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Three epic, one-of-a-kind walking trails around the world for your SOM shoes to find adventure

3 Epic Walking Adventures (Yuraygir, Camino Frances, Appalachian)

Lace up your SOMs, pack a map, and plot a course for one of the countless adventures outside your doorstep. From nature preserves to pilgrimage tra...
Is SOM shoes an ‘approach’ shoe?

Is SOM shoes an ‘approach’ shoe?

Hiking volcanic terrains can trigger internal monologues that can go on and on, particularly when starting in the early hours of the night. The jou...
How SOM shoes became my favorite hiking shoes.

How SOM shoes became my favorite hiking shoes.

Disclaimer: Shirley Miller has been a long-time customer. She joined the team later by becoming SOM Super Editor. There is no one like her to give ...
Backpacking in Lightweight, Barefoot-Inspired Shoes

Backpacking in Lightweight, Barefoot-Inspired Shoes

If you are looking for footwear that you can wear to work, on the trail AND for a night out, SOMs might be just what you’re looking for...
SOM - Versatile Minimalist Shoes

SOM - Versatile Minimalist Shoes

The team at SOM have always had the idea that our shoes are a versatile minimalist shoe that can be worn for numerous activities. We found out that...
What Makes SOM Footwear Unique?

What Makes SOM Footwear Unique?

SOM Footwear is a unique company located in Montrose, CO. Besides making shoes made in the USA, there are also some amazing qualities that make S...
When Impossible Means Nothing: In Support of Pushing Limits

When Impossible Means Nothing: In Support of Pushing Limits

Our world is always changing and doing so at an ever increasing speed.  Things that seemed impossible 20 years ago are part of our daily lives.  Wh...