Reviews of walking and hiking boots and outdoor footwear
Independent Gear reviews for walking and hiking boots and shoes perfect for treks, travel and adventure
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.
We review the Asolo Tribe GV walking boot - a three-season leather footwear option with a Gore-Tex waterproof lining and plenty of other technical touches too. But does all that add up to a great purchase for UK walkers?
We test Merrell's waterproof Moab walking shoe
We review the new Merrell Capra Mid Goretex walking boots
We review the Alt-Berg Yan Tan boots, a lightweight and breathable boot aimed at all-terrain summer walking.
We test the Hi-Tec Altitude Lite - a boot that aims to be minimal on price as well as on weight
We test the Arc'teryx Bora 2 Mid GTX, which is an innovative approach to hiking boots that you'll probably either love or hate