Under Armour Kilchis
Whether wearing the breezy Under Armour Kilchis while hanging at the lake or bass fishing, the shoes are recreational ‘shore’ favorites. The upper footbed and midsole are fast draining and quick-drying. The shoes come to the wearer on durable non-marking outsoles. They can be worn on rainy days or adventures.
- Drain well
- Dry quickly
- Laces do not stay tied
- Little arch support
It has a traditional lacing. Fixed bungee tension lacing makes the shoes easy to slide on and off. The traditional lacing system permits an adjustable fit. The uppers are made of lightweight mesh. Inside there is a breathable textile lining that feels great to the touch. There is also a cushioning insole for all-day comfort.
Synthetic fabrics ensure the feet do not retain water and dry quickly. Steer clear of materials such as cotton that absorbs water. It will weigh down the wearer and keep the feet wet and retain water for an extended period and may be uncomfortable.
Water being allowed to escape is a critical feature. A hoe that does not allow water to escape becomes heavy and can be pulled off the foot. The drain holes in the Under Armour Kilchis design combats water retention.
Quick-drying Kilchis shine by ensuring the feet don’t stay wet. Breathability also prevents the lousy smell that results from sloshing in other types of shoes. The materials create a breathability stream needed for quick-drying capabilities.
They allow for proper drainage. The footbed works in conjunction with the drainage holes so that any moisture or sweat passes through the bottom of the shoes and comes out of the holes leaving the feet dry. The quick-drying, highly breathable uppers do not leave feet feeling soggy for very long. AllSeasonGear technology aids in keeping feet cool.
There is a tab on the back for ease of putting on the shoe. The breathable textile lining and cushioned textile footbed provide comfort and support. Contouring helps with movement. It pockets the shock and pressure to increase comfort.
Times have changed. They offer designs with a variety of features, textures, and colors. Available colors of the Under Armour Kilchis include steel and heather. Flip flops have a place in a public shower or local pool. They are not typically designed for more active endeavors. Shoes like the Kilchis protect the feet from abrasions, bumps, and spikes of an unfriendly underwater world.
Under Armour, color names are nearly as interesting as the colors and color combinations available. They include steel, heather, and teal - bass blue/elemental, gunpowder green/white, rhino gray/white anthracite/white, Moroccan/white, desert sand/white, steel/mechanic blue - marlin blue/elemental/Neptune, stealth gray/elemental/fury, after burn/afterburn/white, greenhead/sandstorm/velocity, and maverick brown/blue/toxic.
Full coverage and excellent grip features are found in the Under Armour Kilchis. The welded overlays provide abrasion protection. The lace area is greeted by a full synthetic upper that helps deter abrasions. When an adventure takes a person into the water, it is essential to protect the feet. A contoured midsole and footbed of the Under Armour Kilchis keep the adventurer exploring. They cushion every step and drain excess water.
Width & Length
The Under Armor Kilchis is available only in medium widths. Seventy-nine percent felt the width was true to size. Twenty-one percent said they were narrow. No one reported the shoes as too wide. Those with wide toes areas are able to adjust the width of the shoe by loosening the laces.
Different categories and activities surround submerged environments, water activities, and water sports. Each may call for a different feature that others might not require. The Under Armour Kilchis are best suited as a lightweight slip-on walking shoe that also fits in the category of best budget-friendly swimming shoes for rocky beaches.
They can also be used for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Reviewers say Under Armour would typically be an afterthought in these categories. The Kilchis took them off guard. The design of the outer shell with its textile and synthetic materials give the shoe support for which the brand has a reputation.
The extended platforms of the shoes help separate the arch to provide a slight hike and space the support mechanisms. Reviewers report insufficient arch support with 56 percent claiming there is no arch support and 44 percent feel there is moderate support.
The Under Armour Kilchis are best suited as lightweight slip-on walking shoes that also fit in the category of budget-friendly swimming shoes for rocky beaches. They can also be used for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing.
The J-Step non-masking rubber is a best in class outsole that gives fantastic traction on wet, smooth surfaces. It has so much grip the wearer will not slip on a boat or wet surface. It is a best in class outsole that gives fantastic traction on wet, smooth surfaces.
The platforms extensions on the outsole are stable grippers across slippery and smooth surfaces. The non-marking outsole of the Kilchis ensures the wearer remains sure-footed over the slippery or rough terrain. They make a kayak or fishing boat proper places to host usage.
The AllSeasonGear technology regulates the core temperature in changing conditions. It is ideal for unpredictable changing temperatures between the extremes. AllSeasonGear keeps the wearer dry, light, and comfortable throughout the day.
Breathable textile lining
Contoured insole and midsole
Grippy J-Step outsole
Lace-up system for secure fit
Mesh and synthetic upper
Non-marking rubber outsole
Quick drying upper
Welded synthetic overlays for stability
The materials used in the Under Armour Kilchis do just that. Shoes that do not stay on the feet are of no use. Quality water shoes have a lacing system that secures the feet and ensures comfort. The Kilchis do have a bungee lacing system. Complaints about staying tied have been reported. The solid roundness of the laces doesn’t mesh well with the water.
Traction is found on the outsole of a shoe. The J-Step outsole is a non-marking product that provides traction for these Under Armour shoes. Shoes intended for water use may cause blistering and chafing. It is best to try on the shoes and walk in them a bit to determine if they are right for you.