Hillsound makes three different types of winter hiking traction aids, which unlike traditional mountaineering crampons, are primarily designed for use with flexible-soled winter boots and shoes. Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra Hillsound...Show More Summary
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The Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra is a winter traction device that has 18 half-inch stainless spikes connected to an elastomer harness compatible with all hiking boots, shoes, and trail runners. They’re essentially tire chains for your feet, designed to give you better traction for hiking or running on flat or low angle terrain covered with ice or …
Vasque Footwear’s rugged and durable hiking boots are ready to take on whatever mother nature throws their way, with a 200g 3M Thinsulate insulation, UltraDry material for warmth, and a high-traction ColdHold outsole. Available in both men’s and women’s sizes.
I buckled my pack, tightened my boots and walked out into the woods for the first time as an overnight backpacker. My knowledge of the task at hand was as raw as the skin on the back of my heels was post hike. Still, I took those first steps onto the path never fearing the outcome. Show More Summary
The Baffin Borealis Winter Hiking Boot is a lightweight insulated hiking boot rated to -20 degrees with a removable liner, similar to a plastic mountaineering boot in certain respects, but much more comfortable for hiking in, and suitable for winter backpacking, since you can sleep with the liner to prevent it from freezing at night. The main …
Y-3’s new running shoes is a one piece sock upper sitting on a Boost sole and wrapped with a wicked hiking boot lacing that’s secured with d-rings at the heel. It’s in women’s sizes, but whatever. Dope shoes are dope shoes. Available in black, gray and blue.
(University of Michigan) A University of Michigan-led team of geologists and engineers is mapping surface ruptures and some of the tens of thousands of landslides triggered by last month's magnitude-7.8 earthquake in New Zealand.
My hiking boots sank into the dampened earth as me and my fellow "forest bathers" climbed a trail in Muir Woods, a redwood forest located 12 miles north of San Francisco. Even though I did not dress for rain and my feet blistered, IShow More Summary
A wave of moisture flows in from the Pacific Ocean, falling as rain on the coast, snow in the mountains. It must be October! Time to stow hiking boots, wax skis, reflect on favorite summer adventures and dream of next year’s trails!Show More Summary
Virgil Abloh’s high-end streetwear label OFF-WHITE has unveiled a fresh pack of premium “Cordura” hiking boots. OFF-WHITE first released the sturdy, resilient boot in black last winter, but now it’s returning to drop them in “Dark Grey,” “Ice Grey,” and “Red.” Each model features premium nubuck and suede uppers, accented with leather eyestays, metal D-ring […]
One of the main reasons people don’t reproof the DWR (Durable Waterproof Repellent) coating on outdoor clothing, hiking boots, and camping gear is that it’s inconvenient and requires multiple steps. For example, if you want to reproof a waterproof/breathable Gore-tex shell, it’s best to wash it first and then spray on or wash-in the DWR …
North America is famous for its range of poisonous snakes, and virtually anywhere you go out hunting or hiking you just might end up stumbling upon one of the dangerous creatures. With around 20 different species of snakes, from a range...Show More Summary
We’ve been talking about passion at work recently. Not around-the-water-cooler gossip about weekend liaisons. But the kind of passion that has you up at 6 AM testing out your hiking boots and waiting for the sun to come up. Or waking...Show More Summary
Hiking boot specialist Timberland and British retailer Offspring go way back with a relationship tracing back to the 90s era of Britpop. Back then, most Timberland releases would end up saddled with nonsensical nicknames (“Beef and Broccoli,” “Mac and Cheese,” and “Strawberry Shortcake” to name but a few), and so, to mark its 20th anniversary, Offspring has […]
Could hiking get any trendier? This is what the good people at Missoni and Converse asked themselves (or one asked the other, we’re not sure), and we’re getting these new hiking boots as a result. They’re funky, they’re ’90s, and they’re climbing up that mountain. Show More Summary
There are three kinds of winter hiking boots: insulated winter hiking boots, mountaineering boots, and pac boots. Which kind of winter hiking boot is right for you? Here's a detailed guide that explains the differences between these so you can pick the right footware for winter hiking, snowshoeing, winter backpacking, and winter mountaineering.
Vasque Coldspark UltraDry Boots are waterproof winter hiking boots with the nimble spirit of trail running shoes. Lightweight, with a flared heel and good rocker, you can hike fast in these boots when you want to make time. Insulated with 200 grams of Thinsulate, the Coldsparks are designed for hiking and snowshoeing in late autumn and …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcSolt0TIa4 Andrew Holzschuh took a photo of his shoes every day as he hiked the Pacific Coast Trail, then made a fun timelapse of his shoes' daily wear and tear. Many hikers forgo hiking boots for trail runners on a well-marked trail like this. Show More Summary
In gearing up for the fall season, New Balance has returned to its HL710 silhouette for a new update to the hiking boot. Featuring full-grain leather, a ballistic nylon upper, pigskin lining and a Vibram outsole, everything about the boot screams “luxury,” while simultaneously maintaining its original rugged and durable properties. In addition to the […]