• The ALTRA Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid

    ALTRA Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid Price: $150 Weight: 12.6 oz (men’s size 8.5) Drop: 0 mm Stack Height: 25 mm Around the Trail Runner offices, fellow editors were puzzled on seeing the Lone Peak … Continue reading "First Look: The ALTRA Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid"
  • La Sportiva Lycan

    La Sportiva Lycan Weight: 9.3 oz, size 8.5 / 41 Drop: 6mm Stack height: 18mm heel, 12mm toe Price: $115 The new Lycan by La Sportiva raised immediate interest around the Trail Runner office, with its … Continue reading "First Look: La Sportiva Lycan"
  • Springtime trail running shoe

    Salewa Ultra Train 2

    Salewa Ultra Train 2 Weight: 11.04 oz Heel-to-toe drop: 8mm MSRP: $139 The Salewa Ultra Train 2 is a very supportive, comfortable, all-terrain shoe, and a significant improvement over its predecessor, the Ultra Train. At first … Continue reading "First Look: Salewa Ultra Train 2"
  • Terraflex running shoe by Xero

    Xero Shoes TerraFlex

    Xero Terraflex Minimalist Running Shoe Weight: 8.2 oz (men’s size 7) MSRP: $100 First Impressions What stands out with the Terraflex is its pure simplicity—there are no excessive contraptions built into these shoes. They are … Continue reading "Trail Tested: Xero Shoes TerraFlex"
  • fall trail running shoes 2017

    9 Fall Trail-Running Shoes, Reviewed

    Finding the right pair of trail-running shoes is like finding love: when you know, you know. But the search can be disheartening. You’ve tried out a few pairs yourself. You’ve asked friends for recommendations. After … Continue reading "9 Fall Trail-Running Shoes, Reviewed"
  • 12 Spring 2017 Trail-Running Shoes, Reviewed

    A shoe can make or break the trail-running experience and, rightly so, we trail runners demand a lot out of our running shoes. We want protection, but also ground-feel; cushion, but also agility; support, but … Continue reading "12 Spring 2017 Trail-Running Shoes, Reviewed"
  • When Choosing Trail Shoes, Comfort Matters

    “I need to return these shoes. They give me bowel movements.” Seconds earlier the older woman wearing a necklace of real animal bones had walked confidently into the running store where I worked, with a … Continue reading "When Choosing Trail Shoes, Comfort Matters"
  • 11 Fall 2016 Trail-Running Shoes, Reviewed

    I spent a recent vacation in western North Carolina, where green-blanketed mountains sprawl across the landscape. The highest summit around was almost exactly the elevation I live at in Colorado, and many nearby “peaks” could … Continue reading "11 Fall 2016 Trail-Running Shoes, Reviewed"
  • Pearl Izumi Will Stop Making Running Shoes and Apparel in 2017

    Pearl Izumi announced that it will discontinue its entire run business, including apparel and a popular line of trail- and road-running shoes, in a press release today. The company will shift its focus entirely to … Continue reading "Pearl Izumi Will Stop Making Running Shoes and Apparel in 2017"
  • Shoe Reviews: Salomon Speedcross 4, Montrail Rogue FKT, Treksta Mega Wave

    It’s August, so if you’ve been hitting the trails all summer, you may be wearing through that favorite pair of shoes. Here are three new options to consider, with a little something for everyone: a … Continue reading "Shoe Reviews: Salomon Speedcross 4, Montrail Rogue FKT, Treksta Mega Wave"