10 Best Skins Trail Running Shoes
for April 2021

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ALTRA Men's ALM1855N Lone Peak 4 Mid RSM Waterproof Trail Running Shoe, Black - 9.5 M US

ALTRA Men's ALM1855N Lone Peak 4 Mid RSM Waterproof Trail Running Shoe, Black

9.5 M US

by Altra
What We like

Weight: 12.9 oz / 366 g

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Product Features

  • Stack Height: 25 mm
  • Upper: eVent Fabrics
  • Insole: 5 mm Contour Footbed
  • Cushion: Moderate
  • Outsole: DuraTread Rubber with TrailClaw

Outsole: duratread rubber with trailclaw Stack height: 25 mm Upper: event fabrics Insole: 5 mm contour footbed Midsole: dual layer eva / a-bound with stoneguard Cushion: moderate

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ALTRA Women's AL0A4QTX Lone Peak 4.5 Trail Running Shoe, Poppy - 10 M US

ALTRA Women's AL0A4QTX Lone Peak 4.5 Trail Running Shoe, Poppy

10 M US

by Altra
What We like

Skeletal stoneguard for lightweight rock protection

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Product Features

  • Stack height: 25mm
  • Pioneering gaitertrap tech to attach gaiters quickly and securely
  • Trimmed down upper for enhanced comfort and flexibility
  • 8.7 oz. / 247 g
  • Maxtrac outsole and multi-directional lug pattern for best in class traction

Maxtrac outsole and multi-directional lug pattern for best in class traction 8.7 oz. / 247 g Stack height: 25mm Pioneering gaitertrap tech to attach gaiters quickly and securely Trimmed down upper for enhanced comfort and flexibility

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ALEADER Minimalist Shoes for Women Barefoot Trail Running Shoes Five Fingers Dark Gray/Aqua 9 M US Women

ALEADER Minimalist Shoes for Women Barefoot Trail Running Shoes Five Fingers Dark Gray/Aqua 9 M US Women

by ALEADER
What We like

Five-toe box design running shoes help you feel like you're barefoot for lightweight comfort.Mesh and TPU upper provides lasting flexibility and breathable

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Product Features

  • Machine washable. Air dry away from sun or heat source
  • Specialized sole offers excellent grip properties on both dry and wet terrains while maintaining a higher level of durability, suitable for trekking and multisport as well as all season hiking and travel.
  • Adjustable hook-and-loop closure at instep for a more secure fit
  • SIZE GUIDE: For comfortable, please choose one size Bigger

Specialized sole offers excellent grip properties on both dry and wet terrains while maintaining a higher level of durability, suitable for trekking and multisport as well as all season hiking and travel. Machine washable. air dry away from sun or heat source Adjustable hook-and-loop closure at instep for a more secure fit Size guide: for comfortable, please choose one size bigger

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New Balance Men's Minimus 10 V1 Trail Running Shoe, Black/Silver, 11.5 M US

New Balance Men's Minimus 10 V1 Trail Running Shoe

Black/Silver, 11.5 M US

by New Balance
What We like

Odor-resistant treatment to reduce odor

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Product Features

  • Acteva midsole
  • 4 mm drop - due to variances created during the development and manufacturing processes, all references to 4 mm drop are approximate
  • Antimicrobial treatment to reduce odor

Antimicrobial treatment to reduce odor 4 mm drop - due to variances created during the development and manufacturing processes, all references to 4 mm drop are approximate Acteva midsole

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Vibram Men's V Running Shoe, Black/Yellow, 43 EU/9.5-10 M US

Vibram Men's V Running Shoe

Black/Yellow, 43 EU/9.5-10 M US

by Vibram Shoes
What We like

Please be aware this product runs one size large. Please size down 1 size from your normal VFF size

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Product Features

  • VI-Lite Midsole with XS Run outsole rubber compound
  • Mont Compound rubber pads in the outsole. INSOLE: 2mm EVA Anti-Microbial Drilex Sockliner, MIDSOLE: 4mm EVA
  • Minimalist running shoe featuring perforated upper with adjustable pull tab and cord closure

Minimalist running shoe featuring perforated upper with adjustable pull tab and cord closure Mont compound rubber pads in the outsole. insole: 2mm eva anti-microbial drilex sockliner, midsole: 4mm eva Vi-lite midsole with xs run outsole rubber compound

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Vibram FiveFingers V-Trail, Women’s Trail Running Shoes, Orange (Magenta/Orange), 6-6.5 UK (38 EU)

Vibram FiveFingers V-Trail

Women’s Trail Running Shoes, Orange (Magenta/Orange), 6-6.5 UK (38 EU)

by Vibram FiveFingers
What We like

Superior grip with rugged longevity, Optimal balance of stability and flexibility for ground adaptation

