Hiking Boots

Hiking Boots

16 October, 2015
The Winners
Tried and tested: Six top shoes to rock the trails this season
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Cool weather is here and it's officially hiking season! Not to mention the official Hong Kong Country Cleanup Challenge is in full swing, now until December 1st. It's time to go outside, hit the trails, and make a difference to nature!
With that in mind, get ready to trailblaze in these options for every walking need:
 
1. KEEN TARGHEE 2
The lightweight and breathable Targhee II combines top features including a KEEN Dry® membrane that keeps water out, and an adjustable and removable footbed for personalised comfort. Moreover, the company supports disadvantaged women in rural Nepal.
US $125
 
2. MERRELL CAPRA SPORT GORE-TEX
This shoe is comfortable, stylish and 100 per cent vegan, making use of synthetic leather to keep your hike cruelty-free! As an added bonus the Gore-Tex waterproof membrane repels moisture. US $160
 
3. LA SPORTIVA FC ECO 3.0 GTX
Every detail of this earth-friendly hiking boot is made with old material that’s been given a new life. The upper mesh section and laces are 100 per cent recycled nylon, while other elements integrate recycled EVA and post-consumer recycled rubber. US $175
 
4. TIMBERLAND CORLISS LOW HIKING SHOES
Bring some colour to your life this fall! The webbing details, laces and lining in this pair of shoes are entirely made of recycled plastic bottles, while the rugged outsole contains 34 per cent recycled rubber. US $70
 
5. THE NORTH FACE ULTRA CARDIAC
Have fun while you run in these lightweight shoes that help regulate your body temperature, and can take on any terrain. The North Face is a responsible company, with its US headquarters fuelled entirely on renewables and operating an apparel recycling programme. US $110
 
6. COLUMBIA PEAKFREAK XCRSN MID OUTDRY
Feel great and perform well in this exceptional hiking shoe from outdoor stalwart brand Columbia, which supports several charities including the Skin Cancer Foundation, Conservation Alliance and Mercy Corps. US $120
 
Now get out there... and have fun! 
 

By: Ecozine Staff
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