2016 has arguably been one of the most memorable years at Tog-Blog yet. Aside from the usual comings and goings the World has seen some big changes and we’ve seen some amazing products and new technologies be released by our favourite brands.
So as we enter this New Year, full of potential and new beginnings, we have decided to look back at 2016 and run down our top 5 men’s walking shoes.
Wherever your adventures take you in 2017 we know that these premium walking shoes will have you covered!
Merrell Intercept Mens Walking Shoes
The Merrell Intercept Mens Walking Shoes boast a combination of classic comfort and casual style to make them an essential pair of walking shoes to add to your kit. Whether you have to do a quick run to the supermarket or you’re heading out and exploring the woodland trails these premium walking shoes look and feel the part. They boast a leather upper with AEGIS Antimicrobial treatment in the lining to prevent the build up of odour causing microbes and house a 4.5mm Ortholite Anatomical footbed for lasting comfort whilst a Vibram sole with 4.5mm lugs provides traction on all trails.
Merrell Moab GoreTex Mens Walking Shoes
Designed for a higher level of protection on your off road adventures the Merrell Moab GoreTex Mens Walking Shoes are an alternative version of an old favourite. Having long been a popular walking shoe the Moab GoreTex Mens Walking Shoes have been updated to included a Gore-Tex lining for waterproofing and breathability whilst an antimicrobial AEGIS treatment fights odour build up. They boast a waterproof Dura leather and mesh upper, a bellows tongue, synthetic leather toe cap and heel counter for protection on the trails whilst an Ortholite Anatomical footbed, moulded nylon arch shank, compression moulded EVA footframe and Merrell Air Cushion in the heel provide extended comfort. Finished with a Vibram Multi-Sport sole and 5mm lug depth the Moab GoreTex is capable of unrivalled grip.
Salomon X Ultra LTR GTX Mens Walking Shoes
Ready for any trail the Salomon X Ultra LTR GTX Mens Walking Shoes boast a durable nubuck leather upper with a Gore-Tex lining for protection without compromising on breathability. The low cut profile gives greater freedom for movement and a protective rubber toe cap, gusseted tongue and abrasion resistant lining provide rugged performance. An Ortholite sockliner, EVA shaped footbed, moulded arch shank and Advanced CHASSIS technology deliver comfort and stability on any trail surface. The X Ultra LTR GTX Mens Walking Shoes are finished with a QUICKLACE system and lace pocket for an easy to achieve personalised fit whilst a Contagrip outsole maintains traction in every stride.
La Sportiva Ultra Raptor Mens Shoes
The La Sportiva Ultra Raptor Mens Shoes are designed for the ultimate off road endurance. They feature breathable Air-mesh uppers for excellent ventilation whilst a soft EVA graded platform delivers shock absorption in every step. An integrated lacing system is durable and easy to adjust for a personal fit whilst the wider shape and sole provides lasting comfort that makes these premium walking shoes ideal for longer trails and adventures. Comfortable, rugged and versatile you won’t need any other shoe for fast action off road adventures again.
North Face Hedgehog Fastpack GTX Mens Walking Shoes
For support without compromise the North Face Hedgehog Fastpack GTX Mens Walking Shoes are an excellent trail choice. They feature a Cradle Guide midsole, Snake Plate technology and a TPU quarter weld that will deliver support on any trail. Abrasion resistant and breathable textile mesh is used for the uppers whilst a synthetic overlay and rustproof hardware adds an extra layer of durability. The Hedgehog Fastpack GTX Mens Walking Shoes feature a waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex lining for comfortable protection whilst an exclusive Vibram rubber outsole provides reliable grip and traction.
So there you have our top 5 mens walking shoes from 2016. Where will your walking and hiking adventures take you this year?