Top 5 Trail Shoes according to the experts!

I mentioned in my last blog, “What Are Trail Shoes and Do You Need Them?” trail shoes are having a moment right now given the trend of everyone going outdoors during COVID. People are finding new paths and trails to explore and they want to get outside and beyond the treadmill.

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Merrell MTL Long Sky $130

Case and point. Can we talk about how great these colors are? I am not a fan of huge branding especially writing but I do love the look of these. The MTL Long Sky was ranked high on all of the reviews I researched. The outsole has Vibram MegaGrip rubber which means they get superior traction in mud and rain. Described as: lightweight, superior stability, cushioning for the long haul. “The best trail running shoe that we’ve come across in years.”

Durable, firm cushioning and breathable.

Saucony Peregrine 10 $120

I have NO idea why you would make a trail shoe in white but it’s great looking! Most trail shoes are dark to hide the dirt. Described as: Versatile, aggressive outsole, protective — all-terrain use at a great price. “Whether you’re a couch to 5K’er or training for ultras, it’ll do the work.” I am pretty sure I fall under the “couch” category.

Also available in Wide

Brooks Women’s Caldera 4 Trail Running Shoes $140

Salomon Sense Ride 3 Trail-Running Shoes $120

Molded OrthoLite® insoles for comfort.

Hoka One One Challenger ATR 5 $130

I have wanted to try Hoka One One for nearly two years so this was the perfect time to try out their trail shoe! I had to size down by half of a size.
The trail shoe I chose was the WOMEN’S TORRENT 2 $120. I once again loved the colors — yellow is a favorite and it’s hard to find in women’s.

Also noteworthy, Wendy Yang, President of Hoka One One is the FIRST FEMALE president of a running brand.

Perhaps that is why they are doing so well. :)

That’s Wendy! First woman President of a running brand. Pictured with Katie Holmes for the Hoka One One Pop Up Women Who Fly Panel.

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