Trail running shoe technology just keeps getting better. The experts at Backpacker Magazine test the latest trail running shoes in every trail condition imaginable to make shopping for your next pair a cinch.
Warm weather means it's time to go farther, and get there faster. Here are our top picks for summer trail runs, from smooth singletrack to alpine ridges.
Best trail runner
Headed out on the Pacific Crest Trail? Expert thru-hiker Liz “Snorkel” Thomas breaks down the gear you’ll need.
Have a toothbrush-cutting, ounce-counting hiker in your life? These 15 gifts weigh less than eight pounds altogether.
From craft beverages to do-anything shoes to a cooler that fits on your back, these are our favorite presents of the season.
Skip Prime Day and pick up this fleet-footed trail runner instead.
Eat up trail miles with these fleet-footed kicks.
Light, grippy low-tops for peakbagging and fast-and-light missions.
Best Trail Runner
Move faster and easier with these primo trail runners.
A purpose-built hiker for women.
Deep lugs make these the most mud-worthy running shoes we tested.