The XR shift is best for going from blacktop to singletrack
The Xodus 4 is great for Midfooters on steep terrain
Midfoot runners who enjoy dry tracks will like the Puregrit 2
With its eggshell-thin sole, Merrell's Trail Glove is for paleo running enthusiasts only
Long day in the mountains ahead? Try the 910V1.
Great for running fast on a rainy day, the Ultra Guide can stand up to some punishment
The best zero-drop road shoe we've tested this year.
Surprisingly versatile and capable.
A smooth take on a barefoot slipper, with an innovative twist.
One of the softest, most luxurious things you can put on your feet.
An energetic cruiser with lots of bounce.
A firm, traditional trainer for long runs.
Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the Avia Avi-Mantis
An extremely fast, secure, nimble, and stable shoe.
Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the ASICS Gel-Kayano 19