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Top 16 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
82
$230
Editors' Choice Award
This flagship hiking boot is our first recommendation for a hiking and backpacking boot, achieving remarkable performance in all terrain types and conditions
79
$269
Top Pick Award
For hikers venturing off trail into rocky or snowy terrain, this boot offers 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
$200
A modern take on a classic boot, with full grain leather and high top protection for hiking in all conditions
72
$240
Robust and comfy, this midweight boot comes in under 3 lbs and performs ahead of the curve in most metrics
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
$179
This hybrid boot combines top traction performance with added support making it great for hiking and scrambling
68
$250
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
$170
This incredibly lightweight model will fly down the trails without weighing you down
66
$170
This hiking boot is roomy and comfortable, requiring no break-in period to make them trail-ready
64
$240
Combining great ankle support with low weight, this waterproof boot is an appealing choice
63
$110
Lightweight and breathable, this hiker performs best in dry environments
62
$160
A mid-top, lightweight model that provides average comfort and traction for moderate hiking use