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!
Searching for a casual, high-cushion shoe made for putzing along mellow trails? Well, keep looking because this ain’t it. The Dynafit Sky DNA is a rowdy, no holds barred, vert crushing, uncompromising, featherweight technical shoe designed for racing athletes who want every advantage possible from their footwear. Don’t be surprised to see this shoe crossing skyrunning finish lines ..
We don't know how to properly pronounce "Kjerag" either, we just know it stands for one of the fastest-feeling shoes on the planet. When super-human Kilian Jornet set out to create NNormal's Kjerag race shoe, we knew it was going to be epic. Everything in this guy's life is about going fast, we can only assume he has racked up plenty of speeding tickets all over Europe. An obsessio..
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..
If you have the podium in your sights and need a shoe to get you there, the Salomon S/Lab Pulsar is the perfect companion for your way to the top. Working with Kilian Jornet, Salomon set out to make a ludicrously light shoe that could still handle the demands of the trail. And when one of the fastest trail runners teams up with a legendary shoe brand and their crew of brainiac engi..
No, these are not road shoes meant to traverse the iconic bridge of San Francisco. SCARPA's Golden Gate Kima RT shoe is a feature-filled mountain hog ready to take off at full throttle. Bring all your energy and feel confident you will get some return from the 1mm carbon plate sandwiched in between 2 different density Active EVA compounds. The Foot Active Control system creates sta..
The S/Lab Pulsar 2 SG shoe from Salomon isn't so much reimagined as much as it is, well, better. Yup, they miraculously improved upon an already impossibly lightweight, fast-paced shoe. The "Soft Ground" label doesn't limit these shoes to loamy single track or mud bogs, the 5mm deep lugs are built for technical terrain as well. The Mud Contagrip® outsole is made to give maximum gri..
When Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour barrier in the marathon, he was aided by a v-formation of pacesetters, sublime weather, and one hell of a fancy shoe that was so effective they were nearly banned from international competition. Not to be outdone, Salomon developed the S/Lab Pulsar SG as a performance-enhancing trail race shoe with their own superathlete, Kilian Jornet, and th..
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 ..
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..
Is more always better? In the case of Altra's Mont Blanc BOA shoe, the answer is, "Yes!" Two BOAs mean twice as much security and a very precise fit. But don't let the high-tech knobs distract you from everything else this shoe has to offer. Using Altra's well-known Balanced Cushion to create zero drop from heel to toe, this platform will help you run more comfortably with a more n..
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..
With the reliability of a 2005 Toyota Tacoma and the resilience of a multi-generational street mutt, the Mammut Sertig TR is built for nearly anything and everything. The ample rebound from the responsive EVA midsole and foam-lined heel collar provides comfort and wills your feet to keep moving when the going gets rough. Mammut equipped the Sertig TR with their Speed Lace system fo..
In terms of shoes, the "quiver of one" concept is not necessarily a focus. However, Mammut really nailed this idea with the Sertig II Low shoe. Designed for everything from a stroll through town to a technical trek and scramble with a side of running, this shoe exudes versatility. A well-built heel and multiple density EVA midsole will help to absorb whatever the trail has to offer..
Iconic and impressive, Lone Peak in Utah is the namesake for the legendary Lone Peak trail running shoe from Altra. Now in its seventh iteration, it's clear that this shoe is a fan favorite and a high performer. As a staple of Altra since its inception, the Lone Peak uses the original FootShape platform, offering extra room to allow your feet to move naturally without restriction. ..
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..
If you prefer to calculate your outings in scrambles, ridgelines, crushing vert, and number of scree fields crossed instead of mileage and time, Salomon decided to make the S/Lab Genesis shoe just for you. Built for the toughest days in the craziest terrain, the Genesis is built around the concept of high durability and high protection from the elements you for some reason decide t..
Did you know that the Pulsar SG 2 is just one of a family of shoes from Salomon? The Pulsar Trail 2 Pro may be a touch huskier, but that burliness comes with a host of benefits. The high cushion midsole is made of a foam that combines EVA, Olefin [OBC], and some fairy dust to make for a surprising springy feel that doesn't seem to waiver, even on long days. This concept is called E..
Need a pair of shoes that can keep up with the young mountain athlete in your family? La Sportiva has you covered with their Bushido II Jr. shoe. These passionate Italians tried to capture the best of the perennial powerhouse that is the Bushido II, in a smaller package. Sporting a cushioned midsole, durable and grippy outsole with lugs wrapping the midsole, and a mesh upper with a..
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..
Built with versatility in mind, the SCARPA Rapid wears many hats. Looking to put in some trail miles on buff singletrack? Check. Looking to do a low fifth-class scramble? Check. Looking to do something that incorporates both running and scrambling? Even better. The Vibram® Megagrip outsole, edging zone under the toe, and Dynamic Protection Insert in the forefoot provide the confide..
The Akasha is back! Loved by many runners for its legendary comfort and do-it-all attitude, La Sportiva took it off the menu for a few seasons but brought it back better than ever with increased durability, protection, and breathability. The La Sportiva Akasha II is even more eager to chew up miles reliably and comfortably. The midsole’s lightweight dual-injection Memlex EVA minimi..
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 ..
Ultrarunners need a shoe that is committed to the long haul - ample cushion, durability, protection, and support - all without weighing you down. Thankfully, the Salomon S/Lab Ultra 3 V2 has got your back, err, feet. The trademark of any ultra shoe is lots of cushion but unfortunately, sometimes that means energy-sapping squish. Not here. EnergyCell+ is a durable high-rebound midso..
