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  • Terrain
    Terrain

    Road

    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

    Trail

    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support
    Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

    Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

    Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use
    Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

    Competition

    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
    Price
    $160
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 10.7oz
    Women: 9oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Heel to toe drop
    Men: 6mm
    Women: 6mm

    The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

    There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

  • Heel height
    Heel height
    Men: 32mm
    Women: 32mm
  • Forefoot height
    Forefoot height
    Men: 26mm
    Women: 26mm
  • Width
    Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
    Unknown
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Summary

We spent 5.7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The mesh and synthetic upper feature reflective detailing to improve the shoe’s visibility in low-light conditions.
  • The mesh inner lining, coupled with HyperWrap 360 Degree Fit System efficiently locks the foot in place while keeping it comfortable.
  • Runners appreciated the TrailProtect™ underfoot shield, which prevents jagged edges and debris from hurting the foot.
  • Vegetarian athletes welcomed the 0% use of animal products for the All Out Peak GTX.
  • The Vibram technology was lauded by many testers as it was integrated in this shoe’s outsole unit, thus providing a durable and robust layer.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The Peak GTX has a moderately expensive price.
  • There were testers who felt that their toes frequently hit the sides of the upper, causing discomfort.
  • Others thought that it was a bit too stiff, limiting the natural movement of their feet.

Bottom line

The All Out Peak GTX from Merrell is a popular trail running shoe that gives a robust outsole unit, a breathable upper, and a comfortable mid-sole. It’s an effective shoe that lets runners charge through the trails with ease and comfort.

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Updates to Merrell All Out Peak GTX

  • The Merrell All Out Peak GTX has a waterproof features. It comes with a GORE-TEX ConnectFit membrane has keeps water from entering the shoe. This keeps the foot dry even when running on wet condition.
  • This shoe also comes with and enhanced stability feature. It uses the HyperWrap 360 Degree Fit System that locks the midfoot in place for an enhanced stability and agility.
  • This also comes with a built-in TrailProtect™ pad that delivers reliable underfoot protection. It is designed to keep foot well protected from sharp objects while running on rough terrains.

Merrell All Out Peak GTX size and fit

The All Out Peak GTX is available in standard running shoe size and width. It provides a snug fit from the heel to the forefoot area. It can deliver great fit to those with regular and slightly wider foot shapes.


Outsole

The All Out Peak GTX uses the Vibram Megagrip Outsole that is engineered to give an impressive grip on both wet and dry surfaces. The carbon element is strategically placed in the outsole to give added strength and durability on high wear areas. It also features the TrailProtect pads that keep foot protected on rough terrain.


Midsole

This features the Uni-Fly midsole that disperses impact and delivers enough amount of underfoot protection for high mileage runs. The air cushion in the heel gives reliable and lightweight cushioning. It efficiently absorbs shock during impact for a much responsive ride. The molded nylon arch shank delivers added flexibility and it enhanced stability on rugged terrain.


Upper

The upper of the Merrell All Out Peak features the GORE-TEX membrane that made the shoe waterproof. It also comes with synthetic leather and air mesh coverage that gives durable and breathable environment. The HyperWrap 360 Degree Fit system hugs the midfoot and holds it in place for a more natural and enhanced agility and stability. This shoe also has a removable footbed that is anti-microbial in nature, keeping foot dry and odorless.