We compare the very latest in premium Women’s hiking shoes June, 2017


 Technology is constantly evolving, and what was hot last season can quickly become obsolete. We have researched and narrowed down our pick of the best quality, very latest premium Women’s hiking shoes for June, 2017. This post takes the guess work out of the myriad choices so you spend less time researching and more time enjoying nature with happy feet!

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In no particular order, here are our premium hiking shoe top picks for June, 2017. We have covered a range of budgets and styles so there is something here to suit everybody. Enjoy!


Lowa Lyxa GTX Mid WS Boot

RRP US$259.95

Waterproof- Yes

Weight- 1lb 2oz

Why we love it:  Its women’s-specific design offers a superior fit for less fatigue and fewer blisters so you can go further in greater comfort, and it provides the support and stability you need for tackling rugged terrain with a heavy pack on.  Plus, its 100% Vegan!


Buy Lowa Lyxa GTX Mid WS Boot here


La Sportiva Trango Tower GTX Mountaineering Boot

RRP US$350

Waterproof- Yes


Why we love it: This warm alpine boot offers ultralight warmth and support to help you scale towering peaks in remarkably lightweight comfort.  Features a Vibram sole. This sole is also equipped with an Impact Brake System for better control on descents.

Purchase La Sportiva Trango Tower GTX Mountaineering Boot here

Mammut Ayako Low GTX Hiking Shoe

RRP US$158.95

Waterproof- Yes

Weight-451 grams

A velours-textile low-cut shoe developed specifically for demanding approaches. It is lightweight, direct, close-fitting and close to the ground. Featuring vibram sole and rubber 3D heel support.

You can purchase Mammut Ayako Low GTX Hiking Shoe here

Salomon Odyssey Pro Hiking Shoe

RRP US$139.95

Waterproof- No

Weight- 482g

Why we love it: If you’re the kind of person who prefers to order two appetizers instead of one entree (because—choices), then the Salomon Women’s Odyssey Pro Hiking Shoe might just be the shoe for you. Designed to waffle between trail runs and mellow hikes with ease, the Odyssey touts an adaptive construction that lends versatility in the face of varied terrain.

Buy Salomon Odyssey Pro Hiking Shoe here

Haglöfs Mistral GT Hiking Shoe

RRP US$189.95

Waterproof- Yes

Weight- 335g

Why we love it- Light and compact, this shoe provides performance comfort and support when you’re constantly on the go. It’s made from an oiled nubuck for classic style and durability. The Gore-Tex Extended Comfort membrane is more breathable than traditional Gore-Tex membranes and delivers reliable waterproof protection when you’re tromping through puddles or rain.

Purchase Haglöfs Mistral GT Hiking Shoe here

Lowa Lady Light LL Boot

RRP US$274.95

Waterproof- Yes

Weight- 2lb 6oz

Why we love it- If you’re always getting blistered and chafed by the tightness and internal stitching of your hiking boots, Lowa’s Lady Light LL Boots might be the next logical step in attaining on-trail comfort. Built with extra room in the forefoot area, these boots prevent hot spots and add volume to accommodate wide, sensitive feet.

You can buy Lowa Lady Light LL Boot here

Oboz Phoenix Low Hiking Shoe

RRP US$140

Waterproof- Yes

Weight- 14.6oz

Why we love it- Oboz steps up to the challenge with 1.6mm leather overlays, ballistics mesh, and a molded rubber toe counter. Throw in a B-DRY waterproof/breathable lining, and the Phoenix is the ideal peak-bagger in your footwear arsenal.

Buy Oboz Phoenix Low Hiking Shoe here



Zamberlan New Trail Lite EVO GTX Boot

RRP US$239.95

Waterproof- Yes

Weight- 1lb

Why we love it- Zamberlan Ladies Fit last ensures better wrapped ankles, more support on the instep, a narrower heel pocket and higher arches, along with a roomier toe box. Handcrafted in Italy in the same Zamberlan family-owned and operated factory since 1929. Boots can be resoled. These are quite possibly the best quality shoes on the market today.

You can purchase Zamberlan New Trail Lite EVO GTX Boot here 

RRP US$180.00
Waterproof- Yes
Weight- 12.5oz
Why we love it- A compression molded EVA midsole attenuates shock and disperses impact, and the TPU inserts provide subtle stiffness underfoot, reducing fatigue and discomfort. And, to give the midsole a subtle boost, designers at La Sportiva fashioned the midsole with STB tech, which stabilizes your foot by wrapping around the midsole and unifying the multi-component design of it. Features a Vibram Nano Sole and Impact Brake System for unprecedented traction and grip in all sorts of terrain.


RRP US$178.95
Waterproof- Yes
Weight- 1lb 30z
Why we love it- Mammut’s Motion Control technology includes a triple-density midsole for the support, stability, and cushioning required for the mountain’s toughest trails. The boot’s strong velours leather upper features a Gore-Tex Performance Comfort lining for reliable waterproofing and enhanced breathability to maintain comfort during active endeavors in inclement weather.
Waterproof- Yes
Weight- 1lb 8oz
Why we love it- This boot features a waterproof, breathable M Select Dry membrane tucked inside the upper’s durable leather construction. It also boasts all the arch support, contoured cush, reliable traction required for long, slippery trails. Burly boot for backpacking through various climates. M Select Dry fends of rain, mud, and dewy fields. Durable nubuck upper with breathable mesh panels. M Select Fresh treatment for permanent odor control.

RRP US$119.95
Waterproof- No
Weight- 10.6oz
Why we love it-  This light hiker sports a mesh upper similar to running shoes for excelled ventilation and breathability. Two layers of dual-density foam underfoot provide reliable comfort, shock attenuation, and support. All of these features, coupled with a tacky rubber sole, make for a speedy trek.. Removable footbed with cushy midsole and heel counter for comfort. Non-marking rubber sole with tacky lugs for reliable traction.
We hope you have enjoyed our roundup of the very best quality, latest offerings in premium Women’s hiking shoes for June 2017. Do you have any other favourites to add to this list? What attributes do YOU look for in a premium hiking shoe? As always, we’d love to hear your thoughts below.
Happy travels!
Dust X







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