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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Updates to Timberland Norwood Mid Waterproof
- The contemporary design of the Norwood Mid Waterproof from Timberland works from the city streets to mountain trails. Its waterproof leather, gusseted tongue, and straightforward lacing system bring protection and convenience.
- A compression-molded EVA midsole renders lightweight cushioning. Its rubber outsole, which is partially made from recycled material, grants surface traction.
Timberland Norwood Mid Waterproof size and fit
This day hiking boot from Timberland, the Norwood Mid Waterproof, caters to female hikers. It is offered in standard (B) and wide (D) widths. It generally runs true to size. This gear’s lace-up closure permits customization of fit.
The Norwood Mid Waterproof from Timberland uses a 34% recycled rubber outsole. It provides traction on ground surfaces, whether wet or dry. The leaf-like cleats on the side help stabilize each stride on uneven terrain. Also, it slightly extends upward to the toe and heel area to provide a decent amount of protection on rock-strewn trails.
The Timberland Norwood Mid Waterproof employs a compression-molded EVA midsole. This material provides lightweight cushioning. It enhances comfort by absorbing shock from ground impacts.
This hiking boot combines leather and fabric to create a durable yet flexible upper. It is an above-the-ankle hiker lined with a waterproof membrane which allows the foot to breathe, maintaining a dry and fresh in-shoe feel. More protection comes from the fully gusseted tongue which prevents loose trail debris from getting inside the boot.
Its tongue and collar are cushioned for comfort. For fit management, its closure system uses metal D-rings and speed hooks. Lastly, a heel pull tab aids in easy on and off.
- Another boot from the brand is the Euro Hiker.