Best Walking Boots 2019

Walking boots are a year-round outdoor essential. Whether it’s a gentle trail stroll, a mountain climb or a week-long trek, a trusty pair of boots will see you through adventures in any weather for many, many seasons to come. We’ve selected our favourite boots for three activity levels to get you prepared for adventures in 2019.

 

It’s important to remember, though, that even the best walking boot will be no good if it doesn’t fit properly. Visit us in-store for a free boot fitting with our experts to be matched with the walking boots which are perfect for you, or check out our boot fitting guide to get an idea of what you’re looking for.


Top Men's Walking Boots

Entry-Level Walking: Scarpa Men’s Terra GTX Boot

The Terra GTX is perfect for UK hillwalking. A Gore-Tex waterproof membrane protects you from the weather, while a Vibram Energy sole absorbs shock and keeps you walking for longer. With an improved fit, and PU cushioning layer, you can rely on these boots for superior support and comfort.

 

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Trekking: Scarpa Men’s Trek GTX Boot

These Scarpa boots are designed ergonomically to support your feet on long treks over tricky terrain. Calf leather upper and Vibram sole make them extra durable to take on any conditions, and a protective toe rand around the edge of the boot helps protect against the inevitable scuffs and scrapes along the way.

 

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Mountaineering: La Sportiva Men’s Nepal Extreme Boot

Rugged and mountain-ready, the Nepal Extreme boots are prepared to perform at altitude. An insulated footbed and 3mm leather outer provide protection from harsh mountain terrain and elements, while a tough, crampon-compatible sole gives you all the grip you’ll need.

 

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Top Women's Walking Boots

Entry Level Walking: Hi-Tec Women’s Ravine Waterproof Boot

Waterproof construction and a full grain waxed leather upper make the Ravine boots a tough choice for the trails. A moisture-wicking lining will keep your feet dry and comfortable on high-intensity hikes, and EVA sole inserts provide cushioning and comfort. A great all-rounder for everyday walking!

 

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Trekking: Lowa Women's Renegade GTX Mid Boot

Offering incredible comfort straight out of the box, the Renegade boots will see you through many years of tough trekking. A soft, Gore-Tex lined nubuck upper offers a premium finish and full waterproofing, while a seamless lining reduces the risk of hotspots and blisters for comfortable trekking all day.

 

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Mountaineering: Scarpa Women’s Manta Pro GTX Boot

Supportive enough for the mountain with the freedom to move comfortably, the Manta Pro is the next generation of boots. A leather and synthetic, Gore-Tex treated upper is durable enough to survive all conditions, and keep you dry doing it, while a technical sole is designed for stability on rocky terrain while keeping the boots lightweight.

 

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