I recently had an epic fail with my boots whilst attempting to raise lots of cash walking solo along the Southern Upland Way for Combat Stress. I managed about 60 miles before the right one started to disintegrate - taking a toenail, adding lots of blisters and then collapsing in at the back and crushing my Achilles Tendon. I plan to go back and finish what I started when I am able to walk (it didn't help that I continued for another 47 miles after the serious pain started), but could really do with some decent boots that are lightweight and can actually withstand a fair bit of punishment. I am also loathe to spend a fortune. Any bright ideas?