Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 Granite Gray

$100.00 

Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 Granite Gray
Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 Granite Gray
Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 Granite Gray
Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 Granite Gray
Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 Granite Gray
Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 Granite Gray

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  • A Comfortable Deck Shoe for Leisure Activities

    The Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 is a comfortable deck shoe that works great for a variety of leisure activities, including outings around town, urban exploration with friends and family, and weekends spent on the water. Along with its sticky Flex-Grip outsole, the environmentally-conscious Hemp Porter 2.0 incorporates a hemp and recycled polyester upper that is durable, breathable, and rot-resistant—all qualities for which hemp has long been prized by adventurers and seafaring explorers.

    Built to Promote Optimal Foot Function & Biomechanics

    Constructed with optimal foot function and biomechanics in mind, the Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 provides your foot with a flat support surface upon which to rest and act. This shoe also incorporates a highly flexible and grippy sole that allows your foot to perform at its best on a variety of terrain and in a variety of conditions. With a wide toe box, a low overall stack height, and a lightweight design, the appealing Hemp Porter 2.0 offers the kind of in-shoe environment that encourages your foot to relax.

    Can Be Used in Combination With Other Beneficial Footgear

    The Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 works great with other beneficial footgear. Use your Hemp Porter 2.0s in combination with Correct Toes toe spacers to achieve optimal toe splay, and with Pedag metatarsal pads or Strutz foot pads to help restore proper forefoot fat pad positioning. We also recommend replacing the included (optional) liner with thin, textured Naboso insoles. This shoe works best when worn barefoot, though it can also be used with Injinji toe socks. Each Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 shoe weighs about 7.5 oz.

    Note: If you are new to using Astral footwear, we recommend that you start in slowly, gradually building up your wear-time and giving your body the chance to adapt to the thinner soles and the increased workload on your feet.

    • Vegan
    • Weight: ~7.5 oz.
    • NF Certified Product
    • Drop: 1.0 mm (i.e., negligible)
    • Closure System: Water-resistant laces
    • Travel-Friendly: Collapsible and packable
    • Stack Height: 5.0 mm (without optional insole)
    • Toe Box: Extra wide toe box for natural toe splay


    • Works great in combination with Naboso insoles
    • Works great with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks

    • Works great with Pedag met pads or Strutz foot pads
    • Footbed: Optional removable 7 mm EVA midsole/insole
    • Intended Uses: Casual wear, urban adventuring, traveling
    • Upper: Combination hemp (77%) and recycled polyester (23%)
    • Water-Ready: Engineered drainage holes allow water to escape
    • Outsole: Non-marking, flexible, razor-siped Flex-Grip sole with 3 mm lugs
    • Outsole Composition: G15 (a soft, grippy, abrasion-resistant rubber compound)
  • To get the most out of your Astral Hemp Porter 2.0 shoes, the manufacturer recommends that you order your normal US shoe size. For example, if you normally wear a men's US size 11 shoe, consider ordering an 11 in the Astral Hemp Porter 2.0. If you are between sizes, order up to the next available size.

    If you're on the fence about what size to order, consider ordering both sizes and then simply return the size that doesn't fit as well for a refund. If you have concerns about sizing, feel free to contact us or Astral customer service.

    Sizing Tip #1: To create additional roominess within the shoe, we suggest removing the included (optional) shoe liner/insole; this action does not, in any way, affect the performance of the shoe. Optionally, and to enhance balance, posture, agility, and general foot/body awareness, you might consider adding thin, flexible Naboso insoles instead.

    Sizing Tip #2: Correct Toes toe spacers will often add width and length to the foot. If you’re planning to wear Correct Toes with your footwear, we recommend sizing up, especially if you are on the border between sizes.

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