Sensible footwear is a must

Those heels might look super cute, but they’ll get you killed, as will sandals, rubber boots, and clogs. Wear good hiking shoes, regardless of your destination. In the summer or a warm climate, pick lighter hiking shoes. In the winter or in a colder region, wear heavier, lined hiking shoes or boots.

Make sure they’re light enough to run in and that they fit perfectly, a blister is the last thing you want when being chased by a hatchet-wielding maniac.

Slashers call these “Hobblers”