Hi-Tec

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Hi-Tec® Sports was founded in 1974 in the appropriately named village of Shoeburyness, in Essex, England. The company´s original success grew from the breakthrough design and development of Hi-Tec's first ever shoe, the Hi-Tec Squash, specifically designed for the then fast growing game of squash. An industry benchmark then and now, few shoes in athletic footwear history have recorded unit sales of over 18 million pairs worldwide to date. The Hi-Tec Squash shoe remains Britain's all time best selling sports shoe model to this day.

It was not until 1982 that the Hi-Tec brand name and logo were globally launched as a result of a decision to become a major worldwide sports brand. The innovative, successful global development of Hi-Tec shoes became a casebook study at a prestigious university. Today Hi-Tec is proud to report that there are over 500 Hi-Tec styles being commercialized throughout 80 countries worldwide, under the Hi-Tec Outdoor, Hi-Tec Court, Hi-Tec Golf, Hi-Tec Sport, Urban collections and Magnum shoe brands; a whole family of great products for sports and footwear enthusiasts.

Hi-Tec almost singularly focuses on developing attractive, comfortable, lightweight, high-quality shoes at a fair "true value" price. Hi-Tec applies high technology build processes and leverage innovative materials to ensure the ultimate in comfort, whether your needs are performance-oriented, or more leisure wear centric.

Hi-Tec is: easy, friendly, contemporary, comfortable, and accessible.

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Latest Hi-Tec Reviews

Altitude IV

Altitude IV

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I ordered these shoes two times, each time the grommets on the top of the boots were missing.

on January 20, 2019

Skamania Waterproof

Skamania Waterproof

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

They are true to size. I always order a 9 in boots by I wear an 8.5 normally. They have plenty of room for thick wool socks. They are stiff at first so plan to break them in. Very cute style and sturdy construction. Warm and waterproof. Great boot for the price.

on January 19, 2019

Altitude Lite II I Waterproof

Altitude Lite II I Waterproof

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

The size seemed right on. Once I had them laced up, they were really really stiff against my lower leg. There would be no way that I could hike in them for hours on end. I ended up sending them back.

on January 17, 2019

Florence Low WP

Florence Low WP

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars

Narrow toe box wide heel

on January 16, 2019

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Altitude IV

Altitude IV

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I bought these for my husband. He was complaining the old ones wee wore out. He was ecstatic! They fit perfectly.

on January 10, 2019

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V-Lite Wildfire Mid I Waterproof

V-Lite Wildfire Mid I Waterproof

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I like these lightweight hiking shoes. They are comfortable, sturdy and light weight. Be sure to order 1/2 size up as the length runs a little small.

on January 04, 2019

Altitude VI I Waterproof

Altitude VI I Waterproof

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

This is my first pair of hiking boots. They were comfortable from the beginning. I tried four different pair and these hands-down be comparable boots at same price or higher. I will use these on snow and ice in MN. I wear am 8.5 shoe but got a 9 after reading reviews and it was the right decision. My foot is a bit wider with a high instep but these fit fine

from MN on January 04, 2019

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Trailblazer Low Waterproof

Trailblazer Low Waterproof

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Get 1/2 size larger than what you wear for a good fit. They run a little small.

on January 03, 2019

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Skamania Waterproof

Skamania Waterproof

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I am a true 8--sometimes even a 7.5, and these hiking shoes were too short. I could feel from just a few minutes in them that a hike would be agonizing: my big toe was hitting the front like it might with shoes that were too small. Might (sorta) be tolerated with another kind of shoe, but not a hiking shoe. I might give the 8.5 a chance but otherwise these are definitely going back. These definitely run small in length.

on December 31, 2018

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Trail OX Chukka I Waterproof

Trail OX Chukka I Waterproof

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I have a high in-step, so these are tight across the top of my foot. I took out the inner sole and they fit better. Not as much arch support, but these are part time shoes.. I think they look good and somewhat stylish.

on December 23, 2018

Bandera Low WP

Bandera Low WP

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Quality of the materials used appears excellent. My shoes were delivered a couple of days ago but I find myself still only using them indoors (in case I need to return them). The shoe seems to be narrower than the wide width I ordered, at least when comparing to other shoes I wear. These shoes are really tight across the instep and I am hoping it is because they just need to be broken in, hence wearing them around the house. Really tight as in uncomfortable! The remainder of the fit is just fine, no slippage in the heel and plenty of wiggle room for my toes. Just wish the instep felt better.

