Facts

  • Use

    Day Hiking

    Shoes or boots for hikes that only last for half a day. Flexibility and lightness are the highlights of these kinds of footwear. See the best day hiking shoes and the best day hiking boots.

    Backpacking

    For multi-day trips with a heavy pack. Manufacturers emphasize durability and support in the creation of backpacking boots. See backpacking boots

    Speed Hiking

    Designed for users who want to cover a greater distance by going fast, usually with a light pack. See speed hiking shoes.

    Winter Hiking

    Boots that grant insulation to the user during hikes. See winter hiking boots.

    Multi-sport

    Mainly sandals. Aside from hiking they can be used for other purposes such as water activities. See multi-sport hiking sandals.

    Good to know

    Casual hikers can choose day hiking footwear or multi-sport sandals. More info here.

  • Price
    $150
  • Feature
  • Weight
    Men: 16.9oz
    Women: 14.5oz
  • Width
    Men: Standard
    Women: Standard
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Updates to Meindl Nebraska Mid GTX

  • An over-the-ankle hiking boot from Meindl, the Nebraska Mid GTX features a full grain leather upper. Together with a Gore-Tex laminate, it yields breathability and waterproof protection.
  • The sole unit, the Magic Light Trail, includes a rubber outsole from Meindl which renders surface traction. An EVA midsole cushions each ride while the Air-Active footbed adds support. The rockered form of this component delivers a smoother and more efficient stride.

Meindl Nebraska Mid GTX size and fit

Catering to male and female day hikers, the Meindl Nebraska Mid GTX fairly runs true to size. It is offered in whole and half sizes. It comes in standard width. The lace-up closure plus the round laces used in this boot help achieve a snug fit.

Outsole

The profile of the Magic Light Trail sole (No. 69) promotes the natural rolling motion of the foot. The square lugs are able to bite on a variety of terrain. Its tread pattern is also self-cleaning to maintain the grip even on boggy grounds. 

Midsole

The Nebraska Mid GTX has an EVA wedge underfoot. It provides cushioning without the added weight. This foam also absorbs negative impacts from the ground, enhancing walking comfort. The Air-Active footbed, through its drysole fleece cover, helps keep the freshness inside the boot.

Upper

This mid-cut day hiking boot is primarily made of nubuck leather. It has suede reinforcements that go along the sides of the boot for added durability. The user’s foot is protected when crossing streams and wetlands through its Gore-Tex lining.

It has a pull loop at the heel to assist in donning and doffing. Its lacing system is composed of webbing eyelets and two pairs of metal hooks which helps lock the foot securely. It comes with a cushioned collar for plush comfort.


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