Category Archives for Hiking Boots

ahnu montara vs sugarpine

Ahnu Montara vs Sugarpine

Ahnu Montara vs Sugarpine – which is better? As you can see by the side-by-side comparison, these two women’s hiking boots from Ahnu are very evenly matched. Their pros and cons are very different, however. The main things you need to know are that the Montara is much more of a heavy-duty boot compared with […]

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Asolo Drifter vs Fugitive

Asolo Drifter vs Fugitive

Asolo Drifter vs Fugitive – which is better? OK, here’s what you need to know: Asolo’s Drifter hiking boots are superior to the Fugitive in nearly every way. They’re wider, more comfortable, more hi-tech, lighter, and have better traction and ankle support. So, review over? Not quite. When we say better, more comfortable, etc, keep […]

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timberland white ledge vs chocorua

Timberland White Ledge vs Chocorua

Timberland White Ledge vs Chocorua – which is better? As you’ll discover in detail below, we firmly believe the Chocorua are better boots than the White Ledge. They have greater ankle support and more advanced external and internal water proofing. And in our opinion, they look better and are more comfortable. With that said, the […]

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Asolo Powermatic 200 GV Review

Asolo Power Matic 200 GV Review

​PR​OS:PROS: check ​​​Badass looksGreat all-rounder check ​​​​​Sturdier than a small tankOutstanding comfort and weight distribution check ​​​Real leather constructionDoubles as a daypack check ​​Excellent comfort check Top-rated arch support check Top quality build – will last for ​years ​​CONS:CONS:PROS: times-rectangle ​​​​On the heavy sideExtra padding makes the Aether super comfortable but also heavier than some […]

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Asolo Avalon GTX Review

Asolo Avalon GTX Review

​PR​OS:PROS: check ​​​Extremely durableGreat all-rounder check ​​​​​Very comfortableOutstanding comfort and weight distribution check ​​High level of tractionDoubles as a daypack check ​Good amount of support check ​​Great stability check Easy to lace up ​​CONS:CONS:PROS: times-rectangle ​​​A little heavyExtra padding makes the Aether super comfortable but also heavier than some packs times-rectangle ​​​Not totally waterproof times-rectangle […]

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Asolo Fugitive GTX Review

Asolo Fugitive GTX Review

​PR​OS:PROS: check ​Great fitGreat fitGreat all-rounder check ​Sturdy and well-madeSturdy and well-madeOutstanding comfort and weight distribution check ​Can accommodate people with wider feetCan accommodate people with wider feetDoubles as a daypack ​Perform well in hot and cold environmentsPerform well in hot and cold environments ​StylishStylish ​Reinforced toe protectionReinforced toe protection ​​CONS:CONS:PROS: times-rectangle ​You might need […]

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Best Hiking Boots for 2018

Best Hiking Boots: 2018 Edition (& Buyer’s Guide)

​Today’s best hiking boots are designed for a wide consumer base. You can have your pick of lighter models for casual use and old school heavy-duty boots designed for hiking in rocky environments, on steep trails, and for wading through water without giving it a second thought.There are many choices when it comes to design, […]

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