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Product Features

  • Sole Spec: INSOLE: 2mm EVA + NZYM Anti-Microbial Poly Fabric Sockliner MIDSOLE: N/A RUBBER: 2-color 5MM + 3D Cocoon Mesh
  • Machine Wash Cold / Air Dry
  • Upper Material: Polyester + Spandex
  • Unparalleled grip on wet and dry surfaces

Machine wash cold / air dry Sole spec: insole: 2mm eva + nzym anti-microbial poly fabric sockliner midsole: n/a rubber: 2-color 5mm + 3d cocoon mesh Unparalleled grip on wet and dry surfaces Upper material: polyester + spandex

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Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 5 Women's Running Shoe LT Orewood BRN/Black-Blue Fury 7.0

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 5 Women's Running Shoe LT Orewood BRN/Black-Blue Fury 7.0

What We like

Multi-layer mesh in the upper wraps your foot in lightweight breathability

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Product Features

  • Grippy outsole lugs are made for mud shedding
  • Skin overlays placed on high-wear areas enhance durability
  • A midsole rock plate helps shield your foot, while a Zoom Air heel unit cushions your stride on and off the path

A midsole rock plate helps shield your foot, while a zoom air heel unit cushions your stride on and off the path Grippy outsole lugs are made for mud shedding Skin overlays placed on high-wear areas enhance durability

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Merrell Men's Trail Glove 4 Runner, Black, 11 M US

Merrell Men's Trail Glove 4 Runner

Black, 11 M US

by Merrell Footwear
What We like

Mselect Fresh Lining

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Product Features

  • Insole: 3mm, 3mm lugs
  • Vibram TC5 Outsole, Trail Protect Pad. Stack heel or toe height is 0.45 inch. Trail protect pad offers underfoot protection
  • Zero Drop
  • Mesh, TPU Upper. Vegan friendly

Mesh, tpu upper. vegan friendly Insole: 3mm, 3mm lugs Vibram tc5 outsole, trail protect pad. stack heel or toe height is 0.45 inch. trail protect pad offers underfoot protection Zero drop

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Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 5 Men's Running Shoe LT Orewood BRN/Black-Blue Fury 11.0

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 5 Men's Running Shoe LT Orewood BRN/Black-Blue Fury 11.0

What We like

Multi-layer mesh in the upper wraps your foot in lightweight breathability

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Product Features

  • Grippy outsole lugs are made for mud shedding
  • Skin overlays placed on high-wear areas enhance durability
  • A midsole rock plate helps shield your foot, while a Zoom Air heel unit cushions your stride on and off the path

A midsole rock plate helps shield your foot, while a zoom air heel unit cushions your stride on and off the path Grippy outsole lugs are made for mud shedding Skin overlays placed on high-wear areas enhance durability

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Brooks Men's Ghost 12, Grey/Black, 8.5 D

Brooks Men's Ghost 12

Grey/Black, 8.5 D

by Brooks
What We like

SUPPORT AND CUSHION: The neutral support type provides high energizing cushioning. Ideal for road running, cross training, the gym or wherever you might want to take them! Predecessor: Ghost 11

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Product Features

  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: Neutral runners looking for a lightweight shoe and a smooth ride without sacrificing cushioning. Whether youre a Ghost loyalist or are lacing one up for the first time, youll find plenty to like.
  • BALANCED, SOFT CUSHIONING: BioMoGo DNA and DNA LOFT cushioning work together to provide a just-right softness underfoot without losing responsiveness and durability - yet it feels lighter than ever.
  • SMOOTH, STABLE RIDE: No matter how your foot lands, our Segmented Crash Pad - an integrated system of shock absorbers - will cushion every step and stride for smooth heel-to-toe transitions.
  • SOFT, SECURE, FIT: The newly engineered mesh and 3D Fit Print practically disappears on your foot with strategically placed stretch and structure.

Soft, secure, fit: the newly engineered mesh and 3d fit print practically disappears on your foot with strategically placed stretch and structure. Smooth, stable ride: no matter how your foot lands, our segmented crash pad - an integrated system of shock absorbers - will cushion every step and stride for smooth heel-to-toe transitions. This shoe is for: neutral runners looking for a lightweight shoe and a smooth ride without sacrificing cushioning. whether youre a ghost loyalist or are lacing one up for the first time, youll find plenty to like. Balanced, soft cushioning: biomogo dna and dna loft cushioning work together to provide a just-right softness underfoot without losing responsiveness and durability - yet it feels lighter than ever.

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