Inov-8 GTX Waterproof Boots
The Inov-8 Roclite 286 GTX boots and new Roclite 325 GTX boots are incredibly popular, well built, waterproof GoreTex boots that Northern Runner customers come back for time and time again. The new Roclite 325 GTX has a wider fit aka 'Medium' than the older 286 GTX model, which is great for those needing a little more room. They are cushioned, comfy and have ridiculous grip (Inov-8 being a trusted brand for off-road pursuits).
Altra Zero Drop Hiking Boots
You only need to read the reviews on the Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell Mid rise running/walking boots to see that they are expertly made, with a womens-specific model re-designed from the ground up for the anatomical differences between men & women. The NeoShell element is expert waterproofing, Zero Drop doesnt mean zero comfort as these are well cushioned and you've got that ankle support from the mid rise.
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