Best Top Lightweight Hiking Shoes 2016

10 More Exciting Lightweight Hiking Shoes for 2016

The explosion in popularity of trail running has really benefited us lightweight hikers, as most of the gear used by trail runners can also be used by hikers and backpackers looking to lighten their load. Here are 10 exciting lightweight trail shoes that you’ll be able to find in the second half of 2016!

Nike Zoom Terra Kiger 3 Shoe Review Trail Running Hiking

Gear Review: Nike Zoom Terra Kiger 3 Trail Shoe

The Terra Kiger is the streamlined race car in the Nike trail running line up. Although the Wildhorse is my shoe of choice on most days, the Terra Kiger has a strong place in the lineup.

Salomon Sense Pro 2

Gear Review: Salomon Sense Pro 2 Trail Shoe

The Salomon Sense Pro 2 is a great fitting shoe that reminds me a lot of the Salomon Sense Pro 1. I purchased these in a size 12 like my v1, and although they fit well, I probably should have ordered a 12.5. For my foot, they fit .25 size smaller than the original Sense Pro. I remember feeling this way about the Sense Pro 1 though, and as they broke in, the upper became more forgiving…

Miyajima Island, Torii Gate, Mount Misen, Japan, Kyoto

My Packing List For 10 Days In Japan

I just returned from a 10 day trip to Japan and wanted to share my packing list. This list is meant to travel light and fast for train trips, hiking, and maximum freedom for exploration.