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- Salewa Women's Mountain Trainer Lite Shoes
- Salewa Women's Mountain Trainer Lite GORE-TEX® Shoes
- Salewa Women's Mountain Trainer Lite Mid GORE-TEX® Shoes
- Columbia - Newton Ridge Plus WTPF - 9.5 - Elk Mountain Red
- Salewa Women's Alp Trainer 2 Mid GORE-TEX® Shoes
Salewa Women's Mountain Trainer Lite Shoes
This is a sturdy hiking shoe that is on the stiffer side, perfect for someone moving from a boot to a shoe or someone who just likes a supportive, burly trail shoe. Capable of off trail travel and rugged, rocky, wet terrain; it's especially lightweight for the support it provides. It has POMOCA rubber outsole, the same rubber trusted by many expert alpinists and ski mountaineers on their boots and ski skins. A Gore-Tex waterproof membrane makes for unrivaled waterproof comfort while still allowing excellent breathability.
Salewa Women's Mountain Trainer Lite GORE-TEX® Shoes
Rubber toe cap increase durability, heel stabilizer supports the heel on unstable terrain with high wear-resistant fabric including Gore-Tex technology, offering the ultimate in waterproofing for unpredictable wet weather days or stream crossings.
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.
Columbia - Newton Ridge Plus WTPF - 9.5 - Elk Mountain Red
A durable, waterproof mid hiking boot with full-grain leather that offers improved water resistance and abrasion resistance for more rugged terrain. These boots have a good weight at 1.7 lbs and offer a semi-breathable membrane. Great for longer trips or heavier loads.
A comfortable and durable hiking boot with a lightweight and cushy mid sole and grippy outsole for traction on any surface.
Lightweight, grippy, and supportive for hiking and backpacking.
Salewa Women's Alp Trainer 2 Mid GORE-TEX® Shoes
Waterproof with a Gore-Tex membrane, your feet will stay nice and dry when that unexpected rain comes in. Customizable multi-fit footbed adapts to your feet, making these an extremely comfy option for you! Weighing in at 2lbs 2oz, these are not bulky at all, and still provide ankle support with their mid-height, plenty of traction with their Vibram outsole, and comfort and stability with EVA midsoles.
With a waterproof membrane, aggressive tread, biting heel, and tall height, these boots will be super durable and supportive for the trickiest of terrain and biggest adventures.
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