Style + Tech Boot Up
We break down the season’s top styles for every category.
When it comes to boots, customers want it all: pinnacle performance technologies, incredible out-of-the-box comfort, and style for days. Luckily, brands are ready to answer the call with no-compromise looks for every need.
Climbing Higher. Outdoor styles go light and fast on the trail.
Oboz / Yellowstone Premium Mid B-Dry
Featuring a Vibram MegaGrip outsole and an intelligent PU midsole paired with a higher cuff for on-trail support.
Hi-Tec / V-Lite Shift i + / MSRP $80
A fast-hiking outdoor style delivering the technology and functionality of an ascent hiking boot without the weight.
Ecco / Exohike / MSRP $300
This lightweight trail style with an athletic design uses premium DYNEEMA Bonded Leather for a tear-resistant upper.
Hi-Tec / Sierra Lite / MSRP $80
This classic athletic outdoor boot style features a suede and mesh upper.
Topo Athletic / Trailventure / MSRP $130
This lightweight trail boot provides traction, durability, and protection; and an antimicrobial footbed delivers comfort and resists odor.
Merrell / Altalight Knit Mid / MSRP $190
The lightest pack hiker in Merrell’s line, the Altalight features a tear-resistant athletic upper and a sticky and durable outsole.
Danner / Trailcomber / MSRP $140
A boot alternative: The Trailcomber is the perfect solution for warm-weather hiking. At only 16 oz per pair, it’s the lightest, most agile hiker in Danner’s line.
Salomon / Vaya Mid GTX / MSRP $150
The first women’s-specific boot from the brand offers a Contagrip outsole and waterproof performance.
Hoka One One / Stinson Mid Gore-Tex / MSRP $180
Mountain performance meets everyday style in this versatile boot that is both ultra-cushioned and waterproof.
The North Face / Futurelight Activist Mid / MSRP $145
A fast-hiking trail style featuring the brand’s latest innovation, Futurelight, this boot offers waterproof performance in an athletic package.
Ecco / Biom C-Trail / MSRP $220
Made for speed and performance, the Biom C-Trail features Biom Technology and the rebound of Ecco’s Phorene midsole for extra momentum with every stride.
Working It. Advanced performers fusing athletic tech with protection.
Skechers / Queznell / MSRP $95
Featuring steel toe protection, this waterproof work style has an electrical hazard safe design and a Skechers Memory Foam cushioned comfort insole.
Thorogood / Crosstrex I-Met
These lightweight, waterproof hiker-inspired styles feature a metatarsal guard that is fully integrated with the composite toe cap for added protection.
Iron Age / Groundbreaker 6” Puncture Resistant Work Boot / MSRP $149.99
Featuring steel toes, Met guards and high heat Vibram outsoles, all of the styles in the Groundbreaker line meet all standards for safety.
Rocky / RXT 8” Work Boot / MSRP $179.99
Featuring Rocky Rebound cushioning, a high-abrasion upper and an oil-and-slip resistant triple density outsole.
Coleman / Thomas / MSRP $69.99
A waterproof work and utilty style featuring a leather upper, an oil-and-slip-resistant outsole and a full cushion insole.
Kodiak / MKT1 / MSRP $139.99
Features Kodiak’s Quad Capsule comfort system for flex, cushioning, protection, and traction on the job site.
Twisted X / VFW Alloy Toe Lite Western Work Boot / MSRP $184.99
Handcrafted with full-grain leathers for a classic look, the inside of the boot has air-mesh lining, taped seams, and a Twisted X SD footbed for additional comfort. (The boot raises funds to support and advocate on behalf of veterans/the military.)
Wolverine / ShiftPLUS WorkLX Boot / MSRP $130
Combining work boot durability with sneaker comfort, this leather boot has flexible cushioning and a rubber lug outsole.