Hiking Gear

From lightweight day hiking Boots to heavy-duty Boots for serious hikers, a good pair of hiking boots is essential to any adventurer. Hiking has been a passion of mine for decades and I have got through Tonnes of Hiking Boots! So using my experience I have reviewed the very best Hiking Boots of 2019/2020. 

6 Best Hiking Boots 2019/2020

  • Type: Lightweight 
  • Weight: 1lb. 15.7oz 
  • Waterproof: Yes (Gore-Tex)

Similar to a Trail running shoe but with a sturdy ankle support, toe protection and stable Chassis. 

Who’s this for? Fast Day Hikers, Lightweight Backpackers. 

  • Type: Middle Weight  
  • Weight: 2lb. 13.8oz 
  • Waterproof: Yes (Gore-Tex)

This is a tough supportive shoe yet it’s still really comfortable.  This boot can be a little too heavy for those who don’t need the extra protection. 

Who’s this for? Serious Day Hikers & Backpackers. 

  • Type: Light Weight  
  • Weight: 2lb. 4oz 
  • Waterproof: Yes (M Select DRY)

This Hiking Boot is really affordable with an epic comfy fit! New model includes a waterproof sole and durable suede upper. 

Who’s this for? Day Hikers & lightweight Backpackers. 

  • Type: Mid Weight  
  • Weight: 2lb. 7oz 
  • Waterproof: Yes (M Select DRY)

This Hiking Boot is lightweight, comfortable and has good ankle support for most backpackers. This offers more underfoot protection than the quest but is slightly heavier. 

Who’s this for? Day Hikers & lightweight Backpackers. 

  • Type: Mid Weight  
  • Weight: 2lb. 6.4 oz 
  • Waterproof: Yes (Gore Tex)

This Hiking Boot is fairly lightweight buts its still stiff & sturdy enough for backpacking over most terrain. Overall this boot fuses shoe like traction on rocks/boulders with a lightweight hiking boot. 

Who’s this for? Serious Hikers & lightweight Backpackers. 

  • Type: Light/MidWeight  
  • Weight: 2lb. 8 oz 
  • Waterproof: Yes (Ultra Dry)

Affordable price for a tough & comfortable shoe. Ideal for wet & rocky trails with great price & performance. 

Who’s this for? Serious Hikers