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Best Hiking Boots of 2022
Best Hiking Boots of 2022
We have tested hiking boots for a decade, with 55 unique models bought and pitted head-to-head...

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Best Hiking Boots for Women 2022
Best Hiking Boots for Women 2022
We've bought and tested close to 50 unique pairs of women's hiking boots over the last 10 years...

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How to Choose Hiking Boots - Click for details
How to Choose Hiking Boots
"I am just getting into hiking - do I need hiking boots?" This seemingly simple question opens up...

by Ryan Huetter and Ross Robinson

How to Choose Hiking Boots for Women - Click for details
How to Choose Hiking Boots for Women
We understand the overwhelming task of shopping for a new pair of shoes online -- especially a...

by Jane Jackson

Salomon Quest 4 Gore-Tex
Salomon Quest 4 Gore-Tex
By our assessment, the Salomon Quest 4 Gore-Tex is the best hiking boot available. This model...

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Salomon X Ultra Mid 4 Gore-Tex
Salomon X Ultra Mid 4 Gore-Tex
The Salomon X Ultra Mid 4 GTX is the latest edition of a long line of well-designed hiking boots...

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La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid GTX - Women's
La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid GTX - Women's
If you’re looking for a comfortable hiking boot that offers protection from the elements while...

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Lowa Renegade GTX Mid
Lowa Renegade GTX Mid
The Lowa Renegade GTX Mid is a perfect example of a classic hiking boot. Featuring a tall ankle...

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Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof
Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof
The Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof is one of the rare comfortable-out-of-the-box boots that makes...

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Scarpa Zodiac Plus GTX
Scarpa Zodiac Plus GTX
The Scarpa Zodiac Plus GTX excels in mountain terrain where excellent traction and stability are...

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Salomon X Ultra Mid 3 GTX
Salomon X Ultra Mid 3 GTX
If you are a backpacker who wants the comfort of a light trail runner within the structure of a...

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Salomon OUTline Mid GTX - Women's
Salomon OUTline Mid GTX - Women's
The Salomon OUTline Mid GTX is a sleek and agile hiking boot that sheds bulk and weight without...

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Altra Lone Peak ALL-WTHR Mid - Women's
Altra Lone Peak ALL-WTHR Mid - Women's
The Altra Lone Peak ALL-WTHR Mid is a nontraditional hiking boot which is to say it is built more...

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Keen Targhee III Mid
Keen Targhee III Mid
Keen boots are popular among day hikers and backpackers alike for their excellent value and...

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Hoka One One Anacapa Mid GTX
Hoka One One Anacapa Mid GTX
The Hoka One One Anacapa Mid GTX is a lightweight hiking boot with the sole of a shoe. It has a...

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Salomon X Ultra 4 Mid Gore-Tex - Women's
Salomon X Ultra 4 Mid Gore-Tex - Women's
Much like the versions that came before it, the Salomon X Ultra 4 Mid Gore-Tex is a...

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Hoka One One Speedgoat Mid 2 GTX
Hoka One One Speedgoat Mid 2 GTX
When we first received our pair of Hoka One One Speedgoat Mid 2 GTX boots, we were afraid that...

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La Sportiva TXS GTX
La Sportiva TXS GTX
The La Sportiva TXS GTX employs somewhat of a hybrid boot design, blending the climbing...

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Columbia Newton Ridge Plus Waterproof Amped - Women's
Columbia Newton Ridge Plus Waterproof Amped - Women's
At first glance, the women's Columbia Newton Ridge Plus Waterproof Amped boots are some of the...

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Vasque St. Elias FG GTX
Vasque St. Elias FG GTX
The Vasque St. Elias FG GTX is exactly what you might picture if you hear the words hiking boot...

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Merrell Moab 2 Mid WP - Women's
Merrell Moab 2 Mid WP - Women's
For years now, the Moab has been one of Merrell's bestsellers, and this version of the women's...

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Keen Ridge Flex Mid WP
Keen Ridge Flex Mid WP
The Keen Ridge Flex Mid WP uses an innovative new feature designed to improve walking comfort and...

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La Sportiva Nucleo High II GTX
La Sportiva Nucleo High II GTX
The La Sportiva Nucleo High II GTX is the hiking boot you need during the spring thaw or when rain...

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Oboz Bridger Mid BDry - Women's
Oboz Bridger Mid BDry - Women's
A small company based out of Bozeman, Montana, Oboz brings a more traditionally designed hiking...

