Cooler temps may offer the occasional flirt with spring, but endure one day in the mid-80s and you’ll know that summer is upon us. And with that, the humidity, heat, and thunderstorms. Here’s the best footwear to wear to weather that thorny transition and walk confidently into the months ahead.
1. Altra Superior 3.0, $110; 2. Danner X New Balance Light Pioneer, $430; 3. Superfeet Ross, $130; 4. Allbirds Wool Lounger, $95; 5. Arc’teryx Norvan VT, $170; 6. Columbia Drainmaker III, $85; 7. Five Ten Urban Approach, $80.
Main photo by blairecook /Flickr CC BY 2.0
Nathan Borchelt is a gear-obsessed travel writer and adventurer whose collection of shoes, backpacks, jackets, bags, and other “essential” detritus has long-outgrown his one-bedroom apartment (and his wife’s patience).