Ratings Overview - Hiking Boots

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Vasque St. Elias GTX

 Vasque St. Elias GTX
The St. Elias wins our Editors' Choice award as the best hiking boot of the bunch. What makes this boot the perfect modern upgrade...
$190

Editors' Choice Award
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85
Comfort - 10 of 10
10
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Water Resistance - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Salomon Quest 4D II GTX

 Salomon Quest 4D II GTX
The Salomon Quest 4D II GTX, our Top Pick for Fastpacking, exemplifies the latest design innovations in hiking boots. Salomon has ...
$230

Top Pick Award
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81
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 9 of 10
9
Traction - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Keen Targhee II Mid

 Keen Targhee II Mid
Excellent comfort, weight, and traction, at an affordable price, make the Keen Targhee II Mid the runaway winner of our Best Buy a...
$135

Best Buy Award
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80
Comfort - 10 of 10
10
Stability - 5 of 10
5
Traction - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Water Resistance - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 6 of 10
6
La Sportiva FC Eco 3.0

 La Sportiva FC Eco 3.0
The La Sportiva FC Eco 3.0 is an outstanding lightweight hiking boot. It provides the most ankle stability of the lightweight mode...
$175

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Lowa Renegade GTX Mid

 Lowa Renegade GTX Mid
The Lowa Renegade GTX Mid is a fine hiking boot, and won the Editors' Choice award in The Best Hiking Boots for Women Review. The ...
$230

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Water Resistance - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Asolo Power Matic 200

 Asolo Power Matic 200
The Asolo Power Matic 200 is a lifetime investment for most hikers and backpackers that will handle rough terrain with heavy loads...
$320

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Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Stability - 9 of 10
9
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Water Resistance - 10 of 10
10
Durability - 9 of 10
9
Scarpa Kinesis Pro

 Scarpa Kinesis Pro
The Scarpa Kinesis Pro is a heavyweight backpacking boot built to carry heavy loads and travel the roughest terrain. While this bo...
$329

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Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Stability - 9 of 10
9
Traction - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 3 of 10
3
Water Resistance - 10 of 10
10
Durability - 9 of 10
9
La Sportiva Hyper Mid GTX

 La Sportiva Hyper Mid GTX
The La Sportiva Hyper Mid GTX is a specialty hiking boot for those who play on rock and in the mountains. It's ideal for routes li...
$180

Top Pick Award
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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 5 of 10
5
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Asolo Fugitive

 Asolo Fugitive
The Asolo Fugitive has been a popular midweight hiking boot for more than a decade, and for good reason. A relatively stiff midsol...
$225

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Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 6 of 10
6
Water Resistance - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX

 Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX
The Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX is a fine midweight hiking boot, designed to maximize breathability and move fast over varied trail terr...
$170

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 6 of 10
6
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Water Resistance - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 6 of 10
6
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The North Face Ultra FastPack Mid GTX

 The North Face Ultra FastPack Mid GTX
The North Face Ultra Fastpack Mid GTX is the lightest product we tested in our hiking boot review. It most closely resembles a hig...
$130

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 4 of 10
4
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Water Resistance - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 4 of 10
4
Merrell Moab Ventilator Mid

 Merrell Moab Ventilator Mid
One of the lightest hiking boots we tested, the Merrell Moab Ventilator Mid is superbly breathable and thus occupies its own niche...
$100

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Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Stability - 5 of 10
5
Traction - 6 of 10
6
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Water Resistance - 3 of 10
3
Durability - 5 of 10
5
Hi-Tec Altitude V

 Hi-Tec Altitude V
The full leather Hi-Tec Altitude V is a good boot at a great price. The leather upper is more padded than most others, and with th...
$100

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Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Stability - 6 of 10
6
Traction - 6 of 10
6
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Water Resistance - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Timberland White Ledge

 Timberland White Ledge
From the long-time manufacturer of comfy work boots, the Timberland White Ledge Mid is a no-frills, all-leather hiking boot. Quite...
$100

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Comfort - 4 of 10
4
Stability - 4 of 10
4
Traction - 3 of 10
3
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Water Resistance - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 5 of 10
5
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