Gear Guide 2011: Mid Duty Boots

Two of BACKPACKER's 14 Editors' Choice Award winners fall into this all-purpose hiking boot category.

Editors' Choice 2011: TrekSta Evolution Mid GTX

Cushy Comfort: SCARPA Terra GTX/Luna GTX

Fastpacker: Montrail Mountain Masochist MID GTX

For Women: Ahnu Montara

For Men: Garmont Zenith Hike GTX

Most Versatile: AKU Suiterra Suede GTX

Editors' Choice 2011: Salewa ALP Trainer Mid GTX

Classic Leather: Vasque Bitterroot GTX

See all boot reviews from the 2011 Gear Guide