Re: Hiking Boots
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Mon, 10 Apr 1995 08:16:26 -0400
On Sun, 9 Apr 1995, Lisa Varner wrote:
> My old buddies have had enough. I guess it is time I break down and buy a
> new pair of hiking boots. They sure have changed alot since I bought mine
> (I think in 1978). They are worn and tired, I just hate to part with
> them, but I think their time is finaly due!
> Can anybody tell me what to look for, brands to stay away from? Is a
> steel shank necessary? I won't be climbing Mt. Everest, but need good
> support or my knees won't let me go! I do alot of walking and require a
> good shoe.
I suggest you look at the Backpacker Guide to the Gear issue (last
month's, I think. It has lots of evaluations of backpacking clothing and
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City