Men’s Hiking Boots Reviews – Part 3

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Merrell Men’s Annex Mid Gore-Tex Boot Review

11-bhbmAre you looking for a great all around boot, which could let you travel all over the world? Fortunately for you, you could very well have discovered your dream boot in the Merrell Men’s Annex Mid Gore-Tex Boot. This boot was made for the ages and it will let you continue your outdoor journey for many days in a row. No matter what the weather conditions are… it’s certain that you are able to trek and get to the greatest heights in your designated hiking destination with these excellent boots.

Features

  • It has tough, luxurious polyurethane foam cushioning for comfort and easy fit
  • It allows for great breathability through GORE-TEX endurable lining and water resistant safety
  • It includes a resilient rubberized outsole for all day traction, force and assistance
  • It is super light weight, has a firm fit and proper sizing and is reliable
  • Its Vibram sole is great and grippy with its excellent, super solid sole. Ideal for slippery trails
  • It is comfy and it has great balance

Material

The Merrell Men’s Annex Mid Gore-Tex Boot is an oiled, leather-based and incredibly small pores boot, which includes uppers that will improve your outdoor hikes by a long shot. The uppers make the feet warm and dry.

Design

The Merrell Men’s Annex Mid Gore-Tex Boot is pretty amazing in its design. As this is an all-purpose boot, its design and style with leathered textile make for a boot that is ideal for climbing. You can easily take this boot just about anywhere you would like to go.

Functionality

The wonderful aspect of Merrell Men’s Annex Mid Gore-Tex Boot is that this is a type of boot that you can use anywhere, everywhere. This boot is designed for varying environments. It truly is what you would call a mid sizer, making it suitable for hikes as well as daily life. You will soon find out that you do not want to take them off, even when you are not hiking. It’s higher cut mid boot, that gives the feet a bit of a workout. It is also a pretty broad design, making it suitable for balance in people with wide feet. It features a supporting ankle joint training collar and pull-on cycle with tacky vibram outsole. This makes it so that the feet easily slide into place and fit well. With its lightweight and water-resistant capacity, these boots will ensure that your feet are going to stay warm and dry. It also has a vibram sole, which is ideal for slippery areas. It is a very sturdy boot. I’m sure you will agree with me once you put it on. It has a darn good feel to it.

Minor Issue

The only small problem with the Merrell Men’s Annex Mid Gore-Tex Boot is that the breathability is not as good as it could be. The room in these boots is just enough for the feet to fit in; you may find that these boots are a bit uncomfortable if you have ordered them too small. But on the upside, these boots require breaking in. When you wear them often enough, they will start suiting your feet in due time.

Conclusion

This is a unique Gore-Tex Boot because of the reasons listed above. You will have to have some patience with it, because it must be broken in. But in the end, it will be worth it. These boots can certainly be recommended for those of you that are dead serious about a good hike in the great outdoors. You can also wear these boots in your daily life. It’s a good way of showing off to your friends, that you are indeed hardcore! These babies look just as good on you when hiking as they do when you are getting on with every day life.

Five Ten Men’s Valor Swat (2012) Hiking Boot Review

12-bhbmHaving an outdoor activity in your life as a hobby (or a lifestyle) is great fun. Engaging in dangerous sports and wild and crazy adventures keeps you physically fit and strong. You need to have comfortable clothing and shoes to help you explore the invigorating and challenging experience that only mother nature can give you. Be active and release the inner power inside of you, especially when you are making heavy use of your feet. These boots will take you to the other end of the planet, if you have what it takes. In order to support all the strain that varying terrains will expose you to while going into the outdoors, you must have boots that fit well. But they must also be highly durable and light as a feather. The Five Ten Men’s Valor Swat (2012) Hiking Boot is a boot like you’ve never seen before. And you’re going to need these, since you will have a long walk, which is going to place a lot of stress on your feet. No matter what mother nature has in store for you, these boots will save the day for sure.

Features

  • It is a light-weight, high friction boot
  • Silent, non-marking and non-slip rubber soles
  • Good heel support
  • Great grip
  • Adjustable circumference
  • Heel pocket is nice and deep, providing incredible support
  • Durable laces

Material

This men’s valor swat trekking boot is 1oo% pure leather. The kind of leather is more of a suede texture so you cannot polish and brush these until they shine. This is more like of a rubber shoe type. It’s designed to be hassle free for your convenience. All you have to do in order to maintain it, is wipe it with damp cloth and then your boots are clean. This is a really great choice if you are into light boots that are simple in their design. These boots are definitely worth the investment, because they can take on any rought environment that you want to throw at it.

Design

The design of this men’s valor swat backpacking boot is excellent. Even if it has high friction capability material, it is still designed for support and protection. It is made of lightweight material and yet it is durable, with a perfect fit.

