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$90, 12.3 oz, www.scarpa.com
Several testers made the Raptors their everyday trail shoe thanks to its comfortable, contoured fit, sufficient toe protection, breathable mesh upper and adequate cushioning. The moderately aggressive outsole and good heel-to-toe roll define this shoe’s versatility.
With it’s no-nonsense design, the Raptor delivers an all-purpose shoe for neutral runners with medium to wide feet.
TESTERMONIAL: “I had no slipping and sliding in these shoes when running on slick trails, even splashing through sloppy mud without my shoes being pulled off.” —Kim Love-Ottobre, Newcomerstown, OH