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.
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.
Shoe Brands Celebrate New York City Marathon With Special Editions
Headed to the Big Apple to run 26.2 miles? Check out these special-edition running shoes for the New York City Marathon from several brands.
Best Winter Boots for Men
From hiking boots to snow boots, we tested winter boots for every budget and found some favorites. These are the best winter boots of 2018-2019.
Waterproof Boot Sale: Extra $45 Off Xtratuf Legacy
It’s nasty in Alaska. Weather-wise, that is. So a pair of Xtratuf Legacy Boots waterproof classics are a good bet — especially now at more than 30% off.
Best Trail Running Shoes for Women
From muddy local trails to epic mountain runs, we’ve found the best trail running shoes for women.
Xtratuf x Salmon Sisters Legacy Boot Review: The Daily Multitasker
Built by and for Alaskan anglers, the Xtratuf boot line is designed for hard work in the harshest conditions. In collaboration with Salmon Sisters, the classic Legacy boot becomes a stylish option for the serious outdoorswoman.
Salomon 2019 Road Running Shoe: ‘Predict RA’ Complements Foot Structure
Flexibility throughout the sole aims to add both comfort and stability on hard-pavement runs. Salomon claims its Predict RA will also relieve hip and knee stress for regular road runners.
Boot Bargains: Save an Extra 25% on Several Hikers From REI
With fall hiking weather kissing forests across North America, it’s time for many of us to shift from trail running shoes to light hikers in the cooler weather. And REI answers with great deals on boots from several brands through Oct. 24.
The Best Women’s Upland Hunting Boots
It’s no secret that upland hunting is synonymous with logging miles. Here are the best 10 boots money can buy that place comfort, protection, durability, and support at a premium.
How to Choose the Best Trail Running Shoes: A No-Bull Guide
Check out our quick guide on how to buy and choose the best trail running shoes for you. Lots of info, few words, and no marketing jargon.
One of My Favorite Trail Running Shoes Is on Sale Now
Runners with wide feet take note: Altra’s Lone Peak 3.5 — one of my favorites — is on sale now!
Crispi Crossover GTX Boot Review: Lightweight Protection for Warm-Weather Hunts
The Crossover GTX is a new lightweight hunting boot by Crispi. For this review, we field tested it from the rugged volcanic highlands of Maui to the dry, mule-deer-filled landscape of eastern Montana.
Naglev Unico Kevlar Shoe Review: This Italian Hiker Is (Coco)Nuts!
The Naglev Unico is a unique outdoors shoe six generations in the making.