Published: July 14, 2022

Talk to almost any serious hiker or outdoor-gear enthusiast these days and you’ll hear the same story: stiff and heavy hiking boots are out, flexible and lightweight trail runners are in. “Elite hikers, long-distance hikers — no one is wearing boots above the ankle,” said History Assistant Professor Rachel Gross.

The 9 Best Women’s Hiking Boots and Shoes
New York Magazine, June 28