Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, and thus, the unofficial start to hiking season. With all this time spent indoors the holiday is more welcome than ever. And while some trails remain closed as states continue to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, many are slowly opening up. Plus, with international travel seemingly off-limits this summer, exploring the paths in your local area might make for the best summer vacation.
If you need to gear up, you’re in luck — some of the best hiking boot brands are offering nice discounts on their best trail footwear. Here’s where to snag a deal.
Deal: Save 25 percent with the code MEMORIAL25 Notable Models: Check out the Clarion ’88 for throwback vibes. We’ve been hiking in the new Breeze LT Low GTX recently and are fans of its low-profile support.
Tanner Bowden is a staff writer at Gear Patrol covering all things outdoors and fitness. He is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School and a former wilderness educator. He lives in Brooklyn but will always identify as a Vermonter.
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