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Merrell Men's Phoenix Trek Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots
- Altrec Outdoors
A no-nonsense hiking shoe that knows no boundaries, our Phoenix Trek Mid delivers waterproof breathability, everyday walking comfort and hike-ability for ultimate versatility. Enjoy dry feet thanks to a waterproof membrane, and the flexible sole feels broken-in the first time you wear it.
With no one around but clouds for company, you're butt-naked at basecamp, with clothes drying on a line, but you're still wearing your only clean pair of socks and, of course, the Merrell Men's Phoenix Trek Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot. If there is one essential piece of gear on this sunny, beautiful late morning of walking around your high-altitude home away from home, it's the Phoenix. But this no-nonsense hiking shoe excels in wet conditions, too, thanks to its water-shedding M-Select Dry Membrane. With its M-Select Fresh antimicrobial treatment, it's probably the only thing that doesn't stink among your drying gear. When you pack up and head out, the suede, and mesh upper is comfortable as you traverse through technical hiking terrain, and the bellows tongue keeps debris out. You can run and jump with stability and without shocking your joints, because Merrell placed the Air Cushion in the heel. And you won't slip on slick rocks or going through a snow field when you are about to bag the peak with the M-Select Grip's sticky sole. The weather is so nice today, and these shoes are doing the trick, so you might be inclined to just hike in little else, but be forewarned, today is not Naked Hiking Day.
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