Northern Michigan Shopping: Hiking Boots

Northern Michigan Shopping: Hiking boots. They're not a cheap purchase—And if they are, chances are they're no good for Northern Michigan's arctic tundra.

Our Marketing Director Rachel North was long overdue for a boot upgrade. It may have taken the right shoe's total separation from the sole, but just last week, Rachel set out for a winter-worthy pair. Sporty and styling, don't be surprised if you catch her strutting her stuff down Front Street. 

"… it wasn't a good time to buy hiking boots … there was the fuel oil bill, the annual parking pass and of course, the bills from Christmas … but those corporate pumps aren't very useful trekking across the Boardman River walkway covered in lumpy, bumpy, treacherous ice and snow. (and useless, I'm told in snowshoes.) So here I was, the girl who couldn't afford lunch listening to Mitch talk about Gortex, and the weight of soles, which ones would break in quickly and which would be best for a gal who didn't do anything more than light hiking and crossing puddles."

Read the rest of Rachel's shopping shenanigans in her blog!

Find more Northern Michigan apparel at our online store ShopMyNorth.com.

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