Fall is arguably the best time to go on a hike in New York. You can take advantage of the beautiful foliage that New York has in abundance, and the air is cool and crisp with very little humidity.
Here in NY we are lucky to live so close to many hiking trails. It’s easy to transport yourself to a mountainous terrain within a short drive or train ride from the city. The Catskills in particular draws thousands of visitors from every state each year.
Hiking boots ensure you get the best out of your fall hike, whether you are walking a light trail or feeling a little more adventurous. While practicality and comfort are the most important aspects of hiking boots, this doesn’t mean hiking boots can’t also be fashionable.
Nowadays getting a well-liked Instagram post at the top of the mountain adds an extra level of achievement to a hike well done. This means that your outfit must look put together, and this includes your hiking boots. Long gone are the days when hiking boots were always clunky and awkward. These days, you don’t need to sacrifice style for a great hike.
Timberland Jayne Waterproof Leather Hiking Boots
Timberland is known for its signature boots, and it’s easy to see why. These Jayne hiking boots are inspired by the best-selling, original Timberlake boot. However, the Jayne boot offers a slimmer, less bulky silhouette than the original. The boot has many practical features such as a waterproof membrane and rustproof hardware, and the padded leather collar adds to the comfort of the boot. So you can concentrate on the beautiful fall scenery, rather than complaining about blisters.
Adidas By Stella McCartney Boots
These paneled jersey, mesh, and faux suede hiking boots are the best of both worlds when it comes to style and functionality. This collaboration between Adidas and Stella McCartney has brought us the practicality of a global sports brand combined with the forward-fashion style of an iconic fashion designer. The faux suede has been treated for water resistance, and the boots also have an insulating lining. The rubber lug soles and reinforced toes boost the endurance of the boots, ensuring you have a successful fall hike.
UGG Tioga Waterproof Hiker Boot
These chunky hiker boots from UGG are so on-trend right now that you can wear them every day with anything from jeans to dresses! UGG has always been known for its comfortable, warm slip-on boots and slippers. But they have managed to make their hiking boots just as snug, with their seam-sealed leather which ensures that walking through puddles or snow won’t be a problem. The waterproof leather hiking boots also have plush foam footbed cushions because comfort is key for a fall hike.
Sorel Kinetic Sport Hiking Boots
If you’re looking for something a little more eye-catching, these stand-out black and white hiking boots are for you. With an insulated, waterproof construction and a molded footbed with a microfleece top cover, there is more to these practical boots than just simply their appearance.
Aquatalia Juliet Shearling-Lined Suede Hiking Boots
Comfort is vital to the enjoyment and performance of your fall hike. Stay warm, comfortable, and blister-free in these hiking boots by Aquatalia. The fashionable boots are made from rich suede and lined with plush shearling. The bonus of the on-trend block heel ensures you look great while getting in your 10,000 steps for the day.
Sorel Harlow Shearling-Trimmed Hiking Boots
Whether you stick to the light, maintained trails, or you are feeling more adventurous, the Harlow Shearling-Trimmed Hiking boots offers support and durability during your fall hike. Perfect for all kinds of terrain, the waterproof leather and cozy microfleece lining ensures you are well prepared for a three-hour (or longer!) hike.