@Boylehp  thank you for the follow-up and additional context – you are absolutely correct that although a product is designed for one use, there is no guarantee that’s how it will always be used. To that end, we have already provided your feedback and concerns to our Footwear buyers for current and future consideration of the Inov8 products we carry at REI. Thank you for being a member of our co-op, for caring about our trails, and for taking the time to reach out to us with this topic.

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