Trail running shoes are specifically built to give you the best of both traction and efficiency when running on trail, or anywhere that does not involve pavement. Different conditions and running styles will dictate which type of shoe is best fitted to your style of adventuring. Please visit our shoe fitter to find the right pair for you!
Ricky Bobby once said, “If you’re not first, you’re last.” Although he was talking about NASCAR racing, we like to imagine that if he kept the attitude but swapped a car for shoes, he’d grab a pair of Dynafit's Alpine DNAs. Afterall, these things are meant to move quick! Of all the things that can slow you down on a run, these shoes won't be one of them. They’re super lightweight w..
Dynafit’s DNA line of products is for the fast folks who have racing in every fiber of their being. So it comes as no surprise that the Alpine DNA women's shoe is ultra-lightweight and made to move quickly through technical, challenging mountain terrain. Thankfully though, you don’t have to be wearing a race day number to enjoy their blazing fast capabilities. Vibram lugs on the ou..
Welcome to the future! The La Sportiva Cyklon feels like a glimpse into the crystal ball of skyrunning shoes. A brain child collaboration between La Sportiva and BOA, the Cyklon is an impressive end result that provides everything you need for skyraces and off road running. It balances precision, stability, and on-trail feel. By incorporating a BOA into their Dynamic Cage closure s..
When a legendary footwear maker brainstorms with the inventor of industry-changing lacing technology, it’s perfectly acceptable to expect radical results. And radical is what we got with the La Sportiva Cyklon. It is a trail running race shoe that enables competitors to literally dial in a perfect fit using the integrated BOA system. But don’t worry about wonky lacing in certain sp..
Try it on once and this shoe will meld with your foot to create a superhuman traction device. Ok, maybe you won't become a Cyborg, but Salomon's S/Lab Cross shoe does feel like an extension of your body thanks to a remarkable performance fit. The built-in gaiter wraps snuggly around the ankle to keep out rocks, dirt, and debris. Similarly, the sock liner style upper is made of Matr..
When you think skyrunning shoes, the Supertrac RC 2 is what should come to mind. The original version was already the go-to classic in the ridge-traversing, rock-scrambling, steep-sprinting technical running world but SCOTT tweaked the outsole and uppers for even higher performance in challenging terrain. The innovative Radial Traction outsole positions the ground-biting lugs in a ..
When crafting the ideal Skyrunning shoe, the folks at SCOTT made a tick list of mandatory attributes that would allow it to excel in the most challenging of alpine conditions. After checking all the boxes and then some, out came the Supertrac RC 2. Unparalleled grip on various surfaces? Check. Sophisticated uppers for performance and comfort? Yep. Plenty of cushion while maintainin..
The Dynafit Alpine shoe is designed for the type of runner that has a hard time picking their favorite type of trail. The Alpine’s versatile, all rounder capabilities provide a buffet style approach to trail running which means there’s no need to pick a shoe designed for just one entree. Feast on packed trails, rocky paths, loose scree, steep singletrack, and whatever else the moun..
The Dynafit Alpine women's shoe is so versatile we thought about just stocking this one shoe at SkyRun. Ultimately, we decided that wouldn’t make for a good business plan, but the sentiment still stands. Equally at home on a multitude of trail types and conditions, the Alpine is a safe bet when you’re exploring new spots and aren’t sure what to expect. Even if you do know what to e..
Do your feet yearn for rough mountain trails that demand focus and precision? Do your dream runs have seemingly endless obstacles? Well if so, you are on the right track here. La Sportiva has worked tirelessly to re-engineer the latest iteration of their beloved Bushido to be a downright tactical and protective piece of footwear. This burly mountain running shoe inspires confidence..
Bushido is the name of a moral code of conduct for Japanese Samurais. We’re not sure what that has to do with La Sportiva’s Bushido II shoe, unless, of course, the Samurais were trail runners that appreciated responsive, durable and protective shoes. If that’s the case, they’re not alone. They’ve been immensely popular with the skyrunning crowd for those exact reasons. Somehow thou..
Like a Swiss Army Knife for your feet, the SCOTT Supertrac 2.0 is capable of handling just about every task you throw at it. From soft dirt to craggy mountain peaks, this quiver-of-one shoe is happy no matter where you take it. The All-Terrain Traction does just what it says - provides outstanding grip on all-mountain surfaces. Mesh uppers breathe well and prevent sweaty swamp foot..
The Supertrac 2.0 shoes work for all types of trail running environments. That’s why you’ve probably seen them on wet, muddy trails, and climbing steep scree, and powering over alpine trails. Oh, and you’ve probably seen them standing on a summit or two. You get the idea, these shoes are as versatile! SCOTT’s All-Terrain Traction ensures that you’re getting solid placement no matte..
Don’t put off your run just because of a little bit (or a lot) of mud! Dynafit's Feline SL thrives on those soft and muddy trails - whether spring snowmelt is underway, a rainstorm just unleashed its fury, or your local running spots are perpetually soft. Featuring Pomoca’s Gliding Path tread pattern, the fan-favorite Feline now ups its game by facilitating a better roll-through of..
