Category: Women’s Trail Running Shoes

Mizuno Wave Ascend Review

The Mizuno Wave Ascend held true to its claim to be built for the mild over-pronator who requires a combination of cushioning and stability. After 5 weeks of 3-4 times a week wear on...

Mizuno Wave Cabrakan Review

The Mizuno Wave Cabrakan was an excellent shoe to test with the anticipation cooler weather right around the corner. When first stepping into the Cabrakan, the arch support and cushion were prominent. The shoe...

Salewa Firetail GTX Review

One of Salewa’s promises is 100% blister free wear for its full line of approach, mountaineering and tech approach footwear. After months of usage of my Firetail tech approach shoes their promise has held...

Trail running shoe

Vasque Aether Tech Review

Looking for a lightweight trail runner that can handle speed and rugged terrain? If yes, check out the Vasque Aether Tech. The shoes proved to have great traction in all conditions including snow, mud,...

Montrail Sabino Trail Review

Do you remember the Montrail Hardrock from the old days? Ok, so it hasn’t been that long since the Hardrock was a favorite among trail runners, but many runners, and their feet, have missed...

Women’s Merrell CTR Cruise Review

The guys at ActiveGearReview tested out the CTR Cruise by Merrell earlier this season. Now it’s time for a female take on the women’s version of the trail runner. The first time I put...

Salomon XT Whisper 2 Review

Here at Active Gear Review, we typically test out trail running shoes or road running shoes. The outdoor industry has begun to produce shoes to meet the needs of runners that want a hybrid...

Women’s Pearl Izumi syncroFuel XC Review

Running in the Pearl Izumi’s syncroFuel XC this winter, in preparation for the spring shoe review, was a real treat. The syncroFuel XC is a women’s specific trail shoe that is perfect for training...

Patagonia Women’s Release Review

Patagonia Women’s Release Review

The Women’s Patagonia Release is a trail shoe that is designed to provide extreme comfort and support during higher mileage runs. The Release weighs 23 ounces/pair and is by no means a light trainer....

Women’s Brooks Cascadia 4 Review

The Brooks Cascadia 4 is a neutral trail runner’s dream. The Cascadia was tested both on and off the trail and tester’s raved about its’ performance in both settings. The Cascadia offers great forefoot...