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Adidas Terrex Agravic XT GTX Trail Running Shoe Review: Multi-Purpose Winter-Ready Shoes

These trail running shoes are cool enough to complete your athleisure-inspired looks when you travel.

Price and Where to Buy: The Adidas Terrex Agravic XT GTX Trail Running Shoes are $170 for men and women at Adidas.com.

How the Adidas Terrex Agravic XT GTX Trail Running Shoe Rates:

  • Usefulness: 10/10. These trail running shoes are a secret weapon for active travelers. They deliver all the cushioning and stability you’ll need for workouts; the traction and waterproof-yet-breathable comfort that you want for hiking or exploring in wet conditions; and style that’s athletic but not embarrassing, so you’ll want to rock them while sightseeing.
  • Value: 8/10. At $170 for the men’s or women’s version, these Adidas trail runners are at the higher end of athletic shoes. But they’re so well-made and adaptable that they’ll earn their place in your suitcase, and that’s worth a lot.
  • Durability: 10/10. Made for trail running, these are shoes that can take a beating and keep on going. Gore-Tex lining and strong rubber outsoles pair with an EVA midsole for long-term comfort and fit.
  • Cool Factor: 8/10. Choose between a sleek black style or a retro black-and-blue option. Both have Adidas’ signature triple stripes.

Final Verdict: These trail runners not only deliver serious workout support, they’re also cool enough to complete your athleisure-inspired looks when you travel.

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Editor’s Note: Reviews are based on usefulness, portability, durability, value, and “cool factor.” Some review products are sent to us to test free of charge and with no incentive to offer a favorable review. We offer our unbiased opinions, positive and negative, and will never accept compensation to review a product. If you have any questions or comments concerning our reviews or would like to suggest a product for review, please email us at editor@smartertravel.com.

By Christine Sarkis

There's a 95 percent chance Senior Editor Christine Sarkis is thinking about travel right now. Follow her on Instagram @postcartography and Twitter @ChristineSarkis.

Christine Sarkis is an SATW-award-winning journalist and executive editor at SmarterTravel. Her stories have also appeared on USA Today, Conde Nast Traveler, Huffington Post, and Business Insider. Her advice has been featured in dozens of print and online publications including The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, and People magazine. She has also shared travel tips on television and radio shows including Good Morning America, Marketplace, and Here & Now. Her work has been published in the anthologies Spain from a Backpack and The Best Women's Travel Writing 2008. She is currently working on a travel memoir.

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