SHOE REVIEW: BROOKS CASCADIA 13

BROOKS CASCADIA 13 BROOKS CASCADIA 13

Cascadia is a bioregion territory of about half a million square miles crossing a handful of states of Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, including some parts of Idaho, Montana and Alaska. The region is an expansive landscape of mountain ranges, snaky rivers, sagebrush desert, and boasts a thriving annual GDP of a trillion dollars, in the league of Indonesia, Mexico and Netherlands.

Rating (1 lowest to 5 highest)

Overall Comfort          : 4

Aesthetics                   : 4

Support (cushioning)   : 5

Grip/Traction               : 5

Ventilation                   : 4

It is no wonder why Brooks selected Cascadia as its fitting name to its latest trail running shoe, the Cascadia 13. The Cascadia performs effectively in rugged and easy terrain, providing ease for the more seasoned or novice hikers. The crucial elements in a selection of a trail running shoe are comfort, support, grip and ventilation. And the Cascadia 13 performs well in these areas. We provide a quick, easy to digest snapshot that gives you an understanding of the Brooks Cascadia 13 shoe.

Shoe Features & Benefits

Exterior

Outsole            : durable full coverage and is suitable for soft soil like mud, grass, gravel and rocky trails.

Rubber mudguard: 3D-printed overlay for added protection against rocks and debris. The guard also prevents sore feet, and stubbed toes when accidentally hitting against hard objects like rocks or tree roots.

Upper: Tightly knitted, birds-eye mesh.

Traction: High as the grip ensures easy forward movement through rugged terrain and debris

Lace guard: Does well in keeping the laces out of mud.

Gaiter hook: Integrated gaiter connection point.

Interior

Internal saddle system: Close foot fit, and for wider feet and high arches.

Ariaprene tongue: High-tech, ultra-durable, synthetic, and hypo-allergenic rubber with a foam core for comfort and breathability.

Heel Cup: heel stability with a counter and lateral support.

Ventilation: Ideal for hot and humid climates allowing feet to breathe.

Forefoot: Wider allowing for more toe space or splay.

Specifications

Weight: Comes in at about 11.9 ounces for US size 11

Colour: Orange, Black, Grey

Price: RM500.00 (Price is for reference only. Contact the retailer for quotation)

Available at Brooks Concept Stores and authorized dealers.

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