The 13 Best Hiking Footwear for Man reviews

Top 13

  Merrell Moab 2 Mid Vent Hiking Boot - Men's Danner Trail 2650 Hiking Shoe - Men's AKU Alterra GTX Hiking Boot - Men's Arc'teryx Arakys Approach Shoe - Men's Danner Skyridge Boot - Men's Merrell Moab 2 Vent Hiking Shoe - Men's Asolo Power Matic 200 GV Boot - Men's KEEN Voyageur Mid Hiking Boot - Men's Lowa Renegade GTX Mid Hiking Boot - Men's KEEN Oakridge Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot - Men's Vasque Grand Traverse Hiking Shoe - Men's Oboz Sawtooth Mid B-Dry Hiking Boot - Men's La Sportiva Glacier WLF Mountaineering Boot - Men's
  Merrell Moab 2 Mid Vent Hiking Boot - Men's Danner Trail 2650 Hiking Shoe - Men's AKU Alterra GTX Hiking Boot - Men's Arc'teryx Arakys Approach Shoe - Men's Danner Skyridge Boot - Men's Merrell Moab 2 Vent Hiking Shoe - Men's Asolo Power Matic 200 GV Boot - Men's KEEN Voyageur Mid Hiking Boot - Men's Lowa Renegade GTX Mid Hiking Boot - Men's KEEN Oakridge Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot - Men's Vasque Grand Traverse Hiking Shoe - Men's Oboz Sawtooth Mid B-Dry Hiking Boot - Men's La Sportiva Glacier WLF Mountaineering Boot - Men's
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Brand Danner Oboz Danner La Sportiva Lowa Vasque Merrell KEEN Arc'teryx Asolo AKU KEEN Merrell
Closure lace lace lace - - lace lace - webbing strap, buckle - lace lace lace
Footbed removable OrthoLite O-Fit Ortholite, removable - - dual-density EVA M select FIT.ECO, nylon arch shank, air heel cushion - leather - - removable metatomical EVA molded M Select FIT.ECO
Lining Danner Dry textile mesh Dry-Best - synthetic mesh - - - - hydrophobic mesh mesh [tongue] closed cell foam
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year - 1 year limited lifetime 1 year limited 2 years 1 year 1 year limited lifetime
Midsole EVA dual-density EVA, nylon shank EVA PU Aircushion - molded EVA, Equalizer last EVA - injected EVA - dual-density PU EVA EVA, nylon arch shank
Recommended Use casual, hiking backpacking, hiking backpacking, hiking forest management, post-fire cleanup, backpacking - approach, hiking casual, hiking & camping dayhiking, backpacking climbing - hiking, backpacking backpacking, hiking & camping hiking & camping
Sole Danner Jadical Sawtooth (rubber) Vibram 460 Vibram Ice - Vibram Ibex Vibram TC5+ - Vibram Light Approach - Vibram Octopus rubber Vibram TC5+
Upper Material leather and cotton ripstop nubuck leather, textile leather, textile - - suede leather, PU-coated mesh suede leather, mesh leather, webbing, mesh [main] PU coated ripstop nylon, [overlays] TPU film, [toe cap] sticky rubber - suede, stretch fabric leather, synthetic mesh suede leather, mesh
Claimed Weight - 1lb 4oz (single) 12oz [single] 32.1 oz - [single] 11 oz 1lb 15oz [pair] 908 g (single, size 9) 9.5 oz - [single] 1lb 7.6oz [single] 16.6 oz 2lb 2oz

Merrell Moab 2 Mid Vent Hiking Boot - Men's

Moab is only a small portion of Utah's red rock wilderness, which is similar to the way the Merrell Men's Moab 2 Mid Vent Hiking Boot makes up a small portion of your backpacking rig. Without the boot's sturdy support and ample airflow, you probably wouldn't be able to tackle all those miles with such a heavy backpack. It also takes grit and incredible strategic planning to find water when you need it. This is the desert, after all.

