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Review: AKU Alterra GTX walking boots

Recommended Price: £180 Weight: 670g AKU may be an unfamiliar brand name to UK walkers, but the Italian company has 30 years experience making boots. Although based in Treviso, Aku also have a second production base in Romania where these

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Lightweight boots – Group Test

Last month I looked at trail shoes and the best thing about doing that review was the comfort and flexibility for my feet during testing. The good news is that these are still qualities you can find in lightweight boots,

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Trail shoes – Group Test

I spent my early days running around the hills in trainers carrying a cheap rucksack with a nylon cagoule and a spare jumper in it. Before I knew it I was head to toe in technical gear, with big boots

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Inov-8 Trailroc 245 trail shoes

The old Inov-8 Terroc 330 trail shoes were the mainstay of my outdoor footwear quiver for many years until, amid outpourings of grief from the backpacking community, they were discontinued. After a period of mourning (and now that my stockpile

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Gear short: Gehwol Footcare

For the hillwalker their feet are their most valuable asset, particularly on a remote, multi-day trip where faulty feet could be much more dangerous than a painful limp back to the car. Think of it this way – cyclists have

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Teva Riva Peak Mid eVent Womens

Teva Riva Peak Mid eVent Womens RRP: £140 Weight: 1018g (W UK Size 5) Upper: 2.2mm full grain leather Sole: Vibram Sizes: 4 – 8 (Womens) 6 – 12 (Men) Crampon rating: B0 – not crampon compatible Robust sole, wide

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