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.

  • Waterproofing
  • 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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  4. Lowa Innox Pro GTX Mid - Blau
  5. Vasque Breeze LT GTX - Grey
  6. Harley-Davidson Woodridge - Black
  7. Vivobarefoot Tracker FG - Brown
  8. Columbia Fairbanks 503 Mid - Black Black Mud
  9. Merrell Ontario Mid - Olive
  10. Adidas Terrex Tivid Mid CP - Schwarz
  11. Columbia Fairbanks 1006 Boot - Brown Cordovan Dark
  12. Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof - Clay
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  17. The North Face Thermoball Versa - Brown
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  19. Eddie Bauer Cairn Mid - Brown
  20. The North Face Vals Mid Waterproof - Blackened Pearl/Tnf Black
  21. La Sportiva Blade GTX - Black
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  23. Danner Arctic 600 Chelsea - Black
  24. Salomon X Radiant Mid GTX - Grey
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