If you’re going to traipse around Alaska in the fall, you need more than a pair of sneakers — you need hiking boots, and good ones at that. A few days before I left for the Final Frontier state, I received a pair of Cloudtrax to test out from the Swiss shoe company On. And tested they were. In the incessant pouring rain in Juneau, on the trails in the Tongass National Forest, on the slippery boardwalk in Ketchikan, on the sunny streets of Skagway, and through airports and airplanes on my way back home. Here’s how On’s Cloudtrax hiking boots fared in all sorts of weather and situations.
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