Men’s Hiking Boots Reviews – Part 4

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Hi-Tec Men’s Altitude IV Hiking Boot Review

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Introduction

How would you like to own a kind of footwear that makes you feel comfortable around the clock and essentially brings you more joy to your outdoor activities? Hi-Tec Men’s Altitude IV Hiking Boot is the boot that suits your needs. Whatever type of activity you might undertake, whether it be hiking, trekking trails or mountain and rock climbing, you can’t afford to miss out on these. Whatever problems you may encounter on the way, you will never have to be worried about anything because these babies will protect you all the way up and down the slopes.

Features

These boots have gentle, cushioned soft padded inner collars, which will make your feet feel very relaxed. They also have rustproof metal parts to them. Thanks to the Comfort and ease Tec detachable sock liner, you’ll never have any troubles putting these on your feet. They are simple and light yet you will find that they are reliable on rough areas. They also have a kind of rubber carbon outsole that will give you great traction.

Materials

Hi-Tec Men’s Altitude IV Hiking Boot is made of high quality leather and fabric. Both walking as well as running is very comfortable in these shoes. Its rubber sole will keep the feet in place and there is a good chance you’ll be able to keep it up for a long time, because of the soft inner rubberized material.

Style

These Altitude IV boots have rubberized bottoms, that will keep your feet in place and make you well balanced. Its gentle cushioning also give great support and comfort to your heels and not just your soles.

Performance

The Hi-Tec Men’s Altitude IV Hiking Boot is water-resistant and seam-sealed for extra sturdiness. This tough and classy walking footwear includes a cushioned leather collar The metal parts are all rustproof. Additionally, Hi-Tec’s hiking boots include a metal shank for additional stiffness and a lightweight compression. It also has a midsole for extra comfort. These Hi-Tec boots are equipped for any weather type. They are also built for durability and reliability. Because of its water-resistance, the feet are sure to remain dry all throughout your hike. Its toughness is a welcome feature as well, meaning your feet are well protected.

Minor Issue

Though the insoles are made of a resilient material, these boots do not last equally long for everybody. When these wear out, they will lose their traction. That’s a serious problem, as it causes your feet to become improperly balanced. Or rather, not balanced at all. Some people have also mentioned that they would have liked to see a better inner lining. But overall, the quality of this hiking boot is still on par with all the rest in the same price class. It’s a fairly cheap boot. You get what you pay for. This boot is still worth it’s price.

Overview

If you are a beginning hiker who is looking to get his/her feet wet, then this is a great boot to start with. If you want higher durability, spend more money. You will need higher durability if you are dead serious about hiking for a long time, frequently. This boot is known to be a good fit. It also gets good points for breathability. So this makes it a great starting boot for newbie hikers all across the globe.

Adidas Outdoor Men’s AX 1 Mid Leather Hiking Boots Review

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Introduction

Going on outdoor hikes has never been more enjoyable than when you wear the Adidas Outdoor Men’s AX 1 Mid Leather Hiking Boots. These sure look a lot different from most other boots I have reviewed on this site. With this particular boot, you will be able to climb mountain tops and go on trekking and hiking on long trips.

Features

These Adidas outdoor boots are well built, but they are still very lightweight. These are really easy to put on. They feature an excellent grip to your feet. They are known to fit well, but there is still enough space that the feet are able to move freely (but not too freely!). This Middle leather-based hiking boot can be worn together with a pair of denim jeans in casual situations as well. It is an ideal match with your everyday clothing, and they are also simple to wash and clean. It has a tough appearance, but it makes your feet comfortable during your hike. These Adidas boots are durable and last a long time. They will enable you to walk many miles and climb to the highest part of the mountain without wearing out.

Materials

The Adidas outside Men’s AX 1 Middle Leather-based Walking Boot is made of a leather-based material. It also has a comfortable fabric coating, which safeguards you from getting sweaty feet. With these sorts of fabric, you can be sure that the cold will stay out. Its comfortable lining and hard sole makes this a really good boot for hiking hills and climbing. Its high toecap has a firm grip on your toes and protects them well. Its synthetic upper materials are made for maximum durability and comfort. Its mesh material gives it good breathability. If you’re serious about having protection around the feet outdoors, then these boots are a great fit for you.

Design

Most hiking boots are not so nice to look at in combination with just about any denim jeans. But Adidas’ AX 1 boot is ideal for any pair of trousers, pants, or denim jeans that you can possibly throw at it. They go well with any color. It’s a good boot for hiking, but also a good boot for wearing casually in your every day life.

