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  • Review: Aku Nuvola GTX

    Review: Aku Nuvola GTX

    18th February 2016

    3 out of 5

    For the August 2015 issue of The Great Outdoors, Chris Townsend tested out 14 different pairs of trail shoes. Here’s what he thought of Aku’s offering. Most of the shoes I tested have a similar look with soles that wrap…

  • Review: Berghaus Vapour Claw

    Review: Berghaus Vapour Claw

    18th February 2016

    5 out of 5

    Chris Townsend names the trail shoes as his Best Buy after he tested 14 different pairs

  • Review: Inov-8 Race Ultra 290

    Review: Inov-8 Race Ultra 290

    18th February 2016

    4 out of 5

    Chris Townsend put 14 trail shoes to the test for the August issue of The Great Outdoors. Here's what he thought of the Race Ultra 290s

  • Review: Hanwag Bacal II Low

    Review: Hanwag Bacal II Low

    15th February 2016

    4 out of 5

    Chris Townsend chose these as one of his recommended buys when he reviewed 14 pairs of trail shoes

  • REVIEW: ZAMBERLAN 230 CROSSER PLUS GTX RR WOMENS BOOTS

    30th June 2015

    5 out of 5

    This Zamberlan is not a women’s specific boot but I have included it in the test because I know women who wear them and swear by them (plus, they are currently my husband’s favourite footwear). The usual problem for women…

  • REVIEW: HI-TEC WOMEN’S ALTITUDE LITE I WATERPROOF BOOTS

    REVIEW: HI-TEC WOMEN’S ALTITUDE LITE I WATERPROOF BOOTS

    30th June 2015

    2-5 out of 5

    While these lack the finesse of more expensive models, they do provide an entry level option. A lightweight fabric boot, Altitude Lite combines mesh, suede and leather, with Hi-Tec’s own waterproof membrane. There is no underfoot support but there is…

  • REVIEW:SCARPA WOMEN’S CYCLONE GTX BOOTS

    REVIEW:SCARPA WOMEN’S CYCLONE GTX BOOTS

    30th June 2015

    4-5 out of 5

    Cyclone sits at the lower end of Scarpa’s Trek range: they grade it as suitable for paths and trails, less so for hill walking. I disagree; the upper is sufficiently sturdy for hill abuse, the sole unit is classic Vibram…