  • Burly backpacking boot built for the desert's heat
  • Sturdy suede upper with mesh panels for ample ventilation
  • Bellowed, closed-cell foam tongue keeps debris out
  • M Select Eco.Fit footbed with odor control
  • Stable EVA midsole with Merrell Air Cushion in heel
  • Vibram TC5+ rubber sole with trail-specific traction
  • Item #MER00EB
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    Danner Trail 2650 Hiking Shoe - Men's

    The Danner Trail 2650 Hiking Shoe was inspired by the demanding and rugged terrain found on the 2650-mile Pacific Crest Trail, but you don't have to quit your job and live in a tent for a few months to enjoy the durability and comfort of this versatile hiking shoe. Enjoy the trails closer to home with a Vibram 460 outsole, which incorporates self-adapting lugs and Vibram's special Megagrip compound for dependable grip on everything from muddy footbridges to rocky summits. An EVA midsole and Ortholite footbed give you underfoot cushioning for long dawn-to-dusk days, and a TPU midfoot shank also offers added support and underfoot protection on rugged trails. You've got a special reinforced heel counter to help keep your foot in its proper place, while the leather and textile upper gives you the perfect balance of durability, breathability, and style.

  • Stylish and low-profile hiking shoe for trail travels big and small
  • Vibram 460 outsole offers bomber grip on both wet and dry surfaces
  • Leather and textile upper boosts your durability for rugged terrain
  • Cushioned footbed and midsole bring comfort to long days
  • Mesh lining delivers breathable comfort for hot conditions
  • TPU shank provides support and underfoot protection on the trail
  • Item #DAN003N
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    AKU Alterra GTX Hiking Boot - Men's

    Whether you're setting out on a long day hike in Yosemite or taking off for a weekend in the backcountry, you'll want a burly yet comfortable boot like the Aku Men's Alterra GTX Hiking Boot to see it all. Designed for medium difficulty and duration trekking over mixed terrain, these boots feature a medium rise for support on the trail. Aku backed the durable suede upper with a waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane that keeps your feet dry whether you're splashing through streams or caught in an afternoon cloud burst. The double-density PU midsole offers cushioning and support underfoot, while the Vibram rubber sole ensures traction when you're covering mile after mile.

  • Hiking boot designed for tough trails and long-haul treks
  • Suede and stretch fabric offers durability and support
  • Gore-Tex membrane for waterproof, breathable comfort
  • Double-density midsole provides support and cushioning
  • Vibram sole ensures reliable traction over variable terrain
  • Item #AKU0014
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    Arc'teryx Arakys Approach Shoe - Men's

    Getting to crag isn't as always easy as it sounds, so Arc'teryx designed its Men's Arakys Approach Shoe to be as comfortable navigating steep, rocky scrambles as it is at the crag. Arc'teryx made the Arakys with a lightweight ripstop nylon upper with laminated TPU film overlays for extra protection from wear, and integrated a sticky rubber toe cap for extra bite on small edges and chips. Switching between climbing shoes and the Arakys is easy, courtesy of the one-handed memory buckle closure and the collapsible heel that quickly converts the shoe into a comfortable slipper when you're on belay. The Arakys is built on a TPU chassis to keep it stiff and stable when the terrain is anything but mellow, and has a lightweight Vibram sole with a Megagrip compound for sure and solid footing during those more questionable approaches.

  • Seamless ripstop nylon upper
  • TPU film overlays
  • Sticky rubber toe cap
  • One hand memory buckle closure
  • Collapsible heel
  • Leather footbed
  • Injected EVA midsole
  • TPU chassis
  • Vibram Light Approach sole with Megagrip
  • Item #ARC00HY
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    Danner Skyridge Boot - Men's

    Danner took its hiking boot expertise to the streets with the Men's Skyridge Boot. Signature Danner Dry waterproofing lets you walk confidently through harsh weather on your way to work, and the rubber sole with multi-directional lugs give you traction and stability for an evening walk in the woods. The removable OrthoLite footbed is super supportive, while the EVA midsole provides lightweight cushioning, so you'll cruise around in comfort both in town and on the trail.

  • Rock these boots around town or along rugged trails
  • Suede and cotton ripstop upper is ready for wear and tear
  • Danner Dry waterproofing repels moisture and breathes
  • Removable OrthoLite footbed is comfortable and supportive
  • Midsole provides cushioning for comfort all day
  • Item #DAN002R
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    Merrell Moab 2 Vent Hiking Shoe - Men's

    When it's going to be a weekend spent squeezing through slot canyons, scrambling over hoodoos, and hiking through red rock landscapes, make sure you have the Merrell Men's Moab 2 Vent Hiking Shoe on your foot to get the most out of your trip. A combination of durable leathers and mesh make up this shoe's upper for long-lasting, breathable comfort on days where the temp heads towards triple digits, while the closed-cell foam tongue does its part to keep moisture and debris out while kicking through sandy, dried out creek beds. The contoured Merrell M Select FIT.ECO+ footbed boasts added zonal arch and heel support to meet the ever-changing desert terrain, and a reliably grippy Vibram TC5+ rubber outsole provides the traction necessary to step firmly on steep, slick rock surfaces.

