Day hiking boots are typically leather or synthetic books with rubberized soles and plenty of ankle support. They should be tried on before purchased to ensure proper fit, otherwise you or your child may be limping home with blisters all over!
How do you teach your children to enjoy hiking? Start early and make it
fun! So says award-winning author, expert hiker and adventure planner Jeff Alt, who has lots of great advice about how to make sure you and the kids have a great time outdoors.