Altra Olympus 4.0

Kieran Nay reviews the Altra Olympus 4 for Blister

The Olympus has been a reference point in the maximalist trail shoe category for many years now, but the latest iteration includes some significant changes from previous versions. Check out our review of the Olympus 4.0, including how it compares to the Olympus 3.5 and Hoka Speedgoat 4.

Hoka One One Torrent 2

Kieran Nay reviews the Hoka One One Torrent 2 for Blister

Many people were fans of the original Hoka Torrent for its combination of comfort and lightweight efficiency for fast-paced trail runs. So, how does the updated Torrent 2 compare, and who should have this new trail shoe on their list?

Nathan VaporSwift 4L Race Vest

Kieran Nay reviews the Nathan VaporSwift 4L Race Vest for Blister

While many aspects of running are less expensive than other, more gear-intensive sports, running vests can be quite pricey. But the VaporSwift 4L is Nathan’s take on a more affordable, yet still race-ready running vest — check out our review to see how it compares to its higher-end competition.

ON Cloudventure Peak

Kieran Nay reviews the ON Cloudventure Peak for Blister

ON’s shoes immediately stand out due to their unique midsole “pods,” and we’ve been testing their recently revised, lightweight trail racer, the Cloudventure Peak. Check out our review to see where we think it excels, where it falls short, and how it compares to the competition.

Altra Lone Peak 4.5

Kieran Nay reviews the Altra Lone Peak 4.5 for Blister

The Lone Peak has been in Altra’s running lineup for many years now, serving as their rugged, moderate-cushion trail shoe. Check out our review of the latest iteration, the Lone Peak 4.5, to see how it compares to the last version, several of Altra’s other trail shoes, and some other options on the market.

Altra King MT 2

Kieran Nay reviews the Altra King MT 2 for Blister.

Altra recently revised their most minimal trail shoe, the King MT, and after running a couple hundred miles in it, we think the new King MT 2 is a very nice upgrade from previous versions.

Kieran Nay

Blister Reviewer Bio: Kieran Nay

Kieran Nay Vitals: 6’1” 143 lbs Running Background, style, and general preferences I grew up hiking and running around in Monument CO, a then small town north of Colorado Springs. As a Colorado local, my childhood was defined by the mountains but I was never … Read more