For multi-day trips with a heavy pack. Manufacturers emphasize durability and support in the creation of backpacking boots. See backpacking boots
Designed for users who want to cover a greater distance by going fast, usually with a light pack. See speed hiking shoes.
Boots that grant insulation to the user during hikes. See winter hiking boots.
Mainly sandals. Aside from hiking they can be used for other purposes such as water activities. See multi-sport hiking sandals.
Good to know
Casual hikers can choose day hiking footwear or multi-sport sandals. More info here.
Shoes with a cuff that goes below the ankle. See low-cut hiking shoes.
Good to know
Generally, for trails that are easy to tackle, go with low-cut shoes. Go mid to high if there are more trail obstacles.
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The Adidas Terrex Skychaser LT is a footgear capable of delivering a combination of breathable comfort (just like the Terrex AX2R) and versatility on the trail. Its minimalist upper is engineered to withstand abrasive elements.
Its springiness comes from its proprietary midsole, called Boost. This particular midsole allows wearers to make efficient strides thanks to its enhanced energy-return feature.
A fairly true-to-size, low-top everyday shoe for hiking is the Adidas Terrex Skychaser LT. It is offered in regular width in full and half sizes. Users can adjust its fit to their preference thanks to the hiker’s ghillie lacing.
With the Terrex Skychaser LT’s Continental rubber outsole, owners are given the ability to plant their feet securely over tricky terrain. It is built capable of producing enough grip on different types of surfaces, be they wet or dry. The C-shaped lugs it comes engineered with allow day travelers to dig deep into loose soil, thereby achieving enhanced footing security.
An Adidas-exclusive midsole called Boost is what gives hiking folks ample cushioning underfoot and ground balance in the Terrex Skychaser LT. It is made of thermoplastic polyurethane, a material that is both hardwearing and flexible. Adidas designers topped it with a molded sockliner to give users even more comfort on the trail.
This Adidas hiker houses the foot in its low-cut upper made of abrasion-resistant mesh fabric. Soft textile lines its interior walls. It comes built with an EVA frame for extra support. Strips of synthetic overlays cover its sides for additional protection against scuffs and scrapes.
The shoe’s lace holes are a combination of fabric loops and plated eyelets. Through them is a heavy-duty lace made up of synthetic cords.