To perform a test of ladies’s mid-rise light-weight hiking boots, tester Lisa Altomare worked with a group of devoted female hikers to put 6 boots through strenuous screening and usage over 50 miles of routes. Feedback on each of the boots was gathered and then compared side by side in 5 primary classifications: assistance and stability, security, convenience, traction and weight.
The Oboz Bridger Mid B-Dry Hiking Boot is a light however extremely protective leather hiking boot. It uses above typical convenience and stability and is best for prolonged walkings on rugged surface areas.
The Garmont Sierra GTX hiking boot is a steadily built, extremely resilient and stiff mid-rise boot offering above typical assistance and stability. It is on the much heavier side for day hiking, however is an outstanding option for light backpacking journeys.