from Huntsville, Sweet Home, Aabama on December 10, 2018

Bandera Mid WP

Bandera Mid WP

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

These are at least 2 sizes too small. I will not order this brand in the future, just too much of a hassle having to keep going to a UPS store to return them.

on December 09, 2018

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Altitude IV

Altitude IV

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I got the same shoe(Altitude IV) about 5 years ago, and they have been awesome. I've loved them, and used the older ones doing farm work, yard work, hiking, and daily wear. The new ones look as good as the previous version. But, I think the new ones are lacking as compared to the original Altitude IV shoes. * The only way I was able to identify the old(previous shoe) version is the label sown into the inside of the tongue of my old shoe still showed "Altitude IV 9W by Hi-Tec". But bad news folks. The new shoe does NOT have any identifying information that the shoe model information. So, in 4-5 years when I want a replacement, I won't know the model, because it's not identified anywhere on the shoe. Summary: Seems like Hi-Tec has slipped back in their quality based on the item mentioned above. Hope the shoe wears and feels as good as the previous version. -Randy

from Portland, Oregon on December 03, 2018

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Bandera Mid WP

Bandera Mid WP

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

These are comfortable boots. My only issue is that two of the top hooks have broken off. The boot doesnt fit well if you can't tie it up to the top.

from Muskegon on December 03, 2018

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Bandera Mid WP

Bandera Mid WP

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Shoe is comfortable material is soft and flexible. Arch is good

on December 02, 2018

Skamania Waterproof

Skamania Waterproof

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

For a mid-range light weight hiking boot I feel quite pleased with the boot. Runs a little tight but thankful that the Zappos people are kind and quick and resolved that slight adjustment promptly.

on November 30, 2018

Altitude VI I WP

Altitude VI I WP

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

low quality. eyelet pulled out on first trying on. someone told us Hi-Tec had lowered their quality and it is true. very disappointing. will return.

on November 29, 2018

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Skamania Waterproof

Skamania Waterproof

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I ordered a half size up to accommodate thicker socks. Love these.ive put quite a few miles in them already through rain and mud. Great

on November 28, 2018

Ravus Chill 200 I WP

Ravus Chill 200 I WP

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Very happy with my purchase, great quality boot for the money, had Columbia and Keen in the past, these are just as good, maybe better and a much better price. I recently wore the boots on hike with my dog in wet and cold conditions, feet stayed dry and warm.

on November 26, 2018

Ravus Chill 200 I WP

Ravus Chill 200 I WP

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

The boots look and feel great (for a snow boot). Not too chunky and a really nice height. The lacing system works really well. The outsole has heaps of grip and really deep tread. I have had these in 8" of snow this weekend and they kept my feet warm and dry. I had to go up half a size and I would recommend anyone else do the same. Other than that, very happy.

on November 26, 2018

V-Lite Wildfire Mid I Waterproof

V-Lite Wildfire Mid I Waterproof

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

the boots hurt my ankles. It took over 2 weeks to break them in , and only wore them for about an hour a day!! Wearing really thick socks helped a little.

on November 24, 2018

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Skamania Waterproof

Skamania Waterproof

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

These were okay. I just decided to spend more money and get more. They feel more like sneakers than I want.

from Springfield, OH on November 20, 2018

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Altitude VI I Waterproof

Altitude VI I Waterproof

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I wish these had fit. Hi-Tec makes such a good looking leather hiking boot. I have an old pair of Hi-Tecs from years ago that I loved. I have a narrow foot, but with the addition of a green superfeet insole and a Dr Scholl's foam insole, I was able to make them work. But the last couple of years, the right shoe has been rubbing a blister so it was time to replace. These were just too big overall, and even with the addition of the two insoles, they still slipped at the heels. Two quibbles: the laces are not long enough (not usually a problem with my narrow feet) and they are made of a material that is going to slip and come untied.

on November 15, 2018

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Bandera Mid WP

Bandera Mid WP

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars

Toes sometimes slightly cramped like most new shoes. Came first day. Thanks!

from Parma Ohio on November 13, 2018

Skamania Waterproof

Skamania Waterproof

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I took other reviewers advice and got a half size larger than my normal size, (same width as normal) and they fit perfectly. Very comfortable and feel like they’ll be great on day hikes.

on November 06, 2018

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