Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Women’s Rise Hiking Boots Review

Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Women’s Rise Hiking Boots UK Review

Thanks for taking the time to read our UK review of the Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Women’s Rise hiking boots. The first comment we have on these boots is that although the brand refers to these as boots, they do look more like shoes or trainers to us.

We found around 40 online buyer reviews, at the time of publishing this review. So these are not huge sellers, when compared to other boots, but some buyers just prefer to own a British outdoor specialist brand that is well known for developing boots, that are specifically designed to be worn outdoors.

They are a good choice for walking and hiking across most flatter terrains.

Online buyers rate these hiking boots highly with an overall and average 86% buyer satisfaction. They are popular for a number of reasons.

  • They are a very good price
  • They are made in Britain
  • They are proper hikers with a good grip and they have a really nice simple appearance

You can see an image of these boots just below.

Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Women’s Rise Hiking Boots Review

Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Women’s Rise Hiking Boots Review

Karrimor Hiking Boots Brand

The Karrimor brand began back in 1946 and was founded by a group of people called Charles Parsons, Mary Parsons and Grace Davies. Karrimor started by selling hand-sewed cotton-duck cycle pannier bags.

Since those humble beginnings, Karrimor moved on to produce some excellent outdoor equipment and clothing including boots and shoes designed for the great outdoors. The Haston Alpiniste rucksack of the 1970s became the most famous alpine rucksack ever. In the 1980s, the pioneering Karrimor sports boots (KSB) were the first to be made with lightweight fabric.

Karramor are now considered to be the British specialists in adventure outdoor equipment. They mow have a comprehensive range of Karrimor rucksacks, walking boots, safety boots, backpacks, sleeping bags, cooking equipment, tents, outdoor clothing, snow boots, camping equipment, running shoes and everything else you could possibly need for an outdoor adventure.

Rower, Olympian and adventurer, James Cracknell is the current ambassador for Karrimor. The team of elite athletes have design input in to the Karrimor collections and opportunity to test the Karrimor kit in some of the world’s harshest conditions.

How Much Do the Karrimor Supa 5 Hiking Boots Cost?

On average these cost between £28-£60. The price varies depending on both size choice and also which colour that you decide to go for.

It will of course also depend on where you make your actual purchase.

These boots are classed as low rise boots as they don't cover the lower part of the legs, but they do cover and protect the ankles. They are made from leather and have a textile interior.

The sole is made from gum rubber and they are an 83% expected fit when compared to your normal shoe size.

What Colours Are Available?

You can get these in two colours which are:

  • Grey/Blue
  • Taupe

What UK Sizes are Available?

These Karrimor boots are available from sizes 3-8 all of which are UK Sizes. Half sizes are available. According to all the online websites, these are an 83% match to your normal shoe size.

How Do Buyers Rate the Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Hiking Boots

Buyer Satisfaction

There are just over 40 real life buyer reviews for these particular Karrimor hiking boots so enough information for us to base our reviews on.

  • The average buyer satisfaction rating is 86%
  • 71% of all buyers give these a full 5 star review
  • 6% of all buyers gave these a bad review

When you break these ratings down, about 71 out of every 100 buyers give these a full 5 star review. There are 6% of bad reviews.

Overall the rating is consistently high, as you would expect for a Karrimor pair of boots

What Buyers Say About the Karrimor Supa 5 Women’s Hiking Boots?

So we know that these boots cost around £28-£60, depending on where you make your purchase. We also know that generally speaking, buyers rate these boots very highly with 86% buyer satisfaction.

There are also only a small number of complaints which is always a very good thing to see.

Now it is important to understand what buyers actually said in those reviews. That is where you find the real information about what the boots were like when worn. We have done that in the form of a Likes and Dislikes table just below.

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    Buyers said these boots do not cause blisters and are a very good fit
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    Buyers said the boots are very comfortable
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    Buyers said that although the boots were good quality the laces were poor
  • Buyers say these boots are long lasting and durable
  • Buyers said they were at a decent price point
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    A couple of buyers said these boots are not 100% waterproof
  • Some buyers said these were not that comfortable at the front of the shoe
Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Women’s Rise Hiking Boots Review

Summary & Verdict on the Karrimor Supa 5 Ladies Women’s Rise Hiking Boots


At around the £28-£60 price point, these Karrimor boots are a popular choice for some UK ladies.

The buyer satisfaction of 86% has been consistent over a period of time, and the majority of ladies seem very happy with their purchase.

They are a good quality boot for a good price point.

There are two choices of colour and overall buyers really do like the very classic style of this hiking boot.

Please note that if these are not the boots for you , then check out our top 12 list of hiking boots. This pair of Karrimor boots however did come out an number nine on our top 12 list of hiking and trekking boots.

Those who buy these boots use them for some basic purposes such as normal walking and general day to day use.

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