Merrell Thermo Arc 6 Waterproof
Price Paid: $45 (new w/o box off ebay)
These are great winter boots. Very comfortable with great traction. They are warm, but don't make your feet feel like they're burning. They are pretty light weight for a winter boot and almost feel like a regular hiking boot.
I hiked around in them for 10 days in 15-30 degrees with snow and they did awesome. I've used them on VERY steep terrain and I only slipped once, which was when I was crossing a creek and hit an icy rock. My foot that stepped in the creek still stayed warm until I got back to camp.
They are waterproof as far as rain/snow/shallow puddles/streams, but when the fur got wet from the creek it sucked the water right up to the inside of the boot. They're also cute enough to where around in the winter when the temps are cold or there's snow on the ground.
One complaint, my feet did get a little sore in them when I walked about 4-5 miles on a dirt road, but I don't think that's what these are intended for.
Use: Every day outside winter/cold weather use
Break-in Period: Ready to wear
Price Paid: $120
I ski patrol and wanted a pair of boots to wear around the resort when not skiing. These boots are great. This boot feels like a hiking boot with better winter traction. Warm but not hot, comfortable, easy to get on and off with this type of laces.
I use them for work going in and out of my car. They are especially good in cold Wisconsin winters when it has just snowed.
Even though I don't like "froo-froo" shoes, the fake-fur around the top makes them look cute... I've had many compliments.
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The mid height Merrell Women's Thermo Arc 6 Waterproof Boot is no bulky boot. A sleek look bumpered by protective rubber, it repels water and mediates temps, while the women's specific Q-Form(R) EVA Footframe keeps things on track. The time-tested Air Cushion midsole makes for smooth compressions and good vibrations. Snowshoe savvy and deep lugs on a Vibram(R) Thermo(TM) sole for digging in, or digging out.
- Altrec Outdoors
CLOSEOUTS . We dare you to find winter boots packed with more performance than Merrell's Thermo Arc 6 boots. Not only are they waterproof and insulated, they also feature a heat-reflecting insole, snow-busting outsole lugs and shock-absorbing Air Cushion(R) in each heel. Waterproof membrane locks out the elements Insulating Polartec(R) 200 Thermo lining is treated with AEGIS Microbe Shield(R) to prevent odor Insulating ActiveHeat insole uses silver reflective film to reflect body heat ColdProof OrthoLite(R) insulating footbed wicks moisture and provides arch support Q-Form(R) midsole provides women-specific, stride-sequenced cushioning Stabilizing Air Cushion(R) heel to absorb shock Nubuck and pig suede leather upper Snowshoe strap ridge Vibram(R) Thermo lugged rubber outsole Height: 4-1_2" Weight: 2 lb. 4 oz. pr. Medium width Made in China Visit our Shoe Sizing Guide U.S. shipments only Available Colors: COFFEE BEAN, BLACK. Sizes: 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11.
- Sierra Trading Post
Merrell loaded the Women's Thermo Arc 6 Waterproof Boot with 200g of PrimaLoft insulation to keep your feet toasty when you hit the trails in January. Polartec Thermo lining provides a soft feel and an extra bit of insulation to help combat temperature down to -25F. Merrell added its Air Cushion Midsole for extra padding and an Ortholite Insulation footbed to support your arch and reduce foot fatigue.
This mid height Thermo is no bulky boot. A sleek look bumpered by protective rubber, it repels water and mediates temps, while the women's specific Q-Form EVA Foot frame keeps things on track. The time-tested Air Cushion midsole makes for smooth compressions and good vibrations. Snowshoe savvy and deep lugs on a Vibram Thermo sole for digging in, or digging out.Waterproof construction.Waterproof nubuck leather/polyester mesh bellow tongue.Polartec 200 thermo insulation lining treated with Aegis Antimicrobial.200 grams of Primaloft insulation.Injection molded TPU Counter/In-Step stability strap.TPU backstay with snowshoe strap ridge.Protective dye cut rubber rand and bumper.Ortholite insulating footbed.Q-Form triple density compression molded EVA footframe.Grade 1 tapered nylon insole molded to bottom.Merrell Air Cushion midsole.6.5mm sole lug depth.Vibram Thermo Womens Sole/Trek dura rubber.Comfort range to -25F/-32C.Weight: 2 lbs. 3 oz.