Had been running in Masai's and was skeptical of the…
Use: trail running
Break-in Period: About 5 minutes fo running
Weight: 170 lbs
Price Paid: $90
Had been running in Masai's and was skeptical of the switch because the Highlander looks more "beefed up". Rest assured that the Highlander is every bit as comfortable and I noticed a significant traction improvement over the Masai. It is definitely a step up in performance.
Here's what other sites are saying:
Montrail's Highlander shoe fits so closely to your foot you've got barefoot-like control with the grip and protection you need for trail racing, mountain running, or high-speed hikes from the lowlands.
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version
For gentle terrain runs over Scotland's gently rolling hills or woodsy paths closer to home, pull on the Montrail Men's lightweight Highlander Trail Running Shoes. Then hop on the road and join the other lads downtown for a refreshing stout. The Highlander Trail Shoes' tightly sculpted fit gives you control as you hop from grass onto the gravel road, and Montrail's built-in arch support keeps the bottoms of your feet feeling spry after a long run.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version
On Sale. Free Shipping. Montrail Men's Highlander Shoe (Spring 2008) Specifications of the Highlander by Montrail: Weight: 10 oz./0.28 kg Ride Low-rounded heel and barefoot-like control A racing flat with large Gryptonite lugs Fit Close to the foot for off-angle control Low-volume toe and instep Tight heel pocket Design Tough, mesh upper with webbing supports to allow quick drainage, but to filter out grit Animal Fell racing Mountain Running Trail Racing Fanatics
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
CLOSEOUTS . For runners, serious hikers and casual walkers, Montrail Highlander trail shoes provide the cool comfort of breathable mesh, an aggressive tread, support and cushioning. GT(Gryptonite Trail) sticky rubber tread compound outsole for optimal performance with traction and durability on wet and dry surfaces. Breathable mesh and synthetic uppers Convenient rapid lacing system with twin locking eyelets Synthetic mesh lining for breathability Removable footbed for fast drying Padded collar and gusseted tongue keep trail debris out Pull loops Weight: 1 lb. 11 oz. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS . China.
- Sierra Trading Post refers to the men's version