shoes

SneakERASERS

May 12, 2020

Clean up your act! With SneakERASERS, you can have fresh, clean looking sneakers with a swipe. These round sponge-like discs have a white side that works on the midsoles and logo and design details of your shoes, removing grass stains, scruff marks, and trail grime, and an orange side to wipe away any residue. Depending […]

La Sportiva Helios III

May 7, 2020

Superior shoes for hitting the trails! Soon, we’ll all be able to get out and enjoy fresh air and trail running, and our friends at La Sportiva have your covered. Their Helios III is the latest iteration of their popular Helios shoes that will have you jumping (or should we say, running!) for joy on […]

Arcopedico Monterey Sandals

April 2, 2020

Spring has sprung (or will soon for some of us!), and that means it’s almost sandal time! You may recall the folks at Arcopedico that we introduced you to last year – that super comfy shoe maker that brought us the L19 boot – they have some super comfy sandals, too. Hurrah! The Monterey is a […]

Nature’s Cure-All Tea Tree Oil Foot and Shoe Spray

March 31, 2020

Spray away smelliness! The Tea Tree Oil Foot and Shoe Spray from our friends at Nature’s Cure-All is a multi-purpose gem. Tea tree oil is the key ingredient, and it’s not surprising that this essential oil is often called a “medicine cabinet in a bottle” thanks to its antibacterial, disinfectant, deodorant, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and healing properties. Plus it’s blended […]

Tropicfeel Monsoon

January 30, 2020

What can you do with 3 plastic bottles? Recycle, of course, but our friends at Tropicfeel have gone one step further and made a pair of shoes with them! That’s right, a super pair of travel sneakers that you can take on all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. Their Monsoon shoes give you 4-in-1 versatility: sneaker; water shoe; […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2019: Escaping the Cold Weather!

January 23, 2020

We TrailblazerGirls love being outdoors, but this cold weather has us dreaming of a nice, warm day in the sun. The TrailblazerGirl team wants to share their top 3 picks from the 2019 reviews for ways to escape the cold weather. First, the friendly folks at Hawaiian Ocean Sports host you on their Outrigger Canoe Snorkel […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2019: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 22, 2020

Burrrr…with cold winter weather in full swing, the team at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2019 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First, cold, wet weather will not stop you from getting out and about, as long as you have the Waterproof Liberty […]

Top Running Gear of 2019

December 9, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Running Gear category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the reusable Remodeez Deodorizers, that keep your shoes, gym bags, closets, helmets, gloves, and more odor-free […]

Top Beach of 2019

December 5, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Beach category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… Ombraz Armless Sunglasses, a twist on standard sunglasses that are super comfortable thanks to their […]

Top Wear of 2019

December 2, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Wear category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Anita Air Control DeltaPad, an award winning sports bra with 6 innovative design features […]

Green Flip Flops

November 21, 2019

Step into a more sustainable planet. Green Flip Flops are 100% recyclable. They are made from plant-based, renewable components like sugar cane and soybeans and are free of phthalates. Not only are they manufactured differently than the average flip flop, they have an acupressure grip – little bumps that massage your feet as you walk. […]

Garmont Tikal

November 20, 2019

So comfy that you can wear them without socks! Our friends at Garmont, known for their attention to detail when it comes to performance footwear for hiking and mountaineering, have a shoe that is the perfect fit for travel and everyday use. The Tikal is designed out of a suede/reversed leather and is outfitted with […]

DaVinci Pickford

November 18, 2019

Though not related to that famous Renaissance man, the shoes from DaVinci Footwear are just as innovative and talented! The Pickford is an extremely well-crafted boot that adheres to the barefoot or minimalist movement, allowing your foot to function naturally and with flexibility while sustaining proper alignment. Designed in Los Angeles and carefully manufactured in […]

Solemates Sport Set: Deodorizer and Blister Blocker

November 6, 2019

Solutions for some common foot-related problems! Solemates is a female-founded, female-lead brand most notably known for their flagship product, a patented line of heel protectors designed to prevent stilettos from sinking into the grass. And now, they have branched out and are bringing us some smart, quick fixes to issues that we’ve all had as TrailblazerGirls…stinky […]

The Original Muck Boot Company Waterproof Liberty Alpine

October 22, 2019

If ever there were a shoe that conjures up the song, “These Boots Were Made for Walking”, the Waterproof Liberty Alpine is it! Our friends at The Original Muck Boot Company (remember the Liberty Waterproof Ankle Rubber Boots that we introduced you to earlier this year?) marries function with fashion with their Liberty Alpine leather […]

VJ Shoes XTRM

July 29, 2019

Heavy duty protection for your feet! The Finnish company, VJ, has designed a shoe fit for the extreme trails, hence their aptly named XTRM. The outsole is made of a material that is often used in the inner linings of automobile tires so you know that it will withstand the rocks, roots, and tough technical […]

Creative Recreation Women’s Boccia

June 6, 2019

Traveler-friendly kicks! The Boccia from our friends at Creative Recreation are just the pair of sneaker that you’ll need to sail through the airport TSA lines this summer. The easy nature of these slip ons allow them to be taken on and off quickly. A slightly tapered toe and raised footbed present a stylish and […]

SoftScience Waterfall Flip Flops

May 28, 2019

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of beach activities! Along with the beach, comes flip flops and our friends at SoftScience have just the ones for you! This is the company that brought us the oh-so comfortable Tradewind Lace-Up athleisure shoes, and their Waterfall Flip Flops continue with this tradition […]

SCARPA Spin Ultra

May 21, 2019

A multi-award-winning shoe, and it’s easy to see why! Yes, the newly released Spin Ultra from our friends at SCARPA has already racked up an Editor’s Choice award from Trail Runner Magazine as well as an Outside Magazine Gear of the Year award. SCARPA, Italian for shoe, is headquartered in northern Italy in the foothills […]

Earth Runners Alpha Lifestyle Sandals

May 16, 2019

Springtime means sandal time, and we have a unique sandal for you! Introducing the Alpha Lifestyle Sandals from our friends at Earth Runners. This minimalist sandal looks very basic and unfussy (in a good way), but there’s a lot going on in its simple design. The soles have flexibility and grip to take you over […]

Xpand Laces

April 19, 2019

Make your life easier with Xpand Laces! This elastic lacing system allows you get a snug, custom fit that is free of hot spots and pressure points. During your most active TrailblazerGirl activities, Xpand Laces will keep you shoes in place and make it so easy to get your shoes on and off. Here’s how […]

Caterpy Laces

April 4, 2019

The bumps mean no tying needed! Caterpy Laces are a novel lacing system that turns your running shoes into slip ons. They feel like a stretchy shoelace with bumps and come in a variety of colors. Setting them up takes a tiny bit of work since you’re threading the bumps through the eyelets, and the […]

SUAVS Women’s The Zilker Gum

March 28, 2019

Go sockless! As the weather warms, our feet are itching to get out of thick socks and boots and ready for some sockless freedom. Enter the Zilker Gum from the folks at SUAVS, breathable, knit shoes that are washable! Yep, pop out the microfiber terry-covered insoles, toss them along with the shoes in one of […]

SoftScience Tradewind Lace-Up

February 26, 2019

Knits aren’t just for sweaters! Our friends at SoftScience have a pair of knit (yes, knit!) athleisure shoes that will have you thinking you left your house with your favorite pair of slippers on instead of a fully functional pair of trainers. The knit upper is very breathable with enough elastic for a snug fit, […]