Merrell Moab Mid Gore-Tex XCR Hiking Boots

 

Merrell Moab Mid Gore-Tex XCR Hiking Boots
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Merrell Moab Mid Gore-Tex XCR Hiking Boots
Manufacturer Merrell
Page By Bob Sihler
Page Type Feb 13, 2010 / Feb 13, 2010
Object ID 6860
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Product Description

From the manufacturer:

Waterproof yet highly breathable, Merrell Moab Mid Gore-Tex® XCR® hiking boots work hard on all your warm- and wet-weather active endeavors.

* Waterproof Dura leather and polyester ventilator mesh uppers offer ample breathability, flexibility and support for long-lasting performance
* Mesh padded tongues protect insteps against lace pressure without inhibiting breathability
* Gore-Tex XCR seam-sealed inner booties offer a new level of breathability while retaining complete waterproof protection
* Linings are treated with AEGIS Microbe Shield® antimicrobial technology to help keep foot odors at bay
* Washable OrthoLite® foam insoles enhance comfort
* Full-length, compression-molded EVA midsoles supply cushioning and support for all-day wear
* Air Cushion® heel pockets provide extra shock-absorption under heels and help stabilize your footstrike
* Nylon arch shanks increase stability and support
* Vibram® Multi-Sport™ outsoles with TC5+ rubber deliver reliable traction on both wet and dry surfaces

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Bob Sihler - Feb 13, 2010 4:17 pm - Voted 3/5

So-so
Comfortable and easy to break in-- really no breaking in at all for me. Worked well hiking, scrambling, and climbing on up to low Class 5 terrain. Waterproofing not so great. The biggest problem, though, is durability. The boots are probably good enough for trail hiking, but the rugged stuff I did in just three weeks one summer was too much for the boots; the soles literally came apart from the rest of the boots, and this happened while I was on a long day outing in bad weather and dangerous terrain. Not a good experience, that.

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