Which Hiking Boots Run Narrow?

Hiking boots are one of the most important pieces of gear for any hiker. They provide traction, stability, and protection for your feet while on the trail.

Unfortunately, not all hiking boots are created equal, and some run narrow, which can make it difficult for hikers with wide feet to find the right boot.

When looking for a pair of hiking boots that run narrow, you should consider the shape and size of your foot. If you have wide feet, you may need to look at a wider-fitting boot.

It is also important to consider the length of your foot and the type of terrain you will be using your boots on. For instance, if you plan to do a lot of backpacking over rough terrain or do lots of off-trail hiking, then you may need a longer or lower cut boot than someone who plans to stay mainly on maintained trails.

The next step is to try on different brands and styles of hiking boots to find the right fit. Many outdoor retailers offer in-store fitting services so that customers can get an accurate fit before making their purchase. Additionally, many online stores offer free shipping and returns so that customers can get an accurate fit without having to leave their house.

Finally, once you have determined which type and size of boot fits best for your foot shape and size, you should look at features such as cushioning, waterproofing capabilities, breathability, and durability when comparing different brands and models. The features will vary depending on what type of hiking activities you plan on doing.


Finding a pair of hiking boots that run narrow can be challenging since not all brands and styles come in wide sizes. However with proper research into different brands and styles available as well as trying them on in-store or online it is possible to find a pair that fits your feet properly while providing maximum comfort over long hikes.

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Jennifer Watson