(Compare 23 mm with 50 mm at the arch for the same Chaco Z/2 sandal.)
Shop Our Award Winning Sandals. I’d say the Bedrock, as a relative newcomer, is. Go STANDARD with our all-around Vibram® Regolith lug, Often Wet? We broke the mold on “freedom footwear” with our award-winning Cairn design. Exploring New Singletrack and Breweries From Kootenay Lake to Rossland, Great Balls Of Fire: A Look At Famous BC Meteorites, New 5.10a Rock Climb In the Valhallas Is 10 Pitches Long, Help Save Cottonwood Lake and Win a Season’s Pass to Whitewater, Sun Peaks Resort is Open! Go PRO, with ultra-sticky Vibram® Megagrip in non-marking grey; Ultra-grippy, exclusive REGOLITH Bedrock x Vibram® outsole. The lifts are moving, the trails are groomed, and the wildflowers are just starting to bloom. Bedrock’s patent-pending strap system includes a corded-toe strap and three adjustment zones. Gear up with everything from our original split-toe socks to multi-functional headwear.
New for 2018: an anatomical arch will take Bedrock next level. You will look cool in Bedrocks, even if, like Clare, you are not cool enough to have any tattoos.
Whitewater? 313 Innes Street, Subscribe to our infrequent + awesome newsletter and be first to hear about new products, sales, and company happenings! When compared to more direct competitors, like the minimalist LUNA, also with a Vibram sole, the Cairn seems to be more adjustable and rugged.
I thought my cairns were well-built, grippy and stylish. From big adventures to easy-livin’, Bedrock Sandals are built to free your outdoor soul. Co-founders Dan Opalacz and Nick Pence, both employed in the outdoors industry, led “adventurous minimalist lifestyles,” and wanted a sandal to match. Whitewater? From big adventures to easy-livin’, Bedrock Sandals are built to free your outdoor soul. Phone: 250-352-5024 I primarily use sandals in the backcountry during river fords and at camp. With its exclusive strap system and Vibram® sole, Cairn continues to deliver on big mountain climbs, bike tours, or just kicking around town.
size 9/10 is equivalent to size 9 for men, and size 10 for women.) The equation is simple: to get lighter, the Bedrock has a thinner sole. Though the merino wool blend injinji toe socks Bedrock sells are the least nerdy model I’ve ever seen, they’re less warm than my preferred bulky, uber-warm camp sock. View/Download/Print our Cairn Sandals Sole Templates. If you’re proud to be repairing worn gear instead of sending it to the landfill, they’ll also sew a very cool RE-SOUL patch over the Bedrock brand label. Equal parts big adventure and simple living: We make premium quality sandals that let you go further and live freer. Vibram® XS Trek Regolith Outsole: Lightweight, long-lasting, and re-soulable. The Vibram sole is light, yet the outsole is heavy duty and has an aggressive tread for reliable traction.
Their design theory can be boiled down to their stated goal of harnessing “our natural human-inherited flow of movement” in the simplest way possible. Premium Quality: We spent years sourcing the best materials in the world, so you can spend maximum time enjoying the outdoors. Though Chacos probably take the cake on customizable fit, thanks to the famous single-strap system, there is enough to fiddle with on the Bedrocks that I found a bomber fit, and it’s definitely more snug and secure than Tevas. I’m a convert, too. Ready to Bedrock? Our durable designs are re-soleable and repairable, letting you tread further with a cleaner footprint. Cairn Adventure Sandals 1528 $105.00 USD. NEW plug-less toe post and aluminum hardware for next-level durability. Finally, I really like the style— the plain colors feel old school, and it’s simple, per brand philosophy. Copper, black, jasper, light denim, river runner, charcoal, trail blazer (with new, patterned colors to debut in 2018), Vibram outsole, polyester and nylon webbing upper, metal and acetal plastic hardware, US military-grade Velcro, Slaycation!
Giddy up. NEW plug-less toe post and aluminum hardware for next-level durability. Meet your new sole mate, the Cairn Pro II. Some Bedrockers find our sizes run slightly small, especially in our smallest sizes. Though Chacos probably take the cake on customizable fit, thanks to the famous single-strap system, there is enough to fiddle with on the Bedrocks that I found a bomber fit, and it’s definitely more snug and secure than Tevas. There are people that like to hike distances in sandals; I am not one of them, but a lot of those people seem to love Bedrocks for this purpose). Highly recommend! Order one, or even two sizes up. A backpacker or thru-hiker who needs a water shoe that packs light, or general explorer in life who wants a rugged sandal that works for the everyday. LOVE these sandals so much so far. Less is more when you wander in our most minimal sandals.
Though the merino wool blend injinji toe socks Bedrock sells are the least nerdy model I’ve ever seen, they’re less warm than my preferred bulky, uber-warm camp sock. Hailing from Richmond, California, Bedrock launched in 2011 with a successful Kickstarter bid. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too! I wear these sandals out rock climbing, and hiking all the time. Less is more when you wander in our most minimal sandals. Often Dry? Our industry-leading designs and unparalleled field testing let you tread light and secure, from mountain tops to river bottoms. For my uses, this is an excellent balance between the features. Follow these instructions to take care of your Bedrocks and maximize their life-span: The Cairn Custom Sole: Minimalist, Packable, Durable.