Best Hiking Shoes For Men 2017 – Hobbyist Guide And Review

Searching for the hiking shoe is hard. It takes time, a lot of time. That's why me and my friends gathered the best hiking shoes for men in the market in the last three years to compare and give you only the best result. The shoes mentioned below are rated with their comfort level, number of buyers, durability, and style.

​At A Glance: Our Choices For The Best Hiking Shoes for Men

Salomon Men's Quest 4D 2 GTX Hiking Boot has a perfect fit (which is quite a problem on every hiking shoes). It gives you the comfort feeling than can give extra boost to your steps.

​The Merrell Men's Pulsate Hiking Shoe select grip out soles have five-millimeter lugs to dig into unknown territory without losing traction.

Hoka One One Men's Tor Ultra Hi Waterproof Hiking Shoe a unique blend of running shoe cushion and hiking boot upper create a genuinely innovative offering, the Hoka One One Tor High Waterproof offers a smooth ride with tons of cushion and a durable upper material that will take you long and far on the trail.

Merrell Men's Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe this shoe is great to choose for airsoft they're not meant for combat or stuff like that but thegreater hiking and other outdoor activity.

The Columbia Men's Grand Canyon Trail Shoe are sturdy of a combination suede and mesh upper with rubber overlays to give you incredible durability out there on the trail.

2017 Reviews Of The Best Hiking Shoes For Men

1. Salomon Men's Quest 4D 2 GTX Hiking Boot

Weight: 560 grams (19.8 oz)

Waterproof: Yes (GORE-TEX), up to 2” deep.

Pros: High-quality shoes, fits perfect, very comfortable even in longer hikes.

Cons: Soles may get off from the shoe after some time. Consider buying an extra sole.

As the name suggests this is a backpacking boot in Solomon’s line and it is going to be great for someone who is looking for the stability and the protection of a backpacking boot, someone who is going to be on rugged terrain, carrying a heavy pack, but also someone who is looking to go pretty lightweight.

They don’t want a shoe that is going to be cumbersome or weigh them down. And with Solomon’s really smart design of this boot it is definitely not going to weigh you down.

You have a textile and new back leather upper in the upper part. So this fabric is going to keep the weight of the boot down, but these overlays with new back leather is going to add a lot of durability to the shoe. It is GTX construction so you have complete waterproof protection and it has a gusseted tongue. So that comes up most of the way up to the top of the boot. So you can be confident.

2. Merrell Men's Pulsate Hiking Shoe

Weight: 879 grams (1lb. 15oz.)

Waterproof: No

Pros: Light shoe, worth for the price, and well-built shoe.

Cons: Some Merrell shoes are half inch shorter so consider ordering an length.

Merrell select Dry membrane protects against puddles streams and wet terrain keeping your feet dry until you get to the other side of the trail.

Merrell select grip outsoles have five-millimeter lugs to dig into unknown territory without losing traction.

The abrasion resistant toe bumper offers extra strength knocking through the woods. Light, flexible leather uppers mean thepulsates don't feel like your traditional waterproof boot.

Totally breathable and moisture-wicking for hot days on the trail, brilliant real tree extra green for early-season woods blends in just about anywhere.

On the inside, Merrell select fresh air cushion and compression molded EVA foot frame offer both shock-absorbing relief and extra support for high activity built by Merrell camouflaged by real tree made just for us.

3. Hoka One One Men's Tor Ultra Hi Waterproof Hiking Shoe

Weight: N/A

Waterproof: Yes

Pros: Lightweight and feet don’t sweat while wearing it.

Cons: There are reviews that after some usage, the waterproof technology is wearing off.

A unique blend of running shoe cushion and hiking boot upper create a genuinely innovative offering, the Hoka One One Tor High Waterproof offers a smooth ride with tons of cushion and a durable upper material that will take you long and far on the trail.

Construction is taking a look at the upper of this boot itgot a few different types of materials that give it a lot of durabilities. It got leather on the sides of the boots a nice abrasion-resistant leather there and also abrasion-resistant textile materials for an excellent blend of durability and comfort.

In the kind of ankle portion of the boot, we do have a slightly more stretchy material, and that's designed to kind of hold tight around the ankle and prevent any loose rocks or dirt from getting into the shoe. So that's a great option for offering there to keep you from having to take the shoe off and dump it out.

4. Merrell Men's Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe

Weight: 1.0025 lb.

Waterproof: No

Pros: Tons of cushion and padding, supreme comfortability.

Cons: The shoe may be comfortable, but the durability is a question.

This is Merrell Moab Ventilator Shoes; this shoe is great to choose for airsoft they're not meant for combat or stuff like that but thegreater hiking and other outdoor activity.

It is made for to be on to raid that's pretty rocky and pretty much terrain.Relatively cheap for one of these shoes or boots how do you want toseehim so yeah there's others on the market for a lot more money so these are relatively cheap and the sizing on these are true besides these are the ones that

Obviously by the name ventilators eventually which means these are not waterproof boots if you want something that's waterproof you ought to look at some other boots or shoes that Merrell has to offer because they do.

There's a mesh pretty much all around the boot which isreally good because when people hike during a dry season, it'skind of hot outside, so we don't want our feet to be all hot and sweaty.

5. Columbia Men's Grand Canyon Trail Shoe

Weight: 1.0025 lb.

Waterproof: No

Pros: Accurate sizes, comfortable and durable (some shoes from similar brand lasts more than a decade)

Cons: Moderate arch support.

The Grand Canyon from Columbia hiking shoes are sturdy of a combination suede and mesh upper with rubber overlays to give you incredible durability out there on the trail.

You have enough padding around the inside collar here with nice wide open designs that we put in and out this shoe with these have a tech Lightfoot bed down there it's very soft and lightweight to the underfoot cushioning and a tech night midsole.

For the same reason is going to be amazing energy returns your feet won't get tired when you're out there hiking. On the bottom we have an Omni-grip a non-marking rubber outsole it's sturdy and incredibly flexible.

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