What is Outdoor Hiking Shoes​?

- Jul 19, 2018 -

What is Outdoor Hiking Shoes?


Outdoor Hiking Shoes refer to shoes worn during outdoor sports. Mainly composed of upper, insole and sole. The upper consists of an upper and an inner lining. The upper is typically made of leather, nylon, or leather nylon, while the inner lining is typically made of synthetic or soft leather.

A good pair of shoes is usually made of a single piece of leather (except for the heel and the tongue), which can maintain a good shape after a period of wear. Modern society offers people different ways of travel, and the most environmentally friendly, most meaningful, and most interesting is hiking, so having a good pair of hiking shoes is essential.


Trekking shoes are sneakers designed according to the special requirements of the hiking program. They are mainly composed of three parts, the upper, the Midsole, and the outsole. The upper consists of an upper and an inner lining. The upper is typically made of leather, nylon, or leather nylon. The inner lining is generally made of artificial materials or soft leather, and some shoes are also provided with a layer of cushion to improve warmth and comfort. Although the man-made materials are getting better and better, the upper is the best of FullGrainLeather. A good pair of shoes is usually made of a single piece of leather (except for the heel and the tongue), which can maintain a good shape after a period of wear. The insole is primarily cushioned and comfortable, and is generally constructed of synthetic materials with a special ergonomic design. The sole is mainly anti-slip and requires a certain degree of durability. In addition to the grain design, the use of materials is also very important. The most common is the use of Vibram professional rubber soles.


Modern popular sports shoes are mostly air cushioned, but this is not suitable for hiking walking shoes. It is sufficient to reduce the vibration of the foot by a special sponge foam structure, because for the outdoor sports, the feeling of being on the ground is often more important and safer than the softness of the air cushion. Relatively speaking, the rigidity and wear resistance of the sole are more important. People who climbed the mountain know that when climbing a mountain or walking a long road, if the sole is too soft, it will cause excessive fatigue of the calf. And for gravel-filled pavements or rugged rocks, the rigidity and stiffness of the soles can play a key role in protection.


In outdoor sports, a pair of good shoes can help walk unimpeded. When carrying a large backpack and wading through the mountains, your feet will be much more stressed than usual; if you need to climb or jump, the ankles will be impacted from different directions. Under these circumstances, to ensure that your feet are not injured, you can make a smooth progress toward your destination. Before choosing hiking hiking shoes, you must first define the purpose of your use – whether you want to hike, climb mountains, or engage in other outdoor sports. Different types of activities, there are corresponding hiking walking shoes, not the most expensive shoes are most suitable. For example, wearing heavy-duty hiking shoes to go on an outing is unnecessary, and it will add unnecessary burden to the action. In addition, the waterproofness of shoes is often an important factor limiting the price, but not all activities require shoes with waterproof function.



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