What do the words sloppy, painful, and insecure have to do with the Salomon ULTRA GLIDE? Absolutely nothing. Normally known for their technical trail shoes, Salomon set their sights on creating the ultimate long-distance shoe by emphasizing the antonyms to those irrelevant adjectives (see: fit, comfort, and grip.) Oh, and lightweight too. Can’t forget that one. So with the odds sta..
Tomir is Norwegian for training. Well, that's a guess. Kilian Jornet is Spanish for, "how the, what the, why the?" Kilian trains more than a little bit and in those epic adventures amongst the fjords and high peaks he finds himself with a set of NNormal's Tomir shoes on his feet. A more durable option for higher mileage, the Tomir is an exquisite example of a true mountain running ..
High alpine running requires a shoe that won’t let you down and can outperform the demands of the terrain. With this in mind, La Sportiva created the Jackal II Boa - a comfortable, well-cushioned shoe that can take to the mountains with confidence. Built for distance, this iteration of the Jackal features Infinitoo cushion technology. In short, this means less energy expenditure wi..
Dynafit's Ultra 100 has been one of their most popular all-around shoes for folks who wanted a bit more cushion. The shoe's versatile performance remains, but various elements have been reworked in this edition. This reimagining of the Ultra 100 has a recast midsole EVA foam that gives a fantastic ground feel. The outsole--featuring Vibram's signature sticky rubber lugs--is aggress..
Who wants to walk on clouds when you can run on trails? How about a combination of the two? Altra's Olympus 5 trail running shoe boasts a stack height of 33mm to bring you all sorts of comfort and cushion with each stride. Built on Altra’s Original FootShape design there is plenty of room in the toe box with this being their widest platform offered. This cushy cruiser does have a h..
When it comes to Altra's Mont Blanc shoe, Robin Thicke would agree that there are some "Blurred Lines." Straddling the worlds of race and distance categories, this is a race-weight shoe with some serious cushion amongst plenty of other positive attributes. Built on Altra's fan favorite Balanced Cushion platform, this zero-drop shoe allows for a natural gait. Despite the 30mm stack ..
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..
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 ..
Having the ability to choose from a quiver of shoes that complement specific conditions would be ideal for anybody. But conditions can be variable, and when they are, the Sense Ride 5 is as versatile as it is capable. This trail shoe excels on runs from short and speedy to long and arduous. A Jack, or Jill, of all terrains, if you will. The energyFOAM midsole provides a lush ride o..
You can never have too much of a good thing right? Well, deriving inspiration from the trendy Ultra 100 shoe, Dynafit was able to leave in all the good stuff the masses love about the Ultra 100, yet make an even more balanced shoe with the Dynafit Ultra 50. By dialing back the stack height just a smidge, Dynafit added a phenomenal amount of trail feel and responsiveness. More aggre..
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..
Being both feathery on your feet with a low impact on the beautiful blue sphere that we call home, the Spin Planet is a responsible companion optimized for middle to long distances. Being generously cushioned with a 45% recycled EVA midsole, the Spin Planet is built to remain comfortable while out on the trail, which your feet will surely be happy about. The Presa outsole features ..
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..
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..
WP stands for waterproof, LC stands for low cut, Tomir stands for an excellent shoe from an even more excellent brand. NNormal knows that not every trail is dry, smooth, and dream-like. Rain is a thing, rocks are a thing, and uneven terrain is definitely a thing in the trail running world. Stay dry, debris-free, and well centered in the Tomir WP-LC. Built on the platform of the NNo..
Tomir WP - MC is not the name of an up-and-coming hip-hop artist, it's the name of one cool shoe from NNormal. Built on the platform of NNormal's Tomir shoe, this mid-height runner is a taller, but not better-looking version of the Tomir WP - LC. If your day looks like mud with a chance of scree this shoe will be knocking at your closet door to come along with you. It can only be a..
“Snowy trail, take me up, to a peak, where I belong.” I can hear everyone singing along as they skip their way up or down their favorite snow-covered trail in their Cyklon Cross GTX shoes from La Sportiva. Based on the popular Cyklon shoe it was decided that a high gaiter and waterproof properties were the next logical step in creating a juggernaut of a winter shoe. The integrated ..
As runners, we do our best not to hold a grudge against any particular season. Yeah, I'm talking about you winter. Dynafit's Sky Pro trail running shoe can take the winter blues away and let you enjoy running year-round. The waterproof Dynashell gaiter design keeps your feet dry while holding out unwanted snow. The extra beefy Vibram outsole has some serious lugs to hold traction i..
Do you even trail run in winter?! Well now you can so no more excuses, the La Sportiva Blizzard GTX can handle tough conditions when you find yourself running in a winter wonderland. Like its name suggests, the Blizzard GTX shines its brightest in inclement weather. From ice to slush, fluffy cover to frozen chunder, this running shoe means business. The outsole utilizes La Sportiva..
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 ..
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..
This isn’t the shoe for going slow or merrily plodding along. No, the Dynafit Sky DNA shoe is made for going fast, racking up vert, and sprinting to the finish line! Designed with sky racing and other speedy events in mind, the Sky DNA is correspondingly lightweight and precise. The open mesh breathable uppers hold the midfoot for a snug fit while giving the toe box a little more r..
Designed to fulfill the needs of fast-moving trail runners everywhere, the Golden Gate Kima RT shoe from SCARPA will have you feeling light on your feet as you speed through the mountain alpine. Their Foot Active Control system combines a 1mm thick carbon plate sandwiched between differing density EVAs in the midsole. This gathering of materials gives high protection as well as all..
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..
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..