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    The Outdoor Shoes That Hikers Over 50 Swear By

    Make sure you have some supportive, comfortable kicks before you tackle the trail.

    Caring about your hiking shoes doesn’t make you a stick in the mud. Whether you’re a trail runner, backwoods trekker, or just a novice hiker who enjoys spending time outside, you want to ensure you’ve got some supportive, comfortable kicks before you tackle the trial.

    Sturdy hiking boot with a waterproof label, designed for rugged outdoor use

    To help you find the best outdoor shoes for hikers over 50, we asked a hiking blogger and some outdoorsy folks from HuffPost’s Facebook audience to share their current favorite hiking shoes.

    All of these hiking shoes came recommended from people past the 50-year mark who love to move (on) mountains.

    1. Salomon X Ultra 4 low hiking shoes

    Pair of Salomon hiking boots with laces, designed for outdoor activities

    2. Keen Targhee waterproof hiking boots

    Hiking boot featuring durable upper design with secure lace-up system

    3. Danner Mountain Light boots

    A pair of Danner hiking boots with red laces

    4. Merrell Moab 3 waterproof hiking boots

    Merrell hiking boot with lace-up front and Vibram sole, suitable for outdoor activities

    5. Hi-Tec waterproof hiking boots

    A sturdy hiking boot with laces, designed for outdoor activities

    6. ALTRA Lone Peak 6 trail running shoe

    A single trail running shoe with distinctive sole pattern and dynamic design, suitable for off-road terrain

    7. Hoka Anacapa Mid Gore-Tex boot

    Hiking boot with high ankle support, sturdy sole and lace-up front, designed for outdoor activities

    8. Salomon Quest 4 GTX

    Pair of Salomon hiking boots displayed on a white background

    9. Columbia Newton Ridge waterproof hiking boot

    Hiking boot with ankle support and contrasting laces, ideal for outdoor activities