Brand: Five Ten
During an epic spring mud season in Alaska, one tester praised the waterproof Alamosa for its “sneaker-like feel and roomy toebox,” which accommodated swelling as he racked up big miles. Best for lighter (less than 30-pound) packs and groomed trails.
> Price $130
Supple EVA midsoles with a tentacle-like Stealth rubber outsole make these shoes standard-gear for freerunners and anyone who wants cleverly-disguised performance in a comfortable shoe.