  • Highly breathable, comfortable hiking shoe ready for desert temps
  • Suede and mesh upper blends durability with breathability
  • Mesh lining further enhances cool air flow
  • Contoured EVA footbed with zonal arch and heel support fights fatigue
  • Nylon arch shank provides a stable ride
  • Vibram rubber outsole grips slick, smooth rock surfaces
  • Item #MER00EH
  • Everyone I'm Adam with Merrill. Iwant to talk to you today about. One of my favorite hiking shoes the Moab to vent so. This shoe is super comfortable right out of the box. And it's super versatile let's take a look at kind of the DNA of the shoe. What makes it so versatile so. We look at the outsole we've got a V berm outsole which is really grippy but it's also really durable so. When you're out on the trails you're gonna grip really well but. This shoe will last. You for years going to the mid sole we've got an air cushion right under your heel which absorbs a ton of impact. Whether you're on your feet. Or out hiking into the upper we've got. This nice performance suede which cleans up really nice right underneath. You can see this stability band. That runs both sides of the shoe gives. It a little bit more structure so you're gonna be well-supported like. All Merrills it's gonna feature our typical merrill fit it's gonna be snug in the heel precise over. That instep and really roomy in. That toe box so you get a ton of out-of-the-box comfort so. You can throw it on be on your feet.

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    Asolo Power Matic 200 GV Boot - Men's

    The Asolo Men's Power Matic 200 GV Backpacking Boot has a waterproof Gore-Tex lining and fatigue-reducing technology to keep you moving for your hardcore winter hikes. The Power Matic sole's front density gives you maximum support, and a heel density that reduces shock and fatigue. Cylinders throughout the outsole and midsole absorb jarring from your steps, so you can take on the trail and have more energy for the long haul. The waterproof Gore-Tex lining protects your feet from those soggy spring days, and provides high breathability for the long haul. A wide fit gives your feet more comfort without sacrificing support—less squashed toes and more stability.

    We do in fact as low as i mentioned. Before has been around for 35 years we've made premium brand products for. All that time one product that i have here is actually called the parramatta to 200 gv it is a you know. Traditional-looking leather product this one here has a real classic look to it what we've used is a vibram outsole bottom we have some arch supports in. Here you can see this one's designed with three levels of polyurethane to. Really isolate key areas of the foot give you shock absorption where you want and then give you the support mechanism in areas where again you need it on the. Top we actually have a nice single piece of leather the stitching is actually protected from any snags or poles that. Might happen while you're out there in the field and then what we really is a unique feature it's a patented feature is this pulley system which really gives. You a nice enveloped foot wrap over the. Over the foot and isolates key areas. Again another key feature to these boots is that we use what's called a nozzle flex board it's been around again for probably 25 years in our line and it's a. Preformed polypropylene board but what. It does is it disallows anything from poking up underneath gives you the proper flex and support that you need during the excursion and it's just a key. Component that helps our boots maintain their shape and form over the course of many years just a wonderful fitting boot. You.

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    KEEN Voyageur Mid Hiking Boot - Men's

    The KEEN Men’s Voyageur Mid Hiking Boots give you the support and comfort to breeze over rugged terrain like it’s nobody’s business. When you’re hopping between boulders, this KEEN boot’s mid-high cut stabilizes your ankle and its ESS shank adds rigidity and support. The aggressive outsole’s multi-directional 4mm lugs provide exceptional traction over rugged terrain, while a dual-density compression-molded EVA midsole guides and cushions your feet. KEEN added lots of vent windows to circulate air, and incorporated removable metatomical footbeds so you can easily throw in your custom footbeds.