Functionality

The great thing about these backpacking boots is that it is an incredible sporting boot. You can wear it wherever you want.  No matter what great outdoor terrains you want to visit, you can visit them thanks to the valor swats! The tight laces will make your feet fit snugly, which in turn relaxes them. You will feel very comfortable during the hikes or long walks that you will be undertaking. You might even go on a mountain climbing adventure.

Minor Issue

This trekking boot is not water resistant and has drainage holes on the side to let the water out. The laces are very stretchy and they have the tendency to loosen up after a while of wearing them. The insoles are a little hard and the loops where the laces go through the tongue can become frayed and tattered in due time, needing replacement. However… despite the fact that the valor swat isn’t perfect, it still has a great grip and fit. Especially if you take the time to adjust them to fit your feet.

Conclusion

This is a necessary buy for anybody that wants to go on a serious hiking expedition. These are the perfect boots for all sorts of different walks in any kind of environment. They are not just for hiking, but also for other kinds of activities, such as bike racing, downhill mountain and rock climbing, kayaking and wing suit flying. These kinds of sports are a big challenge. But these exceptional, one of a kind mountaineering boots will go a long way in helping you reach the end of the day. You can pretty much undertake any rough, outdoor activity with the Five Ten Men’s Valor Swat (2012) Hiking Boot.

Merrell Men’s Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe Review

13-bhbmExplore the great adventure outdoor by wearing a Merrell Men’s Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe. You can never get tired of hiking and with this; your feet will feel light as a feather, rather than a burden to carry with you. These boots are tougher than they look, and they will be able to take you to great heights, if you’ve got what it takes to get where you want to go.

Features

  • They fit very well and is true to size
  • They protect the toe and the area around the heel.
  • They are durable
  • They are slip resistant
  • They have excellent ventilation

Material

This Merrell Men’s Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe is pure leather and mesh. This material is twisted and it is weaved, making the material more durable. Hiking shoes like these can be worn in all sorts of different kinds of environments and terrains. You can wear them in any light and/or heavy activity. Wherever you’re going to go, you can depend on these babies to protect and support you. These will last you a long time to try out every trail in the country. The natural cushioning will give your feet a comfortable trip on the trail. You can be very comfortable in the dryest of heat and the toughest of terrains.

Design

This Ventilator hiking shoe has a Vibram sole, which provide good support and make the soles of your feet relaxed and comfortable. It has a mesh lining that is moisture dry. This prevents nasty odors, because it is a well-ventilated type of hiking shoe. It has a bellows tongue, which covers your feet really nicely. It has a shock-absorbing cushioning back heel, which makes your heels as cozy as cozy gets. Your feet will definitely feel warm inside.

Functionality

The great thing about having this shoe, is that it can function as a hiking shoe, but it is also suitable for wearing in daily life. It may have a rugged appearance, but I would still call this pretty fashionable. These shoes can really support you very well, whatever you’re doing and wherever you’re going. They are comfortable to wear and fit perfectly well. Reason enough to wear them at any occasion. They are plenty wide, so your feet will not be packed in here like canned tuna. So this hiking shoe is kind of like a running shoe. It gives you the flexibility and feel of hiking, even when you are not. It does not matter what kind of hike you are going to go on… a dry one, or a wet one. You can always count on these Ventilator hiking shoes.

Minor Issue

The minor issues this Merrell Men’s Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe has, is that it has no deep grooves, which means the grip could be better. But how much grip you have also depends on the surface you are standing on, ofcourse. If you are going on the toughest of trails, you may want to look for a little something more heavy duty. However, if you are going day hiking on dry trails, then these shoes will be an excellent choice for you.

Conclusion

When you are the proud owner of the Merrell Men’s Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe, you won’t have to be ashamed of being seen. Nothing can go wrong wearing these wonderful shoes. The sheer flexibility and comfort of this rugged shoe (and its insoles) will make you feel comfortable on any kind of walk. This is the perfect shoe for all sorts of activities that you can dream of in the great outdoors. This amazing hiking shoe will definitely make your trail trip the best one you’ve ever had.

Salomon Men’s Comet 3D GTX Hiking Boot Review

14-bhbmAre you searching for a super sturdy and stylish boot, which help you get across the whole globe? Luckily for you, there exists just such a boot. And you may have found your dream boot in the Salomon Men’s Comet 3D GTX Hiking Boot. These boots will truly carry you across any kind of terrain, anywhere in the world. It does not matter what kind of climate conditions there are in the environment you will be hiking in. These babies are good enough to take you to hell and back. So let’s have a closer look at what set these apart from all the rest.

