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Kili Gear: Footwear

These boots are made for trekking! Recommendations and tips for making sure your feet are comfortable and warm on Kilimanjaro.

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Wind River II has a killer price point and recommended for backcountry use by NOLS! (Amy's recommendation).

Very comfortable and a great price point (Amy's recommendation).

REI Merino Wool Expedition Socks - Excellent (and warm) choice for Kilimanjaro

Thorlo Trekking Socks: High-density padding at heel and toe cushions and protects feet from blisters

Socks for Kids! SmartWool Light Hiking Socks- Kids

Hiking boots for the Kids! Merrell Chameleon Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots - Kids

Hiking boots for the Kids! Merrell Chameleon Spin Waterproof Boots - Girls

Hiking boots for the kids! Vasque Breeze Waterproof Hiking Boots - Kids

Darn Tough Light Hiker Micro Crew Socks - Women. These socks are locally sourced and made.

Zamberlan 1006 Vioz Plus GT RR Hiking Boots - Men's. A great brand for your Kilimanjaro trek.

SmartWool Hiking Socks - Women. Lightweight socks.

Zamberlan is a wonderful brand and these boots are a great option for Kilimanjaro!

Outdoor Research Verglas Gaiters

SmartWool Mountaineer Socks are comfortable, warm and protect your feet.

Available at Eastern Mountain Sports

These waterproof women’s boots are lighter weight and fit a narrower foot. (Rachel's recommendation)

These waterproof men’s boots have great cushion and are extremely warm. (Katie's recommendation)

Getting a blister isn't the worst thing in the world when I use these. They are awesome, they meld right to your skin! (Rachel's recommendation)

We love these waterproof men’s boots for their wider foot bed and good arch support. (Amy's recommendation)

Gaitors keep mud and dirt from getting into your boots. You wouldn’t think these would be necessary, but they are critical to your summit success especially since the mountain can be very muddy at lower elevations! They are very durable and I still use the same pair during New England winters. (Michael's recommendation)

We love these waterproof women’s boots for their wider foot bed and good arch support! (Amy's recommendation)

I absolutely love these Smartwool Trekking Heavy Crew Socks for hiking! They have just enough cushion to be comfortable but don’t take up too much room in my boots. Even after wearing them on two Kilimanjaro treks and throughout four New England winters, they are still in great shape and have a few more years in them! Absolutely worth the investment. (Katie's recommendation but everyone in our office loves these too!)

These are my trekking boots. They were very sturdy, but also very comfortable and kept my feet warm and dry the whole time on Kili. I still have them and use them all the time. Even today since it’s raining! (Michael's recommendation)