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Product Specifications

SOM Footwear is proud to use high quality materials to produce our shoes.  The following chart offers the comparison of the specifications of our current models and the materials used. 

Design updates from previous models:
Our current models are built with the same qualities found in all SOM shoes: roomy toebox, zero-drop sole, & lightweight construction.  The new models offer design improvements from our previous models that increase flexibility, stability, and make the shoe even lighter.  The current models also include an updated lacing system for a better hold.

Norwood (and Norwood in Color)

the norwood black with light gray stitches




Model Type

Versatile.  Great for daily use, running, hiking, out on the town, and more!



Water resistant CORDURA® fabric provides exceptional resistance to tears, scuffs and abrasions Backed by a high quality mesh (see below). Abrasion resistant rubber protects the sides and heels from terrain.


Toe box

Faux leather synthetic fiber matrix produced in California in line with strict environmental standards.  Does not contain PVC or plasticizers. Durable, breathable and easily cleaned.



Overlaid with cotton, the ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) insole offers excellent moisture absorption and comfort. For your convenience, all of our insoles are removable. This feature allows you to use your own insole or orthodic insert if necessary.



High quality, breathable light mesh lining.



8mm Vibram high-quality sole provides an excellent grip on rocks and other slick or wet surfaces. It is remarkably soft and flexible for unsurpassed light weight comfort. 



One size 9.5 shoe weighs 7.95 ounces (225 grams)