Features

  • It has great rebound foam padding for ease and comfort of your soles
  • It is very able to breathe and is also water resistant
  • It has a tough plastic outsole for good grip
  • It is light, and runs in exactly the size it is advertised in
  • It has a protective upper heel cap and toe cap
  • Its Vibram sole is very grippy, making it very suitable for slippery paths
  • It is cozy and contains excellent stability

Materials

Salomon Men’s Comet 3D GTX Hiking Boot is a leather-based boot, that has extremely little skin pores. It includes uppers which will keep your feet very warm and dry. Your outdoor life will never be more comfy.

Style

This Salomon Men’s Comet 3D GTX Hiking Boot looks pretty incredible. Because this is an all-purpose boot, its style and design with leathered fabric make it the perfect boot for hiking as well as wearing casually. You can pretty much wear these babies wherever you want to go.

Performance

The greatest advantage of the Salomon Men’s Comet 3D GTX Hiking Boot is the fact that it is a boot you can wear any day. These boots are designed in order to withstand varying atmospheres. Once you’ve put these on, you might never want to take them off ever again. That is just how comfortable they are. It’s a pretty big mid-foot boot, that gives the feet a bit of a work out, all the while providing you with support, stability and balance. These boots let themselves be put on and off quite easily, giving it a plus point for their comfort. Considering its lightweight and water-resistant capability, you will never have to suffer from wet feet when you are wearing these. The vibram soles are good news for anybody that desires great support on slippery surfaces. You never know when the weather is gonna turn, so having boots for wet surfaces is a good way to prepare yourself for anything mother nature throws at you.

Minor Issue

The only thing about the Salomon Men’s Comet 3D GTX Hiking Boot that is not perfect, is maybe that the breathability could have been better (although it is not bad). Despite this, the boot is still very comfortable. This boot has been worn by professional hikers that I know personally, and they speak highly of it. It needs to be broken in for a bit, so make sure to wear these boots a few days before you take off to the trails.

Summary

The Salomon Men’s Comet 3D GTX Hiking Boot is an extremely well rounded boot, giving you everything you might ask of a good boot. From easy to hard activities, these boots will help you through tough times. It definitely works well on pretty much all terrains. Not only are these boots very functional, they are also fashionable. I realize that you can’t argue about taste, but they look pretty good to me. I would totally wear these casually if I owned them myself.

Merrell Men’s Moab Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot Review

15-bhbmChallenging yourself by going out into the great outdoors, is a really good way of finding out what your personal limitations are. Going out on outdoor activities can really help a person get in touch with him or her self. The great thing about hiking is that no two hikes are alike. Not even when you go onto the same trail twice. Hiking is without a doubt the very best kind of exercise that you can get. But you’re going to need good boots if you are to stand any chance on a trail. So you may want to look at the Merrell Men’s Moab Middle Water-resistant Hiking Boot. Certainly one of the greater boots a serious hiker could get his hands on.

Features

Merrell Men’s Moab Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot is very suitable for hardcore hikers that are planning on going into high altitudes. But it will also take you very far on other terrains, due to the fact that it is so rugged in its design. The fantastic thing about this trekking footwear is that next to being functional, it is highly fashionable. You can put these on whether you are indoors or outdoors. They are pretty heavy for mid sized footwear, so they are able to withstand a lot. The very unrestricting shoelaces and the boot’s arc capacity will keep your feet calm and comfortable. These boots fit like a glove, even when you are climbing rocks or travelling across gravelly terrain.

Materials

These boots are made of real leather and have a fine nylon mesh. These materials will make this boot last a very long time indeed. And they will also ensure that you won’t get too sweaty in them.

Style

I understand that this is entirely subjective… but I am of the opinion that the Merrell’s Moab Mid boot has a really great design. It has a very good bellows tongue, which lets you slide it on and off just like that. The bellows tongue also prevents any moisture or dirty particles from getting in there. This boot is comfortable as well as sturdy. The soles are very lugged and therefore high friction. That’s a great thing if you’re planning on climbing rocks. They have very good support and protection, indeed. They are made of a light weight material and they fit like a glove.

Performance

The Merrell Men’s Moab Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots have great breathability, so they are going to feel comfortable for a very long time, even when you are undertaking some seriously intensive activities. They give you a kind of athletic look. They’re water-resistant. They are also very sturdy, and at the same time very flexible. They do not only provide great support to your feet, but also to your ankles and, by transition, everything above the ankles as well. They will keep your feet totally dry, but still cool and comfy. This water proof backpacking boot is one of the most dependable footwears you will come across in your life.

Minor Issue

One buyer has claimed that after very intensive usage, the soles started to wear a bit and the waterproofing was pretty much going out the window with it. However, this was only one person. Maybe he got a bad pair of boots. Overall, these boots are being judged as highly dependable and durable. So generally speaking, they are totally worth the risk.

Summary

I would recommend these boots almost 100%. You can put them on at any time of the day, even when you are not hitting the trail with your hiking buddies. But when you are hitting the trail… then you really can’t afford to miss out on these.

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