Top Multisport Shoes
Hitting the trail for a seven-mile round tripper? Lace up your light hikers. Gonna pick up the pace and run a few miles? Well then, your trail runners will do. Scrambling over some rough, rocky terrain? Then an approach shoe is really what you need. Combining any of these activities into a single day often left us in a quandary of which specialty shoe to choose. Now with a new crop of multisport shoes, it’s easy to pick a single pair and get outdoors with the confidence to handle virtually any situation and terrain type.
Here’s a quick rundown of the two shoes in the test:
FiveTen Dome – Built by the Redlands-California-based darling of the rock climbing world, the FiveTen Dome uses the same Stealth S1 rubber as the company’s specialty footwear. The shoe looks and is burly but without a huge weight penalty. See full review.
Scarpa Epic – Low slung and sleek, the Scarpa Epic can handle a variety of terrain and conditions. Proprietary sticky rubber soles and an approach-shoe-like lacing system deliver grip and comfort . See full review.
Both shoes delivers a unique combination of light weight, comfort, waterproofing, ruggedness, grip and other features in varying degrees. They worked great on a variety of terrain and conditions. Check ‘em out, lace ‘em up and get outside.