Hiking Boots Tip: Breaking Them In

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A great new pair of hiking boots, just like any other shoe, needs to be broken in before going on a long hike. Here are some tips on breaking in your new hiking boots.

The Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog: Taking care of your hiking feet

Don’t try to break in brand new boots on a long hike either. Wear a new pair around town, or on short hikes, before taking them long distance. * Walking barefoot around the house, especially outside, will toughen the skin of your feet. …

Publish Date: 08/25/2010 6:54

http://hikinginthesmokys.blogspot.com/2010/08/taking-care-of-your-hiking-feet.html

Hiking Tip: Break in New Hiking Boots Properly | Great Outdoors

Learn how to break in your new hiking boots properly and thoroughly.

Publish Date: 02/08/2010 13:03

http://freeoutdoors.com/blog/wilderness/hiking-tip-break-in-new-hiking-boots-properly

Gear Care – Hiking Boots: How to properly care for hiking boots

Break Them In – Take the time to break in your hiking boots. Wear them around the house and out in the yard. Take walks around your neighborhood. Give them a chance to adapt to your feet, your style of walking and to lose their …

Publish Date: 03/23/2007 1:00

http://www.suite101.com/content/gear-care-hiking-boots-a16970

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