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REVIEW: Scarpa Mescalito Approach Shoes

Scarpa Mescalito Approach Shoes

A robust and comfy shoe, the Mescalito should see you right for years of hillwalks, scrambles and crag approaches, says Martin McKenna

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REVIEW: La Sportiva TX2 Approach Shoe

La Sportiva TX2 Approach Shoe

The TX2 has the lightness, comfort and grippy tread of a trail shoe without sacrificing performance on the rock, says Tom Ripley. The best of both worlds?

Five Ten Guide Tennie

The latest version of this popular approach shoe climbs like a dream, says Martin McKenna, and it rocks on long scrambles too. But keep it away from wet grass...

Asolo Nucleon GV

This 'incredibly light' approach shoe has been perfect for both walking in the UK and carrying on multipitch climbs in Morocco, says Theo Moore. They keep your feet dry, weigh next to nothing and look smart, he reckons.

Scarpa Epic Lite OD

For waterproofing with less weight, the Epic Lite OD features OutDry technology. In this six-month review, Theo Moore tests this new approach...

Five Ten Access Approach Shoe

In an attempt to bridge the gap between technical walking shoe and lightweight running trainer Five Ten have produced the Access....

Arc'teryx Arakys Approach Shoes

Arc'teryx's new Arakys is an ultra-light approach shoe with an interesting set of features. So how does UKC's Ellie Fuller get on...

Boreal Sendai Approach Shoes

Martin McKenna takes the Boreal Sendai hillwalking, cragging ...and down to the shops. They may be fairly heavy, he says, but on...

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PRODUCT NEWS: The Hueco Range from Mammut

The Hueco Range from Mammut

The Hueco range is a new range of approach shoes from Mammut which look as good on the street as they do at the crag. There's four versions to choose from which are each available in a men's and women's model.

Dolomite Crodarossa Lite GTX

The Crodarossa Lite GTX is designed for approach and scrambling and features an overlap fastening which allows very precise and close-fitting lacing.

Scarpa Mescalito

The new Scarpa Mescalito blends the comfort, support and protection of a mountain boot with the sensitivity and weight of an approach shoe.

Kayland Gravity

The Gravity is the most advanced shoe in the Kayland range. It's designed to be technical enough for via ferrata and proper approach use...

Mammut Alnasca Knit Low

A modern shoe approach must satisfy many requirements. It has to offer good traction on both the approach terrain and on rock, with...

Dolomite Steinbock Low

Made for mountain approach over long routes on mixed terrain, this is a particularly comfortable, sturdy and very stable shoe.

AKU awarded the EPD Certification for Bellamont Plus

AKU – the high quality, Italian outdoor footwear brand – has been awarded the Environmental Product...

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