From boots to barefoot-style shoes, we cover the entire footwear spectrum. Our staff runs, hikes, treks, and climbs in new footwear and shoes each week.
Danner Vertigo 917 Review: The Comfiest Leather Boot Yet?
One of Danner’s mountain-to-town leather boots, the Danner Vertigo 917 uses a mix of modern midsole materials, elastic cuffs, and classic leather stylings. We wore the Danner 917 leather boots for a month for this review.
Time Tested: Mom’s Boots Were Made for Trekking
I don’t remember exactly when my mom handed these hiking boots down to me. But I do know that they’ve kept me warm, comfortable, and protected throughout Appalachia and the Rockies — just like she has my whole life.
Drill Holes, Place Studs in the Saucony Mad River TR
Ice, mud, dirt, concrete: The Saucony Mad River TR tackles it all, no matter the terrain.
3 Adventures Fit for Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized Boots
The Danner Mountain 600 is already an award winner and best-seller for a reason: versatility. Now, the brand says the Weatherized model will carry customers farther than ever.
Winter Running: Best Shoes for Cold-Weather Miles
At GearJunkie, we run year-round. These are some of the best winter running shoes we’ve reviewed that are available on the market for winter 2018-2019.
Nike Adapt Self-Lacing System Adjusts Shoe Tightness Continually With App
Build a better shoelace, and the world will beat a path to your door. Nike is betting the old mousetrap adage holds true in its update to the shoelace, the Nike Adapt system.
Atomic’s Latest Ski Boot Is Mobile Coach, Talks to Your Phone
The Atomic Hawx Connected ski boot uses sensors to provide real-time feedback on your mad skiing skills.
Lifestyle Outdoor: 5 Chelsea Boots for Winter Weather Muck
Dry feet are happy feet. Shovel your driveway, walk around the ski resort, or hit the town this winter. These Chelsea boots have you covered.
World’s Most Popular Ski Touring Boot Is About to Get More Powerful
The Scarpa Maestrale XT adds more stiffness to one of the best backcountry ski boots on the market.
Five Ten Quantum VCS Climbing Shoe Review: All Feet Welcome
All-day comfort meets all-around performance in the Five Ten Quantum VCS. From powerful edging on moderately steep terrain to heel and toe hooks along favorite bouldering projects, this shoe takes on a little bit of everything.
Himalayas in Colorado: Northwave Cycling Boot Review
Warm, dry feet add a little appeal to winter cycling. Northwave Himalaya insulated cycling boots aim to keep feet in the Goldilocks zone — not too cold, not too hot — when the weather is frightful.
How HOKA ONE ONE Built My Favorite Trail Shoe, the Speedgoat 3
Take an early look at the Speedgoat 3, which our reporter tested for three months over 500 miles.
11 Best Running Shoes Coming Out in 2019
Last month in Austin, Texas, we checked out some of the most exciting running shoes coming out in 2019 at The Running Event trade show. Next year’s trends include lighter, more energetic shoes with new materials and construction techniques.
Warmth-to-Weight Sweet Spot (for Your Feet): Danner Raptor 650 First Look
Danner says its Raptor 650 boots are ‘inspired by life in mountain towns.’ So I beat the crap out of a pair in the frozen fields of South Dakota for this review. Here’s how they performed.
Free Gear Fridays: Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized Edition
Here at GJ, we test a lot of gear. Now, we want to give you the chance to win some gear too.
Future Gear: 2019 Products You Can Buy Now, But Only at REI
REI has ‘exclusives’ on top outdoor gear for next year. Essentially, the store gets to stock and sell these emerging products before anyone else. Check out new tents, packs, shoes, and more.
How to Pick Waterproof Socks That Work
You might want a pair of waterproof socks next time you’re caught in a nasty mountain bike slog. This is how to chose the right ones for you.
From Camp to Home: The Best Slippers to Keep Your Feet Warm
We found the best slippers for women and men. From sitting around the campfire to hanging at home, these slippers are sure to keep you cozy.