walking boot reviews
Welcome to the LFTO.com database of walking boot reviews. Every bit of kit featured here has been rated and reviewed by the experts at Trail and Country Walking magazines – search our vast archive by model below!
Walking boots are the most important bit of kit you'll buy for both safety and comfort. The key to buying the best walking boots that suit your need to to ensure they're designed for the kind of activity you do, and vital they fit just right.
This is a stunning boot for anyone tackling more challenging winter mountain terrain and looking for performance, weight and price advantages.
The Asolo Alta Via GV is a good very stiff higher-altitude mountaineering boot, but it is more than winter walkers need.
The Scarpa Manta Pro is the benchmark B2-rated 4-season boot for use in a wide range of typical British winter walking and mountaineering conditions. It won Trail’s ‘Best in Test’ accolade.
The Meindl Jorasse GTX is a superb general winter hillwalking boot that is lighter than some, but also very slightly less precise during foot placement.
The Salewa Raven 2 GTX challenges higher-priced boots, but it is not the most supportive or durable and may not suit all general winter walkers.
The Hanwag Ferrata Combi GTX is a good general winter walking boot at a good price, but it does not excel in any areas.
If you’re on a budget the Zamberlan Dufur GTX is a good boot but you get better performance if you can pay a little more.
The Mammut Magic GTX is a great boot for general winter mountain walking, and you have to pay a lot more for extra benefits.