Hiking involves a lot of movement, a lot of travel. In other words, a lot of trekking – hence the name, “trekking boots”! The best women’s trekking boots for 2017 are ones that have great traction, superior durability and ankle stability as well as a comfort level that means you can hike for hours without stopping. Women’s trekking boots have their own specific design which lends itself to the shape of a women’s feet. They’re also so comfortable that there shouldn’t be any worry about blisters or sore feet when you pull the boots off at the end of the day.
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This boot is made with synthetic leather hybrid that consists of waterproof construction. Even though the exterior will keep your foot free of dampness, your foot will still be able to breathe with the ventilating mesh.
The shaft measures 5.25 inches from the arch, so it’ll wrap firmly around the ankle to keep it supported. This puts it slightly higher than other boots in this category of trekking boots.
Columbia’s proprietary Omni-Grip tread means that you won’t have to worry about stumbling while trekking up a mountain or walking along a bumpy trail. It even performs well in snowy conditions.
The compression EVA foam molded midsole means that you can walk for hours in these boots without worry. They are lightweight, so you don’t feel as if you’re dragging boulders around on your feet.
These boots come in a variety of colors for those who want a pleasing boot to trek around in on the mountain or hiking trails.
They measure 4.5 inches from the arch to the top of the boot, which means they’re just high enough to provide ankle support. Ankle support keeps your foot more supported, so there’s less chance of twisting an ankle in rocky terrain.
The protective toe cap and rubber sole mean that you can use these boots for real climbs up steep terrain. The front of the boot has protection from rock and stone. There’s a torsion stability shank in the boot, too.
The EVA foam midsole is compression-molded for comfort during your trek. The waterproof leather combines with the hydrophobic mesh to keep the foot aired yet protected.
Available in four fantastic colors, the boots have features the others don’t like Aegis anti-odor treatment lining and Ortholite footbed.
The shaft measures 4 inches from the arch, which is high enough to encase the ankle and keep it supported. You won’t have to worry about twisting an ankle hiking along a trail.
These boots have a Vibram sole featuring multi-sport technology, which provides improved traction for those who want to hike in challenging terrain.
The boots have EVA insoles as well as a padded tongue for extra cushioning and the ability to tighten the laces without strangling the foot. All of these features are important for a comfortable trek in the woods or mountains.
With the cute color options available in this boot, you can walk through the woods in style. They’re also incredibly comfortable and durable.
This boot has a higher shaft than some of the others at 5 inches, which means you’ll have plenty of material to wrap around the ankle and keep it from turning or twisting. With the padding, it’ll put less stress on the ankle, too.
The sole is carbon rubber, which increases the reliability of the boot in a variety of weather conditions. You won’t have to worry about slipping on a rock with these boots.
The synthetic sole and EVA midsole provide extra cushioning and impact resistance. Along with the material providing traction, there are air pockets for comfort and bounce.