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Top 14 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
80
$230
Editors' Choice Award
This boot is a capable beast of stability and protection without weighing you down. Our all-around fav.
79
$269
Top Pick Award
For hikers venturing off trail into rocky or snowy terrain, the Zodiac offers the stability and traction that no other boot does.
77
$220
Top Pick Award
The ultimate in comfort for on-trail enjoyment.
76
$165
Top Pick Award
A proven performer from short walks to intense thru-hikes, with shoe comfort in lightweight boot form.
74
$240
Robust and comfy, this midweight boot comes in under 3 lbs and performs ahead of the curve in most metrics.
74
$200
A modern take on a classic boot, with full grain leather and high top protection for hiking in all conditions.
72
$270
A stiff-soled hiking boot that is inspired by mountaineering boots. Great in the alpine, but otherwise overkill.
70
$140
Best Buy Award
This budget friendly option is a durable boot that will perform on day hikes and backpacking trips alike.
68
$240
An all-purpose hiking boot that provides great support while remaining lightweight.
67
$150
A mid-cut hiking boot that provides trail ready comfort at a reasonable price.
66
$180
Comfortable, customizable, and offers a short break-in period.
64
$240
Combining great ankle support with low weight, this waterproof boot is an appealing choice.
64
$170
This incredibly light hiking boot will fly down the trails without weighing you down.
63
$110
Lightweight and breathable, this hiker performs best in dry environments.