Performance

These hiking boots are water-resistant. They will prevent you from getting sweaty feet. No more drowning in your own boots after a few hours of outdoor trekking. They are easy to put on and easy to remove. The outsole provides the best grip on any terrain that you might want to travel.

Minor Issue

These Adidas boots will last you a long time, although high intensity hikers might find that they will wear out when they are constantly being thrown at rough terrain. It gives great performance on moist terrains, which are slippery when wet, however. Just look at the soles of these babies. Now that’s what I call a profile! Some buyers have mentioned that they are kind of a dirt magnet. So this boot might require a bit more maintenance than your average boot. But how long does it really take to clean a boot, anyway?

Conclusion

These AX 1 mid boots are great for individuals who like lightweight type of boots. It’s a great boot for the casual hiker, who also wants to wear his boots in his every day life. Your friends will envy you for looking so sporty. And before you know it, they will join you on a hike!

Vasque Men’s Breeze 2.0 GTX Hiking Boot Review

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Introduction

Have you ever wanted go that extra mile but kind of felt that you can’t quite hack it? It may have very well been because of the fact that your feet happen to be aching and exhausted. Thanks to the Vasque Breeze 2 GTX boot, you may find yourself going more than few extra miles the next time you are trekking. If you are visiting a place that has rough terrains and high mountain tops for you to climb, then you may want to take these babies with you. You certainly will not get tired from walking or climbing when you are wearing these sturdy guys.

Features

These Vasque Breeze 2.0 boots have an ideal fit. There is a good fitting Vasque boot for everybody out there. The Arc Tempo makes your feet tilt forward, providing you with that little bit of extra force in your next step. It is also known to be very comfortable. It also has great breathability, so you can wear these boots for a very long time. The 2.0. GTX boots have a tough, rubberized outside sole and back heel plate, which supports you in all your rough-terrain activities.

Materials

The GORE-TEX coating in combination with the nylon mesh material, will keep the feet super dry during the day. The thick nubuck leather-based uppers with nylon material will give you a firm stance and balance those feet. The thermoplastic urethane plate material incorporated in these, will assist you in supporting and stabilizing your feet. The shock absorbing padded tongue keeps all of the dirt out. The sturdy Vibram Contact outsole will give you great traction on even the most gravely of trails.

Style

These Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX boots boast the reputation of being a really great fit. It is a leather-based boot. It is waterproof.  The mesh membrane layer and gentle cushioning, make the feet very comfortable throughout your journey. It looks rough on the outside, but it has a great inner lining for extra comfort.

Performance

These walking boots are a really practical, revolutionary and aesthetic footwear, that will take you many miles beyond what you thought was possible on your hike trips. Vasque’s hiking boots keep the feet dry and they will keep you comfortable all throughout your trekking adventure. They are waterproof and enables your feet to breathe really well. They also provide a complete ankle joint support, ensuring that you won’t be exhausting your ankles that much. The really nice collar grips are also a noteworthy feature. These boots are lightweight, ensuring that you will not become tired from just wearing them. Go ahead and leaping rock to rock across your favorite creek… it will not be a problem with these boots.

Minor Issue

Some buyers have mentioned a small problem with the rubberized soles. The soles are adhesive and not stitched. For some people, they wore out fairly quickly. However, this is usually manufacturing defect. When they wear out too quickly, you can easily request a replacement pair.

Conclusion

The Vasque Men’s Breeze 2. GTX Hiking Boot is one of the best choices out there. It’s hard to go wrong purchasing this hiking boot. The sheer comfort and its breathability will always keep the feet dry and free from moisture pile-ups. This is how you can hike or climb that extra mile. These boots are really well ventilated,  so your feet can breathe easily. Wearing these boots is a really great way of keeping your feet from becoming exhausted.

Merrell Men’s Moab Mid Gore-Tex Hiking Boot Review

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Challenging yourself by going on a difficult hike is a terrific way to figure out exactly what your limitations are. Outdoor activities are simply the best way of giving yourself such a challenge. Every single hike is different from another hike you’ve had in the past. You have nothing to lose. Be prepared to become a better person by going on an outdoor journey, the memory of which will last you a lifetime. Hiking has got to be the best sort of exercise there is. But only if you are wearing proper footwear, ofcourse. And the Merrell Moab boot might just be the support you need in order to succeed on your very first hiking adventure.

