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.
Unlike Any Shoe We’ve Seen: HOKA ONE ONE ‘Arkali’ Blends Climbing, Running, Hiking
The Sky Arkali from HOKA ONE ONE is a shoe like no other. Velcro ankle straps, grippy rubber, and HOKA’s signature plush foam combine in one of the most futuristic trail shoes we’ve seen.
Every Day, Every Surface: Vivobarefoot Magna Trail FG Shoe Review
Whether you’re just joining the barefoot shoe revolution or looking for a better pair for racing and everyday wear, the Vivobarefoot Magna Trail FG provides style, comfort, and versatility — for a price.
Algae, Wool, and Bison in a Shoe: Jasper Wool Eco Chukka Review
United by Blue and SOLE’s Jasper Wool Chukka is perhaps the most sustainable shoe ever made. I tested them for a few weeks for this review.
Free Gear Fridays: HOKA ONE ONE Sky Boots Giveaway
This week, three lucky men and three lucky women will receive their choice of a pair of Sky hiking boots from HOKA ONE ONE!
Full-Custom Chacos: PrintShop Lets You Design Your Own Sandal
Chaco launched a made-in-the-USA sandal customizer called MyChacos this week. We traveled to the brand’s Michigan factory to learn more.
Specialized S-Works EXOS: Meet the Lightest Road Cycling Shoe Ever
A soft Dyneema upper, a rigid carbon fiber sole, and titanium hardware give shape to the lightest production cycling shoe to hit the market. ‘No ifs, ands, or buts about it,’ according to Specialized. This is our first look review.
Chaco Playa Pro Review: Flip-Flops That Last a Lifetime?
Waterless-dyed straps, midsoles made with soybean oil, and construction that can be repaired again and again — Chaco wants the Playa Pro to be ‘the last flip-flops you’ll ever buy.’
Cozy KEENs: End-of-Winter Sale on Boots & Shoes
The biggest deals right now are on KEEN’s insulated products, with up to 60 percent off select styles.
Flash Sale: 25% Off MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes
A good pair of modular snowshoes can let you do a lot more in the backcountry. And the MSR Lightning Ascent fits the bill at just $225 in the REI online outlet.
Muck Arctic Hunter Tall Boot Review: Toasty, Comfortable, Dependable
When it comes to winter boots, the Montana climate demands performance. And Muck’s Arctic Hunter Tall Boots deliver.
Best Women’s Winter Boots
From women’s winter fashion boots to winter hiking boots and from snow boots to ice-gripping insulated winter boots, we’ve got you covered.
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.