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Hot Climate Walking Boots ?

#1
Anyone recommend some hot climate trail walking b oots? , Im going to be walking in around 40degs , dry mountain tracks , I`d like some AKU Desert but they are a bit pricey at £160 , anything similar for under a £100?
 
#6
I always worked on the less is good chain of though, not knowing what you're doing lets start with a sturdy pair of sandals. I did the two moors way in plimpsols and flipflops because I could and there was no one judging me for the week it took to do it.
One Pound of weight on your feet is the equivelent of 8 pounds on your shoulders so I was told.

Sorry, I'm probably not much help but, get some top draw water proof socks and lightweight boots then go conquer the world.
 
#8
Merrell, The North Face and Salomon all do (or did) a hard-sole shoe with cut-out sides for hot weather walking. Trouble is, they keep changing their model lines, so you have to see what is currently available.

I use The North Face for walking in Spain and the Pamir mountains (both about 35-40oC right now). A reasonable boot is the Altama desert boot - the desert version of the original jungle boot. These are single-skin cordura with no padding, so are about the coolest boot available.

As W_B says, some of the better quality sandals are fine for most hot mountain walking.
 

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