Best Trekking Shoes in Singapore to Conquer Your Hikes

by Carissa Wong
FITNESS  |  March 23, 2019
  • Put yourself in these shoes for your next trekking trip.
    1 / 8 Put yourself in these shoes for your next trekking trip.

    People often say that you should invest in two things – what you sleep on and what you walk in. In essence, your mattress and shoes. Both items protect your posture and ensure comfort as you’re usually in one of them throughout your life.

    Even if you do not have feet issues like flat feet or bunions, wearing uncomfortable shoes on a daily basis can hurt your feet. When you’re going on a trip, proper shoes are essential since you’ll be walking and exploring all day. To make things easier, we’ve narrowed down the best trekking shoes in Singapore for you.

    (Also read: 5 Best Hiking Shoes For Women)

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  • Timberland Mt Maddsen Waterproof Mid Hiker ($229)
    2 / 8 Timberland Mt Maddsen Waterproof Mid Hiker ($229)

    Where to buy: Timberland

    Your feet will be dry as you leave a green footprint with this pair of shoes. It has an eco-friendly waterproof liner that is made with 50 per cent recycled polyethylene terephthalate, the same material plastic bottles are made of. The waterproof leather shoes also have an anti-fatigue technology that absorbs shock and returns energy to keep you comfortable all day.

    (Also read: These Timberland Bags are Made from Recycled Water Bottles)

    Photo: Timberland

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  • The North Face Saen Mid Gtx ($256)
    3 / 8 The North Face Saen Mid Gtx ($256)

    Where to buy: The North Face

    This sturdy pair of shoes looks like it is meant for business – and it sure is. With shock-absorbing midsoles and moulded toe caps, it gives maximum protection and comfort to your feet. It’s also waterproof.

    (Also read: 9 Hiking Equipment Essentials You Can Buy in Singapore)

    Photo: The North Face

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  • Decathlon Mid Waterproof Women's Nature Hiking Boots ($55)
    4 / 8 Decathlon Mid Waterproof Women's Nature Hiking Boots ($55)

    Where to buy: Decathlon

    You don’t have to spend hundreds or even $100 thanks to the affordable selection on Decathlon. These boots are designed for half-day hikes on simple paths. They are entry-level shoes – great for those new to hiking. The waterproof uppers and rubber soles will keep you dry and steady.

    (Also read: 5 Reasons to Love Decathlon Singapore Lab)

    Photo: Decathlon

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  • Adidas Terrex Free Hiker Shoes ($280)
    5 / 8 Adidas Terrex Free Hiker Shoes ($280)

    Where to buy: Adidas

    These lightweight shoes are built for ultra-comfortable long-distance hikes. The sock-like fit gives a snug and supportive feel with every step you take.

    (Also read: adidas Solar Boost: The Best Running Shoes to Achieve Your Fitness Goals)

    Photo: Adidas

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  • Nike React Flyknit Two ($229)
    6 / 8 Nike React Flyknit Two ($229)

    Where to buy: Nike

    Those who prefer running on rough terrain instead of going on steady hikes, try Nike’s new release. Its new foam technology makes the shoes 11 per cent softer, 13 per cent bouncier, and five per cent lighter. It comes in black and white – both colourways have unique accents on the heels.

    (Also read: Review: Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit Are Crazy Comfortable)

    Photo: Nike

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  • New Balance Fresh Foam Gobi Trail ($169)
    7 / 8 New Balance Fresh Foam Gobi Trail ($169)

    Where to buy: New Balance

    Run smoothly indoors and outdoors with this thickly cushioned pair. The supportive midsoles and snug-fitting uppers allow you to run easily on both smooth surfaces and rocky roads. It comes in a bright guava or cool blue shade.

    (Also read: Review: The New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr Hyposkin Running Shoes Are Comfy & Stylish)

    Photo: New Balance

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  • Columbia Grand Canyon Mid Outdry ($219)
    8 / 8 Columbia Grand Canyon Mid Outdry ($219)

    Where to buy: Columbia

    These shoes are called the Grand Canyon because they promise to let you hike over 15km to the bottom of the Grand Canyon without a hitch. Made for serious hiking, this fully waterproof pair has superior support and great grip, thanks to lightweight midsoles and super grippy rubber outsoles. The suede leather layer is breathable, too.

    (Also read: Where to Buy Hiking Equipment in Singapore)

    Photo: Carissa Wong

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