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La Sportiva Trango Tech GTX
La Sportiva Trango Tech GTX
The La Sportiva Trango Tech GTX boot is a hybrid mountaineering-hiking boot that performs...

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Keen Targhee III Mid - Women's
Keen Targhee III Mid - Women's
We love it when a classic boot gets better. The Keen Targhee Mid III is comfortable, durable, and...

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Lowa Renegade GTX Mid - Women's
Lowa Renegade GTX Mid - Women's
The Lowa Renegade GTX Mid is a classic favorite among our review team. These mid-weight...

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Oboz Sapphire Mid Waterproof - Women's
Oboz Sapphire Mid Waterproof - Women's
These sturdy yet stylish boots have it all -- support, traction, durability, and water resistance...

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Asolo Falcon GV
Asolo Falcon GV
The Asolo Falcon GV is a midweight hiking boot offering full ankle protection and excellent...

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Danner Mountain 600 - Women's
Danner Mountain 600 - Women's
Inspired by the work boots of days past, these simple, durable contenders are a stylish but...

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Topo Athletic Trailventure WP - Women's
Topo Athletic Trailventure WP - Women's
The Topo Athletic Trailventure WP boots are a new addition to the growing market of lightweight...

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Salomon Quest 4 Gore-Tex - Women's
Salomon Quest 4 Gore-Tex - Women's
The gold standard in expedition-weight hiking boots, the Salomon Quest 4 Gore-Tex boots are...

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Arc'teryx Acrux TR GTX
Arc'teryx Acrux TR GTX
The Arc'teryx Acrux TR GTX is one of the most useful boots in their line. This general-purpose...

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La Sportiva Nucleo High II GTX - Women's
La Sportiva Nucleo High II GTX - Women's
The La Sportiva Nucleo High II GTX is the perfect hiking boot for extended backpacking trips in...

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Salewa Alpenrose 2 Mid GTX
Salewa Alpenrose 2 Mid GTX
The Salewa Alpenrose 2 Mid GTX boots come close to being the ultimate in mountain footwear. They...

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Hoka One One Kaha GORE-TEX
Hoka One One Kaha GORE-TEX
The Hoka One One Kaha Gore-Tex (also referred to as the Sky Kaha GTX) is the most luxuriously...

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Keen Targhee II Mid
Keen Targhee II Mid
The Keen Targhee II is a fantastic boot for a bargain price. This all-around solid hiking boot...

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On Running Cloudrock - Women's
On Running Cloudrock - Women's
A boot from the future, the On Running Cloudrock is a hybrid running shoe/hiking boot with all the...

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Salewa Mountain Trainer Mid GTX
Salewa Mountain Trainer Mid GTX
Being a more specialized model, the Mountain Trainer Mid GTX excelled in some areas but fell to...

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Asolo Fugitive
Asolo Fugitive
The Asolo Fugitive has been a popular midweight hiking boot for more than a decade, and for good...

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Merrell Moab 2 Ventilator Mid
Merrell Moab 2 Ventilator Mid
The Merrell Moab 2 Ventilator Mid is the least expensive hiking boot in our review and provides a...

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Columbia Newton Ridge
Columbia Newton Ridge
This version of the Newton Ridge is no longer in production. The Newton Ridge is Columbia's...

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Timberland White Ledge
Timberland White Ledge
From the long-time manufacturer of comfy work boots, the Timberland White Ledge Mid is a...

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La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX
La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX
The La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX puts some of the advanced technologies and climbing prowess...

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Hoka One One Kaha Gore-Tex - Women's
Hoka One One Kaha Gore-Tex - Women's
We are no longer surprised when Hoka One One footwear knocks it out of the park in the comfort...

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The North Face Ultra Fastpack IV Mid Futurelight
The North Face Ultra Fastpack IV Mid Futurelight
The North Face Ultra Fastpack IV Mid Futurelight is a lightweight hiking boot that is built to...

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Vasque Breeze LT GTX - Women's
Vasque Breeze LT GTX - Women's
The women's Vasque Breeze LT GTX is a super-light, sleek option that has all of the aspects of a...

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Forsake Patch
Forsake Patch
The Forsake Patch is an incredibly popular boot with an impressive number of customer reviews for...

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Hi-Tec Altitude
Hi-Tec Altitude
Hi-Tec Discontinued The Altitude Spring 2015. It gone. The Altitude is a synthetic-leather hybrid...

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Ahnu Montara III
Ahnu Montara III
These boots are discontinued as of 2020. The Ahnu Montara III boots provide everything their...

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