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5 hiking sneakers for summer adventures

For those who love to spend the days outdoors, in the mountains or by the sea, in the countryside or in the city

5 hiking sneakers for summer adventures For those who love to spend the days outdoors, in the mountains or by the sea, in the countryside or in the city
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Hiking, a hobby that many of us have recently discovered as a way to disconnect from our screens and reconnect with nature, and something that has become more vital than ever for our mental and physical health. However, when trekking into more rugged terrain, a running or gym sneaker will not provide you with the adequate grip and comfort needed to protect your feet. If you plan on hiking long distances, it's wise to invest in a pair of hiking sneakers. Since this sector of the sneaker market is growing, technology advances and silhouettes are becoming much more fashionable.

So for the nature lovers, nss G-Club has compiled a list of some of the top 5 hiking sneakers currently on the market, all of which will allow you to trek in style while also providing maximum support and protection.



Salomon XT-6

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The Salomon XT6, a sneaker that has to be included in any top hiking sneakers list! Although it belongs to a relatively small segment of the sneaker market and was first released almost 7 years ago, this silhouette has gained popularity in recent years among city folk and hikers. The XT-6 is built to endure the most extreme conditions, making it perfect for world-class athletes. With a light and durable upper made of TPU film, EVA cushioning caresses your foot and softens your steps on rocky terrain. Plus downhill stability to give you full support wherever you are headed.

 

Nike ACG Mountain Fly Low

The Nike ACG Mountain Fly Low is one of the newest additions to Nike's ACG line this year. The design, like its high-top sibling, was greatly influenced by Oregon's extensive wilderness. The plush react foam coupled with Vaporfly technology in the midsole creates incredible comfort in any climate. Sat atop, is a lightweight and breathable nylon upper, with easy-slip on entry for when you're on the go. Complete with a tough rubber outsole that also raps around the toe box to prevent sliding on wet terrain. These sneakers are not only great for trekking in the mountains, but they're also great for everyday wear in the city!

 

Hoka One One Kaha Low GORE-TEX

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Hoka One One has earned a name for itself in recent years as a brand of running and hiking sneakers with the thickest of midsoles packed with cushioning technology to support your every stride. The Kaha, named after the Māori term for "strength and support," is a sneaker that delivers on both aspects. Proprietary foams are coupled with patented geometries, Vibram Megagrip traction, and a GORE-TEX bootie for an easier uphill climb and speedier descent. This silhouette is well and truly loaded with features, specially designed to keep feet comfy and dry in any weather. So continue adventuring, Hoka has you covered!

 

Adidas Originals FYW XTA W

Adidas reimagined their XTR silhouette from 1996 to create the modernized XTA, a new and improved rendition. hanges to the original design, expanding the target beyond the hardcore outdoor adventurers. The aggressive rubber outsole, which features various trail patterns, wraps ever so slightly around the toe box, providing excellent traction. The spider-like tongue hugs the midfoot, and Feet You Wear technology enhances ground feel, stability, and agility by aiding natural foot movement. Lastly, to keep you locked in place, the sneaker is finished with an exaggerated loop lacing system.

 

North Face Women’s Vectiv Taraval

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The North Face is without a doubt huge in the outdoor industry. The simple mention of their name conjures up an image of their iconic puffer jacket, which can be seen nearly anywhere on chilly days. However, their footwear hasn't received the same amount of attention, which isn't to say that The North Face doesn't have some fantastic trail sneakers.The Women's Vectiv Taraval, for instance, combines modern technologies with a retro design. The sneaker is constructed with a Vectiv rocker midsole to improve footing while also propelling you forward. While a Surface CTRL outsole offers excellent traction. Additionally, thanks to the breathable mesh upper, you'll be inflicting the least amount of strain on your feet and legs.