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Featured Group Test

Group Test Approach Shoes

Whether you're approaching a mountain crag or out on a scramble or via ferrata, an approach shoe will be lighter and more nimble than a boot, yet more supportive and technically capable than a running shoe. In this group test we check out ten models from big brands.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Dolomite Velocissima

Cool and light, but really well made, it's hard to find fault with the Velocissima shoe, says Rob Greenwood - particularly on more technical rocky ground, where it excels.

Black Diamond Fuel Approach Shoe

It's light and cool for summer, but though the Fuel is Black Diamond's most capable approach shoe, it's not a great choice for scrambles or mountain crags in the slippery UK hills, says Dan Bailey. Best saved for less demanding days, or hot rock trips...

AKU Rock DFS approach shoe

The Rock DFS from AKU is an approach shoe with a twist: a unique double lacing system which enables you to quickly adjust the front of the shoe. How does this work in practice? How do they feel to walk in, and how are they for climbing and scrambling? Theo Moore...

Dynafit Alpine Running Shoe

Light but not flimsy, the Alpine is a good all-round running shoe for shorter distances and mixed conditions, says Rob Greenwood,...

Salewa Dropline Mid Shoe

Is it a boot with trainer-like bounce, or a shoe with added height? The Dropline Mid defies neat pigeonholing, says Dan Bailey, but if...

Scarpa Little Terra kid's boot

If you don't want to put the kids off walking for life, then make sure their boots are easy on the feet. These little brown...

Scarpa Cyclone GTX Walking Boot

The Scarpa Cyclone GTX is a solid 3-season walking boot featuring a distinctive exoskeleton to give support and stability....


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

AKU Rock DFS Approach Shoes

AKU launches new Rock DFS with new and exclusive Dual Fit System technology

DOLOMITE Crodarossa Lite GTX 2.0

The Crodarossa Lite GTX 2.0 is a lightweight mountain approach shoe, meant for those who looks for the maximum freedom of movement while accessing climbing.

DOLOMITE Velocissima

Dolomite presents the new entry for summer 2021: Velocissima. An Italian-made shoe that ably combines over a century of artisanal skills at Dolomite with the very latest construction technology, striking the perfect balance between climbing and trekking, tradition...

DOLOMITE Miage Peak GTX

After two years of designing and planning, assisted by the experience and authoritative advice of our mountain guides,...

Scarpa Manta Tech GTX

The Scarpa Manta has been an icon for over three decades. As a multi award winning model in various generations it has...

DOLOMITE 54 Hike GTX

Dolomite is a brand famed for its outdoor footwear excellence, and once again this summer season, it is proposing the next...

DOLOMITE Steinbock WT GTX lightweight hiking boots

Steinbock WT GTX, the jewel in the crown of Dolomite's hiking section. A lightweight,...


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