Revamped Treksta Kobra Shoes With BOA Lacing System
Once you go BOA, you’ll never go back. Well, you may wish you could never go back anyway, that you could wave a magic wand and all your shoes would have the BOA closure system like these Treksta Kobra shoes do. Nothing to tie, retie, and bend over to... Read more
Vulc N Vent Casual Shoes From Columbia Sportwear
Consider this one a remixed classic. Columbia took the traditional vulcanized shoe design that’s been around for decades via the likes of Vans and PF Flyers and put a whole new spin on it. Unlike those traditional shoes that can leave the soles of your feet hot and sweaty,... Read more
Hi-tec Altitude Lite 1 Waterproof Hiking Boots
In the title I call these “boots,” but that word certainly doesn’t conjure up an accurate image of the lightweight Altitude Lite Waterproof footwear from Hi-Tec. These may be the lightest over-the-ankle shoes/boots I’ve ever strapped on for a hike: they weigh in at just a shade more than... Read more
Popular Ahnu Del Rey Sandals Get Lighter
For a lot of long-term travelers, the perfect pair of shoes is…a pair of sandals. But not flimsy sandals with something sticking between two toes to hold them on. Rather the kind that have serious tread, a webbed covering over the foot, and the ability to dry quickly after... Read more
Wolverine Men’s Montague 1000 Mile Chelsea Boot

The Wolverine Men’s Montague 1000 Mile Chelsea boots are a stylish must-have for the modern business traveler. They are comfortable for walking in long distances and pair easily with formal attire or the more casual jeans-and-blazer look.

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Oboz Switchback Real Trail Hiking Shoes
A lot of the shoes we’ve tried labeled as “light hikers” and such are fine for a mellow walk in the woods, but they aren’t really built for tough trails. If you want some low-rise shoes that aren’t real heavy but can really hold up during steep hikes with... Read more
Rewind: Hiking Trip Travel Gear That Works
We try to take a good amount of time to try out the gear we review on here, but often it’s a year down the line, after multiple trips, that we really start loving the gear we can depend on. (And maybe hating that one nagging fault that bugged... Read more
Sanuk Kat’s Meow
My perfect air travel day shoe is comfortable, easy to slide on and off, and stylish. The Sanuk Kats Meow fits all three criteria. This canvas slip-on is super casual, and looks good with everything from cotton skirts or sundresses to jeans or capri pants. This is truly a three-season... Read more
Lowa San Francisco Shoes With Gore-tex Surround
If you want some great all-around travel shoes that will let your hot feet truly breathe, put on some San Francisco ones from Lowa. In an earlier review I raved about the new Gore-tex Surround technology just now going into shoes that have rolled out this year and I’ve... Read more
Sperry SON-R Flex Slip-On Shoe
The worst thing about packing shoes is that they take up so much darn space. Hiking boots, running shoes and even some dress shoes can sometimes take up half your carry-on space, even on a short trip that covers a few active adventures. But short of packing in a... Read more