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The best ... trail shoes

Waterproof, breathable, unbelievably light, and quick-drying trail shoes for all types of terrains

Riva Leather eVent
This waterproof, breathable shoe, with its “fat Vibram rubber lugs,” is built to handle every kind of terrain, from “slippery riverbanks” to “loose gravel.”
Price: $130
Contact: Teva.com
Source:
National Geographic Adventure

North Face Dafda Boa
Looking like it came off the “set of Minority ­Report,” this sleek shoe has “a great, uniform fit throughout,” making it ideal for clambering up boulders.
Price: $115
Contact: Thenorthface.com

Source: Men’s Journal

Shellrock
The motion stabilizer in this shoe’s heel keeps your foot on a steady path even when exploring the roughest trails.
Price: $110
Contact: Keenfootwear.com

Source: Travel + Leisure

New Balance 920
New Balance has used its “trail-running expertise” to create a quick-drying shoe that fits and looks like a running shoe but works like a hiking boot.
Price: $90
Contact: Newbalance.com

Source: Men’s Journal

V-Lite Thunder HPi
At 13.2 ounces, this shoe is unbelievably light. The “thick, weighty upper” of a typical shoe has been replaced by a “plastic exoskeleton” that bolsters the foot.
Price: $90
Contact: www.Hi-tec.com

Source: National Geographic Adventure

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