Insulated hiking shoes, often called boots, have a number of benefits for hikers, including reducing heat loss during the day and preventing the formation of water in the boot.

But a number have a drawback.

Insulated shoes can have a tendency to feel heavy when you’re hiking, especially if you’re wearing heavy hiking boots.

So if you have a pair of insulated hiking shoes on, do some research on how they perform.

In this article, we’ll explore how insulated hiking footwear works and how you can make the most of them.

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