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
The Savant is a true Multisport performer, built for all day comfort. Synthetic/mesh uppers are highly breathable, lightweight, quick drying an fast draining. Compression molded midsoles and TPU plates give the Savant the protection, stability, and support necessary for everything from tough portages and extended hikes in the world to precisions and tic-tacs performed by urban freerunners. Stealth rubber outsoles with multi-directional lugs provide excellent grip on both wet and dry surfaces.