Columbia Men’s Crestwood Hiking Shoe

The Columbia Men’s Crestwood Hiking Shoe is our favorite footwear for all-day versatility. Whether you are out for a day hike or trail run or need to run some errands in town, these shoes offer a superb combination of support and style that’s up to the task. At well under 2 pounds, this pair is light enough to take jogging. We also love its extra-wide base, which adds stability to each step and reduces the likelihood of rolling an ankle on uneven terrain. The Facet 60 is comfortable, and the gusseted tongue makes this shoe easy to slip on from a tailgate or a tent.

Columbia Men's Crestwood Hiking Shoe
Columbia Men’s Crestwood Hiking Shoe

There are a few details that kept this model from the very top of the category. We found that the mesh is breathable but also not totally waterproof. Though we didn’t run into any issues, multiple users reported issues with durability, primarily around the adhesive between the sole and the upper. All in all, between their comfort and tennis shoe aesthetic, we would recommend this model to anyone looking for a versatile pair that they can use for activities besides just hiking.

Columbia Men's Crestwood Hiking Shoe
Columbia Men’s Crestwood Hiking Shoe

Columbia Men’s Crestwood Hiking Shoe Features:

Combination upper featuring leather, mesh and webbing.

Omni-Tech™ waterproof bootie construction.

Secure lace-up closure.

Cushioned insole.

Techlite™ lightweight midsole for long lasting comfort and superior cushioning..

Omni-Grip™ non-marking traction rubber.

Fabric shoe lining for added comfort.

Columbia Men's Crestwood Hiking Shoe
Columbia Men’s Crestwood Hiking Shoe


Reliable waterproofing

Good stability

Versatile styling

Traction in wet and dry conditions


Not impressive in off-trail traction.


Question: are this suited for hiking with a heavy load? added weight of a backpack?
Answer: While it is an “all-purpose” hiking shoe with good foot, arch, and sole support, as a low-cut design it does not provide ankle support. For backpacking trips on relatively smooth trails, it would probably be fine. But if you are going to be hiking on rough terrain with a heavy pack, consider a mid or high ankle hiking boot (there are many choices).

Question: Why are the red trim shoes $10 less?
Answer: Probably a less popular shoe so it’s to get rid of the stock

Question: How’s the ventilation? Do they allow your feet to breathe?
Answer: I have worn these shoes on several hikes and found them to be comfortable and cool. While there is no ventilation holes the material allows for air flow.

Question: How does this ship?
Answer: Original box and shipping box.

Question: Disculpa cuánto pesan los zapatos?
Answer: Son ligeros, muy cómodos… pesan menos de 2 libra

Question: Are the insoles removable
Answer: The inserts are removable. These shoes run small . I ,normally , wear size 12 , but I have a pair of these , in size 12 , that I can only wear , without that insoles. They’re OK to wear without the insoles. They’re comfortable enough , but I ordered a pair of size 13s & they fit better , like size 12s in other shoes.

Question: I am interested in this columbia crestwood model. my foot measures 27.0 cm. what is the equivalent measure in columbia? I asked for 10.5 but I doubt if I was right.
Answer: I wear size 27 and a half and I ordered size 11, they fit me well. I think for you it is 10.5. You can buy it. Anyway if there is any mistake you can return it or exchange it.

Question: is this shoe “E” width? the title of product says “wide” but no where in the description says specifically what width.
Answer: My usual width is “D” and this fit fine.

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