The earth shoes! This should be an ample statement for the Patagonia brand of footwear. Founded in 1972, Patagonia then catered to a specific niche of customers – the rock and alpine climbing crowd. Their footwear line is geared towards outdoor and casual performance footwear. Having committed to being environment-friendly, Patagonia footwear, has managed to incorporate the best design for outdoor footwear and at the same time using earth-friendly materials which have endeared them to many. They offer specialized shoes for canyoneering, big wall and rock climbing and also casual shoes for men and women. Distributed in 190 countries worldwide, Patagonia continues its legacy of excellent and environment-caring footwear.