The Rainier Hiking Boot

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1982


Our first hiking boot was developed over 30 years ago in collaboration with Lou Whittaker of Rainier Mountaineering and used on the first US ascent of Mt. Everest’s North Wall.

2016


Over 30 years later, The Rainier is back from the archives – available in both the original style and an exclusive black version.

As Innovative Now
As It Was Then

Traction

Lugged rubber Vibram® outsole provides grip on wet surfaces and uneven terrain

Vibram is a registered trademark of Vibram S.p.A. All rights reserved.

Durability

Waterproof Gore-Tex® lining helps feet stay dry, and a cap toe stands up to debris

Vibram is a registered trademark of Vibram S.p.A. All rights reserved.

Back to Simplicity

LA-based woodworker Tommy Erst wears the Rainier hiking boot for both work and play.

Men’s Rainier Hiking Boot

Get reacquainted with a classic. The Rainier, New Balance’s first hiking boot, is back in its original ‘80s form and engineered for modern outdoorsmen.