Made of lightweight materials. They don't have much top-of-the-foot coverage so they're mostly suitable for well-maintained trails and summer hikes. Also useful for crossing rivers and streams. They come in open and closed-toe designs. See the best hiking sandals.
The low-cut equivalent of hiking boots. Comfort is paramount in the creation of these shoes so they often have flexible materials. Generally used for day hikes. See hiking shoes.
Mid to high-cut models designed for more aggressive hikes and backpacking. See hiking boots.
Specialized footwear. Often insulated and used in technical routes, ice climbing or expeditions. See mountaineering boots.
Good to know
For hikes that won't last for more than a day, go with hiking sandals or hiking shoes. Tackling trails with greater challenges will require hiking boots or mountaineering boots.
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.
Good to know
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.
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.
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Updates to Timberland Euro Sprint Hiker
- The modern style of the Timberland Euro Sprint Hiker boot allows it to be worn on casual walks around town and backcountry hikes. Its leather upper has a lining made of 50% PET or recycled plastic bottles.
- The brand designers equipped this mid-cut day hiking boot with an ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole for lightweight cushioning. For a grippy and stable ride, it sports a rubber outsole partially made of recycled materials.
Timberland Euro Sprint Hiker size and fit
A men’s-only day hiking boot, the Euro Sprint Hiker comes in full and half sizes. It is offered in standard width and reasonably runs true to size. It has a traditional lace-up closure that allows users to customize the fit.
The outsole of this mid-cut hiking boot is made of 15% recycled rubber. The large lugs on the sides provide stability while the circular cleats on the center provide 360-degree traction. Its textured appearance prevents muck build-up.
The Timberland Euro Sprint Hiker boots have an ethylene-vinyl acetate or EVA midsole. This foam is a rubber-like material which grants shock absorption and cushioning.
The nubuck leather upper of this day hiking boot protects hikers from outdoor obstacles. It has a breathable lining which helps keep a fresh, in-shoe feel. Comfort is enhanced through its cushioned tongue and collar.
For fit management, its lacing system includes a round lace and metal loops. Additionally, a lace keeper maintains the upright position of the tongue to prevent unwanted friction.