6 Best Summer Hiking Boots, 30+ Shoes Tested in 2023
There is something quite appealing about venturing into the great outdoors as the sun is blessing the nature all around. Being in such a bright and breezy environment, of course, calls for the best summer hiking boots.
This sun-kissed hiking lineup is a result of having gone through over 20 pairs of summer boots. Indeed, the top picks that await you here will exceed your expectations—from the most endearing summer all-rounder to the mightiest backpacking boot.
How we test hiking boots
Rounded up in this space are the finest summer hiking boots known to man. Detailed below is our no-frills-yet-meticulous process.
- Using our own funds, we purchase summer hiking boots (be they cheap or expensive).
- To find out the strengths and weaknesses of these breathable hikers, we hike in every pair under the heat of the sun for days.
- We collect reviews from experts and summer trail-goers and reflect them on our own.
A CoreScore is assigned to every reviewed summer hiking boot. This score enables us to pick out the bests of the bunch.