Monday, August 12, 2013

Backpacking Boots -- On Sale Now @ CC

Summer is winding down, but that doesn't mean we're done backpacking - or giving discounts to backpackers. Nope, quite the contrary, because recently put some of our best backpacking boot brands on sale!

Boots from brands like Lowa, Oboz, Asolo and Vasque are all 20% off right now @ CC.

What is the difference between a hiking boot and a backpacking boot you ask? Basically, backpacking boots are going to be much more supportive than hiking boots, as they're designed to stabilize the steps of hikers who additionally carry +/- 20% of their body weight in a backpack. They're like a hiking boot with reinforcement. Many have stiffer soles -- to protect feet from the stress of stepping on pointy rocks and roots and whatnot -- and many have a polyurethane shank between the sole and the upper for more support and protection.

Backpacking boots also take time to break in, then mold to your feet for the long run.

Check out our full selection of backpacking boots online here.

Have questions about the boots? Give us a call toll free at 1-855-244-GEAR (4327).

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