Merrell Proterra Vim Sport

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Merrell Proterra Vim Sport

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Fit – Almost all the users were happy with the fitting of the shoe. They were also impressed with the fact that it needed hardly any break in time. While some user felt that the size was a bit wide for them, some felt the fitting was stiff.

Comfort – Needing hardly any break-in period, the shoes offered excellent comfort and the users were thoroughly impressed with that. Few users also felt that the lacing system provided great comfort while traversing rugged terrains. The cushioning support also satisfied one user. One user, however, felt that the snug toe box was causing discomfort for being not flexible.

Traction – The users felt that for hiking as well as for daily wear, the shoes offered great grip over the terrains, especially on snow.

Protection –The heel and toe protection was lauded by most users stating that they offered excellent flexibility while running and jogging. One user also felt that the shoe had great protection from water.

Support – Users liked the arch and heel support and stated that the cushioning system was perfect. One user, however, felt that the arch support was not adequate as the shoes were a bit too wide.

Quality – The sturdy construction of the shoe made the users convinced about the quality of the shoe. While one user found that the lugs were excellently constructed, another found the soles getting un-lugged. One user also mentioned that the lacing system was defective and she had water leakage through the seams.

Waterproof – While treading on damp ground and crossing streams as well as hiking in rain, the shoes kept the feet dry and hence the users were satisfied with the water shield. Some users, however, felt that the shoes had water leakage as the shoe was not waterproof.

Breathability – While some users felt that the shoes breathe well and did not smell awful, some users found that their feet sweated. One user also felt that the upper and insole membrane was not much breathable.

Weight –Hiking, running and walking daily for work were easier with the light weight of the shoes, which made the users satisfied.

Insulation – Users were satisfied with the insulation of the shoes that did not let their feet go cold during winter. One user also felt that the warm socks would add the insulation.

Durability –The shoes are quite sturdy and served long years, which really impressed the users.

Looks –The style and color of the shoe made almost all the users impressed. One user mentioned that the boots looked great with casual jeans too. Some users felt that the style was not great while one of them felt that the laces did not look good.

Price –Users agreed that the shoe was a bit pricey but stated that it was worth the investment.

 

Bottomline

Although a bit expensive, the shoes Merrell Women's Proterra Vim Sport Hiking Shoe will be worth an investment because of its durability. The water leakage was the issue to some users but in most cases, people were happy with the breathability of the shoe during summer time. Doing daily chores as well as running, jogging and hiking in these shoes will make you satisfied with the protection and traction. The fitting can vary from feet to feet but the comfort is unmatched.

 

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Gear Construction

Hiking in blistering summer heat will find a new companion in the Merrell Women's Proterra Vim Sport Hiking Shoe that comes with a lightweight Merrell Stratafuse™ upper fabric offering a glove-like fitting and excellent breathability. The Thermoplastic Urethane overlays on the uppers are there to offer you superior lateral support while you are on the move. With the breathable Nylon Mesh Uppers and the Polyester mesh linings blended with M-Select Fresh to the interiors, you will no longer have to worry about sweating and blisters.

The removable EVA Footbed is accompanied by the minimalist PU Midsoles and molded Thermoplastic Urethane Arch Shanks that help in gaining foot to ground contact while providing full-proof stability on rugged terrains. You will no longer have to stride with extra caution when the sticky and waterproof Rubber outsoles with 2.5 mm lug depth are there to offer you unmatched traction with a diamond-cut design. The Rubber Toe Cap and TPU Rand act as abrasion resistant while the gusseted tongue helps to keep trail debris out.

Upper

The Stratafuse™ fabric and the nylon mesh uppers will provide enough ventilation to your shoes to help hiking in summer. The TPU (thermoplastic urethane) overlays provide lateral support to the feet while the Stratafuse fabric helps to attain flexibility of feet with a snug glove-like fitting.

Midsole

The Minimal design of the Polyurethane midsole maintains feet to ground connection and offers enhanced stability while striding over rough surfaces.

Outsole

The M-Select Grip on the sticky Rubber outsoles offers traction over diverse terrains with the 2.5 mm diamond-cut lugs. The rubber outsoles are also durable and stand to the test of time.

Ankle Support/Collar

The padded ankle collar gives comfort and support to the ankles.

Tongue

The low-profile Bellows and Gusseted Tongue offered to cushion to the insteps and keep trail cruds out of the shoe.

Lacing System

Stylish lacing system offers a snug fit and gives comfort.

Toe cap

The TPU Rand and Rubber toe cap act as abrasion resistant from the trail obstacles.

Heel Wrap

The heel cups are down and so the arch support keeps the heel in proper place. The 4 mm heel to toe drop maintains a balance between the 9.5 mm cushioning and the feet.

Insole/Footbed/Sock Liner

The removable EVA footbeds are blended with Aegis® antimicrobial solution that helps in preventing microbial odor.

Interiors((lining)

During excess activity of the feet, the breathable polyester mesh linings help in wicking out sweat and manage moisture formation so that your feet remain dry for long hours.

Waterproofing

The shoes are not waterproof but the rubber outsole and toe cap will keep you dry for long hours in moderately wet conditions.

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