Choosing new boots – Targhee Mid II from KEEN – like putting on a pair of old slippers

Old boots new boots

Tweet Good hiking boots have always been very difficult for me to find. Until two years ago I tried four different brands without success. Finally I purchased a pair of Targhee Mid II from KEEN. They have been fantastic, comfortable and worn to death! These boots are quite lightweight and not your classic “hiking” or […]

How to get the best hiking boots for the job

How to choose the best hiking boot

The best way to choose hiking boots that work well is to get footwear that are made for the job.
There is a multitude of fabulous boots out there, some designed for specific jobs such as lightweight, thru hikes, rough walking and and others ‘all rounders’.  It would take an age to go through all the pros and cons of the huge range available, but there are a couple of things to keep in mind when shopping for new boots. In this article, Georgie Bull shows how she did it!

Get to know your feet – How to buy the best hiking boots

Pick the right boots to fit your feet

It is really important that your hiking boots fit well, as you will be wearing them every day on a multi-day walk. Three things can help you choose boots that are the best possible fit to your foot. Get to know your feet and gait, get the right fit and get the right size. In this article all three tips are explored to help you buy the right fitting boots.

How to choose the right hiking boots – Lessons learned

Make sure you select the correct boots

Choosing the right boots for hiking is a challenge faced by most outdoor people.In this article, Georgie highlights some hard earned lessons on her quest to find the best hiking boot. Buy boots for ALL the things I want them to do, not just because of any one feature, such as colour. Pay full price, so I have control over what happens next if the boots need to be returned.

8 tips to make a good hiking trip, great

Tweet How can you make a multi day hiking trip great? What’s the best preparation before you leave on your next bushwalking trip? What are eight key ideas that will elevate your trip to “one of the best”? Reducing risk on your next trek, some ideas. We have put together our “Top 8″ list of […]