Xero Cloud Charcoal/Coal Black
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From Our Customers
“I love my Xero Clouds! Super lightweight and minimalist. They travel with me wherever I go.”
—C.L., Clearwater, FL
“I spent a long time searching for a great minimalist sports sandal, and I am so happy to have found the Xero Cloud! It's comfortable, low maintenance, and works with my Correct Toes.”
—D.J., Issaquah, WA
“I use my Clouds for just about everything. This sandal has a really simple and effective design, and it feels like an extension of my foot. I love that these sandals are helping me build a stronger foot with every step.”
—M.P., Austin, TX
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A Comfortable Ready-To-Wear Barefoot Sandal
The Xero Cloud is a ready-to-wear barefoot sandal that is comfortable, versatile, and easily adjustable. This huarache-inspired sandal is appropriate for a wide range of athletic activities, including road running, trail running, hiking, paddleboarding, canoeing, kayaking, and yoga, or for activities around town. The foundation of the Cloud is a 6 mm FeelTrue rubber outsole, the topmost 3 mm of which is a special high-elastic EVA material—Barefoam—that offers plenty of protection without sacrificing ground feel.
Flexible Sole, Zero Drop Platform, Wide Footbed
The outsole of the Xero Cloud is extremely flexible and has a dual-direction chevron tread pattern that provides extra traction for climbing and descending hills. With its zero drop platform, wide footbed for optimal toe splay, and lightweight design, the Cloud is a true minimalist hero that will help your foot become strong on its own. This sandal works great in combination with Correct Toes, Injinji toe socks, and Pedag metatarsal pads or Strutz foot pads. Each Xero Cloud sandal weighs about 4.5 oz.
Note: If you are new to using Xero 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.
- Built-in heel cup
- Zero drop platform
- NFG Certified Product
- Weight (per sandal): ~4.5 oz.
- Sandals actually float in water!
- 6 mm FeelTrue rubber outsole
- Strong and soft silicone heel strap
- Dual-direction chevron tread pattern
- Barefoam pattern offers additional grip
- Strong and flexible anti-abrasion toe post
- Wide footbed allows for optimal toe splay
- Pre-prepared lacing with tensioning system
- 3 mm EVA Barefoam built-in forefoot insert
- Elevated ankle holes (to ensure lace longevity)
- Great for walking, hiking, camping, water sports
- Works well with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks
- Works well with Pedag met pads or Strutz foot pads
To get the most out of your Xero Cloud sandals, 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 Xero Cloud.
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 Xero customer service.
Sizing Tip: 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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