Merging trail runner, approach shoe, and hiker, the 14-ounce Adidas Terrex Fast R Mid GTX can handle scrambling over sharp talus and tromping through mud bogs without worry. The light, Gore-Tex-lined boot's secret is in the sole: Created by tire manufacturer Continental, it holds fast on wet, steep rocks and provides stability when pounding the dirt. [$220; backcountry.com]
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