New Balance Shoes For Walking And Hiking
New Balance is a US based footwear and apparel manufacturer founded in 1906 and is one of the major sports footwear manufacturers of the world.
New Balance aim to produce superior footwear by manufacturing it to fit all widths and sizes, because a better fit produces better performance.
To ensure the best fitting, best performing shoes and apparel, they focus on improving their technology and production methods.
New Balance produce shoes for men, women and kids and differentiate their products from other brands with technical features, such as blended gel inserts, heel counters, and a greater selection of sizes, particularly for very narrow and/or very wide widths.
New Balance have a range of apparel such as shorts, pants, jackets and tops for activities like running, tennis, fitness, team sports, casual, military training and yoga.
New Balance also have a range of accessories such as socks, insoles, sports monitors, hats and gloves, sports bras, bags, sunglasses, laces, underwear, compression and braces, hydration, safety, shoe care, headbands and wristbands.
Discover a little more about New Balance through the following two videos which are a commercial and a promotional documentary.
This 1 minute 48 seconds video by zSpaceTV is a commercial for New Balnce Shoes with a bit of a humour thrown in.
This 3 minutes 14 seconds video from Beatsuitedotcom is a documentary about how New Balance footwear teamed up with design firm FYI Design to develop a rugged outdoor boot.
New Balance Shoes – Women’s Hiking Boots
On their website, New Balance currently classify their footwear for women as follows:
- Casual Athletics,
- Cobb Hill.
An example of New Balance footwear from the women’s hiking/multi-sport footwear category is the New Balance 1569 boot for hiking. These boots are built for pursuing adventures in more rugged, wet terrain. Made with a waterproof GORE-TEX® upper, the 1569 also features ABZORB® for premium cushioning, ROCK STOP® for protection from sharp trail debris and ROLLBAR® technology for superior motion control. The 1569 also features distinctive design elements like contrast stitching, rich hardware and embossing and is available in wide widths. Take a look at them in the video:
This brief 1 minute 22 seconds video by NewBalanceVancouver introduces the New Balance 1569 Country Walker boot.
The New Balance 790 light hiker for women (and men) is a unique, lightweight trail running-inspired hiking boot that is built with the outdoor enthusiasts in mind. A water-repellent upper adds superior dryness, while the REVlite midsole offers the traditional support you’ve come to expect from New Balance. Take a look in the following video:
In this 1 minute 22 seconds video from Cabela’s, Brendon Murray from New Balance takes a quick look at the New Balance 790 Light Hiker.
New Balance Shoes – Men’s Hiking Boots
On their website, New Balance currently classify their footwear for men as follows:
- Work Shoes,
From the men’s category of hiking/multi-sport footwear there is the New Balance MO1099 boot for hiking. These hiking boots will keep your feet warm and dry so you can stay active during cold weather months. The boots features a water-resistant leather and mesh upper with welded seams and a gusseted tongue for total protection. PrimaLoft Eco 200-gram insulation provides warmth; dual-density collar foam lends enhanced comfort. For cold-weather traction and durability the Vibram Ice Trek outsole of the New Balance MO1099 multi-sport boot cant be beat:
This brief 40 seconds video by OnLIneShoes.com introduces the New Balance MO1099BG hiking boots.
If you need more information abut hiking boots in general then take a look at our guide on hiking boots here.
Find out about more hiking brands here if this brand is not what you are looking for.
If you want to read more here are some useful resources:
- The New Balance US company website.
- The New Balance UK company website.
- The New Balance YouTube channel.
- The New Balance Europe YouTube channel.
- About New Balance on Wikipedia.