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WHICH HIKING
BOOTS ARE RIGHT
FOR ME?

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We love spending time outside. Whether it’s a leisurely walk at the local park or a multi-day adventure in a national park. For decades we have been designing trail shoes and hiking boots to fit with all your lifestyle needs, from lightweight trail inspired shoes to durable waterproof boots for the mountains.

WHICH HIKING
BOOTS ARE
RIGHT FOR ME?

We love spending time outside. Whether it’s a leisurely walk at the local park or a multi-day adventure in a national park. For decades we have been designing trail shoes and hiking boots to fit with all your lifestyle needs, from lightweight trail inspired shoes to durable waterproof boots for the mountains.
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WATERPROOF
HIKING BOOTS
& SHOES

Hardcore hiker? Our waterproof hiking boots for men and women have Gore-Tex® or other waterproof membranes and outsoles designed for ultimate wilderness traction and all-day hikes. Breathability is key here, but these boots are also sealed against moisture so you can power through streams and over rough terrain in comfort.


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WATERPROOF
HIKING BOOTS
& SHOES

Hardcore hiker? Our Waterproof hiking range for men and women have water proof membranes such GORE-TEX™ and outsoles designed for traction on any terrain, including those steep climbs.

  • Breathable
  • Waterproof
  • Sealed against moisture to keep you powering through
  • Perfect for a multi-day or a great walk
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DAY HIKING
HIKING BOOTS
& SHOES

Love a day hike? We have just the thing! If you’re heading out to spend a few hours in nature, then these boots and shoes are perfect. This range is designed with comfort, a full range of motion and traction in mind to keep you moving out on the trails.


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DAY HIKING
HIKING BOOTS
& SHOES

Love a day hike? We have just the thing! If you’re heading out to spend a few hours in Nature, then these boots and shoes are perfect.

  • Designed with comfort in mind
  • Full range of motion
  • Traction underfoot
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HIKING
INSPIRED
STYLE

The aesthetic and style of a hiker but designed for your versatile lifestyle. These boots and shoes are ready for adventure every day - whether it's a day out exploring the city or a leisurely trail walk - these styles feature an outdoor aesthetic that complements all your casual looks.


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HIKING
INSPIRED
STYLE

The aesthetic and style of a hiker but designed for your versatile lifestyle. These boots and shoes are ready for an adventure every day - whether it’s a day exploring the city or a leisurely trail walk.

  • Feature an outdoor aesthetic
  • Compliment all your casual looks
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FAQS


The right hiking boots strike the perfect balance between comfort, support, and technology. Our hikers feature the advanced shock-absorbing power of our exclusive anti-fatigue technology, which returns energy to the foot with every stride up the mountain. And we’ve packed our hiking shoes and boots with plenty of extras; some have rubber toe caps, speed-lace rustproof hardware, gusseted tongues and mixed-media uppers for ultimate breathability and performance.


Your hiking boots should be comfortable, with no hot spots or rubbing. Your feet should not slide around inside the boot. You might feel a rush of tiger blood once you’ve laced up the right pair as if you could run all the way up to the summit.

There are a few tried-and-true tips that have come down through years of hiking lore. The first one is: Try boots on later in the day. Your feet swell during the day, and the last thing you need is to be two kilometers into a hike and realise your hiking boots are too tight. Also, try them on with hiking socks. You want an accurate fit as to how it’ll be out in the wilderness - choose supportive, wicking socks which are medium-weight at least.


The last thing you want is to be halfway up a mountain, feel the impending doom of a heel blister, and realise that your new boots don’t fit quite right. You need to become one with your new hiking boots, establishing not only the trust to conquer streams, rocks, and roots together, but also to gain the confidence and comfort that comes with the perfect fit. The #1 way to break in hiking boots: Wear them around! Wear them around your house at first. Start slow, on your carpet, and then out in your backyard, and then road-test them out and about in your daily life. Wear high-quality, wicking hiking socks with them - the same as the ones you’d wear out on the trail.


When you’re out in the backcountry, you may have to deal with blisters, cramped toe boxes, and rough stretches of downhill hiking, which can totally stress out your feet. Luckily, there are different techniques you can use to get some relief. Here’s how to lace hiking boots for different hiking-related issues.

TOP OF FOOT: If you’ve tied your laces super tight and you start to feel pressure or rubbing on the top of your foot, try unlacing the top set of hooks or two and retying the boots a bit lower. Alternatively, you can try the window knot, which simply means that instead of lacing diagonally, you lace vertically over the sore spot, creating a “window” on the boot’s tongue (and then resume diagonally lacing above the problem spot). TOE BOX: Same philosophy – if your toes are killing you out on the trail, completely unlace and relace your boots, but skip the lowest (first) set of hooks.


