I am a hiking expert, everyone knows me as a hiking woman and I am so proud to know a lot about places to hike and what things to know and bring with you when hiking. Eventhough I reached this point, there was one point in my life that I was struggling on my gears most especially my foot wear.
I am pretty fashionable as well and wants to be always ahead in fashion, but sadly most hiking shoes are made for people with narrow feet which I am not blessed of. I have wide set feet and most of the hiking shoes that I adore because of style and color are not for me. That was a long time ago, fortunately nowadays there are many shoe manufacturers who made cute hiking shoes for people like me.
I used to hike for long distance since I was single, now that I have kids, I don’t hike as much as I used to but I still make it a point to hike for sometimes but not for long distance. So instead of using my heavy hiking shoes, I purchased light hiking shoes.
What are Light Hiking boots
These are hiking shoes that are lighter than average, perfect for people who just like to do a quick hike or not into heavy backpack hiking. These hiking shoes are extremely comfortable and is very easy to move around.
Things to Consider when fitting a hiking boot:
When you think of hiking, the first thing that comes to mind is walking for a distance with walking, climbing, jumping or standing for long periods. Bear in mind that without the proper foot wear you will develop discomfort at your foot and much worse, you might have blisters. The least thing you need when hiking is a painful feet cause the reason why you hike in the first place is to experience being with nature and enjoy its sights and sounds.
First thing you need to do is have the right fit. Rubbing of materials to your skin especially if you have sweaty feet will lead to pain or blisters. So proper sizing is important.
For people with wide feet, a boots is a must since they have wider toe box that gives your toes and feet breathing space and will also accommodate people with bunions or a little foot deformity. Just be sure that your boots will fit your foot snugly. Continue reading