If you're planning an intense hike through rough terrain, hiking boots are pretty much the only way to go. Sturdy, supportive boots ensure that
you stay comfortable and supported on your hike, especially if you'll be carrying a heavy pack. A good pair of hiking boots is going to provide
ankle and foot support to keep you going over rough trails. Check out hiking boots for men and women from
brands like Scarpa,
La Sportiva. You'll even find hiking boots made with waterproof Gore-tex materials to keep your feet dry
in wet conditions. And as everybody knows, dry feet are happy feet. And nobody likes sad feet.
Light hiking boots are ideal for shorter hikes over milder terrain. These boots are just how they sound: a little lighter to keep you moving faster.
You totally don't have to compromise on quality when you reduce the weight of your boots, though. Brands like
some sweet light hiking boots that offer support and comfort. Just like regular hiking boots, there are light hiking boots made with waterproof
Gore-tex materials. Light hiking boots are more flexible and lighter weight than standard hiking boots, but they still offer great protection from
terrain and foot and ankle support.
You can't be too careful when choosing your mountaineering boots. There are leather mountaineering boots, synthetic mountaineering boots, and
double plastic mountaineering boots to pick from. We've got a good selection, so you'll find something comfortable enough for the approach
that can still handle technical alpine ice or something specifically for high altitudes. Choose a mountaineering boot that's right for your
activity, and you can't go wrong. Check out mountaineering boots from names like
Cold feet are the worst. Especially in the morning. If my feet are cold in the morning, I feel totally doomed. No idea why the morning this is
so important. Anyway, insulated winter boots prevent cold foot misery. Waterproof is pretty important when it comes to winter boots, too, since snow is
just really cold water. These winter boots aren't really for technical pursuits and snowshoeing, more for hanging out and walking around. Check out
some insulated hiking boots for more technical pursuits. If you're just hanging out, check out insulated boots from sweet brands like
The North Face.
I have a pair of Sorels. They're really warm and super grippy on ice. True story.