Merrell Chameleon Ventilator
Excellent shoe with great traction on rocky and slippery…
Materials: leather & Gore-Tex
Use: dayhikes, full hiking
Break-in Period: instant
Weight: 2.2 lbs.
Price Paid: $90
Excellent shoe with great traction on rocky and slippery surfaces. Very good support and they breathe very well. I hiked up the Madison Gulf trail from Pinkham Notch in NH - a 3700 ft. vertical rise with several stretches of face granite climbs and many large rocks and boulders on the trail. Soles stick like glue and my feet were well protected. Good room in the toe box, snug fit at the heel. I caried a heavy pack with no foot fatigue.
2002 model had much roomier, higher, toebox than current…
Price Paid: $80 in 2002
2002 model had much roomier, higher, toebox than current disappointing CV--now the shoe is just average.
BRING BACK THE ORIGINAL CV!!!
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Merrell Chameleon Ventilator Shoes - The latest in the evolution of multi-sport footwear. Rugged, lightweight, waterproof. Multi-directional Vibram rubber outsole for exceptional traction on dirt, rock and road. Imported.
- Eddie Bauer refers to the men's version
Description Of Merrell Chameleon Ventilator ShoesMerrell believes in encouraging and equipping everyone to get outside. It doesnt need to be complicated-outside is where you find it. Whether encompassing the wonder of the natural world or the heart of an urban landscape, its the journey that spurs us on, serving as the inspiration for everything they do.FeaturesGORE-TEX Gasket ConstructionSuede LeatherBreathable Mesh UpperGORE-TEX Performance Comfort Lining Treated with Aegis AntimicrobialBreathable Padded Gusset TongueInjection Molded TPU Heel and Instep Stability Arm4.5mm Ortholite Anatomical FootbedIn-Board Compression Molded EVA Footframe with Grade 2 Tapered Nylon Insole Molded to BottomMerrell Air Cushion4mm Sole Lug DepthVibram Chameleon3 SoleTC5 Rubber
- US Outdoor Store refers to the men's version