about just below your ankle line, so get into anything deeper, you'll feel some water coming in.
If you accept the fact that this is a light day trip or just everyday boot, it is a great boot. Anything heavier than that, I would look into something else more sturdy.
Date published: 2013-04-24
Rated5out of5byjoe garrisfromgreat hiking bootsvery comfortable, even on first use. At times can feel as if walking barefoot in a protective casing. I did add my own insole, and bought a size larger than normal (size 11 fit the way size 10 fits in other shoes), but they were remarkably comfortable from the moment I tried them on. Stability, traction, etc. were no problem.
Date published: 2013-04-20
Rated5out of5byComfortfromComfort, pure comfortI bought these shoes to hike the rain forest of Costa Rica. From when I first slid my foot into this shoe and ten months later, comfort. I have worn these shoes almost 7 days a week, for work and play. I find the traction of the Raith very good. They still look good but are starting to show ware. I will buy teva's again and again.
Date published: 2013-04-15
Rated5out of5bycjazz walkersfrom"What a fantastic boot"Walking is my main source of exercise. With these boots I'm tempted to walk to California from Maryland. The comfort and support I get from these boots is wonderful.
Date published: 2013-04-06
Rated4out of5byPsychoStevfromGreat hiking bootHaven't had this boot long (4 months) or on tough trails yet but so far it is a great hiker. I have had it in the rolling hills of Southern Ohio to the steep climbs of the mountains on Okinawa Japan. It has performed without fail. Lightweight, super supportive, and plenty of traction. I'll hold off giving this 5 stars until I see if they hold up to rocks and father time. Good product so far.
Date published: 2013-03-30
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