The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots

October 12, 2016 by
Filed under: Footwear, Footwear Products 

This blog post comes to you courtesy of Walsh Brothers Shoes. It’s an infographic of the parts of a boot, how to fit a pair, care for them, and more. While you might not wear boots, it’s a good reminder of the various aspects of fitting footwear, which can be applied to shoes too. –John

When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, getting outside and being active are essential. There are numerous health benefits to being active outside – it keeps you fit, helps your mental health and it also increases your intake of Vitamin D. There are many reasons why hiking is an enjoyable pastime, exploring a new area with friends and/or family can be a fun adventure.

Whether you’re going on a country stroll or on a more strenuous mountain hike, it’s important that you have the proper equipment. The gear you have can be the difference between having an enjoyable, easy going hike or a strenuous, worrying hike. The right gear will give hikers the tools to conquer any terrain. Consequently, it’s essential that every adventurer has a good quality pair of hiking boots. Whether you plan on hill walks or mountain hikes, country strolls or beach walks, there are specific hiking boots designed specifically for each terrain.

There are now thousands of different hiking boots that come in all different types, sizes and prices. This can make the decision process stressful and arduous. For most of us, hiking boots are an investment so choosing the perfect pair is critical. By researching what kind of boots you need as well as the prices in your local shops, you will find the best quality boots at the best price. Walsh Brothers Shoes created the infographic below that details everything from materials to sizing. To find out more, let’s take a look at the infographic!

Tip: You may have to click on the image several times to get to an enlarged size.

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2 Comments on The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots

  1. Dave on Fri, 10th Feb 2017 11:02 pm
  2. What boot do you ultimately recommend for someone who hikes every weekend?

  3. John on Wed, 22nd Feb 2017 5:22 pm
  4. The best boot for your feet is one that fits the best to your foot based on the activity you’ll be doing. Try a few. Lightweight is good.

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