I think you will find in Jason's posts that he loves the Evo II and the Merrel Trail Glove, but you will see that the Trail Glove is winning out. I have never tried any Terra Plana so I don't have a comparison there. However, I have run trails in my Sprints - bad idea! So I called the Merrel store in Huntington NY and ordered over the phone the Trail Glove. I have only been on one run and wore them around in the snow - I have yet to run a trail - but I can tell that these will be the best trail shoes ever. The traction is amazing. If the mud is really deep Jason recommends the Inov8, but for everything else the Trail Glove will be perfect. I will be wearing it as my daily shoe - I am going to buy a pair in leather for work as soon as it is available - I bought a pair for my 9 year old daughter as well.
Thanks macmhagan, I'll have to look into the Trail Glove. That's what I was leaning towards anyway, how true is the sizing?