Hiking Lady's Footwear Reviews

In my Hiking Lady Footwear Reviews I put various boots, shoes, and socks to the test. I know how to beat up gear, and as I go on hiking adventures I put to the test new gear! When stuff is great, I let you know, and when it is bad, I also let you know!

Heavy Duty Women’s Backpacking Boot

Demonstrating the stiff shank

Vasque hiking shoes and boots have a reputation for being high quality yet affordable. Since proper fitting boots are arguably the most important item that any hiker needs, it is very important that you invest in a good pair that fit your feet well. All of us have different feet… some are wide, some are …

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TevaSphere

TevaSphere

Teva has been a long time leading outdoor footwear brand, and is known for making great quality water shoes and sandals. (See Hiking Lady’s review of the Teva Omnium Water Shoe). Now they have an innovative new footwear line called the TevaSphere that we’ve been putting to the test! The TevaSphere collection uses a modular …

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Prospecs Trail Walk

Prospecs Trail Walk

Since 1981, Prospecs has developed unique walking shoes, and are now the #1 selling walking shoes in Korea. Prospecs are coming to the U.S., and they have incorporated their focus on performance through improved alignment, cushioning, and stability in the women’s Prospecs Trail Walk 402. Prospecs’ heritage is power walking, or “athletic walking” as they …

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WrightSocks – A built in liner sock!

WrightSocks

My goal on the trail is to be blister free… and for years have been wearing double socks – a liner sock and a thick outer layer hiking sock. For those of you who have tried it, you know it works! The inner sock wicks moisture (sweat) away from your feet, making it nearly impossible …

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Vasque Taku Hiking Boots

Hiking Lady's Vasque Taku GTX Boots

Vasque hiking shoes and boots have a reputation for being high quality yet affordable. Since proper fitting boots are arguably the most important item that any hiker needs, it is very important that you invest in a good pair that fit your feet well. All of us have different feet… some are wide, some are …

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Wolverine Fulcrum Boots

Wolverine Fulcrums

I’ve been testing a brand new heavy duty backpacking boot from Wolverine, the Wolverine Fulcrums. Wolverine makes a lot of military and backpacking boots, and as the name suggests, the Fulcrums are no exception to the tough nature of these boots! Pros: Excellent traction. Check out the soles on these boots (see picture)! The traction …

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Merrell Solo Origins

Merrell Solo Origins

Stylish light hiking shoes? That’s exactly what the new Merrell Solo Origins are! Merrell is well-known for their top quality hiking products, and since many Hiking Lady readers have been asking about low top hiking shoe alternatives, I decided to test out a pair of these Solo Origins low top hikers. Pros: Excellent tread. As …

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A Left Sock for Your Left Foot?

Keen Socks

Shoes and boots are designed to fit our right foot and left foot respectively, but why not socks? The highly regarded outdoor company Keen Footwear has jumped on the latest technology of socks that are designed specifically for each foot. So does a foot specific sock really make a difference? Check out how the Keen …

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Italian Trekking Socks

Vitalsox Trekking Socks

Italian clothes and shoes are known for their high quality… how about Italian hiking socks? I heard about Vitalsox trekking socks, Italian-made socks with several unique features, and have tested them out. How they work: Made with “silver”. Vitalsox Trekking socks are made with Silver Drystat. I learned that the Ancient Greeks and Romans used …

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A Serious Winter Boot!

Keen Hoodoo High Lace boots

Keen has a pair of women’s winter boots that are downright warm and offer great protection from the elements! I tested out the Keen Hoodhoo High Lace Boots this winter on several snowshoeing trips and some hikes in muddy, wet conditions. Unlike most winter boots, they are made of oiled nubuck leather, and have the …

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