Ratings Overview - Hiking Shoes

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The North Face Ultra 109 GTX

 The North Face Ultra 109 GTX
For the third year running, The North Face Ultra 109 GTX wins our Editors' Choice Award. Fighting off a field of worthy contenders, this model continued its reign over other hiking shoes by...  read more >
$120

Editors' Choice Award
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83
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Support - 8 of 10
8
Traction - 8 of 10
8
Versatility - 9 of 10
9
Water Resistance - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Salomon X Ultra Low II GTX

 Salomon X Ultra 2 GTX
The Salomon X Ultra 2 GTX is a beast on the trails. This high-functioning hiking shoe has the snug fit of a trail runner, and it behaves like one, too. We picked up the pace in this model...  read more >
$145

Top Pick Award
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78
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Support - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 9 of 10
9
Versatility - 8 of 10
8
Water Resistance - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 8 of 10
8
HOKA ONE ONE Tor Summit WP Low

 HOKA ONE ONE Tor Summit WP
Tired of sore feet or back after a long day of hiking? Time to try out the maximal soles of the Tor Summit. Hoka One One is known for their oversized, multiple density rubber soles, which provide an...  read more >
$160

Top Pick Award
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78
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Support - 8 of 10
8
Traction - 6 of 10
6
Versatility - 7 of 10
7
Water Resistance - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Adidas Terrex Swift R GTX

 Adidas Terrex Swift R GTX
Light, fast, and fun, the athletic feel of the Terrex Swift R GTX surged past our expectations. Weighing less on our scale than any other competitor, we sped up and down trails to our hearts'...  read more >
$135

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Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Support - 6 of 10
6
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Versatility - 7 of 10
7
Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 7 of 10
7

 Vasque Juxt
The Vasque Juxt has lots to offer at a low price, earning our Best Buy Award in 2017. It's a great choice for day hiking and light backpacking when avoiding water and rain storms. It's comfortable...  read more >
$110

Best Buy Award
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73
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Support - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Versatility - 8 of 10
8
Water Resistance - 1 of 10
1
Durability - 6 of 10
6
La Sportiva Synthesis Mid GTX

 La Sportiva Synthesis Mid GTX
At OutdoorGearLab, we have tested tons of footwear from La Sportiva, which has an excellent reputation for high-performance shoes for all kinds of outdoor adventures. We were excited when we...  read more >
$185

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66
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Support - 5 of 10
5
Traction - 6 of 10
6
Versatility - 6 of 10
6
Water Resistance - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 3 of 10
3
Keen Targhee II Waterproof

 Keen Targhee II
A longtime favorite of distance hikers, the Keen Targhee II doesn't need much introduction. Its low price and extremely capable design have been upholding its ranking as an extremely popular shoe...  read more >
$125

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66
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Support - 9 of 10
9
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Versatility - 7 of 10
7
Water Resistance - 4 of 10
4
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Moab 2 Waterproof

 Merrell Moab 2 Waterproof
In February of 2017, Merrell released their latest iteration in their popular Moab line. The Moab 2 is not a major deviation from the original, but an attempt to increase performance on a proven...  read more >
$120

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63
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Support - 6 of 10
6
Traction - 8 of 10
8
Versatility - 6 of 10
6
Water Resistance - 4 of 10
4
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Asolo Agent GV

 Asolo Agent GV
The full-leather Asolo Agent GV is a fine trail shoe of quality construction we expect from this manufacturer. It's the most durable shoe in our review, lightweight, and its low profile won't raise...  read more >
$185

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60
Comfort - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Support - 5 of 10
5
Traction - 5 of 10
5
Versatility - 5 of 10
5
Water Resistance - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 9 of 10
9
Columbia Redmond

 Columbia Redmond
The Columbia Redmond is the lowest-priced shoe reviewed. The manufacturer kept costs down by utilizing proprietary products for the insole, waterproof lining, and mid and outsole. This shoe is the...  read more >
$90

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52
Comfort - 3 of 10
3
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Support - 3 of 10
3
Traction - 4 of 10
4
Versatility - 4 of 10
4
Water Resistance - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 3 of 10
3
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