How To Adjust (Tighten and Loosen) Chacos Sandals With A Toe Loop

Finding the right sandals for outdoor pursuits and watersports can often be difficult. While some may have the right fit they might not have the high level of durability that you’re looking for.

But with a pair of water sandals from Chaco, you can find the right combination of fit, comfort and durability. They can be ideal for all sorts of watersports and outdoor activities because of their secure adjustable fitting technique.

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However,  with their unique technology, they can be a little tricky when it comes to putting them on and taking them off.

That’s why we have decided to put together this guide to help you discover the best way to both tighten and loosen your Chacos. So you can have a more precise and comfortable fit during your kayak or fishing expeditions and make the most of these adjustable water sandals.

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How To Adjust Chacos Water Sandals 

How To Tighten

Once your feet are in the Chacos, the first step is to pull the toe strap from the inner side of the sandal. You should now feel the lower strap tightening around your foot.

Adjusting Chaco Sandals With A Toe Loop

The next thing you will want to do is to pull up on the top strap starting at the side nearest to your toe. Then you can move move onto the buckle strap, pulling from the side of the strap that’s closest to the inside of your foot.

The final step is to then pull the strap through the buckle towards the outside of your foot and secure it for a perfect fit. You should now be ready to be off your adventures.

How To Loosen

The first thing to do is start by loosening the buckle. Simply pull up on it in the opposite way that you tightened it, and you should find that it starts loosening.

After this you can move on to the top strap (the one that crosses over the front of your foot towards the toe loop). Pull it from the outer edge of the shoe.

The next step is to pull on the toe strap. Just pull on the side that’s closest to the outer edge of the shoe.

After this, you can then pull on the lower strap, pulling from the side nearest to the outside edge of the sandal. You should now find that you’re able to slip them on or off.

How To Tighten

With your feet inside the sandals, start by pulling the top strap from the end closest to your toe. This will tighten the bottom strap across your foot and you should feel this as you pull.

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Next, you will want to pull up on the buckle strap from the end closest to the inside of your foot. Then, to finally secure the sandals to your feet, pull the buckle strap towards the outside of your foot, pulling it through the buckle. Once you’ve done this you should be good to go.

How To Loosen

In a similar way to the Chacos with toe loops, the first thing to do is to start by pulling up on the buckle strap to loosen it, in the opposite direction from the way that you would tighten it. Then with the top strap that crosses over the front of your foot, pull up from the outer edge.

The next thing you will want to do is to pull up on the bottom strap, again from the end closest to the outside edge of the shoe. At this point the sandals should now be loose enough for you to either step in or out of them.

Chacos themselves provide a great guide for adjustments.

Conclusion

If you’ve got your Chacos sandals at the ready and you’re all set to head off on your adventures, you should hopefully have that technique mastered.

Don’t worry if you think you might need another couple of shots at it. Simply take this guide with you on your next outdoor expedition and you should have no problems finding that perfect fit.

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading our guide to adjusting your Chacos and we hope you’ve found it helpful. If you know someone who struggles with the adjusting technique or you think your fellow outdoor enthusiasts may find it enjoyable or helpful, just share this guide with them.

And remember, if you have any questions or comments for us, please let us know and we’ll do our best to get back to you. 

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