When looking to buy the best hiking shoes for your next trek, you might feel like all the technical terminology and the huge amount of choice on the market is giving you the run around. What exactly are ‘Gore-Tex‘ and ‘lugs’ and what difference do they make when you’re out on the trail?
Surely, there must be an easier way to work through the options and find those comfy hiking shoes of your dreams?
There is. Our goal here at The Adventure Junkies is to help you to find the ideal gear for your next adventure. We’ve trawled through the options, waded through the muddy waters of terminology and put together this guide to selecting the best hiking shoes for everyone in the family.
WOMEN’S VERSION: Keen Voyageur
MATERIAL: Leather upper with mesh sides
FEATURES: Mesh sides for breathability, pull-on loops at heel and tongue to help them on, removable dual-density EVA foam insole for additional support, toe cap and deep lugs for traction on all terrain
PROS: No breaking-in period, wide toe cap protects the feet, excellent traction on loose scree and dirt, very breathable
CONS: Not waterproof