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Outfitting your feet is the key to comfort in your outdoor pursuits. Whether those pursuits lead you to urban travels, local trails, extended backpacking trips, or high mountain summits, the staff at The Backpackers Shop® have the knowledge and experience to start you off on the right foot. Just follow the trail signs leading to The Backpackers Shop® footwear department for the best selection of hiking boots, trail shoes, sandals, and casual footwear.

For the serious as well as casual hiker, we offer footwear from Asolo, Scarpa, Merrell, Lowa, Keen, LaSportiva, Oboz, Salewa, and The North Face. We offer a great selection of outdoor sandals including models from Keen, Chaco, Olukai, and Teva. For around town, we also stock great looking casual shoes and boots from Dansko, Uggs, and more.

Don't forget the most important aspect of keeping your feet comfortable... a good pair of socks! Our best sellers include merino wool socks from Smartwool, Fits and Point 6.

Remember, happy feet make for happy campers. 

featured product reviews

  • Asolo Stynger GTX

    Posted by The Backpackers Shop on March 09, 2016

    (WOMEN'S) Designed for serious hiking excursions, the Asolo Stynger doesn’t pull any punches. These gritty but pretty boots feature a Gore-Tex lining that allows your feet to breathe while keeping out water. In addition, Asolo’s Syncro sole provides excellent traction on wet and muddy conditions. Finally, these boots are lighter than many other heavy hiking boots.

    If you’re heading to the Rockies or the Adirondacks this spring or summer, Asolo’s Stynger has you covered, ladies.

  • Merrell Moab WP

    Posted by The Backpackers Shop on March 09, 2016

    (WOMEN'S) The Moab is our most popular day hiker. It’s perfect for those local day trips to the Metroparks. Featuring a blend of waterproof leather and Merrell’s breathable M-Select Dry mesh, these boots will get you through a day of hiking without soaking your feet.

    With its affordable price, light feel, and tough frame, it’s no surprise it’s the popular kid in town.

  • Keen Durand Mid WP

    Posted by The Backpackers Shop on March 09, 2016

    (WOMEN'S) Made right here in the USA, Keen’s Durand Mid hiking boot is a solid choice if you want a boot that can survive your hiking adventures. This stout hiker has Keen’s famous roomy toe box and is protected by a durable rubber outsole that is shock-absorbing. The Durand also features a waterproof, breathable membrane for hot, sticky days.

    Designed specifically for women, the Durand is an excellent choice for this summer.

  • Lowa Renegade Mid GTX

    Posted by The Backpackers Shop on March 09, 2016

    (MEN'S) A timeless classic, this has been our bestselling boot for 20 years. The Renegade has all the technologies necessary for high-adventure – including a Gore-Tex lining and Vibram outsole – yet it’s light and comfortable. Whether you are going to hike the next mountain on your list or you are hiking some local trails with friends, the Renegade will help make that experience enjoyable.

    Some things in life need no replacement – this boot is one of them.

  • Oboz Tamarack

    Posted by The Backpackers Shop on March 09, 2016

    (MEN'S) This is a powerhouse trail shoe that is backpacking worthy. While the lower body is wrapped in soft leather, the toe and heel are capped with rubber for protection against rocks, sharp branches, and any other obstacles that you might encounter on a typical hike on a trail. The upper body has a breathable, waterproof mesh that makes the Tamarack perfect for the summer.

    This shoe has style and substance. Try a pair on today, guys!

  • Salewa Alp Flow Mid GTX

    Posted by The Backpackers Shop on March 09, 2016

    (MEN'S) This brand-new hiking boot from Salewa has Gore-Tex’s GTX Surround, which wraps the boot in a waterproof mesh, keeping your feet dry without suffocating them on hot summer days. In addition, this killer boot has a Vibram sole that offers incredible grip and toughness that won’t compromise comfort.

    A hiking boot has never been more breathable and durable.

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