Hiking & Walking Shoes (Approach & Trail Shoes)
Walking shoes are a great alternative to walking and hiking boots for use during spring and summer for casual walkers. Walking shoes are also great as reliable day to day footwear, offering the comfort and durability of outdoor performance footwear, with the subtlety and styling of everyday shoes.
At Trekwear we stock an extensive selection of walking shoes from trusted and reliable outdoor footwear brands such as:
Walking shoes are a great addition to even the most adventurous outdoor enthusiast’s arsenal. If for example, you already have a reliable pair of 3-4 season hiking boots which you use to tackle the toughest of terrain and weather conditions, a good pair of walking shoes is a welcome addition to the team to deal with lowland walking in spring and summer.
Typical functional features
- Breathable mesh uppers
- Leather uppers
- Waterproof and breathable liners
- Water repellent treatments
- Shanks for added stability
- Toe and heel bumpers
- Shock absorbing midsole layers
- Deep padded collars and tongues
- Vibram soles
Although walking shoes are not able to perform in many of the scenarios in which decent walking and hiking boots thrive, they do have their advantages. Walking shoes are very lightweight, meaning that they are no trouble to pack into a bag, and allow you to stay agile while wearing them. They typically demonstrate good breathability and flexibility so are a great choice for optimum comfort for walks on easy going terrain.
Here to help
If you have any questions regarding our range of walking shoes please don’t hesitate to get in touch with customer service team, they’d be happy to help.