Gear Zone: Footwear

Best hiking boots of 2024: Choosing hiking boots and shoes for comfort and support
By: Andrew Forrest - April 2024
In this comprehensive buyer's guide, we will walk you through the best hiking boots of 2024, delve into the key features to consider, and help you navigate your way to the ideal hiking boots for your needs to ensure comfort, stability and protection for your feet on your walks.
Best gifts for walkers and hikers: 67 Top presents every hiker should have in 2024
By: Andrew Forrest - updated December 2023
Need a gift for a walker or hiker? Look no further as we've pulled together 67 gift ideas that range from inexpensive to luxurious and cover practical, fun and personalised presents for both men and women, not forgetting our 4-legged friends.
Day hiking essentials checklist for 2024: What to wear and take on a hike
By: Andrew Forrest - November 2023
Wearing and taking suitable hiking kit and clothing is essential for a day hike for your comfort and safety, so we've put together a hiking essentials checklist to cover all you'll need.
How to break in hiking boots: Tips and tricks for blister-free feet
By: Andrew Forrest - October 2023
Ensuring your hiking boots are well broken in, is essential for comfortable walks and hikes. Our 'How to break in hiking boots' guide gives you advice, tips and tricks to ensure your comfort is just a step away!
The best hiking boot insoles of 2024: How to choose for comfort and support
By: Andrew Forrest - June 2023
Hiking boot insoles are the connection between your foot and boot and can make or break a walk. Choose correctly and they can provide comfort, stability, support and help correct any biomechanical foot issues relieving painful feet, ankles and knees.
How to clean, dry and care for your hiking boots - the ultimate guide for 2024
By: Andrew Forrest - June 2023
Walking and hiking boots are a key part of your outdoor walking and adventures. This guide walks you through the steps to clean, dry and care for your boots, no matter the material, which can greatly extend their lifespan ensuring peak performance.