Meindl Reviews

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Meindl Nepal Pro

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Steer clear, comfortable boot but the soles rot in about 12 months and fall apart Soles fall apart and rot after moderate use. After sales service…
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 4 of 5 stars Fit is very good, especially at the heel. And the narrower outer heel width is what is needed off-trail for foot stability when traversing steep…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 4 of 5 stars Comfortable stable hiking boot, even with a heavy pack. Good comfortable hiking boot for the normal to narrow foot.
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Nepal Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars Best boots I have ever owned. Just about dying now after 12 years of use and 3 resoles! Talk about value for money, despite high initial price.
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A solid and reliable boot for travel in off-trail and steep country. I bought my Meindl Makalus as a replacement for my worn-out Scarpa tramping…
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 5 of 5 stars Comfortable, I never got a blister. Very secure on loose steeep ground. I had a pair of Makalus for 10 years. They died earlier this year, by…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 1 of 5 stars These boots are comfortable for short hikes, but become tormenting on longer hikes. Since every short hike can turn into a long hike should…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Super Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars I researched the web for ages before buying these boots. It's hard to find good info, and these few reviews below were a large part of what…
 
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Meindl Super Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars Just Perfect hiking boots. It will take a few days to get used to them, they are quite heavy (just like me, I'm 250 pound)! Once used to walk…
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 4 of 5 stars Just picked a pair up today after spending allot of time researching what boot I was going to buy next (hence the 4 stars not five yet). I work…
 
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Meindl Taiga

rated 5 of 5 stars I have purchased two pair of the Taiga boots over the past 2 decades. They are exceptional in ankle support, water tightness, and really bite…
 
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Meindl Super Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought my first pair of serious hiking boots (Meindl) in the mid 1970's and had them resoled several times at least. I always treated them…
 
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Meindl Borneo Pro MFS

rated 4 of 5 stars After renouncing leather boots years ago, I finally got fed up of so called waterproof fabric linings - and 4 years ago went back to all leather…
Meindl Borneo Pro MFS
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Meindl Softline PRO GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars After intensive 8-days backpacking trip and other 2-day trips in rough terrains and conditions, I was absolutely delighted with how the boots…
 
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Meindl Guffert

rated 5 of 5 stars I needed to replace my Meindl Borneos (a great lighter weight boot) and wanted something durable that would excel in the harshest hiking and…
 
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Meindl Vermont

rated 5 of 5 stars The Meindl Vermont Goretex hiking boot is amazingly comfortable. I had virtually no break-in period, and could wear them straight away. They…
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 5 of 5 stars The Meindl Makalu MFS is by far the best hiking boot made. It is a 4 season, tough as nails boot. They are comfortable right out of the box,…
 
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Meindl Makalu MFS

rated 5 of 5 stars The Meindl Makalu MFS is by far the best hiking boot made. It is a 4 Season, tough as nails boot. They are comfortable right out of the box,…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 2 of 5 stars If you've owned a really good pair of trekking boots then you'll find these pretty awful on steep and sloping terrain and rock. I bought these…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Borneo

rated 2 of 5 stars I have just bought my new boots as I plan to walk the Camino at the beginning of August. I bought a pair of ladies Meindl Borneo with memory…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Super Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars These are the best hiking boots ever made. Better then Meindl Perfekts. (I have two pairs of reg. Perfekts.) If you are over 200 lb there is…
 
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Meindl Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased the boots in Italy and wore them for a year in Afghanistan. I never rolled an ankle and my feet were in heaven. It looks as if they…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 4 of 5 stars After years of suffering from blisters and black toenails, I decided that I was going to get a good boot, whatever the cost. After MUCH trying,…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Makalu GTX

rated 2 of 5 stars Makalu Pro 3000 Gtx...I paid the hefty price for these boots after being recommended them from the dealer for a 15-month trip around the world.
 
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Meindl Army Gore

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had mine for seven years now and must confess that I haven't looked after them all that well. Even still they have never let me down. Never…
 
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Meindl Super Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars In every lifetime there are things you never will forget. One of these things are Super-Perfekts. Once you bought them you love them more every…
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 1 of 5 stars I did a lot of research on boots and have been through about 20 pairs of all the supposed Name brands. These are simply THE BEST no question.
 
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Meindl Makalu GTX

rated 2 of 5 stars Just picked up my second pair of these boots and have to say they are better than before, if that's possible. The Makalu is a boot that can…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 5 of 5 stars As a hill walker for 35 years, and a professional geologist for most of that time, I have tramped a few thousand miles -mainly in typically…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Super Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought what essentially is the Super Perfekt model of today about nine years ago before making an expedition to Ethiopia. I had been used…
 
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Meindl Lhotse

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought the Meindl Lhotse to use on Kev Reynold's 'Walkers Haute Route" in September 2004. They were superb, with excellent grip, and completely…
 
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Meindl Vermont

rated 5 of 5 stars Straight from the box and they were great. Comfortable, supportive and hard wearing. A good buy.
 
