Oboz Ignition – Trail Runners: Reviews
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Good for Technical Trails
For a debut shoe from a brand-new company, the Ignition gets enthusiastic Rookie of the Year props. It handled technical, rocky trails with aplomb, but unlike many other burly mountain-running shoes, it also felt remarkably light and nimble. Large, well-spaced lugs on the outsole clung to both boulder fields and loose scree, and the upper—a stretchy mesh bootie wrapped in minimalist synthetic overlays—secured the mid- and forefoot remarkably well. The upper is thin on padding, so some testers felt the need to compensate with a thicker sock. 12.3 oz; obozfootwear.com