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Check our tips to help you choose your sandals or ventilated shoes for warm weather hiking all summer!
Looking for hiking shoes or sandals to keep your feet cool and dry this summer? We give you all the information you need to make the right choice and find the perfect pair of shoes for your warm weather adventures! And of course, we also guide you in choosing sandals for the younger ones!
Women's and men's feet are physiologically somewhat different. Walking sandals for men are often wider. For the rest, we work with different looks in order to offer a wide range of sandals. We hope that you will find the right one for you all summer long.
Honestly, it all depends on the sandals! Before you set out on a few hours' hike in sandals, take the time to check that you don't have any rubbing points in your sandals. But if you feel good in your shoes, you'll love hiking in sandals. Having your feet out in the open air in nature is extremely pleasant, especially if it's very hot.
A little extra tip: make sure you cream the top of your feet (also called the instep) with SPF 50 sun cream! Getting sunburned on your feet is not an experience I would recommend, especially as you will find it difficult to put on closed shoes until it is treated. In the mountains (even at low altitude, or in the valley) or by the sea, UV rays are more powerful than in the forest, for example, so think about it! However, even with cream, if you always hike with the same sandals all summer, you will get nice tan lines that look like the straps of your shoes.
You can also choose to wear your sandals with socks if it is more comfortable for you. Choose your socks accordingly!
Reducing the environmental impact of our hiking products is at the heart of all our new developments. From recycled components to more water-efficient dyes, we choose elements that help protect our playground and yours wherever possible. The longer you enjoy your hiking shoes, the more their footprint is reduced. That's why we strive to make our products as durable as possible.
And if you don't need a product any longer, bring it back to the store. We will restore it to its original condition and give it a second life! Sold at a low price, it means hikers on a tight budget can be well equipped.
Have you decided between ventilated walking shoes or hiking sandals? Take the time to choose the right socks for your choice. And above all, always leave well prepared and well equipped to make the most of your outdoor activities.