Are Hiking Shoes Supposed to be Tight?

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Since hiking shoes are such an essential piece of hiking gear, it’s important to choose the best fitting shoes that works for you.

When choosing the best hiking shoes, one of the questions that comes up frequently is:

Are hiking shoes supposed to be tight?

LET'S FIND OUT!

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How Should Hiking Boots Fit?

Hiking boots should fit snug everywhere, tight nowhere and offer enough room to wiggle your toes.

Should Hiking Shoes Be Tight?

No. It should be snug but not tight.

How To Fit Hiking Shoes

Tips!

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Try on boots at the end of the day

Slip your finger between the heel of the boot and the back of your foot.  It should fit through.

Your toes should not touch the front of the boot, and your heel should not be rubbing against the back end of the boot.

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