Your hiking boots are going to be your adventure companions, so you’ll want to extend their life – and keep them looking good.

Before your new boots even see one tiny grain of dirt or pollen from the woods, they can benefit from some added protection and water resistance. We recommend our Balm Proofer™, a water-based treatment that repels water and protects against stains caused by salt and oil. Just spray it on, wait for it to mostly dry, and then wipe your boots with a cloth.

For full-grain leather boots that aren’t oiled or waxed, our Dry-Cleaning Kit brushes off surface dirt without damaging the nap of the leather. Dried-on dirt from the trails gets easily removed, and stains get erased.


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SHOE CARE PRODUCTS

Sizes can vary by style, so getting the right size for you can be a little tricky. It’s important that you have the best shopping experience possible, which is why we’ll do the hard work for you with our size converter!

Men's Footwear Size Chart

US 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
UK 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12.5 13.5 14.5 15.5 16.5 17.5
EU 37.5 38 39 39 40 41 41.5 42 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 47.5 49 50 51 52 53

Women's Footwear Size Chart

US 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 10 11
UK 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 8 9
EU 35.5 36 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 41.5 42

Kids - Toddler Footwear Size Chart

US 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
UK 13.5 1.5 2.5 3.5 4.5 5.5 6.5 7.5 8.5 9.5 10.5 11.5 12.5
EU 16.5 17.5 18.5 20 21 22.5 23.5 25 26 27 28.5 30 31

Kids - Youth Footwear Size Chart

US 10 11 12 13 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
UK 9.5 10.5 11.5 12.5 13.5 1.5 2.5 3.5 4.5 5.5 6.5
EU 27 28.5 30 31 32.5 34 35 36 37.5 39 40

Men's clothing size chart

Timberland clothing is engineered to American size standards. The following charts will help you convert your international size.

NECK SMALL MEDIUM LARGE X-LARGE 2X-LARGE
INCHES 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
CENTIMETERS 36 - 37 38 - 39 41 - 42 43 - 44 45 - 47
CHEST
INCHES 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 45 - 47 48 - 50
CENTIMETERS 91 - 97 99 - 104 107 - 112 114 - 119 122 - 127
WAIST
INCHES 30 - 31 32 - 34 36 - 38 40 - 42 44 - 46
CENTIMETERS 76 - 79 81 - 86 91 - 97 102 - 107 112 - 117
SLEEVE
INCHES 33.5 34 34.75 35.5 36.5
CENTIMETERS 85 87 88 90 92

Women's clothing size chart

CHEST X-SMALL SMALL MEDIUM LARGE X-LARGE
INCHES 30 - 31 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 40 41 - 43
CENTIMETERS 76 - 79 81 - 86 88 - 94 96 - 102 104 - 110
WAIST
INCHES 23 - 24 25 - 27 28 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36
CENTIMETERS 58 - 61 63 - 68 70 - 76 78 - 84 86 - 92
HIP
INCHES 34 - 35 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 45 - 48
CENTIMETERS 86 - 89 91 - 96 98 - 104 106 - 112 114 - 120

At Timberland our goal is simple: We want you to feel as confident in your order as we do in our product. And you can, because we stand behind every product we make. You may return merchandise purchased online for size, fit or style reasons within 30 days of shipment of your order, provided it has not been damaged, washed, altered or worn. For more information, please contact our customer service.

To ensure you choose the correct size for your feet we recommend you follow the method described here.


To measure your size is better if you are helped by a second person.

    • Put a sheet of paper along the wall and fixed to the floor using scotch tape.
    • Then you stand over the paper, you must be straighten, wearing socks, heels and back against the wall and feet together.
    • Draw the outline of both feet and draw the straight line where the silhouette is longer. Draw another line parallel to 0.5 cm from this line (and the clearance is measured).
      • Finally, measure the distance from the wall to the second line you have drawn (both feet do not have to be the same length).
      • This will be your reference to know your shoe size.

When you find a sneaker that you like, simply select your preferred size metric (US/EU/UK) and choose your size. If you are unsure of which size is right for you, here are some helpful tips:

    • Already own a pair of kicks in the brand?
      Generally sizing tends to be standard across brands, although sizes can vary slightly depending on the style, shape and material of the shoe. The size of the pair that you already own is a good guide!
    • Use the product information and reviews
      Certain brands or styles can run a size larger or smaller. We’ll include this information on the product page when we have this information available, and often, fellow shoppers will leave reviews with size information that you can use.