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
This shoe is versatile, comfortable, cool looking and built tough to handle dirt, mud, scree, talus AND steep rock. The insight incorporates a number of Five Ten rock shoe features for higher performance including Stealth C4/S1 co-molded outsoles, slingshot rands, and lace-to-toe styling. Nubuck leather upper with protective toe rand provides excellent abrasion resistance.