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    Boreal Mutant

    The Mutant is yet another shoe that is said to "excel in all areas," but where does it really...

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    Five Ten Quantum

    The redesigned Five Ten Quantum is billed as an all-round shoe, but where does it really shine? We weigh...

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    Inov-8 Roclite 295

    The Inov-8 Roclite 295 is a great shoe for hard trails, tough terrain, and long days in the mountains.

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    Arc’teryx Acrux FL GTX Approach Shoe

    The Arc'teryx Acrux FL GTX is a radical departure from traditional approach shoes.

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    Salomon Wings Pro 2 Running Shoe

    Salomon's Wings Pro 2 is a great do-it-all trail running shoe that stretches the boundaries of running, scrambling, and...

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    Best Flip Flops

    It's been almost two years since our Flip Flop Roundup, so we've given an update, and we're currently reviewing...

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    Tenaya IATI Climbing Shoe

    The Tenaya IATI is a high-performance shoe that can still do a bit of everything.

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    Astral Brewess Water Shoe

    With a low profile and excellent grip, the Astral Brewess is perfect for women who want a minimalist river...

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    OluKai Nohea Mesh

    What's better than flip flops? Nothing. Except maybe these. (And Summer Is Coming...)

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    Men’s Fall Boots

    From super minimal to fully waterproof, here's a roundup of a few of our favorite Fall boots.

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    La Sportiva Katana Lace

    The La Sportiva Katana Lace is a good all-around shoe that excels at trad and crack climbing.

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    Astral Brewer Water Shoe

    The redesigned Brewer has proven to be a simple, lightweight paddling shoe that offers just as much comfort as...

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    Adidas Terrex Solo

    The Adidas Terrex Solo is a cushy, comfortable shoe that occupies a position between light/breathable and stocky/durable approach shoes.

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    SCARPA Instinct VS

    For bouldering or technical face climbing, you'll be hard pressed to find a better shoe than the SCARPA Instinct...

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    Patagonia Rover Shoe

    The Patagonia Rover is a versatile hybrid: part minimalist trailer runner, part approach shoe, even part water shoe. But...

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    Five Ten Men’s Guide Tennie

    If you need an approach shoe to use year-round or to handle alpine conditions in the summer, the Five...

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    Evolv Cruzer Approach Shoe

    If you're looking for a packable, minimalist approach shoe that is also great for kicking around town, the Cruzer...

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    Astral Rassler Water Shoe

    The Astral Rassler is an excellent expedition paddling shoe, featuring a slimmer, lower profile design than its competitors.

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    The North Face Back to Berkeley Boot SE

    The North Face Back-to-Berkeley Boot SE has a unique felted-wool upper that gives the boot a vintage look while...

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    Five Ten Freerider VXi Elements

    The Freerider VXi Elements is a definite improvement over the old Impact, and works very well in wet, cold...

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