131 best lightweight hiking boots

Based on reviews from 321 experts and 36,635 users. Learn how our rankings work or see our guide to lightweight hiking boots. Updated May 2020.

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  • Day Hiking

    Shoes or boots for hikes that only last for half a day. Flexibility and lightness are the highlights of these kinds of footwear. See the best day hiking shoes and the best day hiking boots.


    For multi-day trips with a heavy pack. Manufacturers emphasize durability and support in the creation of backpacking boots. See backpacking boots

    Speed Hiking

    Designed for users who want to cover a greater distance by going fast, usually with a light pack. See speed hiking shoes.

    Winter Hiking

    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.

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  • Low

    Shoes with a cuff that goes below the ankle. See low-cut hiking shoes.


    Boots with an ankle-height cuff. They provide extra ankle support. See mid-cut hiking boots and mid-cut mountaineering boots.


    Boots with a cuff that goes above the ankle. In the case of insulated ones, they may reach the calf. Also grants extra ankle support. See high-cut hiking boots and high-cut mountaineering boots.

    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.

  • Low stock

    Footwear with few offers from online retailers and sold out in most sizes.


    Shoes that have been taken out of production but are still sold by most online shops.


    Shoes that just came out and have not received sufficient feedback from the buyers.


    Completely prevents water intrusions up to the height of the footwear or the gusset. As for waterproof sandals, they dry quickly. See waterproof hiking footwear.

    Water repellent

    Footwear that has some degree of water protection. See water repellent hiking footwear.


    Here at RunRepeat, hiking footwear that goes below 500 grams are considered lightweight. See lightweight hiking footwear

    Good to know

    Water protection isn't necessary if there are no wet elements along the trail.

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  1. New Balance 1400v1 - Dark Brown
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    New Balance 1400v1 - Grey
    New Balance 1400v1 - Dark Brown
    $150 $140 Save 7%
  2. Salomon Toundra Pro CSWP - Black
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    Salomon Toundra Pro CSWP - Black
    $200 $140 Save 30%
  3. Adidas Terrex Free Hiker GTX - Core Black
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    Adidas Terrex Free Hiker GTX - Core Black
    $250 $144 Save 42%
  4. Dunham Cloud Waterproof - Brown
  5. Merrell Yokota 2 Mid Waterproof - Bracken
  6. Merrell Chameleon 7 Mid Waterproof - Boulder
  7. Adidas Terrex AX3 Mid GTX - Grey
  8. Eddie Bauer Lukla Pro Mid Hiker - Dk Smoke Grey
  9. Adidas Terrex Skychaser XT Mid GTX - Grey
  10. Merrell Forestbound Mid WP - Black
  11. Scarpa Moraine Mid GTX - Smoke/amber
    $165 $125 Save 24%
  12. Columbia Redmond Mid Waterproof - Black Gypsy
  13. Garmont Santiago Mid GTX - Olive Green/Beige
  14. Salomon Pathfinder Mid CSWP - Green
  15. Columbia Newton Ridge Plus II Suede Waterproof - Grey
  16. Timberland Euro Sprint Hiker - Grey
  17. Keen Axis EVO Mid - keen-axis-evo-mid-bca8
  18. Columbia Firecamp Boot - Madder Brown, Red Jasper
  19. Keen Explore Mid WP - Green
    $135 $97 Save 28%
  20. Asolo Landscape GV LTH - Graphite
  21. Merrell Thermo Cross 2 Mid Waterproof - Forest
  22. Keen Voyageur Mid - RAVEN/TAWNY OLIVE
  23. Lowa Sesto GTX Mid - Gris Anthracite Blue
    $195 $90 Save 54%
  24. Keen Oakridge Mid Waterproof  - Grey
  25. Asolo Nucleon Mid GV - asolo-nucleon-mid-gv-b5fc
  26. Asolo Megaton Mid GV - asolo-megaton-mid-gv-0e43
    $225 $186 Save 17%
  27. Lems Boulder Boot - Buckeye
  28. Scarpa Mojito Hike GTX - lake blue
  29. Salomon Utility Winter CS WP - Beluga/Black/Green Sulphur
  30. Under Armour Verge 2.0 Mid GTX - Ivy 301 Toddy Green