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Featured Group Test

Group Test Trail Running Shoes - also good for walkers and climbers

Not just for running, trail shoes are the most versatile of footwear, and prove ideal for both hillwalking and crag approaches too. Lighter and more forgiving than a walking boot, they also beat approach shoes for all day comfort, and grip on grass and mud. In this group test we're looking for the best all-rounders.

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Trekmates Ankle Gaiters

Love them or not, gaiters have their uses. But whether you're spring hillwalking or running in the rain, you don't always need calf-length cover. These ankle gaiters from Trekmates won't set pulses racing, says Dan Bailey, but they do the job a...

Boreal Saurus 2.0

A solid and supportive running shoe with plenty of cushioning underfoot, this is a great all-rounder that can comfortably take you from the local park to a proper hill day. Besides running, this versatile shoe is equally suited to hillwalking and backpacking, says Dan...

Scarpa Mescalito TRK Pro GTX Men's and Women's Boots

"This feels like a nice 3-season walking boot that Scarpa have tried to winterise, without actually making it properly crampon compatible..." say Graham Uney and Sharon Kennedy. But for largely non-snowy use, and assuming the lack of half...

Salewa Ortles Light Mid PTX

This is a striking cross between a winter boot and a softer shoe, blending the low weight and forgiving comfort of one with the...

Salewa Ortles Ascent Mid GTX Boots

As a highland-based gear reviewer Dan Bailey is not short B2 boots for winter hills and classic mountaineering, so it says...

Berghaus Revolut Active Walking Shoes

If you don't need a full boot, but prefer something a bit more supportive and weatherproof than a typical running shoe,...

Boreal Drom Mid Tech

With great durability, comfort and performance on a variety of terrain, the Drom Mid Tech has impressed John McKenna on scrambles and long...

Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Fully Committed: Salewa's Latest Mountain Boot

Salewa's Ortles collection is its most technical and performance-oriented range, named after Mt Ortles (3,905m), the highest point in the South Tyrol region.

The new Adidas TERREX Skychaser Tech Mid GORE-TEX

The TERREX SKYCHASER TECH MID GORE-TEX merges key benefits of hiking and trail running shoes, ensuring comfort while supporting speed and agility.

TNF x EB Summit Series Footwear

The North Face Summit Series™ footwear has been engineered to meet the needs of the modern mountaineer. Those who push faster, over more varied terrain and in changing conditions. Using technical materials, innovative details, adaptable designs and...

Adidas Terrex launch the Free Hiker 2 Gore-tex Hiking Shoe

Adidas Terrex launch the Free Hiker 2 Gore-tex Hiking Shoe built to keep feet dry and supported...


The Crodarossa HI GTX is a shoe designed for mountain approach and technical treks, like via ferratas and climbing...

DOLOMITE Crodarossa Low GTX

The Crodarossa Low GTX 2.0 is a lightweight mountain approach shoe, meant for those who looks for the maximum freedom...

DOLOMITE Tamaskan GTX 1.5

Ideal for snowshoe excursions and other winter leisure activities, the innovative Tamaskan 1.5 are designed as multifunctional...

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