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- Salewa Women's Mountain Trainer Lite Mid GORE-TEX® Shoes
- Salewa Men's Mountain Trainer Lite Shoes
- Salewa Men's Wildfire Edge Shoes
- DANNER - MOUNTAIN 600 W - 8 - REGULAR - Java/Bossa Nova
- La Sportiva Men's TX4
- Salewa Men's Mountain Trainer Lite GORE-TEX® Shoes
- Keen - Terradora II Mid WP - 10 Canteen/Andorra
- KEEN - TARGHEE MID WP - 8 - Steel Grey/Wasabi
Salewa Women's Mountain Trainer Lite Mid GORE-TEX® Shoes
This shoe is the most recommended women's hiking shoe of 2021, and for good reason. It's at a great price and has a comparable weight to a trail runner, making it great for keeping things light!
Providing ankle support for backpacking and long hikes with comparable weight to a trail runner.
Waterproof and breathable, built for comfort and support during long hikes.
Salewa Men's Mountain Trainer Lite Shoes
The stiffer nylon makes this more support while hiking on uneven rocks and roots. Rubber toe to keep them from getting banged up on rocks. Good protection.
Salewa Men's Wildfire Edge Shoes
Trail running style performance from a stiff and capable shoe with precise lacing system and fit for staying light and no nonsense on the trail.
DANNER - MOUNTAIN 600 W - 8 - REGULAR - Java/Bossa Nova
These have a great weight at 37oz and are comfortable right out of the box, they'll need a light breaking in but will provide excellent comfort on hiking or on daily walks and won't be leaving your feet sore. It's also waterproofed with goretex, so you won't be getting cold wet feet.
La Sportiva Men's TX4
Well-rounded shoe for backpacking, daily wear, trail running etc.
Salewa Men's Mountain Trainer Lite GORE-TEX® Shoes
Great for hikes of any length, these waterproof, durable hiking shoes are super lightweight at just 15oz! The light weight of these shoes makes them super comfortable for long days, and the EVA midsole provides cushioning and support.
Gore-Tex waterproofing tech, durable material for trail running, and great grip for any surface. These trail runners can handle any conditions, and their light weight makes them perfect for long days.
Keen - Terradora II Mid WP - 10 Canteen/Andorra
Waterproof hiking boots that offer great comfort and traction for long days on the trail! Very highly reviewed by users. Natural odor control keeps the shoes fresh.
KEEN - TARGHEE MID WP - 8 - Steel Grey/Wasabi
Great for youths hiking with a lighter load in a wet environment. Ready for the East Coast, and the seasons it brings along! Breathable for warmer days, and durable enough for rough east coast terrains.
Great for hiking with a lighter load in a wet environment.
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