1st place

Test Winner:

Salewa Ladies Ws Mountain Trainer

www.salewa.com

Price: 220 euros

  • Synthetic upper
  • Inner material: Mesh
  • Sole: Synthetic
  • Closure: Laces
  • Heel shape: Flat
  • Shoe width: Normal
  • Waterproof
  • Weight 570 g

Test result:

  • very comfortable
  • very robust
  • no pressure marks – even after long hiking tours
  • snug fit
  • stable support of the ankle joint
  • very good grip even on damp and uneven surfaces
  • water resistant/waterproof (even after several hiking tours)
  • relatively low weight
  • very good overall wearing comfort

Price: 191 – 277 Euro

Test winner
2nd place

THE NORTH FACE Women’s Hedgehog Trek

  • Leather upper
  • Inner material: textile
  • Sole: Rubber
  • Closure: drawstring
  • Shoe width: Narrow
  • Water repellent
  • Weight 860 g

Test result:

  • Comfortable
  • Robust
  • Pressure points/friction on the ankle if the lacing is too tight
  • precise fit
  • stable support of the ankle joint
  • relatively waterproof, but after 2-3 hiking tours you should treat the shoes with a waterproofing spray
  • relatively good grip even on damp and uneven surfaces
  • relatively good overall wearing comfort
3rd place

Hi-Tec Ladies Altitude Alpynia

  • Leather upper
  • Inner material: textile
  • Sole: Synthetic
  • Closure: Laces
  • Heel shape: Flat
  • Material composition: Synthetic
  • Shoe width: Narrow
  • Water repellent

Test result:

  • comfortable
  • very robust
  • pressure points/friction on the rear ankle joint
  • fits exactly
  • somewhat unstable support of the ankle joint as the shoes are lower on the heel side
  • waterproof, but you should treat the shoes with waterproofing spray
  • the grip on wet and uneven surfaces is not optimal
  • good overall wearing comfort, the shoe is relatively light
  • relatively reasonable price