Most at home when you’re covered in mud, surrounded by scree, and eager for more miles, the Salomon Cross/Pro provides maximum traction in “fun” conditions, aka sloppy and technical. The deep, sharp lugs of the Contagrip TA outsole keep you upright when other shoes would feel like stepping on a banana peel. While the grip is impressive, what really makes the Cross/Pro stand out is ..
The Mutant Shoe is a true mutation bred from a smattering of breakthrough technologies deep within La Sportiva’s R&D lab. All of this tweaking and experimentation has led to the creation of a highly durable, long-distance, mountain running shoe. A shoe so versatile that you may think your feet have been surgically replaced with an unholy laboratory abomination of mountain goat ..
Do you find yourself asking for too much out of one shoe? "I want a burly, rock-scrambling, do-it-all, lightweight shoe with rocket boosters.” Well, the La Sportiva Mutant delivers on all of those things (minus the rocket boosters). The Mutant has been a staple in the mountain running community ever since it was first released in 2015. It's been put through the paces and always see..
We all have hurdles in life to clear. As trail runners sometimes those hurdles are literal mountains. If you're lining up a whole bunch of hurdles throw on some Akyra's from La Sportiva and get hoppin'! The Akyra is built for rugged mountain running with an outsole that is just as stable as it is aggressive. The tight lug pattern conforms to any terrain including the rockiest scree..
If you find yourself telling nature to, "Bring It On," you better be ready. Come what may, La Sportiva's Akyra shoe is ready to guide you through the rockiest, burliest, nastiest terrain that you can seek out. The FriXion XT 2.0 outsole has lugs that grab everything in every which way for incredible stability on uneven surfaces. Technical sections can be navigated with ease and con..
As dawn crests over mountaintops, the sun illuminates a smooth and tacky single track trail that winds its way out of sight towards what you can only assume to be burly terrain. That’s okay though - you’re ready to attack the trails with confidence no matter what it leads to, thanks to La Sportiva’s Ultra Raptor shoe. It’s go time and you’re off exploring the terrain like a vicious..
If the La Sportiva Ultra Raptor were applying for a job as your do-it-all trail running shoe, it wouldn’t need a second interview. Consider it hired on the spot. One glance at its impressive resume would be enough since its credentials include an ultra sticky rubber sole, a full-length protective rock guard, and breathable uppers. On day one, you’ll be impressed by its commitment t..
The Jackal from La Sportiva is the epitome of a long-distance running shoe by meeting the exacting demands of ultra runners. After all, when you spend that many hours on trail, you’ve got plenty of time to ponder your dream shoe. High on the wish list for any endurance athlete is effective cushioning and the Jackal delivers with an innovative midsole that combines compressed EVA wi..
When running long distances on trail, it’s a good idea to have a Jackal amount of cushion for your feet. Think about how many times per mile you step on rocks, roots, pebbles, sticks, and other hard uneven surfaces. Now multiply that number by a few dozen and you’re going to begin to understand why La Sportiva designed the Jackal this way. However, adding cushion with reckless aban..
The Dynafit Ultra 100 shoe is built for runners with high expectations. That is, high miles, high cushion, high comfort, and high versatility. There’s no way around it - a century run involves a lot of constant abuse so you’re going to need as much cushion and support as you can get without it ruining your stride. The Dynafit engineers worked their magic to create the ultimate ultr..
If the only certainty of your run is that it’s going to be lots of miles and questionable terrain, then the Ultra 100 wants to come along. This comfy shoe is eager to log lots of miles without having to consider what it’s stepping on. Dry, wet, rocky, loose - the Ultra 100 simply doesn’t care. Maximum cushion minimizes trail abuse over rough terrain and the Pomoca outsole has been ..
Scarpa has been in the business of making trail-romping, peak-bagging, snow-schussing, cliff-scaling footwear for decades now, so naturally these folks know a thing or two about what it takes to keep your feet happy in the hills. The Scarpa Spin Ultra is no exception. Built with long days in mind, this high-cushioned shoe will be your faithful companion while you rack up countless ..
You’re really going to have to put these shoes through the wringer before they flinch. Until then, the Scarpa Spin Ultra shoes will continue to shrug off rough terrain, annoying rocks, pointy sticks, and any trail debris that would deter other shoes. After all, they’re built with the philosophy that no distance is too far. First and foremost, the high-cushioned soles provide effort..
You might think that because it has the word “ultra” in it, SCOTT just slapped some extra cushion on a regular running shoe and called it good. Lucky for us, SCOTT doesn’t roll like that and they really focused on the needs of ultra runners when making the Supertrac Ultra RC. As a result, this shoe is dialed in more ways than one so that when you’re out there all day (and night), y..
If you’re one of those crazies that “enjoy” ultra running, please be at least sane enough to have the SCOTT Supertrac Ultra RC on your feet! They’ve been carefully designed and calibrated to keep you going when every other part of you is screaming to give up. The most obvious differentiator is the increased stack height that minimizes the repetitive abuse from trail running. Howeve..
We like to make sure people are in the correct shoe so from time to time we have demo shoes available. This means you can get a deal on a pair of slightly used shoes. We offer a 30-day warranty on manufacturing defects for all items listed here. Items can be returned within 10 days unused if you discover they won't work for you. See the descriptions below for details on specific it..