For years, trail runners have been the footwear of choice for gram-counters. New boot designs aim to change that.
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The first-ever Graphene foam hiking boot delivers unprecedented energy return and cushioning.
Sometimes, you need a boot that can stand up to the toughest terrain.
The Erem Xerocole Expedition is dialed for sandy adventures.
The Altra Superior 5 aids in a natural, comfortable stride.
Bonus: the Scarpa Ribelle HD is crampon compatible.
Pick up the pace and cover more distance with this gear designed for speed.
The adidas Terrex Speed Ultra provides plenty of cushion without the weight.
Double your fun with a pair of shoes that's ready to pull double duty.
The VECTIV™ Exploris Mid FUTURELIGHT™ is a new mid boot from The North Face, featuring the VECTIV™ propulsion technology that makes up the backbone of their cutting-edge new line of trail shoes.
Endurance runner Hillary Allen is a specialist when it comes to charging hard on rough trail. The new VECTIV shoe line is helping get her where she needs to go, fast.
The Tread Labs Pace Insole Kit let us dial in our fit no matter what pair we were wearing.
Get a crazy-good hiking shoe for a crazy-low price.