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    Survive the Zombie Apocalypse


    Best Shoes to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

    So let's assume the often-predicted zombie apocalypse goes down – what's the first question you should be asking yourself? You might think along the lines of, "What's my weapon of choice?" Fair...But we at ShoeBuy think you should focus on a larger question that has great short and long-term consequences: "What's the best footwear to survive?"

    Why Care about Shoes When There Are Literally ZOMBIES Everywhere?!

    Think about it: The first thing you do following the moment you're abruptly roused from bed – by the infected hordes milling about the streets outside your window – is to bend down and throw on a pair of shoes. We're just saying to stop for a second and think about whether those 7-year-old bedside fuzzy slippers, with the exposed big toe, might we add, are really going to cut it in this zombie-ridden world we now live in, never mind securing a little dignity in possibly your last moments. To give you hope and a game plan, we've compiled our list of the Best Shoes for the Zombie Apocalypse based off expert advice. Though, not actually from real zombie experience...Look, we've watched a lot of TV and tested a lot of shoes, so on to our Top 4 List:



    Hiking Boots Tactical & Duty Boots Running Shoes Cowboy Boots
    Hiking Boots Tactical & Duty Boots Running Shoes Cowboy Boots
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    Hiking Boots

    Hiking Boots

    You never know where the escape from the mob of undead will take you, so having a verstile enough shoe is key. This Lowa Hiking Boot is perfect for the transition from urban to country environment, especially when gaining the high ground is a huge advantage.

    It's well documented that zombies have less than stellar motor skills, and we're pretty sure that includes climbing. Durability of this hiking shoe is great, and, with a GORE-TEX® coating, you can work in most weather conditions with little slippage – trust us; it gets really slippery when it comes to zombies and their aftermath.

    Love the Lowa Renegade GORE-TEX® Mid?

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    Tactical & Duty Boots

    Tactical & Duty Boots

    It seems too obvious that what works for our nation's finest, the police and military, is going to work best for you in a dangerous situation. Don't overthink things – do what feels right. Comfort, manuverability, and side zippers are just too right to be wrong.

    Trust us. When it all goes down and you're confidently barking out orders to your fellow survivors while wearing a fresh pair of tactical boots, a simple saluate to ShoeBuy will be thanks enough. You ever kick in a door? Oh, you have. Well how about you try kicking in a door with 23 zombies behind it using Grade-A modern day miracles strapped to your feet. It's a whole different experience.

    Love the 5.11 Tactical ATAC 8" Side Zip Boot?

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    Running Shoes

    Running Shoes

    We sometimes put a little too much emphasis on power when speed is the essential element. Things may get up close and personal but if you can avoid that, why wouldn't you? If these are slow zombies, run past them; if they're fast zombies, well then you better be faster. Look, we suggest banking on putting miles in, and a good running shoe can get you there. Public transit is suddenly a thing of the past and gas is running out, so fully utilize those natural transportation devices called your feet.

    A side benefit to the ASICS lineup is its array of colors and designs. Wouldn't you want any possible advantage, like, say, camofluage? Though, last time we checked zombies are functioning more on smell and movement than actual coloration. Then again, we're not convinced that some stylish flash and pizzazz wouldn't distract or confuse them. If cats are distracted by shiny objects, maybe zombies fall into the same category. It's worth a try!

    Love the ASICS GEL-Nimbus® 16 Running Shoe?

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    Cowboy Boots

    Cowboy Boots

    Let's be honest: there's the wearing military boots version of badass and then there's wearing cowboy boots badass. If you're rolling into this end-of-the-world showdown like Clint Eastwood in a zombie flick, the legion of walking dead have big problems.

    Enjoy wading into waves of undead toting steel toes that function equally as great for stomping the bad guys as they are for building barricades to protect the good ones. Super-high protection against bites and easy-pull harnesses for quick slip-on is well and good, but who cares when you're riding a wild stallion with a straw of hay hanging from your mouth. That's true cowboy grit right there and ain't no zombie stopping that.

    Love the Dan Post Boots Nogales Steel Toe DP69781?

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    The Verdict:

    Any of these options can be a great choice depending on you personal preferences. Whether you go big or play it safe, we at ShoeBuy don't think you should underestimate the power of a good shoe. Especially when it comes to surviving a zombie apocalypse.

    Want to find out how you'd fare if the Zombie Apocalypse were upon us? Take the quiz and find out your chances for survival. Good luck.


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