Sunday, June 19, 2011

Choosing Hiking Boots

Choosing Hiking Boots
Rated: ***
By: Susan Miller

This article is all about choosing the right hiking boots. Which could be very helpful if it is your first time and you have absolutely no idea where to start and what you need to look for in the shoe. It is important to have good solid hiking boots when going on a hiking trip, or else your feet will get sore and run out pretty fast. Make sure the bottom is solid, so you don't feel any rocks or bumps coming through the bottom, if the sole feels soft, its not the best. Make sure that all sides of the shoe are sturdy, so that it can protect your foot from rocks and branches. Waterproof is the best, because if your shoe gets wet, you can become very uncomfortable walking, along with forming blisters and uncomfortable feet. And last but not least, it is important to have good sturdy ankle support! Walking over rocks and roots and rough terrain, it is important that you don't role your ankle with all the awkward movement.

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