Tagged: Hiking Shoes

What about Hiking Boot Maintenance for the Camino de Santiago? 2

What about Hiking Boot Maintenance for the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: How do I keep my boots soft and supple as I break them in for my Camino? I am old enough to remember using saddle soap on my baseball glove, but...

Should I use insoles? 2

Should I use insoles?

The question was: I will soon be doing my first Camino. I have two metal plates in my spine from a car accident many years ago, and because of this I need good cushioning...

The importance of tying your shoelaces correctly 0

The importance of tying your shoelaces correctly

This comment from an unlucky pilgrim: Thursday October 11th 2012 Casar de Caceres – Canaveral We were just coming up to one of the bridges across the Embalse de Alcantara (reservoir) when the loop...

What shoes are pilgrims using on the Camino de Santiago? 3

What shoes are pilgrims using on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: Hi all, there are so many threads in regards to footwear, many opinions, many different kinds of footwear. I know a common reply is: “use what works best for your feet”...

My laces don’t stay tied well, any tips? 4

My laces don’t stay tied well, any tips?

The question was: I’m experimenting with my Merrells (both the boots and the shoes) on a daily basis, and I’m finding that as Wonderful as these are for my feet, the laces don’t stay...

Is it inevitable for feet to stink, or a sign of bad shoes? 2

Is it inevitable for feet to stink, or a sign of bad shoes?

The question was: After just a day of wearing them, my feet smelled like death itself. Is this something I should just counter with foot powder, or is it a sign that I should...

Hiking Shoes, or Hiking Boots? 5

Hiking Shoes, or Hiking Boots?

The question was: I have read a lot of conflicting information – some say a good pair of hiking boots is required, especially if you are going in the Winter or Spring. Other sites say that...