Hoka Torrent Men
|Stack height:||23/18 mm|
|Heel/Toe drop:||5 mm|
Big G Says…
The Speed lnstinct was a great lightweight trail shoe and the Torrent carries on the tradition.
The PROFLY midsole with its softer rear-foot cushioning especially beneficial on down slopes and a firmer forefoot to aid propulsion at toe-off.
The upper's engineered mesh together with a sturdy overlay just above the midsole wrapping around the foot, give the Torrent 360-degrees protection with no extra weight. Another plus - this model has a slightly wider forefoot and toe-box to allow the toes to splay.
Runner's World reviewers gave the shoe top scores for grip "excellent traction, especially on slick, rocky terrain." Here is what the other experts in the US had to say - "This is a legal contender for shoe of the year" Roadtrailrun.com. "Chug uphill, glide down and cut through rocky switchbacks, the Hoka One One Torrent touts the best of everything a trail runner wants; agility, ground feel, cushion, breathability and minimal weight" Gear Junkie.
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