My previous trail best shoes were inov8 212s. These were lightweight, fast and did me proud over wet uk winters, many ultras and the heat of the MdS.
Seduced by the pretty Salomons and that Jornet chap does ok in them I though I'd try these.
They are just as light and provide a deal more cushioning.
My running uphills and generally on the trails is significantly better since switching to these, I'm knocking out PBs in training and races every couple of weeks.
They are durable, go in the washing machine fine (you are specifically instructed not to do this, I note - but they do smell if you don't!).
The main downside is that all the lovely lightweight cushioning… Read more