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.
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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.
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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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- Accompanying lady hikers on their everyday adventures—whether walking in the park or taking on a trail—is the Keen Terradora Leather Waterproof. Its sturdy upper comes with a waterproofing membrane to protect from outdoor obstacles.
- Following the contours of a woman’s foot is its low-density EVA midsole while its PU footbed helps enhance comfort. The brand’s very own Keen.All Terrain outsole bites into the ground.
Catering to female hikers, the Terradora Leather Waterproof comes in a B - standard width. It is offered in a range of whole and half sizes. According to Keen, it runs narrow. Allowing users to personalize the fit is the shoe’s lace-up closure.
The Terradora Leather Waterproof features the brand-owned Keen.All-Terrain rubber outsole. This element enables the shoe to handle various terrain types. The significant surface contact at the tip of the forefoot and rearfoot regions promote grip on ascents and descents. The unit comes with Keen.Protect, an added feature at the toe area which protects the users in rock-strewn trails.
Thanks to a low-density ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole, the Terradora Leather Waterproof cushions each step without weighing user’s down. Stability comes from the incorporated ESS shank underfoot. Supporting the arches is a dual-density polyurethane (PU) foam footbed which also gives long-lasting cushioning.
This low-top, waterproof leather cleat version of the Terradora wears a hard-wearing nubuck leather upper. Its mesh lining is paired with the Keen.Dry, a membrane which seals water out. It also allows the foot to breathe maintaining a cool in-shoe feel.
Its molded collar and cushion panel optimize comfort. The latter works by relieving the pressure off the back of the foot. Permitting users to manage fit is a combination of webbing, punched and metal eyelets. A heel pull tab assists in on and off.