The Grip-Rubber profile of the Cloudventure performs in the most demanding conditions. Its sole is micro-engineered with four distinct levels of grip, so you’re in control on the trail, and the street.
The Cloudventure family is built with an ingenious 2-layer upper. It combines a highly comfortable and supportive inner layer with a breathable, light outer layer that is also treated with a durable water repellent (DWR) coating.
Every aspect of the Cloudventure has been engineered with the ultimate trail running shoes in mind – right down to the toe-caps. Fused with rubber and engineered mesh, it provides protection for the toes while still remaining lightweight and flexible.
Runners looking for a lightweight trail shoe with full cushioning protection.
Reach places others can’t.
6 mm | 0.23 in
295 g I 10.1 oz (US M 8.5)
“No other trail shoe has the capability to make you feel comfortable, free and confident to tackle what “Mother Nature” throws at you” - Ben Allen, XTERRA world champion
“Growing up in the Swiss Alps, we learned a thing or two about running in the mountains, which is why the Cloudventure offers so many innovative features for trail running” - Olivier Bernhard, On Co-Founder and six-time Ironman Champion.
Light and fast that you can reach the peak in time to watch the sunrise. Reliable grip for when a thunderstorm catches you by surprise. And clever cushioning to save your legs when you are flying back down to reach the valley before it gets dark. The Cloudventure.
I've been running with Asics and Mizuno shoes for years but have done some key road races and ironman events on ON shoes. I've always been amazed by the bounce and lightweight (but stability) of the ON shoes. In early Feb this year I did a 100km ultra in New Zealand and 'road tested' the Cloudventure. Best shoe ever for very demanding terrain!!! Could not fault the shoe!!! Very good shoe underfoot and was again amazed by the bounce, maybe a bit less so towards end of the race due to leg fatigue!!! Highly recommend the Cloudventure for any trail race.
I was pleasantly surprised at how soft and smooth the Ventures were. I expected them to feel a little bulky and have issues with debris getting stuck in the pods on the bottom, but they are surprisingly nimble and nothing has gotten stuck yet. My only complaint with a lot of On's shoes is that on softer surfaces the pods are not quite as peppy. The Ventures struggle a little on looser surfaces (cinder and sand), but have been solid on technical terrain and rolling grassy trails.
Great shoes.... You can read a full very positive review (in French) here: http://nature-humaine.ca/2016/10/on-cloudventure/