Gear Closet: Lowa Alpine SL GTX Boots Review

Lightweight isn’t a word that you associate with Lowa boots all that often. The company has always skewed more towards durability and support than courting those hikers and backpackers looking to go fast and light on the trail. That has changed somewhat in recent years, as the footwear manufacturer has introduced some newer models that … Read more

Gear Closet: Vasque Coldspark Ultradry Winter Hiking Boots Review

Generally, when it comes to buying winter hiking boots, you can find warm and dry options but not necessarily affordable. A good pair of winter boots can set you back some extra cash, particularly if you want a pair that is also lightweight and athletic enough for use in active outings. In creating the new … Read more

Gear Closet: Hoka One One Kaha Hiking Boots Review

Over the past few years, Hoke One One has developed quite a passionate group of dedicated fans. The company’s “maximalist” approach to running shoes has resulted in some of the most well-cushioned footwear on the market, which has been a godsend for those who suffer from chronic knee or hip issues. Having tested several pairs … Read more