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Scarpa Rapid - approach shoe meets trail shoe

Is this a lightweight approach shoe you can also run in, or a trail shoe with scrambling ability? A jack of all trades (or terrains) rather than a master of any one, the Rapid would be a good choice for hands-on hill days and mountain crag approaches in the wet and muddy UK, says Dan Bailey.   


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Dynafit Alpine Running Shoe

Light but not flimsy, the Alpine is a good all-round running shoe for shorter distances and mixed conditions, says Rob Greenwood, but it really excels on technical rocky terrain. It'd be good for scrambly hillwalking days, too.

Salewa Dropline Mid Shoe

Is it a boot with trainer-like bounce, or a shoe with added height? The Dropline Mid defies neat pigeonholing, says Dan Bailey, but if you're making the change from traditional boots to trail shoes then this light, cushioned and breathable boot-shoe could be the...

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid GTX

Is it a shoe, or a boot? Marrying a soft, supportive and shock-absorbing feel with a comparatively light weight, the Ultra Raptor Mid GTX arguably gives you the best of both worlds, says Dan Bailey. For lightweight backpacking, long summer hill days and...

La Sportiva Jackal

"I liked the Jackal from the moment I first put them on and have continued to love them through repeated use" says Rob Greenwood. Designed...

Arc'teryx Norvan LD 2

The follow-up to the original Norvan, the Norvan LD is pitched as being both lighter and more durable. It is designed with long...

Scarpa Spin Ultra

Offering generous levels of cushioning and support in a surprisingly lightweight package, the Spin Ultra should be equally at home on long...

Adidas Terrex Agravic Flow Running Shoes

Described as being 'for casual runs and long sections on pavement or trails', the Agravic Flow seeks to straddle the line...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

La Sportiva Jackal - Mountain Running Shoe

The Jackal is a mountain running shoe dedicated to off-road running over ultra distances

adidas Terrex Agravic Flow Shoes

Lace up and find your pace. Unwind from the day in the adidas Terrex Agravic Flow Shoes. Pavement to trail and back, your feet stay cool and the transitions are seamless with a smooth roll-off and fresh energy in every stride. Foot-hugging support and...

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

Saurus is an all new trail running shoe which excels on off-road footpaths and routes which feature a mix of hard paved surfaces and softer off-road terrain.

La Sportiva Mountain Running Shoe Roundup

La Sportiva's mission is to bring you the best technical footwear to explore the outdoors. For 80 years they...

Injinji Midweight Performance Cushioned Toesocks

New Midweight Cushioned Toesocks available from Injinji now. Great for running, walking, biking, or any other sport where...

Mammut's new Claw GTX Shoe - Grips like a Gecko

Mammut, the top-end Swiss outdoor gear and footwear manufacturer, has developed the new Claw GTX, a shoe that sports a...

Scarpa Launch Alpine X Range of Approach/Trail Shoes

Scarpa have just launched their new Alpine X line. The range consists of 5 models of mens and womens cross...


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