In my opinion, boot laces don’t get enough love. A lot of the comfort, quality and feel of a boot or hiking shoe is put on the shoe itself. Although this is a majorly important factor, there’s tricks you can do with laces to aid ailments and make the boot and the hike itself a lot more pleasurable.
We recently received some very interesting diaries, written in a very personal style by George Hollobone detailing his short trip along the world famous Appalachian Trail in the early 90's! It's an interesting read of one mans account of how he found and felt about the trail. Please note. This diary Extract is as exactly as it was presented to us and has not been edited in any way.