by Diane Spicer
I'm offering this Telic Recovery Boot review because I know that hikers are all about foot comfort.
But have you seen recovery boots like these?
This review will show you how they could play an important part in your hiker foot care strategy.
I received a pair of Telic Apres-Ski Recovery boots for free from Deep Creek Public Relations in consideration for a gear review.
There is no affiliate relationship between Hiking For Her and either Telic or Deep Creek Public Relations.
The women's Telic Apres-Ski Recovery Boot is the focus of this review.
Here you see them in the back of my car, resting on my backpack and outer layers after a snow hike.
There were two reasons I agreed to test them:
Let's get to the details!
These boots are designed to be slipped on after a long, hard hike, ski, run or other outdoor activity.
Lots of nice details to love about these boots:
Soft and cushy, that was my first impression when I pulled them on.
After wearing them for nearly six hours, I was impressed by the amount of support and comfort my feet were feeling.
I also felt as though they were giving me a subtle "lift" as I walked.
The important thing to note here is that after a tough hike, your feet will be sore as you hobble around looking for the nearest soft thing to sit on.
So a pair of these boots on your sore feet are going to provide soft, supportive and adaptive comfort as you hobble, and that's a big deal as a hiker, right?
Because they have a bit of insulation, I'd recommend wearing thinner socks rather than thick hiking socks.
I tried wearing them with the zippers up or down, and it didn't affect the fit or comfort.
There are no back tabs, so if hand mobility is an issue for you, they might be hard to pull on.
The soft elastic white outsoles won't leave marks on floors, but will provide moderate traction when you take them for a spin outside.
My favorite part of wearing these Telic boots?
The ankle pampering!
One more note on comfort.
Because these boots are lightly insulated, in warmer weather you might like the Telic Recovery Shoe, a lower cut with no insulation.
But if you have poor circulation in your lower extremities, you'll love how toasty warm your feet feel inside them.
These Telic Recovery Boots have given me a new option for what to enjoy on my feet after a long hike.
Kicky, stylish, and oh so comfortable. I'll be wearing them post-hike as well as around town running errands.
If you're really into this idea of recovery footwear, you can opt for a lighter but still supportive option after summer hikes: a pair of Telic Recovery Sandals.
Thanks for reading this Telic Recovery Boot review!
Telic Recovery Boot Review
About the author
Diane is the founder of Hiking For Her.
She’s been on a hiking trail somewhere in the world for nearly five decades & loves to share her best hiking tips right here.
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