Fashion The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands  

Jessica Lawshe
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It's time to hit the trails! Any time is a great time to throw on your hiking shoes and get out into the wilderness. Like any good Girl Scout or Boy Scout, you'll want to be prepared, and that means checking out our list of the best hiking shoes brands. 

You'll want to match your hiking boot to the type of terrain you'll be encountering. Are you going on a week-long backpacking excursion up giant rocky mountains or just a light day-hike through on a local trail? Are you going to be treading through water? Then you might want to pick waterproof hiking shoes. Wherever you plan to roam, your shoe should be chosen accordingly.

Brands like Merrell, Ahnu, and Arc'teryx offer a range of heavy-duty to lightweight hiking shoe options for men, women, and children. More familiar sports brands like Nike, Adidas, and New Balance have also gotten into the hiking shoe game. Regardless of the brand, you'll want to pick the best shoe for you: one that provides comfort and stability for any hike. Good hiking shoes are essential for making sure you stay safe, dry, and ready to tackle any type of obstacle. Women's hiking shoes and men's hiking shoes offer different types of support, but the brands on this list have great options for hikers of the female and male variety. 

So before you pack your bags and throw on your old sneakers, check out our list of the best hiking shoes brands. Vote up the brand that makes you feel as if you could hike forever!

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Salomon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Merrell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Columbia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Lowa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Keen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Salewa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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ECCO is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Danner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Vasque is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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The North Face is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands
Amirali added The North Face

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Arc'teryx is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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ASOLO is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Timberland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Teva is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Mammut is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Garmont is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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La Sportiva is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Ahnu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Scarpa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands
Amirali added Scarpa

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Oboz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Hi-Tec Sports is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Hanwag is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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NorthSide is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Under Armour is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Pacific Trail is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Zamberlan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Inov8 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Adidas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Berghaus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands
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HOKA One-One is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Grisport is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands
Amirali added Grisport

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Patagonia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Bogs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Millet is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Trespass is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands
angelo-parco-de-mesa added Trespass

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Lomer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands
Amirali added Lomer

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Chaco is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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DADAWEN is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Dunham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands

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Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Hiking Shoe Brands