Built extra tough for long excursions through
rugged terrain with a heavy pack on your back.

Women's Backpacking Footwear

Men's Backpacking Footwear

Men's & Women's Backpacking Boots

Grab your pack and explore great trails with the comfort and performance of Merrell's backpacking boots for men and women. With advanced features like our traction-enhancing Vibram® outsoles, contoured footbeds with built-in odor control, and M-Select™ DRY waterproof technology, you can safely set out in rain or shine. Don't let rough weather keep you away from the trails you love, when Merrell has the specialized backpacking gear and non-slip shoes you need. Keep your feet cool in dry, hot conditions with our array of summer-ready hiking boots outfitted with lightweight, breathable mesh linings, or browse our selection of boots built for rain and winter weather. Keep your feet cozy in even the harshest of climates with features like our Active Heat footbed, snowshoe strap compatibility and GORE-TEX® waterproof membranes. Merrell offers the best backpacking boots from ankle to mid-height designs, so you can select the perfect level of protection and support for your adventure of choice. Designed for strength and stability, no matter the load you carry or the terrain you cross, our collection of men's and women's backpacking boots offer premium performance for challenging outdoor excursions in any weather.