Regatta Apocalypse Mid

Generous sizing and very soft uppers make the Apocalypse Mid feel comfortable straight from the box, albeit rather like a pair of loose slippers. They’re unique in this selection because the uppers are made from a soft shell fabric. Coupled with a waterproof lining, this helps them stay waterproof, but also makes them feel rather lacking in support. The fairly low ankle cuff and very slack midsole limit their use to easy terrain, and the shallow tread pattern makes them best-suited to firm surfaces. They performed well for their price, but felt rather sweaty in warm weather. Unfortunately, they are also let down by a very fiddly lacing system, with limited scope for achieving a good fit across the foot. But at only 750g per pair, they are very lightweight.

VITAL STATS
Sizes: 3-8
Upper: Soft shell
Sole: Vibram/X-LT
Waterproof/breathable lining: Isotex
Weight: 750g
Men’s version: Yes
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