What shoes do you wear for river rafting?

What shoes should you wear river rafting?

A: Closed-toe athletic training shoes, running shoes, or water shoes are the best choice for most river rafting trips. Whitewater-specific shoes are nice—but not necessary for Timberline trips. In cold temperatures or on high-intensity sections of whitewater, neoprene booties with rugged soles are often worn.

What to wear on feet while rafting?

Sandals like Tevas, with straps across the toes and behind the heel, are always the most ideal ones to wear when white water rafting. These provide the comfort needed but also have the capability to shed water and dry quickly. Tennis shoes are also a great option if you’re in a pinch and don’t mind getting them wet.

What are the best shoes for the river?

6 Best shoes for river hiking: Top rated water hiking shoes in…

  • Merrell Women’s All Out Blaze Sieve Water Shoe.
  • Aleader Men’s DrainPro XT water hiking shoes.
  • Salomon Women’s Crossamphibian Swift 2.
  • Merrell men’s Choprock.
  • SOBASO Water Shoes.
  • KEEN Women’s Whisper Sandal.

What are booties for rafting?

Imagine a thick, mid-calf height neoprene sock with a zipper or some Velcro straps to fasten it on and a seriously grippy sole. These things are called booties and are the most popular footwear option among our guests. Booties trap water inside allowing your body heat to warm it up and keep your feet cozy all day.

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Are Crocs good for tubing?

Do not wear Crocs. You might as well go barefoot and probably will before the end of the trip. Aqua socks, old tennis shoes work well.

What I wish I brought on my rafting trip?

Personal Care

  • Heavy Salve. Your hands and feet definitely get the short end of the stick on a Grand Canyon rafting trip. …
  • Nose Oil. We see a lot of bloody noses in the Canyon due to the dry conditions. …
  • Scrub Gloves. These are amazing! …
  • Sun Hoodie. …
  • Handkerchief or Buff. …
  • Sarong. …
  • Gardening Gloves. …
  • Space Saver Storage Bags.