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Backpacker Magazine – October 2008
Adventure racing isn't for those without high pain thresholds, but here's three ways to cut down on the inevitable hurt.
There's a time and place for built-like-a-tank trail runners, and it ain't adventure racing. Whether you're hammering for three hours or 24, you want speedy, quick-drying shoes that cling to all types of terrain and lace up fast. Enter the Salomon SpeedCross 2, a superlight, snug-fitting racer that aced a winter and spring of sloppy-weather testing in Colorado and Utah.