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Climb Higher With the Best Hiking Shoes

By: KURU Footwear
hikers hiking on red rocks

If you are looking for the best hiking shoes, then look no further. KURU’s best hiking shoes are here with all the support, protection, and comfort you need.

The best hiking shoes should be lightweight because every pound you carry up the trails with you can add pounds of pressure which can wear you out fast. No one wants a great scenic hike to be cut short because of exhaustion or other hiking-related injuries, so you must select the best hiking shoes to get you to the top.

If you want the very best hiking shoes, keep these three things in mind: materials, support, and fit.

Key Takeaways

  • When selecting the best hiking shoes, it is important to consider the materials, support, and fit.
  • The best hiking shoes should be made of quality materials, provide support to your feet, and fit properly to avoid blisters and soreness.
  • KURU’s hiking shoes are designed with materials, support, and fit in mind and can provide protection and comfort for hikers during their treks.


The best hiking shoes should be made of quality materials that will not rip or tear easily. Depending on where you are hiking, you may also want to consider waterproof hiking footwear. The best hiking shoes should have sturdy soles to avoid damage from trail debris.



One of the most important qualities that the best hiking shoes should have is support. Whether going on a longer backcountry trek or a simple day hike, you want your shoes to support and protect your feet. Ankle support is essential for more challenging trails to avoid twists, sprains, and breaks. Just as crucial for any trail is arch and heel support. Make sure that you have the best hiking shoes by ensuring that your arches are protected and stable.

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Your best hiking shoes should not be too tight or loose. Hiking shoes that are too tight can create blisters and sore feet, but too loose shoes are easy to trip and stumble over. The best hiking shoes should have about a finger’s width between the edge of your toe and the shoe for a perfect fit. This will also allow you to wear socks comfortably without squishing your feet.

KURU’s best hiking shoes are the perfect hiking footwear to help protect your feet while you scale to the summit. Our best hiking shoes are made with a grippy rubber outsole that is sturdy enough to withstand the trails and give you security on slippery slopes. And through our revolutionary KURUSOLE™ technology, your arches are protected thanks to our deep heel cup.

Our unique deep heel cup sits just lower in the shoe than the forefront, which helps your arches stay in place comfortably. It also serves as an ideal shock absorber by gently cushioning your heel, squeezing dynamically inward for the most comfortable hike you have ever experienced.

The grippy outsole on KURU’s most comfortable trail shoes gives you stability on uneven trail surfaces, while our KURUSOLE™ gives you heel stability and arch support. You can focus on your hike without worrying about your feet, and time flies! Enjoy life at the top with a new pair of KURU’s best hiking shoes this spring.

About Us

At KURU, we’re dedicated to your well-being, providing innovative footwear technology that alleviates foot discomfort, allowing you to pursue your passions. Our revolutionary technology, introduced in 2008, has garnered an impressive 29,000+ five-star reviews. These reviews are a testament to how our men’s and women’s shoes have aided countless customers, including those battling plantar fasciitis, in returning to their beloved activities. Explore our expertly curated guide to discover the best shoes for plantar fasciitis that suit your specific needs.

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