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Lightest camp sandals ever?!
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Nick Larsen
(stingray4540) - F

Locale: South Bay
Lightest camp sandals ever?! on 08/15/2013 21:11:28 MDT Print View

I think I just found the lightest camp sandals ever!
Only 13 grams for the pair. .5oz

Where can you get these unubtanium magic sandals?!
You gotta go get a pedicure... And the pink ones are lighter than all the other colors.

Disclaimer: Saw my brothers girlfriend wearing them. I didn't get a pedicure. My exact words, "where did you get those? Can I weigh them?"

13 gram sandals

Edited by stingray4540 on 08/15/2013 21:14:07 MDT.

James DeGraaf
(jdegraaf) - MLife

Locale: Bay Area
Camp sandals on 08/15/2013 21:34:39 MDT Print View

If ever brought camp sandals, those would be the ones! You can't lose them and I bet they pack small. (Maybe ill surprise my wife with a day at the spa and hope she gets a pair, but I wonder if they come in a size men's 13?)

Jake S
RE: strap on 08/15/2013 23:44:25 MDT Print View

Do you have a pic of the bottom? How is the strap attached?

michael levi
(M.L) - F

Locale: W-Never Eat Soggy (W)affles
re on 08/16/2013 01:18:28 MDT Print View

If only these had a stiffer sole, some thin hard stuff would go a long way.

mik matra
(mikmik) - M

Locale: Allways on the move
13grams???? on 08/16/2013 04:42:03 MDT Print View

I am at a point of a re-measure!! 13 grams?!?!?! Sounds good but the day spa thongs/slipons seem to be one size only maybe around a size 9 or so and thus my size 12 feet needed me to make my own from some of my closed cell foam pad that got under 60grams.

sandle on 08/16/2013 04:57:11 MDT Print View

think hard now.....

you might be able to make your own.

Nick Larsen
(stingray4540) - F

Locale: South Bay
Re: RE: strap on 08/16/2013 05:13:46 MDT Print View

The strap is just glued to the top, the bottom is completely flat. I don't bring camp shoes myself, I just thought it was funny after all the camp shoe threads I've read. All this time, the lightest ones were at the salon!

Probably wouldn't last long, or fit many people, but their free if ur SO likes pedicures.

Jake S
negative weight on 09/12/2013 16:31:00 MDT Print View

I came up with my own solution. I cut 44g of extra material off the 4 corners of my ridgerest.

I used the top-corner pieces of foam I removed to make huaraches, along with some 550 paracord I had around (not the lightest cordage, sure, but comfort is a priority here). After trimming to the shape of my foot, they weight 31g.

So all in all, my camp shoes weight -13g. :D

Edited by spags on 09/12/2013 16:39:43 MDT.

Colin Krusor

Locale: Northwest US
Weight on 09/12/2013 16:42:50 MDT Print View

Jake, I'm working on a pair of hydrogen-filled camp shoes that will utilize a cutting-edge "foot balloon" design and be lighter than yours. They will also double as fuel containers, pillows, snowshoes, and floatation devices. I intend to call them Hindenbüts.

Edited by ckrusor on 09/12/2013 16:46:55 MDT.

Jake S
oh the humanity on 09/12/2013 16:49:20 MDT Print View

Good design concept. Helium would be too heavy.

David Thomas
(DavidinKenai) - MLife

Locale: North Woods. Far North.
Oh, the huge manatee! on 09/12/2013 17:55:27 MDT Print View

Nice historical quotation there, Jake.