Choosing Appropriate Footwear for Wilderness Travel

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Choosing Appropriate Footwear for Wilderness Travel

Hikers with backpacks walking through a meadow with lush grass

It is incredibly important to choose footwear that will fit the conditions that you expect to encounter. Some shoes and boots are ideal for walking along trails while others are designed to be used in rougher terrain. Let’s take a quick look at some characteristics of popular footwear options in order to help you to maximize comfort, support and protection.