Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof

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Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof

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Fit -  Great fit right out of the box with hardly any break-in period. A small percentage of users felt that it is better to order a size up.

Comfort – All the users had good things to say about the comfort factor. One user summarized it like Comfortable day hiking boots with a sneaker feel.

Support – The boots provided decent ankle support for light to medium hikes as per the users.

Waterproof – Some users said that waterproofing was decent. However it was found wanting in snow and rainstorm conditions.

Weight – They look bulky but are surprisingly light, commented one user and the lightweight factor was confirmed by all the users.

Insulation – Quite a few users found the boots to be warm in cold conditions.

Looks – Users were generally happy with its looks.

Price -  Good value for money was the common comment by most users. 

 

Bottomline

Merrel Moab 2 Mid Waterproof boots is a good entry level boot for light to mid-level hikes.  The boots perform as expected in these conditions.  With decent looks, waterproofing and support it is provides good value for money.

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Gear Construction

Often dubbed as the mother of all hiking boots, the Merrell MOAB 2 Mid Waterproof boots are efficient in serving you both in showers, parched summer and chilling winters. Combined with the durable leather, Vibram soles and supportive footbeds, the shoes are not heavy and provide a fantastic athletic performance, be it hiking for long miles or walking consistently. The Suede and Mesh Uppers are coated with Polyurethane and M-Select Dry membrane that offers both breathability and waterproofing. 

The anatomically contoured compression moulded and multi-density EVA Footbeds are combined with moulded Nylon Arch Shanks that offer stability and comfort. The Nylon Shanks is also injected to act as insulators. Your heels are also given ample support by the zonal arch and the air cushions in the heel caps.

With the sturdy rubber built toe caps, you will no longer have to worry about injuries on the trail. The TC5+ Vibram Rubber outsoles are complimented by the 5 mm lugs which are multi-directional and thus, help in having proper grip in all terrains.

Upper

The uppers are made of Suede and Polyurethane coated mesh lining that adds breathability.
M Select DRY waterproofing membrane seals out water and lets moisture escape so your feet can stay dry. 

Midsole

The Compression-molded EVA Midsoles add stability by acting as the shock absorber and gives comfort with ample cushioning. Merrell air cushion in the heels absorbs shock and Molded nylon arch shank adds stability.

Outersole

The injected and moulded Nylon Arch Shanks offer proper flexibility and support. The durable Vibram® TC5+ outsoles with 5 mm multi-directional lugs offer stability and excellent traction in diverse terrains.  

Support

The Merrell Air Cushions in the Ankle Collar give proper support to the ankles. The Thermoplastic Urethane cover gives extra support to the heels and ankles.

Tongue

The bellowed tongues have closed cell foams that seal out the moistures and stop the trail debris from entering.

Lacing System

The lace-up system gives a snug fit so that your feet can remain absolutely comfortable on long hikes.

Toe cap and Heel Counter

The air cushions in the heel cap act as the shock absorber and stabilizes your foot on the rugged surface. The round toe caps are made of sturdy rubber and help in avoiding abrasions on uneven terrains. The shoes also come up with heel pull loops that help in easy putting on and removal of the shoes.

Insole/Footbed

The M-Select Fit Eco+ design with the blended EVA Footbeds gives proper heel support and arch support with the zonal arches.

Interiors (Lining)

The interiors are lined with M-Select Dry membranes that wick moisture and adds to the waterproofing feature to help your feet stay dry.

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This shoe offers what most hikers need at a competitive price, and is a good choice for cold weather hikes.

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