Functions

These Merrell boots are known to perform well at high altitude, along with other rough terrains, due to its great build quality and traction. The greatest thing about Merrell’s hiking boots is that they are as awesome as they look. Speaking of which… you can wear these both outdoors as well as casually. The restricted shoelaces and arc capacity will make your feet balanced very well. No matter whether you are just going out for a lengthy stroll, or a rock climbing adventure… these boots will keep the feet comfortable.

Materials

Merrell’s Moab boots are made of real leather and they have a fine nylon mesh. These are long lasting materials. You can be sure to keep your feet dry when wearing these babies.

Style

The Merrell boot excels in style and design. They also have a really great bellows tongue. This not only makes it easy to put on and take it back off… it also does a really great job at keeping dirt particles outside of your boot. This is a really great boot. Despite the fact that it is designed to have high friction, it will still give you comfort, support and protection. It is made of lightweight material. And yet it is durable and gives you a perfect fit.

Performance

Merrell Men’s Moab perform as well as they look. On the plus side, they also breathe really well. They have very high durability as well. They also kind of make you look like the athletic type. They are waterproof, comfortable and flexible. They are still built very sturdily. They will not only support the feet, they will support your ankles, your shins as well as your knees. Your feet are bound to stay cool and dry in these boots. These water resistant walking boots are very comfy and can also be put to use as a working boot.

Minor Issue

For only a few buyers, intensive use made the soles of these boots wear out. But then again, if you are spending your entire life in the mountains, then what do you expect? For most people, these will last a long time.

Summary

I recommend this boot 100%, because it gives you such enormous bang for your buck. You can either wear these while going on a hike, or you can wear then casually in daily life. You can not afford to miss out on this boot. Next time it’s on sale, make sure to get it for your next hiking adventure.

Vasque Men’s Summit GTX Waterproof Backpacking Boot Review

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Hiking and mountain climbing is never easy, but if you get the right kind of boots to pair with your outdoor outfit, that would be great. Vasque’s Summit GTX Backpacking Boots are the ideal hiking boots for these rough outdoor kinds of activity. Vasque holds itself to fairly high standards. Their boots have the ultimate goal and purpose to make you go on an adventurous nature trek with joy.

Functions

Vasque’s Summit GTX Boot might look really heavy, but it is actually pretty lightweight. These boots are ideal for rough outdoor activities. The front part of the boot protects your toes really well. These puppies give you the idea that they are actually helping you walk. The padding around the collar makes Vasque’s hiking boots more comfortable. Padding is always a good idea if you want to have a lot of ankle support. And these boots have that. It is a really thick padding too, so this really adds to the boot’s comfort. It does not matter how rough the road is you are traveling. You can never feel the rough road and its sharp gravel beneath you. The thick, rubber soles will make sure of that. It is also waterproof, so feel free to go around stomping in a mud puddle.

Materials

The Vasque boot is created with a DryTech footbed to keep your feet as dry as can be. They also have a molded PU shock pad to keep your feet from taking too many shocks. Then there is the D-ring and speed hook lacing. It has breathable, waterproof Gore-TEX lining. These boots are made of leather.

Design

You may have noticed these boots’ bulging design. This actually helps in keeping the toes and feet free to wiggle, which helps the breathability. The Arc Tempo in front protects you from sharp rocks and prevents you from tripping. The soles are also well built and its leather material ensures that these babies can take a pounding and still stay in one piece.

Performance

These Vasque Waterproof Backpacking Boots are pretty darn good for hiking and rock climbing. These are tough outdoor activities and you are going to need some seriously heavy duty footwear for such undertakings. They are also good for everyday use. They have high durability, so you may as well wear them casually. They are very comfortable to wear, because the inner sole is soft. Your feet will remain comfortable all throughout your journey. These boots are perfect for hikers and mountain climbers alike. They are also very well suited for ordinary (read: non hiker) people who simply want to invest in long lasting and durable shoes. The shoelaces do not become tangled easily in these boots. And that is a great advantage for outdoor aficionados. Wearing these, you will feel safe, warm, protected and comfortable.

Minor Issue

Despite the fact that this boot will last a long time, it will not last forever. The rubber soles will eventually wear out. Some people have stated that they produce a bit more sound than your average boot. But I suppose that would depend on the terrain you are walking on. Do you really need to be wearing these indoors, anyway?

Summary

These Summit GTX boots from Vasque can be trusted to take you for miles and miles on even the most intense trekking adventures in the roughest terrains that you can throw at them. They are highly durable, comfortable and waterproof. And therefore, highly reliable and also highly recommended!

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