Dear Hiking Lady,
I’m taking a trip to Alaska next month and would like to find some hiking boots/hiking shoes that will work for my upination style of walking. Would you recommend some brands/models?
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As you probably already know, supination is when your feet strike down on the outward side. This can lead to ankle sprains, callousing, foot pain, back pain, you name it! Not fun stuff to deal with.
I’d recommend that you look for a good combination of boots AND enhanced insoles.
A sturdy boot for hiking and light backpacking that I love are the Asolo Styngers (see my review of the Asolo Styngers). They are constructed of stiff materials, which helps prevent supination. If you want hiking boots for less intense hiking, then the New Balance 1569 are known to be excellent for supinators.
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