Fast & Furious
A sneak peek at standout new trail running and hiking footwear to watch for in Fall/Winter 20/21
Topo Athletic / Trailventure WP
A lightweight, waterproof day hiker with a full eVent waterproof bootie, the Trailventure WP has a roomy toe box and a 30/25mm stack height. It also features a 3-piece EVA midsole combined with an ESS rock plate for light guidance through the gait cycle and protection from roots and rocks. A Vibram Megagrip outsole offers traction and durability. MSRP $160.
ECCO / Zipflex Mid
With a sole design inspired by a zipper, the Zipflex offers flexibility and comfort to go along with its distinctive aesthetic. It features ECCO DriTan Leather technology, which uses less water during the tanning process. And its DYNEEMA Bonded Leather by ECCO material delivers street style to the upper. MSRP $200.
Altra / Olympus 4
The max cushion Olympus 4 boasts a Vibram MegaGrip outsole and a GaiterTrap. Its engineered mesh upper is breathable and durable and its heel has been rounded to encourage a smoother step from heel to toe. The InnerFlex midsole technology offers increased flexibility and performance. MSRP $170.
Altra / Superior 4.5
Designed to be an adventurous, trail-ready speedseeker, the Superior 4.5 is both lightweight and loaded with a MaxTrac sticky rubber outsole. This update has a sleeker, rounded heel and an improved upper that’s more locked-in and durable than its predecessor. It also boasts improved breathability and drainage. MSRP $110.
Brooks / Cascadia 15
For runners who want to feel protected while trail running, the Cascadia 15 offers soft, stable cushioning on any terrain. It has a new engineered monoloop mesh upper that combines with 3D Fit Print to increase breathability and improve drainage. The shoe features Brooks’ Pivot Post System for stability and a Ballistic Rock Shield for protection. MSRP $130.
Skechers / GOrun Speed TRL Hyper
This new trail shoe from Skechers is built for speed. The GOrun Speed TRL Hyper features the brand’s highly responsive Hyper Burst cushioning, a durable Goodyear rubber traction outsole, and an injected nylon forefoot plate which provides impact protection and increased torsional stability. It is also designed to promote energy return. MSRP $135.
Salomon / Wildcross
Building on the brand’s popular Cross collection, the new Wildcross offers enhanced stability and fit with new Dreamtex technology. An anatomical fit and a new lug geometry make it a fit for traversing any trail. Its higher volume toebox allows for comfort across varied foot shapes. MSRP $130.
361 / Taroko 2
This hybrid trail running shoe from 361 Degrees is designed for on and off road use. It has a sturdy mesh upper and features 361’s MORPHIT Heel Lock, a pull-cord heel design that keeps the rearfoot secure. It also has a durable rubber outsole with articulated flex zones in the forefoot for better grip off-road and a rubber heel crash pad. MSRP $120.
Saucony / Canyon TR
Offering a smooth ride from road to trail and back again, the Canyon TR is a crossover style with dirt-friendly traction that still rides smooth on the road. It has low profile lugs, PWRRUN cushioning for soft responsiveness and an engineered mesh upper reinforced with a thin, flexible 3D-printed film for protection and durability. MSRP $120.
Saucony / Switchback 2
A fast-paced, lightweight, race-ready trail runner, the Switchback 2 has
long-distance cushioning placed into a nimble, grippy, dialed-in package, featuring a side-set BOA lacing system. Its new PWRRUN+ cushioning is lightweight, allowing for protection underfoot while retaining its flexibility and energy return. MSRP $140.
Hoka One One / Torrent 2
Featuring an engineered mesh upper made with recycled fibers, the Torrent has reinforced overlays to protect against trail debris. The Profly midsole construction delivers a cushioned landing and propulsive toe-off, while the multi-directional outsole lugs deliver grip on uneven terrain. MSRP $120.
ECCO / Biom AEX
The new Biom AEX (Athletic EXploration) from ECCO delivers lightweight comfort along with rebound and natural motion. The shoe works with the natural curvature and shape of the foot, with an anatomical last, for a barefoot feel. Available in waterproof Gore-Tex and water-resistant versions. MSRP $180.
Forsake / Davos High
A modern urban hiker with rugged outdoor performance and luxurious comfort, the Davos High has premium full-grain leathers layered atop a waterproof/breathable membrane. A full-length EVA midsole and memory foam footbed provide comfort from peak to pavement. MSRP $169.95.
Oboz / Bozeman Mid Leather Pull-on
Part of the brand’s Bozeman collection, this pull-on style adds a new aesthetic to the line. All styles in the line have the brand’s new Bozeman bottom package, with 3.5mm rubber lugs and a supportive TPU heel cup. The women’s Bozeman Mid Leather Pull-on style is designed for on and off trail adventures. MSRP $140.
Oboz / Bozeman Mid Leather
The Bozeman collection aims to combine technical trail performance with mountain-town style. Along with Repreve recycled materials, the Bozeman Collection has a new O-Fit Insole made with Bloom Algae Foam. The Bozeman Mid is available in leather and synthetic styles and men’s and women’s styles. MSRP $150.
Salewa / MTN Trainer Winter GTX
Salewa builds on its Mountain Trainer line of boots with the new Mountain Trainer Winter GTX. Featuring a Vibram Arctic Grip outsole and a wool flex collar with Salewa’s 3F technology, the boot delivers grip along with a supportive heel hold. A Gore-Tex Performance comfort lining and Responsive footbed deliver waterproofness and warmth. MSRP $279.95.
Twisted X / Safety Toe Driving Moc
Handcrafted in genuine full-grain leather along with a steel safety toe, this comfortable, ankle-high chukka driving moc does triple duty in comfort, style and safety. It also features a removable, moisture-wicking, antibacterial and machine washable SD footbed.
Bearpaw / Mokelumne
This Fall 2020 boot from Bearpaw fuses retro style with comfort and tech details. It is treated with NeverWet technology and has a removable wool blend covered footbed. The cozy lining is a faux fur and wool blend. The boot has a rubber and EVA outsole.