• Waterproof Dura leather and mesh upper.
• Bellows tongue keeps debris out.
• Synthetic leather toe cap and heel counter.
• GORE-TEX® Performance Comfort Footwear lining protects feet and keeps them dry.
• Breathable mesh lining treated with Aegis® Antimicrobial solution maintains foot comfort.
• Ortholite® Anatomical Footbed.
• Molded nylon arch shank.
• Compression molded EVA footframe provides cushioning.
• Merrell® Air Cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds stability.
• 5mm Sole lug depth.
• Vibram® Multi-Sport Sole/TC5+ Rubber.
• Weight: 1 lb 15 ozs.
|Merrell Moab GORE-TEX||$95.96 - $134.99|
|Merrell Moab Mid GORE-TEX Boots - Beluga||$135.00|
|Merrell Moab Mid GTX Hiking Boots Wide||$135.00 - $139.99|
|Merrell Moab Mid GORE-TEX XCR||$134.99 - $140.00|
I have came to love these boots. The first time I tried them on they were actually my old mans as I forgot my boots for one reason or another one day. Needless to say I didn't want to give them back... so I ended up buying a pair for myself. I have not retired mine yet nor do I plan to anytime soon. Somehow my old man managed to go through a pair (which took a few years) so I bought him a replacement pair for his birthday last year and he wears them just as much as he did his first pair. They are my go to for hiking in spring, summer or fall. Even in winter these things rock with the Gore-Tex keeping your feet dry always (just wear a warmer pair of socks as they are Not insulated). If you are even half considering buying these, Do it already. They are extremely comfortable as well.. I forget I have mine on or think I am wearing more casual shoes even at the end of the day. All in all a great boot especially if you can land them on sale. They also have great Vibram soles and give my feet adequate support. I own the Dark Earth color and think they are a great looking boot. Get them!
I was looking for a spring/fall light hiker crossover type shoe or boot to walk the dog and go for little hikes in. Picked these because they are light, waterproof/breathable, the reviews were generally quite good, and the price was right. They fit me true to size, and are pretty comfortable. It took a little bit to get used to the feel of them though. The outside of the heel feels a bit tall and angles my foot in, but it seems not to bother me anymore. Other than that, they are good. The only other thing I don't care for is the mid height. I didn't think a shoe would be tall enough, and didn't think I wanted a full boot. But either of the other style I find more comfortable, and a full boot would keep the snow out better. I find I keep wishing i wore my gaiters just for a little outing with the dog. But that is just my preference. these boots work the way they are supposed to though, keeping the water out (other than through the top), and have decent traction.
As a member of Gore MountainTechs, I have the opportunity to field test GORE-TEX gear in some of the harshest conditions. I purchased these boots many years ago and they have been my go-to boot for backpacking and long day hikes. They have not disappointed. The fit was excellent out of the box, honestly almost no break in period for me. The traction is superb on steep and even loose terrain, but I have had toe pain after long steep descents...probably not the boots fault though. They're certainly waterproof, no issues there. The only complaint is that after years of use (getting wet, warming by a campfire, etc.) they have shrunk about a half size and now fit very snug. Overall, awesome boot and I'll absolutely be purchased Merrells again in the future!
I just ordered my second pair after putting about 450 miles on the first. Traction was still great, but the foot bed had molded to my foot and the shank had lost most of its stiffness.
Since it's gore-tex it's guaranteed for the life of the boot to be water proof, and even in the end mine were still kept the water out.
They are amazingly comfortable, I never got a blister until they were past life. They bite almost as well climbing shoes, even when wet.
They are mids so if ankle support is a concern these are not for you. Also, gore-tex does restrict airflow, on long duration hikes I found I had to rotate in-soles to keep them dry.
These are THE best hiking boots i have ever used. I got these boots at the beginning of the summer to do a 25 mile hike through the Olympic Nation Forest and I didn't even have time to break them in. The hike was about 5 miles through trails and boardwalk, 10 Miles through boulders and rocks, ad another 10 through small rocks and sand and these boot were great. No blisters at all. I do recommend the mid boot over the low cut too for extra ankle support. It really helps going long distances and over unstable wobbly rocks.
I bought these right off the shelf and then hit the trail with them and I had no problems with them. They fit me great and did great on the trail. They provided decent traction and were indeed waterproof (except for the big opening at the top - duh!)
I put a few hundred miles on them since and they are obviously worn, however, they still have lots of use left on them. The soles are still intact although they have lost a bit of grip on wet rocks and roots, and they are still waterproof.
These are overall great boots for a great price. They are sturdy and comfortable, plus the GTX works well. I've noticed some tearing in the mesh, and separation of the soles, however. These problems came after a 14er trip in the San Juans. I doubt I have more than 100miles on these boots yet.
This boots aren't bad, once you break them in which can take awhile. The Gore-Tex does it's job well enough too. And as a Vibram Critic I am honestly impressed with the traction these boots can provide. Overall a great boot for the money.
I had an old pair of vasques that belonged to my dad that I used for years and they have been the only boots i have ever owned. Unfortunately this pase summer when I got them out of my closet, a mouse had made a meal out of one of the uppers 6 days before a trip I was taking. Ordered them, got them, and took them on a 4 day bare bones light trip on the AT and they were amazingly comfortable.I did seem to bottom out a few times coming down steep hills, but otherwise the support was pretty darn good. I retired them from hiking though because they are only good for light loads, but they became my work boots. Bit by bit though, the waterproofing went away to where now they are useless at keeping dew out. if that was not enough, about 6 work days in, the sole became un-laminated or un-glued right underneath the toe box. I sort of bodged them back together with superglue, but i never though they would do this considering the quality usually inherent in merrels. Anyway, these are great light use lightweight boots that may not last as long as you want.