Merrell began as a hiking boot manufacturer back in 1981, and has grown to include high performance shoes of many styles for men and women. Using the latest technology, these shoes have gradually become lighter, more durable, and suitable for a greater variety of outdoor activities.
What Sets Merrell Shoes Apart?
This footwear excels in durability and comfort as you go and play in the great outdoors. Merrell chooses to use exceptional materials in all of its models, so you can feel confident when you hike, or engage in other activities. Some of these materials include:
- Gore-Tex – material that is breathable yet waterproof. It’s the perfect material for rugged, sloppy weather.
- Vibram – these durable, slip-resistant soles are designed to help you perform on any terrain.
- Opti-Warm Fabric – provides superior insulating properties without bulk.
- Primaloft Eco – insulation that is lightweight, water resistant, and soft. It’s also made from 50% recycled fabric.
- Vegan Products – Synthetic footwear providing style and comfort that use 0% animal products.
- Superior Ventilation to keep your feet cool and comfortable as you run or hike.
Types of Merrell Shoes
Merrell has a variety of collections to suit your different footwear needs. These collections are created based on the activity you would do in the shoes, and include:
Merrell Hiking Footwear
Merrell has created a variety of models of shoes appropriate for hiking or backpacking on all types of terrain. Containing anatomical footbeds to provide the maximum support under the toughest conditions, Merrell’s hiking boots and shoes are durable, have air cushioning in the heels to help absorb shock and add stability, contain toe bumpers to help protect your toes in rocky terrain, and deep lug soles to assist you in covering rugged terrain. Many styles are waterproof and contain mesh and Lycra for breathability and comfort.
Merrell Multi-Sport footwear
Consisting of shoes and sandals, this collection is perfect for when you want to engage in a variety of outdoor activities. Cushioned support, traction and breathability are some of the most important features of this line. Many styles are even designed to withstand the effects of water, and contain materials that will dry quickly.
Merrell Barefoot Running Footwear with Vibram Soles
Merrell’s Barefoot collection is designed to help keep you feeling “connected” to the earth as you run. These shoes contain a Vibram sole to protect the bottom of your feet from bruising and to add traction, but do not possess the supportive qualities of the other collections. Barefoot running shoes make the most of your natural stride. Women also have the option of a Mary Jane style in addition to the lace-up styles that are options for both men and women. These shoes are washable, lightweight, and highly breathable.
Merrell Water Sports Footwear
This collection contains sandals, shoes, Mary Janes and flip flops that are completely waterproof and dry quickly. You can have lightweight, anatomical cushioning and soft neoprene in a rugged, water resistant shoe with this collection.
Merrell Winter Sports Footwear
Composed of boots and rugged slip-on shoes, the Winter Sports collection gives you rugged durability in warm, weather-resistant styles.
Merrell After Sport Footwear
Specializing in easy-to-wear and easy on/off shoes, this collection pampers your feet whether you’ve just given them a pounding from sports or not. With anatomical footbeds, air cushioned midsoles, and slip resistant outsoles, this collection offers a lot of great styles that excel in comfort. One of Merrell’s most popular models, the Jungle Moc, is part of this collection.
Merrell At the Office footwear
Lightweight durability and outstanding casual style are the hallmarks of this collection. You can wear this collection all day and not worry about foot odor due to the Aegis antimicrobial solution-treated footbeds and linings. This footwear excels in shock absorption and versatility while having a dressier appearance.
You can’t beat Merrell shoes for your outdoor or indoor adventures.