Posts Tagged ‘walking’
I tested these completing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge – a 12 hour hike where you conquer three mountains. I needed shoes that were stable, able to withstand that grim Yorkshire rain and left me nimble footed while scrambling rocks, and the Chameleon Arc 2s were just the ticket. The combination of the Eva foot [...]
I had a Summer hiking trip in the Alps booked and was looking for a boot to handle the huge variety of conditions I knew we would be facing. Sure enough, it was warm, chilly, dry, wet, steep, flat -you name it. It had to be something that could handle uneven ground but that would [...]
OAG Office Manager, Susan, and her family spent the Summer hiking through Peru, completing the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. She gives us the low down on the gear that saw her to the end.
A quirky and not unlikeable looking shoe
Mizuno Wave Escape 2 £75 First impressions: A functional looking shoe with an aggressively lugged X10 sole from this Japanese firm. Generous on the width with a comfy padded tongue. This new shoe gives good stability, an excellent sole with a water resistant forefoot. Made in Vietnam FABRIC Synthetic and mesh FOOTBED X-10 carbon rubber OAG Likeys Very [...]
Scarpa Vortex XCR £109.99 First impressions: Scarpa has a reputation where quality in mountain footwear is concerned and again this is another good shoe with it’s roots firmly in the Alps. The fit is good with a great Vibram sole. This shoe will stand up to day-long walking trips or a much longer summer expedition. [...]
The new V-Lite Infinity range is very modern looking and equally good for walking and running
The only mid shoe on test here offering good ankle support and light weight.
Not suprisingly from an Italian company that the styling is typically Alpine with the lacing extending long to the toe box.
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