Hiking boots, how to choose your first reliable pair!

Comprehensive guide to hiking footwear

Hiking boots, hiking shoes, trail runners

Choosing your first pair of hiking boots can be quite a challenge, but don’t worry! You are in the right place! Here you will find all the information you need to make the right choice. We will look at what makes a hiking boot special. What features to look for and in what situations you might preffer one type of hiking boot over another.

Actually, after you’ve read this article “foot fetish” would come to mind – I’m joking of course!

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Hiking backpack: how to choose a reliable one!

Comprehensive hiking backpack guide

red hiking backpack in nature

 

Choosing a reliable hiking backpack might not be that straight foreword. Essentially you are carrying your house for the next few days on your back. You rely on it to keep your equipment and food safe and dry.

 

You also rely on its ergonomics not to damage your shoulders and lower back.  A proper fit to your torso length is essential.

 

A good tent, a warm down sleeping bag and comfortable hiking boots might be the three most important items you don’t want to skimp on. But I would add a good backpack to that line up because that is what is going to hold all your gear. And you need your backpack to be reliable because of that.

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