The most popular hiking boots: best-selling boots for big days in the hills

We run through the most popular hiking boots available to buy at the moment. No bold claims and fancy features, just reliable options that real hikers rate. (image credit: Highlander)
Grippy, warm and very weather-proof, this is a great option for tackling wet conditions. (image credit: Berghaus)
Arguably not the most stylish around, this is a classic hillwalking boot thanks to its high levels of comfort. Durability is also excellent. (image credit: Brasher)
Not as durable as others on this list, this is a great introduction into the world of hiking boots. (image credit: Hi-Tec)
A proper climber's boot, the TX4 Mid GTX isn't popular because it's cheap, it popular because it's very good. (image credit: La Sportiva)
Arguably the most popular hiking boot on sale, the Merrell Moab 2 Mid offers excellent all-day comfort at a great price. (image credit: Merrell)
Not the most water-proof here, this is a comfortable, sturdy and grippy option. Especially if you can get it at its typically discounted rates. (image credit: Peter Storm)
Great for tackling tough mountain passes, this is one step beyond your typical hiking boot, with more technical features to justify the loftier asking price. (image credit: Salewa)
Despite its narrow fit, this is a solid workhorse that offers good weather-proofing and all-terrain grip. (image credit: Scarpa)