Gear Guide 2013: Mid Duty Boots

Tough, ankle-protecting boots that can carry a load.

Best Protection: Salewa Hike Trainer GTX Mid Duty Boots

Best for Big Breaks: Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX Mid Duty Boots

All-day Comfort: Patagonia Drifter A/C Mid Waterproof Mid Duty Boots

Best Arch and Ankle Support: AKU Transalpina GTX Mid Duty Boots

Editors’ Choice 2013: Zamberlan 230 SH Crosser Plus GTX RR

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