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Merrell Refuge Core Mid WP

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  • Rely on the durable comfort provided by men's Merrell Refuge Core Mid WP boots to hike any terrain, in any weather. Strobel construction is specifically designed for flexibility on rugged surfaces. The bellows tongue ensures that you can enjoy your hike without stopping to readjust your boots. A waterproof membrane is specially treated with Aegis antimicrobial solution to create an impermeable barrier, while the compression-molded EVA footframe provides additional support. Stay sure-footed and injury-free thanks to a boot heel boasting Merrell's air cushion that acts as a shock absorber and creates a high level of stabilization. One of the most unique features of this boot is the Merrell Split Technology under the heel to discourage inward rolling of the foot and keep you safe on the trail. Merrell Refuge Core Mid WP hiking boots make your journey complete and ensure that you have a great hike every time.

    Manufacturer's Description

    Come rocky hill or high water, these waterproof protectors fly straight with dry comfort that goes anywhere you want. Split heel technology reduces over-pronation, and a heightened waterproof, leather upper seals out water and releases perspiration. A cushioning platform of support from a molded arch shank, EVA footframe and air cushion delivers all day comfort.

    • Mid cut upper
    • Strobel construction offers flexibility
    • Nubuck leather and suede leather upper
    • External instep and heel stability arm
    • Bellows tongue keeps debris out
    • Abrasion resistant rubber toe cap
    • Waterproof membrane treated with Aegis antimicrobial solution provides impermeable barrier
    • Ortholite Anatomical Footbed
    • Molded nylon arch shank
    • Compression molded EVA footframe provides cushioning
    • Merrell Split Technology joins dual density EVA under the heel to absorb shock and discourage over-pronation
    • Merrell air cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds stability
    • 5mm Sole lug depth
    • Vibram Refuge Sole/TC5+ Rubber
    • Weight: 2 lbs 1 oz.

Reviews: Merrell Refuge Core Mid WP

5 out of 5

Reviewed by 3 customers

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  • Merrell Men Hiking Boots

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 4/25/2012
    Reviewer: | San Diego, CA
  • 5 out of 5 These boots were beyond my expectations. I like them first for their neat design, but when I tried them I noticed the confort in my feet. Besides they only weight 1.5 pounds each, and they are easy to carry. I completely recommend this brand of boots! The only thing I need to figure out is how long will they last. Nevertheless they seem to have a high quality manufacturing.

  • Best Hikers I've Ever Had

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 3/30/2011
    Reviewer: | Gatlinburg, TN
  • 5 out of 5 These boots are far and away the best I've ever had. Since I had never purchased footwear of any kind via mail order, I was concerned that they would fit, and that they would be as good as the write-ups had advertised them to be. Those concerns disappeared when they fit like a glove right out of the box, and didn't require any break-in whatsoever. The day after they arrived I hiked three miles up a steep and rocky trail here in the Smoky Mountains. The boots supported my ankles, while the toe and heel bumpers did a superb job of protecting my feet in spite of numerous clumsy trips and scrapes on the large rocks along the trail. The ground was muddy and icy in spots at the lower elevation, with 3" to 5" of snow up higher. I purposely forded several shallow streams in order to test the boots' waterproof properties and NEVER had a single leak. My feet were as dry when I took off the boots at the end of the hike as when I put them on. The breathability was excellent. To put it bluntly, my feet never sweat. Traction on gravel, mud, or snow, both straight-up as well as laterally, was excellent. I was amazed at how well these boots performed in all categories. I highly recommend them for easy as well as strenuous hiking.

  • Excellent all around boot

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 3/16/2011
    Reviewer: | MI
  • 5 out of 5 I have worn these all winter here in Michigan. The are warm and have kept me dry whether snow blowing the driveway or standing outside all day at the Traverse City Winter Festival. I also wear them to work as a do a lot of walking and they are very comfortable. They show almost no wear and I've worn them all winter. Very well made boot.

Merrell Refuge Core Mid WP Brindle

About Merrell Refuge Core Mid WP

  • Available in a number of colors and heights, the Merrell Refuge may just be answer for the over-pronating wearer. Under the heel, its Split technology and the dual-density EVA work together to absorb shock and stop over-pronation. The Strobel construction provides more flexibility. Easily worn all day, the shoes have a comfort platform that includes a molded arch shank, EVA footframe and cushioning. The breathable upper allows for perspiration to be released. To protect feet, the boot has an abrasion-resistant rubber toe cap. Available in waterproof and regular variations, the Refuge can take on whatever outdoor adventure may lie ahead.

About Merrell

Merrell Collage With 30 years under its belt, Merrell has been providing quality, affordable footwear for the outdoors enthusiast. In fact, the company is committed to encouraging people to get outside and be active. Believing in the lightweight approach to hiking footwear, it has a wide variety of supportive and comfortable shoes that ranges from trail runners to the more traditional. Sold in stores throughout the world, the outdoors-inspired footwear has a loyal customer base. Dedicated to equipping the world for adventure, it continues to produce cutting-edge footwear for the athlete in everyone.