The Montrail Hurricane Ridge XCR is a wide-based trail shoe that has become somewhat of a classic with ultralight enthusiasts because of its weather protection and stability on rugged ground. The upgraded model, introduced in fall 2006, retains key elements that made the original so successful, and adds some newer technologies and features. How does the new shoe compare with the old one?
By Backpacking Light
Backpacking Light was founded in November of 2000 with the simple mission of promoting backcountry travel in lightweight style. We are based in the Northern Rockies with offices in Bozeman, Montana and Laramie, Wyoming, with educational and guided trekking programs offered in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness of Montana (Billings area) and Medicine Bow Mountains of Wyoming (Denver area).