For longer runs on the trail, the shoes work great. At the same time, they are really made for the most technical trails and they are recommended for the runner who is often changing directions. This can be seen best in the design of the outsole which is made to handle all types of obstacles. With full-length rubber, the shoes prove durable. Even on slippery surfaces, they maintain their grip really well. At the same time, they look very modern and appealing which might not be the case with some alternative trail running shoes with great cushioning.