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“Just a note to let you know I am very pleased with my sandals [...] I have worn them everyday since I last wrote and they've become my go-to summer shoe. Thanks for offering great products.”
—J.W., New York, NY
“The spacers plus sandals arrived today and allowed me to walk with barely a limp (I have been disabled with sesamoiditis since January) [...] I cannot tell you how relieved and thrilled I am to have found your products.”
—M.S., Minneapolis, MN
“I got my parcel from you a couple days ago. Thanks again. I'm wearing the toe spacers around the apartment and the sandals out and about. Love the sandals […] my feet have adapted quickly with very little discomfort. My feet feel stronger already!”
—D.C., Santa Cruz, CA
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A Foot-Healthy Minimalist Sports Sandal
The Xero Z-Trail is a durable, versatile, and lightweight sports sandal that’s perfect for almost any activity. This water-resistant, vegan sandal possesses a 10 mm FeelLite rubber outsole that offers foot protection and grip without sacrificing ground feel. The comfortable tubular webbing system holds the sandal securely in place, and the adjustable Z-pattern allows you to get the perfect tension across your foot, over your foot, and behind your heel.
Flexible Sole, Comfortable Footbed, Built-In Heel Cup
The Z-Trail is as functional in the water as it is on land, and its flexible sole means that it packs small, making it the perfect travel companion. This zero drop minimalist sandal has a comfortable BareFoam footbed and a completely flat sole from heel to toe to help enable natural arch support. It also possesses a built-in heel cup to keep the sandal in place and debris from getting under your foot.
Compatible with Correct Toes, Ultra Lightweight Design
The Xero Z-Trail works well in combination with Correct Toes, Injinji toe socks, and Pedag metatarsal pads or Strutz foot pads. Each Z-Trail sandal weighs about 5.5 oz. Because of the TrailFoam in the Z-Trail, these sandals need a bit of extra attention. Please do not leave the Z-Trail in hot cars or exposed to intense, direct sun, as this could cause the TrailFoam to deform.
Note: If you are new to using Xero sandals, 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
- 100 percent vegan
- Zero Drop platform
- NFG Certified Product
- Rust-proof nylon hardware
- Weight (per sandal): ~5.5 oz.
- 10 mm FeelLite rubber outsole
- Comfortable BareFoam footbed
- Water-resistant and ready to wear
- Dual-direction chevron tread pattern
- Adjustable Z-pattern webbing system
- Travel-Friendly: Easy to pack and store
- Wide footbed allows for optimal toe splay
- Comfortable tubular webbing (no hard edges)
- Great for hiking, running, camping, water sports
- Elevated ankle holes to ensure webbing longevity
- Works well with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks
- Works well with Pedag met pads or Strutz foot pads
To determine your proper size, please either 1) print the sizing template(s) in the table below for the size(s) you're interested in or 2) measure your foot length and compare it to the table below.
Note: Set your printer to "actual size" or "100 percent scale" before printing any of the sizing templates below, and then measure the specified line on the paper to validate scale accuracy.
Foot Length Men's Sizes Printable Templates Up to 10 1/2" (26.5 cm) 9 Men's 9 Up to 10 3/4" (27.3 cm) 10 Men's 10 Up to 11 1/8" (28.1 cm) 11 Men's 11 Up to 11 1/2" (29.0 cm) 12 Men's 12 Up to 11 3/4" (30.0 cm) 13 Men's 13 Up to 12 1/8" (30.8 cm) 14 Men's 14
Note: If your foot is much narrower than the outline in the templates, try one of the women’s sizes.
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