To choose the best outdoor gear, particularly, boots one needs to be acquainted with a quite big number of shoes. But in general all you need to know is that your footwear must be durable, comfortable, and appropriate for different weather conditions. They have to be made of waterproof materials in order to keep your feet dry. Also, check the outsole of boots which must be suitable for trekking through snowy and rainy terrain. Outsoles must be rubber that is slip-resistant. There are the following types of hiking boots: hiking sandals, trail running shoes, mid-Weight boots, heavy Boots, mountaineering boots and other. The wrong boots will probably leave your feet aching after hiking. Also, keep an eye on whether footwear fits you perfectly.