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First Look: AKU Trekker Pro GTX

11th March 2019 | 0 comments

Just arrived and new for spring 2019 is the northern Italian-developed AKU Trekker Pro GTX boot and it should be worth considering if you’re after a fabric-based, three-season all-round hiking and trekking boot…

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First Look: HOKA ONE ONE Sky Arkali

21st February 2019 | 0 comments

Have your say… You might be familiar with French footwear brand HOKA ONE ONE from their running range. In a nutshell, they’ve always been about lightweight, massively-cushioned sole units that look odd, but give a fantastic, marshmallow soft ride on or off road. You might be familiar with French footwear brand HOKA ONE ONE from their running range. In a …

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KEEN Karraig review

4th January 2019 | 0 comments

Jon Doran tries out a really nice, broad-fitting, all-round mountain walking boot which features traditionally high ankle cuffs and traditional underfoot lateral stiffness, but without the accompanying discomfort or clumpiness.

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Inov-8 Terraultra G 260 review

13th December 2018 | 0 comments

‘It is, says inov-8, ‘the world’s toughest shoe for running the world’s toughest long-distance trails’, but it’s also quite good for shorter runs in the Peak District’ – Jon Doran goes for a run to test out these claims (especially the second bit).