Cindy Hirschfeld | Photo: Courtesy of the Brands | May 30, 2014
Take a hike with these high-performance essentials at the ready.
Salewa shaves ounces off one of its most versatile styles with the new Firetail EVO GTX (men’s and women’s), which now has a seamless upper with a welded exoskeleton for support. A climbing-shoe-style rand protects toes, and the Vibram sole has sticky round lugs for great traction even on steeps like the Ute Trail. Bonus: Adjustable footbeds dial in fit. $150, Ute Mountaineer, 210 S. Galena St., 970.925.2849