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Meindl Island

rated 4 of 5 stars Bought these boots for alpine trekking, but did not use them in hard conditions yet - but few winter trails through snowy paths left very good…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 4 of 5 stars Not had them long, couple of big walks in Wales and the Lakes, so far so good. Very comfey straight from the box.
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Lhotse

rated 4 of 5 stars These boots are fantatsic, super dry and warm. Easy to walk in but i have had a lot of trouble with the inside heal pushing against my achilles…
 
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Meindl Perfekt

rated 4 of 5 stars Well I have a pair of Meindl Perfekts size 15 US. They are indeed quite comfortable and roomy. I am curious as to why there is not more of a…
 
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Meindl Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars To complete my story that I already wrote about these incredible shoes, I have the following recommendation to make: Do treat your Meindl Perfekts…
 
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Meindl Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars Just to updat on my Perfects, after a trip last spring around Lake Superior Canada the most confortable feeling was slipping these boots on…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 5 of 5 stars Very comfortable. I wore these day in day out for a year: up the Andes, the Himalayas & trekking in NZ as well as walking in cities; in…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Guffert

rated 5 of 5 stars I have tried 4 other brands of boots before this one and none compare. I will never go back. 6 weeks - 10 km/day through swamp and over outcrop…
 
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Meindl Lhotse

rated 4 of 5 stars So far I have used these boots on about 5 day walks ranging from Surrey Hills to across open moorland / rocks in the Peak District. They are…
 
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Meindl Island

rated 4 of 5 stars I haven't used them on a serious hike yet, but they are extreamly comfortable, looking forward to my first trek in them.
 
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Meindl Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars I used my perfects (size 40 European) on the road, in the mountains, rocky terrain, snowpaths,icy conditions. In the mountains they are at their…
 
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Meindl Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars I picked these German made boots up from a Dutch Military store in Bosnia. Paid 250.00 German Marks and they would be a deal at twice the price.
 
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Meindl Island Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars Recently purchased these boots from AdventureGear.biz in Vancouver. They were mail ordered. I spoke with the boot fitter at the shop and he…
 
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Meindl Nepal Pro

rated 4 of 5 stars I have founds these boots suitables for all activities, from summer days in the Lake District to month long treks in the Himalayas. Very comfortable…
 
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Meindl Canada

rated 5 of 5 stars I love the boots. My right was crushed in 1978 with a lot of skin grafting. The boots are the best substitute for orthopedic shoes, they never…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent fit for my narrow foot. Comfortable on or off trail, but not too good on ice. Second pair of Meindls I've owned, don't think I'll…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Island Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars Best shoe i've ever seen; bought it in 1998 still going strong. I've walked several trails with it.
 
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Meindl Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars Meindl perfekts are almost a legend in Europe. The are heavy one piece leather boots made out of russian leather. This leather has an excellent…
 
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Meindl Dagar

rated 3 of 5 stars These shoes are my first real boots. I have got them now for one year and I am very satisfied about how they walk, look, and keep me dry. But…
 
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Meindl Island Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars A great boot. Extemely comfortable and durable. The only boot I would want to wear. When these wear out I will buy another pair. They are great…
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 5 of 5 stars Like Glenn Irving (below) I also decided after a long period of boot research -- and fitting -- that Meindl's Makalus were the best boot available.
 
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Meindl Ladies Lermoos

rated 5 of 5 stars These are the most comfortable fabric boots I've ever worn, no breaking in required whatsoever. I walked 5 miles in them the very day I bought…
 
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Meindl Makalu

rated 5 of 5 stars I did a lot of research on boots before I bought these ones. I have had them for two months now and they are the best investment I have made.
 
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Meindl Taiga

rated 5 of 5 stars I wore both of these boots in the Yakutsk region of Siberia for three weeks on a sheep hunt and later on in the Kamchatka penninsula. They have…
 
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Meindl Canada

rated 5 of 5 stars I wore both of these boots in the Yakutsk region of Siberia for three weeks on a sheep hunt and later on in the Kamchatka penninsula. They have…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 5 of 5 stars A superbly comfortable boot right out of the box. Mine have done at least 1000 miles, and are definitely more flexible than new, but still up…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Island

rated 5 of 5 stars Light, tough and good in water (dry quick after fording or rain storms, and good hold in tricky conditions. Well worth the money. (Best buy…
 
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Meindl Nepal Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars Very comfortable. Those sold in UK have broad fit for shape of average British foot. Most comfortable fit I have yet found with a boot. Takes…
 
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Meindl Lady Island

rated 1 of 5 stars I bought these boots to take on a round the world trip. By the end of my first trek in Nepal they were leaking and the stiching was torn. They…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 4 of 5 stars Never blisters at all!!! Great comfort. Only... after three years of wearing (and I did not use them for long hikes very often) the leather…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Super Perfekt

rated 5 of 5 stars I used them in Norway: Their name says it all! Perfect in very difficult terrain, stiff enough to use crampons (no step - ins!!) for snow field…
 
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Meindl Super Crack

rated 5 of 5 stars These boots are excellent. They have a fully stiffned midsole with fibre glass reinforcement. Gore-Tex Duratherm also keeps your feet very snug…
 
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Meindl Borneo

rated 5 of 5 stars The most comfortable boot I ever had. I have worn the pair for two years almost continously I have had them resoled three times and will soon…
Meindl Borneo
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Meindl Nepal Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars Have them for 7 years now! I took them into rainforests, Alpes, Snowdonia (Wales) and wear them on my motorcycle, all year trough. Repairs sofar:…
 
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Meindl Island

rated 5 of 5 stars Have used Meindl several years, and this model is really great. Walked 450 km in 25 days, and didn’t have to use any plastics on my feet.
 
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Meindl Army Gore

rated 5 of 5 stars Extremly comfortable, lightweight leather boot. The Meindel Army Gore offers all the strength and support of a normal leather boot, with the…