Pick of the Day: Icebug Traction Shoes

Shoes designed for running and walking on slippery surfaces, from ice to mud.

What Is It: Unstudded traction sneakers feel like regular running shoes, but let you run or walk on slippery surfaces.

Why It’s Smart:

• Let you run outside in the winter, or walk around in the ice

• Perfect for trail running

• Waterproof upper

• Lightweight

• Flexible midsole

• Provides traction on ice and snow

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon for men and women.

(Photo: Icebug)

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo, Boston.com, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

E-mail her at cmorse@smartertravel.com.

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