    Built for the outdoors the Keens for mid hiking boots are perfect for your next hiking adventure made with moisture wicking textile lining and air mesh panels your feet will stay cool the voyager also provides support with a four. And a half inch hike. And it's met atomically v a cushioned footbed provides comfort on rough terrain non-marking rubber outsole features multi directional lugs for gripping the gusseted tongue is designed to prevent dirt. And debris from sneaking in conquer your next trail. Or mountain with Keens Voyager mid hiking boots get yours today at Sierra Trading Post.

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    Lowa Renegade GTX Mid Hiking Boot - Men's

    Get incredible comfort out of the box and many miles down the trail from the Lowa Men’s Renegade GTX Mid Hiking Boot. This Lowa bestseller combines a host of performance features with a Gore-Tex waterproof breathable protection from wet, muddy trails.

  • Monowrap Frame utilizes polyurethane injected around the sides of the shoe to wrap the foot in a lightweight, comfortable and supportive frame
  • Gore-Tex membrane seals out moisture while allowing water vapor to escape, so you can ford streams and slog through mud with dry feet
  • Full-length nylon shank provides enhanced support and performance on rugged terrain
  • Climate Control footbed features perforations that improve breathability
  • Vibram Evo outsole offers confidence-inspiring traction on mixed terrain
  • Item #LOW0118
  • We're taking a look at the renegade. Gore-tex mid boot by lua I've got the. Women's version in my hand here, but we're going to talk about the men's and the women's that have a shared feature set but the women's is built on a. Women's specific last solo i didn't just. Take the men's version and make it in women's sizes they took the fit and feel. Into consideration this is one of the. Best-selling backpacking and hiking boots on the market today this boot is. Meant for multi days on the trail for. Backpacking and day hikes as well. While some backpacking boots feel really. Rigid and heavy right out of the box i found that this boot provides enough. Support enough cushioning to support the heavyweight of a pack and fits really. Well right out of the box this is a gore-tex boot so you do have that full waterproof protection all around the boot and it is a leather nu buck upper. You've got some overlays in here as well. So they give added durability with that. Leather and with any leather boot there is a little bit of a break-in time so take that into consideration before you take this out on a multi-day trip taking. A look at the lacing system it's an alpine lacing system which. You've got you know seven full metal eyelets and you can really dial in that. Fit by lacing those seven eyelets the. Midsole is low as mono wrap construction which is basically a pu frame that wraps. Around the foot and it comes up into the. Upper part of the boot a little bit more than I've seen on some other backpacking boots underfoot there's a full-length stabilizer embedded into the mid sole and that helps just to protect and stabilize. Your foot the outsole is made of tried-and-true vibram evo and if you. Take a look at the lugs you do have a lot of traction in here a moderate-sized heel so that gives a lot of support and traction on the trail moving up just you. Now some really good traction some pretty good lugs there and you have. Some breaking lugs on the top of the boot as well so if you're going up and down hill you've got confidence on all different types of surfaces the lower. Renegade gore-tex mid lightweight yet rugged and stable in all conditions it's. Perfect for your next backpacking adventure. You. You.

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    KEEN Oakridge Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot - Men's

    The Keen Men's Oakridge Mid WP Hiking Boot handles muddy trails and rainy campsites with ease. A Keen.Dry membrane gives this boot reliable waterproof, and breathable protection, and a mix of leather and mesh keeps the Oakridge Mid durable and comfortably ventilated. There are two layers of EVA for the right touch of cushion, and you can remove one of them—if that's more comfortable for you. Keen added a TPU shank for stability, non-marking rubber at the sole for grip, and multi-directional lugs for traction on varied terrain. Plus, Cleansport NXT delivers a natural odor control to help fight off the funk after long days spent bagging peaks.

  • Waterproof mid boot designed to handle miles of trail in any weather
  • KEEN.Dry membrane is waterproof, yet breathable
  • Removable EVA molded footbed provides cushioned support
  • Stability shank helps fight off foot fatigue on uneven trails
  • Odor-resistant technology keeps the stink at bay
  • Multi-directional lugs eat up slick, muddy ground
  • Item #KEN00D9
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    Vasque Grand Traverse Hiking Shoe - Men's

    Built for mountainous environments, the Vasque Men's Grand Traverse Hiking Shoe crushes rocky trails and tricky approaches with its stable platform and sure-footed grip. This hiking shoe uses suede leather for durability and PU-coated mesh for ample breathability. The dual-density EVA footbed cushions your foot with every step, and the molded EVA midsole absorbs shock.

