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Asolo Piuma Hiking Boots Review: The Comfort of Natural Footwear

A great combination of natural comfort and protective construction puts the Asolo Piuma hiking boots at the top of my summer foot-gear wish list. As you may know, I love Asolo hiking boots. In fact, I think they’re the best hiking boots in the world. Hands down, no questions asked. And Asolo has done us […]

Vasque Eriksson GTX Backpacking Boots: A First Look at Outdoor Retailer

The new Vasque Eriksson GTX Backpacking Boots debut this year and they’re aiming for that hard-to-achieve perfect balance of casual comfort and tough-as-nails performance. I got to see the Eriksson GTX boots at this year’s Winter Outdoor Retailer in January, but you won’t be able to get your hands on (or feet in) a pair […]

Best Black Friday Deals for Hikers, Backpackers & Outdoor Enthusiasts

Black Friday is coming up fast! To prepare you for the onslaught of awesome deals on sportswear and outdoor gear, here’s a look at some of the best sales. Get ready for some of the sweetest deals you’ll see all year on outdoor gear! Below, I’m going to give you a rundown of some of […]

Get to Know Hi-Tec's High Quality Hiking Boots

It’s a generic-sounding brand name, but Hi-Tec is a company that offers an exceptional line of products. Their quality footwear is among the best for hiking, climbing, running, sporting and general goofing around and they come at a price most of us can afford. They may not have the household fame of Asolo, Vasque, Merrell […]

Keen Newport H2 Sandals Review

The Keen Newport H2 sandals are one of the best rated hiking sandals out there. Perfect for day hikes, casual lounging & any water sports, these sandals are bound to keep you happy for years. They provide additional ankle support than most traditional hiking sandals and have great traction for aggressive day hikes. They have […]

Best Men's Hiking Boots: Reviews of the Top 3 Hiking Boots for Guys

I’ve hiked in dozens of men’s hiking boots. Find the best hiking boots for men with my reviews of the top 3 guy hiking boots, including Asolo’s hiking boots. Let me tell you from personal experience: if you don’t have the right hiking boots when you hit the trail, it can lead to absolute disaster. […]

Best Women's Hiking Boots

Learn why women’s hiking boots are different than men’s & read my reviews of the 3 best hiking boots for women, including Asolo Attiva, TPS & more! I say this–twice–because a lot of the time people think it’s all about the brand name or the model name, no matter your gender, age, or experience level. […]

Buying Guide to Men’s Hiking Shoes

Picking out the right men’s hiking shoes is a daunting task. Here’s a quick checklist to help you out. Plus, I’ve reviewed the best 3 hiking shoes for men. If you’re mostly hiking among the craggy rocks of high peaks, carrying a heavy backpack for some mountaintop camping, then you’re probably in the wrong place. […]

3 Best Women’s Hiking Shoes

Hey ladies – Don’t waste your money or time with unsupportive hiking shoes. Learn what the best women’s hiking shoes are & how to pick the right one for you. OK — let me start off by saying that I’m not a woman. However, I’m married to one and she decided to write this article […]

Why I Love My Asolo Hiking Boots: 3,000 Miles & No Blisters!

Honestly, I love my Asolo hiking boots. Come learn why I’ve hiked over 3,000 miles only in my Asolo GTX hiking boot, one of the best waterproof boots for hiking. Frankly, there’s no better boot. I’ve hiked all over Glacier National Park in them (500+ miles in one summer!), I’ve hiked from the southwest corner […]