1. Trekking shoes with good ankle support are a necessity for trekking in rough terrain and wilderness, as the support significantly reduces the chances of the ankle injury.
2. The shoes with ankle support are a boon for hikers / trekkers with poor balance and / or weak ankles.
3. The ankle-high shoes prevent mud and sand from entering into the shoe. Thus, you are protected against irritants that cause blisters, bruises and discomfort.
4. The ankle support has another advantage. It provides back and knee support to trekkers carrying heavy backpacks.