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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Keep them for the low level hikes and pub walks and you'll be on point.
- Danner’s Adrika Hiker is intended for agile women who wish to enjoy day hikes with the right amount of support. Its overall style is snazzy yet grounded thanks to its durable velvety upper. Its waterproofing is courtesy of Danner Dry.
- This Danner cleat provides cushioning as well as surefootedness on the trail thanks to two Danner sole technologies: the Plyolite midsole and the Adrika outsole. Together they form a rockered sole unit, making push offs a bit more comfortable.
The Adrika Hiker is a generally true-to-size, lightweight cleat specifically crafted for female day hikers. It comes in B – standard width. It is offered in whole and half sizes. The DPDX last around which it is built gives the cleat a sleek profile and a roomy interior. Its lace-up closure allows users to set their preferred fit in a rather speedy fashion.
This Danner footgear comes prepared for the slippery terrain with the Adrika outsole. Its multi-directional lugs have a streamlined geometry, giving wearers enough traction on tricky surfaces without the added bulk. The front end of this proprietary component encroaches the upper for about an inch. This extension further reinforces the forefoot zone and leaves the shoe with decent protection against bumpy hazards.
Giving wearers enough cushioning and stability on the trail is the Adrika Hiker’s Plyolite midsole. This lightweight yet durable layer comes embedded with a piece of nylon shank—an added component that stiffens the medial section of the midsole, resulting in improved arch support.
Additional support and cushioning underfoot are provided by this waterproof hiker’s multi-density Ortholite footbed. As it is made of open-cell polyurethane (PU), this removable insole can dissipate heat and circulate air, thereby making the interior of the footgear nice and cool for longer.
The Adrika Hiker’s classy, earthy look is all thanks to its stitched-on suede leather upper. Its liner is imbued with Danner Dry, keeping virtually all sorts of wet elements at bay while allowing moisture to escape. Its speed lacing system is made up of synthetic laces and metallic hardware which consists of open hooks and D-rings buffed into a sheen.
- This cleat comes with two sets of laces.