Xero Xcursion Forest
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**Note: We recommend that women purchase the men's version of this boot (for its wider toe box). You can find sizing details under the “Sizing” tab on this page.**
A Waterproof Minimalist Hiking Boot
The Xero Xcursion is a fully waterproof minimalist hiking boot that’s designed for rugged terrain and a variety of outdoor conditions. The Xcursion is ideal for long-haul trekking and backcountry adventures, but it works great for gentle day hikes, too. Incorporating a generous toe box, this foot-shaped hiking boot also boasts a zero drop platform and a flexible sole—features that help ensure proper ground feel and allow your foot to become strong on its own.
Gusseted Tongue, Sealed Waterproof Liner
This comfortable, yet tough-as-nails hiking boot is built on the foundation of the popular Xero TerraFlex trail shoe. Like the TerraFlex, the high-topped Xcursion includes a ballistic mesh upper and Tough Tech toe bumper for foot protection, but it also possesses a gusseted tongue, sealed waterproof inner liner, and additional water-repellent membrane inside the outer mesh. The Xcursion’s high-traction FeelTrue rubber sole with dual-direction chevron tread pattern offers you plenty of grip on a variety of surfaces and trail features.
Can Be Combined with Other Natural Footgear
With it’s foot-healthy design features, durable materials, and impeccable construction, the expedition-ready Xero Xcursion is a trekker’s dream. This lightweight hiking boot also works great in combination with a variety of other helpful footgear, including Correct Toes, Injinji toe socks, Pedag metatarsal pads or Strutz foot pads, and Naboso insoles. Each Xero Xcursion boot weighs about 12 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.
- Zero drop sole
- Fully waterproof
- 100 percent vegan
- Adjustable heel strap
- Adjustable instep strap
- NFG Certified Product
- Huarache-inspired design
- Weight (per boot): ~12 oz.
- 6 mm FeelTrue rubber outsole
- Incorporates (optional) 2 mm insole
- Gusseted tongue, sealed inner liner
- Dual-direction chevron tread pattern
- Travel-Friendly: Collapsible and packable
- Wide toe box allows for optimal toe splay
- Enhances ground feel and proprioception
- Helps improve posture, balance, and agility
- Helps stabilize foot and ankle during activity
- Great for multi-day treks as well as day hikes
- Ballistic mesh upper + Tough Tech toe bumper
- Allows your foot to naturally bend and articulate
- 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
To get the most out of your Xero Xcursion boots, the manufacturer recommends that you order your normal US shoe size. HOWEVER, because we recommend that women order the men's version of this boot (to achieve the greatest possible toe box width), simply adjust the sizing down by 1.5 to determine the comparable size in the men's version. For example, if you normally wear a women's US size 8 shoe, consider ordering a 6.5 in the men's Xero Xcursion instead.
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 #1: To create additional roominess within the boot, we suggest removing the included (optional) boot liner/insole; this action does not, in any way, affect the performance of the boot.
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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