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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 Crodarossa Hi GTX Boot

As a confirmed shoe-over-boot user, the somewhat sceptical Alan James tries the stiffer, high cuff alternative to his current favourite approach shoe - the Crodarossa from Dolomite. Will he be converted to boots for long hill days and scramblin...

Scarpa Rush Mid Kid GTX Boots

Combining the lightness and cushioning of a trail shoe with the support of a boot, the Rush Mid Kids GTX seems a bit of a winner for younger walkers, says Dan Bailey, and would be a particularly good choice for spring and summer.  

La Sportiva G5 Evo

With some crucial improvements to the old version, as well as a few attractive modern features, the newly updated G5 Evo should become a popular boot for winter climbers and mountaineers alike, says John McKenna.

La Sportiva Aequilibrium ST GTX 

With lightweight materials and a striking new outsole that offers enhanced downhill braking, La Sportiva's Aequilibrium boot...

Scarpa Spin Infinity

The Spin Infinity is very much Scarpa's offering to the ultra running community, with a chunky stack height and a dual-density midsole...

Scarpa Ribelle Run

Incredibly well made, and capable of taking on a wide variety of terrain and a range of distances, these are superb all-round running shoes,...

Scarpa Gecko Approach Shoe

Those looking for top easy climbing and scrambling performance will find it in the new Scarpa Gecko, says Alan James. 


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

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 of movement while accessing climbing walls.

DOLOMITE Tamaskan GTX 1.5

Ideal for snowshoe excursions and other winter leisure activities, the innovative Tamaskan 1.5 are designed as multifunctional footwear ready for any weather conditions.

DexShell Running Socks

DexShell waterproof socks have gained real popularity within the trail and ultra running community in the past few years. The current range has 3 running specific models, although there are many other socks in the line that can be used for running too.

DOLOMITE Crodarossa Pro GTX 2.0

The Crodarossa Pro GTX 2.0 is a shoe designed for mountain approach and technical treks, like via ferratas and...

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...

DOLOMITE Velocissima

Dolomite presents the new entry for summer 2021: Velocissima. An Italian-made shoe that ably combines over a century of...


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