Minimalist and Foot Powered

What is Toe Salad?

Human powered adventure almost always requires footwear. Your feet are your foundation; footwear and foot health can make all the difference between success and failure over both the short and long term.

Toe Salad is a publication dedicated to the health of active feet. We are the resource for walkers, runners, hikers, and backpackers who put health first.

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  1. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 16: Halfway
  2. Gossamer Gear Sponsors Beyond our Boundaries
  3. Rocket Pure Sponsors Beyond our Boundaries
  4. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 15: Cooking on the Trail
  5. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 14: Welcomes & Woes
  6. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 13: Trail Days
  7. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 12: Beauty and a Bee Sting
  8. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 11: Meeting a Trail Legend
  9. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 10: Flowers, Towns, and People
  10. Beyond our Boundaries, Episode 9: Smoky Mountains
  1. KidoFit Lily and Frogy - Summer shoes for Little Toes
  2. Run, Climb, Scramble, Hike - Testing the Patagonia Rover
  3. Vibram FiveFingers Max Feel shoes
  4. Zero-Drop, Waterproof, and Trail-Ready, The Merrell Ascend Glove Gore-Tex ConnectFit
  5. Minimalist Dress Shoes for Women: The WildFlower Series
  6. Minimalist and Winterized, the VIVOBAREFOOT Scott
  7. All Seasons, All Uses - a Review of Woolpower Liner Socks
  8. The Art of Unshoe Fitting - The Pah Tempe
  9. What are you wearing this winter? A Review of the ZEMgear Cinch
  10. Minimalist Footwear for Backpackers - Gaiters
  1. John Sifferman says No food. No water...It's official. You guys have become too tough to kill :)
  2. John Sifferman says One of your best episodes yet! Keep up the great work, guys!
  3. Volleyballlisa says That was a super interesting episode! I think the night of hunger and thirst will be a memory shared with ...
  4. Dave Chenault says Sean, my favored light mountaineering/snow climbing boot at the moment is the LaSportiva Boulder X Mid. I can wear strap-on, ...
  5. Sean says can you give an example of a lightish shoe/boot that you would recommend for crampon use? Thinking of doing an ...

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