The Paleos®

Discover Barefoot Shoes deserving the name!

Paleos® are  truly barefoot safety wear! Due to the quality not cheap but far more durable than any "usual" shoe! High-quality, environmentally-open, immediately, anatomically correct, flexible, robust, durable, easy to clean and thus the best foot protection for nature, the water and residential areas you can own.

Paleos® Feel your world at every step!

Enjoy and feel safe - anywhere!

With Paleos® chainmail shoes/soles you can literally run on broken glass and razor blades! No matter what is hidden in the mud, in the surge, reefs or overgrown terrain - you're absolutely safe! With good reason, this type of ring mesh is also processed in bulletproof vests and used as protective fabric (gloves) in the meat processing industry!

Need more information on our products? Then browse our BLOGs for backgrounds on the seemingly "tough" Paleos®. Find tips for Barefoot Beginner, learn where "PAWS" come from, read about forefoot running, see our videos on how to get started with Paleos®, and find many more interesting topics.

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Also keen on closeness to nature?

On land and in the water ... without even thinking on lurking hazards?

Did you know that not even the wooden stick of a match fits through the ring mesh of Paleos®? JUST IN CASE PROTECTION that can barely be felt but immediately enters in appearance when you need it! In murky water, seas and rivers, mud flats, swamps and bogs or overgrown soils ashore. Enjoy peace of mind and the certainty of fullest protection from insects, snakes, crustaceans and man-made hazards at the crucial moment!

Paleos® Enjoy relaxing safety - anywhere!

From a technical point of view Paleos® are complex high-end products between pure barefoot and usual minimalist footwear. Optimized for precisely those activities and conditions that would be too dangerous with conventional shoes or would - at best - ruin them. The series of Paleos®...

Series Paleos®ULTRA!

Series Paleos®ULTRA!

Paleos® Feel your trail at every step!

Are you ready to feel your world? ULTRA's are pure chain mail shoes that can be worn directly against the skin. All those who want to enjoy immediate nature without any compromise should opt for ULTRA! ULTRA is designed for most general foot shapes. At ordering, there is an option you can choose to have your order size verified.

Series Paleos®CLASSIC!

Paleos®CLASSIC can cope every environment!

Series Paleos®CLASSIC!

The Paleos® that build a bridge! They can be applied for everything, everywhere! Water, Mud, Soils... extremely sturdy and easy to clean! Do you have a special foot shape? Then you should go for CLASSIC instead of ULTRA! Models such as PUR or PAWS (fitted with paws) up to the BLACK and WHITE (assembled with an outsole what makes them also suitable for residential areas) for any terrain, for boats and of course for the water. They simply fit, are safe and great fun!

Series Paleos®URBAN!

Series Paleos®URBAN!

Die Paleos® - Also keen on close contact with nature?

You are on quest for barefoot shoes for all seasons - also for less summery conditions? URBANs have all that is needed to take you through chilly times! Keeping your feet warm and well ventilated without seperating you from your prefered environment! By means of our insoles all open structures can even be completely covered! This way they can either be a largely open barefoot shoe or a "normal" closed minimal shoe. Time, to order a suitable model of series Paleos®URBAN!

100% protection at any environment!

Paleos® Enjoy relaxing safety - anywhere!

PaleoBarefoots® are an open-to-the-environment barefoot concept which is combined with a focus on injury prevention and meant for preferably natural environments! Wet wood, algae, moss, mud ... the slick, the better they become! In eg Germany, roads and other infrastructure, as well as settlements and cities occupy approximately 15% of the total area. Well, with Paleos® we make safe outdoor shoes for the remaining 85%! We focus on natural environments and thus on ...

Natural Running in its most consistent form!

Where other shoes fail, become dangerously slippery or would just be ruined ... The fields of application of PaleoBarefoots® are all waters and natural conditions on land! For the city they should be understood as highly-breathable wellness and leisure shoes, and be used accordingly!


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Pure metal directly against the skin?

The ring mesh of Paleos® - stainless, polished surgical steel!

To answer your probably first questions... Does ring mesh or chainmail from stainless steel feel hard = no! Is it scratchy = no! Does it rust = no! Is it cold = no! Is it uncomfortable against the skin = no! Is it heavy = no! Is it conductive to heat or cold = again no! Indeed, it`s exactly the opposite! To put it differently: EVERYTHING you might suspect at first will be entirely wrong - for sure! The same chain mesh is also used in the meat processing industry in the form of protective gloves. Such gloves are worn daily for up to 8 hours - directly on the skin!

Need more information on our products?

Then browse our BLOGs for backgrounds on the seemingly "tough" Paleos®. Find tips for Barefoot Beginner, learn where "PAWS" come from, read about forefoot running, see our videos on how to get started with Paleos®, and find many more interesting topics.

Wait, there's even more to come ...

Protective gloves and sleeves from the chainmail of Paleos®!

Partially available! Gloves from chainmail to portect your hands when falling (eg. skating, cycling, trail running). Also sleeves for your ankles, the lower legs and arms made of the same chain mesh from which we make the unique and secure barefoot feel Paleos® provide. Reliable protection in the water against cuttings, from crustaceans, spines and barbs of, for example, rays as well as the protection from dangerous plants and bites of mammals and reptiles on land.

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