Missiongrip™ rubber adds traction while lugs bite into soft trails. The Swiss-engineered FlexLock system means laces can be tied traditionally or with a single pull. A 360° mudguard protects and the Speedboard™ provides propulsion and stability. Tongue straps secure laces and Zero-Gravity CloudTec® ensures cushioned landings.
Materials Lightweight, heavy protection The durable membrane is wind- and waterproof. Two types of mesh in the mid- and forefoot enhance stability and breathability. The high collar is made for movement and, like the tongue, is reinforced with padding. The rubberized mudguard is tough but light and flexible - the ideal blend of speed and shield.
Terrain proof. Element proof. Excuse proof. The first On speed-hiking boot is built for traction, pace and protection in all conditions. And it's up to 35% lighter than competitors. Born in the Swiss Alps, it's engineered for performance stride after mountain-top stride. Hiking is about to be rocked.
I was choosing between these, the Hoka Stinston, Hoka Kaha, and Solomon Cross Hike. These were comfortable, cushioned, and the most attractive design (in my opinion) of the selection. I ultimately did not choose them because of the narrow footbed and some existing pressure against the top of the toes, which I knew would become an issue on long Colorado 14ers. Another small note which probably won't come into play but was noticeable — these squeak quite a lot on wood/solid walking surfaces!
Whether you’re in the gym or on a run, the ON Active Tank will keep you comfortable and stylish. The first thing you’ll notice is the ultra-modern open back design that combines with fast-drying fabric to provide you with the best in ventilation and comfo