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The North Face Boulder Canyon - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

Good for Trails
If you run both roads and mellow trails, be good to your budget: Buy one shoe that can handle both. The Boulder Canyon has the guts of a neutral road shoe—a single-density EVA foam provides ample cushioning on pavement. But it also has grippy, bidirectional rubber lugs and a fairly supportive upper, so it still feels at home when the tarmac turns to gravel or dirt. This midweight cruiser has just enough armor and stability for more adventurous outings—there's a protective rubber toe bumper, for example. But if your local trails are pretty rough, you'll probably want more underfoot protection. 10.9 oz; thenorthface.com

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