    Providing a solid foundation for long hikes, the shoe's Equalizer last balances performance and comfort with its fitted heel and arch support. The shoe's Vibram Ibex sole lays down serious traction with its lugged design, clawing over scree, wet slabs, and rock-strewn trails. Essential for climbers using this shoe for approaches, the shoe's back loop easily clips onto a climbing harness when you start your multi-pitch climb.

  • Suede leather, PU-coated mesh upper
  • Dual-density EVA footbed
  • Molded EVA midsole
  • Equalizer last
  • Vibram Ibex sole
  • Back loop
  • Item #VSQ000A
  • Thanks whitney without door gear to meetin's they have the women's vast grand traverse let's talk about the. Features first, and we'll go into performance the grand traverse has a. Dual density eba footbed and molded eba. Midsole a suede leather upper with pu over molded mesh the vibra mivec sole. Features dual compound rubber said to maintain grip under your toes and during wet weather helps with traction under foot and beneath the heel the webbing on. Your heel helps pull the shoe on and also gives you a place to clip the shooter your harness or pack if needed weighs in at 1 pound 6 ounces these have definitely become my go-to. Day hikes scrambling and even wearing in. The office standing all day shoes because they're super comfortable and very supportive i can wear them all day and when i get home i don't feel like i need to rip them off which is really saying something about comfort and breath ability as far as scrambling and. Them goes they don't have a really defined point here for edging, but they. Still do a pretty darn good job the vibra mivec sole is sticky and even an unexpected snow they did a pretty good. Job the shoe is not waterproof but like i said its kind of trade-off for how breathable they are these have become one of my favorite shoes the string and i said i definitely recommend checking them out thanks for watching its whitney with outdoor gear tv get your gear and get outside. You.

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    Oboz Sawtooth Mid B-Dry Hiking Boot - Men's

    Just as comfortable thru-hiking the PCT as it is exploring the basic trails in your local park, the versatile Oboz Men's Sawtooth Mid B-Dry Hiking Boot ensures a natural rolling motion on flat, smooth trails, as well as waterproof, breathable protection and a lugged, high-friction outsole for when the forecast promises heavy rains and sloppy trails.

    The nubuck leather upper is equipped with a B-Dry membrane to ensure that you'll be dry (get it?) when splashing through puddles or crossing babbling brooks, while a mesh, moisture-wicking lining keeps things breathable and sweat-free. The O-Lite insole combines low-density EVA pods with a high-density EVA sculpted arch to place your foot in a neutral position with cushioned comfort to handle endlessly rocky trails with stability. A nylon shank further adds to the stability to take on steeper slopes and uneven ground, while a 3D heel cup provides support and improves natural cushioning to keep you going through the last few miles. Rounding things out, the Sawtooth rubber outsole has toothy sidewall lugs to bite muddy terrain with traction while still conserving weight.

  • Protective, versatile boot for support and comfort on any trail
  • B-Dry membrane ensures waterproof, breathable protection
  • Nubuck leather upper holds up through seasons of abuse
  • Molded heel counter offers a superior heel fit and feel
  • EVA insole wicks sweat, cushions impact, and adds natural support
  • Nylon shank increases stability on rocky terrain
  • Sawtooth outsole with lugs provide traction on varied terrain
  • Item #OBZ001H
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    La Sportiva Glacier WLF Mountaineering Boot - Men's

    La Sportiva designed its Men's Glacier WLF Mountaineering Boot to stand up to light forest management work and post-fire cleanup. The eight-inch height meets US federal standards for wildland firefighters, the heat-resistant sole is resistant to 300C, and the glue is resistant to 70C. However, this boot is not for front-line wildfire work—wear it during backpacking trips and for forest management and fire cleanup. The leather upper blocks wetness without sacrificing breathability, and the MtnFlex insole and half steel shank provide comfortable flex and protection for alpine environments.

  • Idro-Perwanger Roughout leather upper
  • Dry-Best lining
  • 8mm MtnFlex insole, 1.5mm half steel shank
  • PU Aircushion midsole
  • Heat-resistant sole (rubber compound resistant to 300C)
  • Glue resistant to 70C
  • Vibram Ice sole
  • Not intended for front-line wildfire work
  • Item #LSP0197
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