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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  9. La Sportiva Synthesis Mid GTX - Grey/Green
  10. Lowa Locarno GTX Mid - Grigio Anthrazit 937
  11. Adidas Terrex AX3 Beta Mid CW - Black
  12. The North Face Truxel Mid - Grey
  13. Jack Wolfskin Rocksand Texapore Mid - Brown Dark Wood 5690
  14. Hoka One One Tor Tech Mid Waterproof - Grey/Acid
  15. Vasque Inhaler II GTX - Brown Olive/Pesto
  16. Under Armour Post Canyon Mid Waterproof - Black/Black
  17. Salomon X-Chase Mid GTX - Blau
  18. Merrell Chameleon 7 Storm Mid GTX - Black/Black
  19. Inov-8 Roclite 335 - Black/Blue
  20. Adidas Terrex AX2R Beta Mid CW - Schwarz Negbas Negbas Grivis 000
  21. Timberland Euro Rock Hiker - Medium Blue Nubuck
  22. Merrell Thermo Snowdrift Mid Shell Waterproof - Grau
  23. Haglofs Skuta Mid Proof Eco - Black
  24. Adidas Terrex Swift R Mid GTX - Black/Black/Dark Grey
  25. Meindl Nebraska Mid GTX - Grau
  26. Salomon Evasion 2 Mid LTR GTX - Grey
  27. Danner Jag Wool - Elk Brown
  28. Meindl Journey Mid GTX - Anthrazit Rot
  29. Meindl Kapstadt GTX - Gris Grau Petrol 03
  30. Timberland Sprint Trekker - Gris