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#138502 - 09/08/10 02:42 PM Re: the lightest camp shoe/flip flop [Re: bmwrider]
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Registered: 01/11/10
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Loc: NY
I bought the Propet Voyager this summer for an extended trip.
They work perfectly for around camp, and can be expanded to fit multiple layers of socks if you feel the need (or the skeeters are getting to you)

I wouldn't recommend them for river crossings on fast-moving or big rivers, as the straps are not that great at holding onto you in thick mud or while kicking.

However, they are comfortable enough and thick enough that you don't feel most rocks, and can wear them for hours.

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#138761 - 09/14/10 05:44 AM Re: the lightest camp shoe/flip flop [Re: Redfacery]
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Registered: 01/11/02
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Loc: Victoria, B.C.
Checked out a pair of Prophet Voyagers when on holidays this summer and was surprised how light and comfy they are. I'm going to try again here in town, see if I can find my size. They're a bit pricy at $45 or so, but now that fall is here...maybe I can find some on sale.

I also was going to check out some cheap surf booties for cooler climates or where it may be a little wet.
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#138986 - 09/18/10 05:08 PM Re: the lightest camp shoe/flip flop [Re: wandering_daisy]
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crocs closed toe

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#138991 - 09/18/10 08:34 PM Re: the lightest camp shoe/flip flop [Re: POPsJr.]
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Originally Posted By POPsJr.
crocs closed toe


Dat's what I use...
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#139019 - 09/20/10 10:28 AM Re: the lightest camp shoe/flip flop [Re: BradMT]
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Registered: 08/16/10
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I didn't even ask any you all have convinced me to get a pair of crocs. I'm tired of going bearfoot.

Hey BradMT, do the brown bears in Montana still know when they are in the National Park and protected?

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#139028 - 09/20/10 01:25 PM Re: the lightest camp shoe/flip flop [Re: bmwrider]
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0 oz.

For the TLBer it just seems if your footwear is hurting you by the end of the day, then you have the wrong footwear.

If you can’t just loosen up your footwear and say “oh, that feels like heaven” then something is wrong. There has to be a better way. And there usually is smile

Good luck on your footwear,
-Barry

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#139032 - 09/20/10 03:48 PM Re: Sprint Aquatics [Re: Paul]
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The Sprint Aquatics run small; to wear over socks you need to order a size larger.

I use them only for going in and out of the tent at night, and only because my hiking shoes tear up the ground outside the tent door. That's the only reason I even take them--my trail runners are so comfortable I don't need camp shoes otherwise.

My next trip, I get to try out my new Goose Feet with the waterproof over-booties!
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