A hiker sitting down, with a close up of their hiking boots


The right boots, shoes, sandals and socks will give your feet a leg up on every adventure.
Two people wear insulated booties on a deck

Keep your feet looking fresh

From winter boots to running shoes to socks and sandals (no judgment!), these new styles look and feel good in every season.

Helpful advice and inspiration

Two pairs of well worn hiking boots sit with socks stuffed in them

How to Choose Hiking Boots

Finding the right pair of boots is like finding your sole mate. Learn about the different types, what they’re made of, and how to get the best fit.
A runner in full flight across a bridge in the black Saucony Endorphin Speed 3 road-running shoe

Best Road Running Shoes: Tested

We did a yearlong round-robin test with 22 testers to evaluate road running shoes. Here’s the breakdown.
A trail runner crests a sloping plateau with sagebrush and pinon juniper in the foreground.

Best Trail Running Shoes: Tested

One year, 13 testers, hundreds of test miles—all to help you find the trail shoe that’s right for you. Here’s what we found.
Two hikers in their boots on a gravel path

Footwear at REI

You know what we say? Happy feet make for happy campers. And runners, and hikers, and paddlers, and… you get the idea. For a good time outside, happy feet are a must-have. REI can help outfit you with the right footwear for your favorite activity. Keep your feet smiling (metaphorically speaking) with footwear, socks and specialty accessories like insoles and gaiters from brands like Keen, Chaco, Merrell, Teva, Salomon and Forsake. From kids’ shoes, running shoes, water shoes and hiking boots to sandals to casual styles perfect for running errands or kicking back by a campfire, we’re here to help you gear up from the toes up.