Who should buy the Lems Mesa
The Lems Mesa remains a likable option to those who are in need of its qualities, granted they find a way to overcome its lacing issue. It is a solid option if you:
- Prefer a hiking shoe that provides performance for both urban environments and outdoor trails.
- Prefer a hiking shoe that has a vegan-friendly knit upper and is crafted with an emphasis on comfort and lightness.
- Prefer a hiking shoe that renders traction on both pavement and trail conditions.
Stable on both outdoor and urban terrain
This lightweight hiking shoe from Mesa comes with a rubber outsole to help users stay stable on both outdoor and urban terrain. Its profile is filled with a pattern of irregular-shaped lugs to render traction on most types of surfaces. Its heel area contains a few ridges, which help wearers slow down when going downhill.
Protection from accidental bumps
Its heel area contains a few ridges, which help wearers slow down when going downhill. The outsole’s front tip reaches upward to deliver added protection from accidental bumps.
The Lems Mesa features a midsole made of lightweight EVA foam. It is engineered to give cushioning, shock absorbency, and rebound. The midsole is paired with a 4.5mm molded polyurethane (PU) footbed. Its sturdy construction offer arch support, underfoot comfort, and breathability.
Supportive and sturdy
The Lems Mesa is equipped with a minimalist upper made of a vegan-friendly knit mesh material. It is crafted to stretch and adapt to the user’s foot. The upper is reinforced with thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) overlays for added support and sturdiness. Its toe box houses a cap to provide extra protection from trail dangers.
The Mesa employs a flat lace and a series of eyelets to help the wearer adjust its fit. A molded counter is found at the rearfoot section for extra heel support. Its collar and tongue stretch to give users easy on and off.