Travel Shoes & Boots

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Xero Melbourne for home or travel

Danner Rivercomber

Paddle Out Wearing Danner Rivercomber Water Shoes

KEEN SOLR Sandal

Water Shoes for Water Fans: Keen SOLR Sandals

Black Diamond Session Approach Shoes

Stay Grounded (in a Good Way) with Black Diamond Session Approach Shoes

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Danner Rivercomber shoe for summer adventure

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Keen Elena Boot for winter style

Kizik Alpine Shoes

No Hands Necessary with Kizik Alpine Shoes

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Danner Trail 2650 GTX for your 2020 hiking adventures

Forsake Range High Boots

From Trail to Tavern with Forsake Range High Boots

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LOWA Barina II GTX for Women

Merrell x Unlikely Hikers

Embrace Your Outdoor Life with Merrell X Unlikely Hikers Boots

By Jill / February 26, 2021 /

As we begin to emerge from winter, it’s time to revisit your outdoor gear. What needs fixing, refitting, or replacing? How can you ensure that you have the right pieces for your outside adventures, whether they’re around home or farther afield?   In an inspiring collaboration with Unlikely Hikers, Merrell has redesigned and updated one…

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Sierra Designs Down Moc slippers = work at home bliss

By Amy / February 9, 2021 /

I’ve been working from home for the last decade, but as a travel and gear writer, I’ve always broken up the at-home monotony with plenty of work trips. Now, I see the same four walls all. the. time. Small comforts make all the difference, and when I find a product that excels during the work-from-home…

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Lowa Casara GTX boots for casual travel

By Amy / February 2, 2021 /

I love Lowa boots and shoes so much, I now have half a dozen pairs in my closet. They are, to date, the ONLY shoes that do not give me blisters when I hike long distances, in part, I think, because of their generally wide toe box and their snug heel support. This week, I’m…

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Hillsound Flexsteps Crampons Ensures You Can Play Outside This Winter

By Leah Guill / January 4, 2021 /

This time of year brings a whole new set of activities that will keep you outside and in the fresh air. However, with the decrease in temps, your daly shoes are no use in the snow and ice. This year we are turning to Hillsound and their Flexsteps Crampons to ensure we play safely in…

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Tom’s Paxton slip-on shoe for comfy winter travel

By Amy / December 29, 2020 /

Need to get on a plane this winter? Socially distancing outdoors or cozying up with your pod in a vacation rental or AirBnb? Tom’s Paxton slip-on is the shoe you need for your travel day…and your days by the fireplace. More substantial than Tom’s signature slip-ons, the Paxton is structured like an ankle boot but…

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OluKai Kuuna slipper

Treat Your Feet with OluKai Ku’una Slippers

By Jill / December 18, 2020 /

Slippers tend to be the seasonal footwear that gets pulled out of the closet around October (in the Northern Hemisphere, certainly), and becomes the go-to house attire until spring. But slippers aren’t only for wearing around home. When you bring them along on a trip—whether it’s a road trip or something farther afield—it feels as…

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Keen Howser II slide shoe

By Amy / November 10, 2020 /

Keen’s Howser II slide is one part sneaker, one part slipper, and one part moc. Equally at home on your feet around the house as they are in the ski warming hut or at that hostel you can’t wait to try once international travel opens back up, the Howser II manages to effortlessly combine style…

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Mammut Ducan Mid GTX

Lightweight Hiking Comfort with Mammut Ducan Mid GTX Hiking Boot

By Jill / October 16, 2020 /

Whether you’re heading out on a hiking vacation, or just want a pair of boots that you can trust to be solid in performance and yet light on weight, versatility is a huge factor. Why pack many shoes when you can have just one pair that’s both reliable on the trail and on the sidewalk?…

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Xero Alpine

Xero Alpine boot for winter minimalism

By Amy / September 29, 2020 /

We’ve reviewed a number of Xero shoes here on Practical Travel Gear: for those who love a ‘barefoot’ feel, Xero shows are no-fuss, low-weight, and easy to pack for outdoor adventure and city travel alike. Today, I’m back with the new Alpine (I reviewed the men’s version with my teenage son). For those of you…

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Danner Mountain 600 Hiking Boots

Warmth and Stability on the Trail with Danner Mountain 600 Insulated Boots

By Jill / September 25, 2020 /

I’ve loved many of my hiking boots over the years for their looks, performance, and versatility. But my Danner Mountain 600 boots are hands-down my favorite. They’ve taken me through different terrain, weather conditions, and countries around the world, and I’ll wear them until they die. The addition of Danner Mountain 600 Insulated Boots means…

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