Reviews of walking and hiking boots and outdoor footwear
Independent Gear reviews for walking, hiking, cycling and travel boots and shoes perfect for treks, travel and adventure including trail walking shoes, 3 season walking boots, winter walking boots, lightweight boots, cycling shoes, and approach shoes.
The Durban Tall boot is put to the test to decipher Teva's description of "our take on a modern work boot, rugged meets casual."
Teva's recent Arrowood range of "adventure-seeking sneakers" is put to the test in its Mid-cut iteration
We put the Gore-Tex Surround equipped San Francisco from Lowa to the test.
We put the Moab FST trail walking shoes to the test on the hills to see how well they perform.
Approach shoes are often touted as do-it-all footwear, so we tested the Scarpa Zen Pro on the gnarliest range of terrain to set the record straight.
As the go-to down-day shoe of the Italian alpine community, we test whether the Scarpa Mojito has the outdoor chops to match its continental climber-chic.
The Race Road IV cycling shoe from Pearl Izumi aims to strike the perfect balance between value and performance, find out if it does just that in our review
We review Zamberlan's 960 Guide GTX RR walking boots, a robust choice of footwear best suited to backpacking on rough terrain. Can they make good on those promises?
We review Scarpa's Delta GTX Activ walking boot, an established choice for fans of full leather footwear well regarded for its comfort levels and classic styling. Does it live up to the hype?
We review Salomon's Quest Prime GTX boot, for fast, light backpacking and hiking adventures over all terrain, to see if it upholds the mountain footwear expert's pedigree
We review the Mammut Trovat Guide High GTX boot, a year round all-leather footwear option for those with rugged terrain on their minds and who want light crampon compatibility too.
We review the Jack Wolfskin Impulse Texapore 02+ Mid walking boot, a suede/textile footwear option with a light weight rating, a waterproof lining and an attractive price all high on its list of attractions.
We put the Hanwag Tatra GTX Narrow through its paces to test the construction and fit on the hill
We review Ecco's Biom Terrain walking boot to see if a comfort-centric lightweight design which utilises yak leather in its construction makes for a quality footwear choice
We review Berghaus' Explorer Trek Plus GTX boot to see if £130 can get you all the comfort, performance and weather proofing needed for the British outdoors.