Updates to Merrell Altalight Knit Mid
- The Altalight Knit Mid from Merrell is a day hiking boot equipped with various technologies that help users tackle varied terrain with sufficient comfort and performance. It employs a rugged knit upper that optimizes air circulation for warm weather conditions.
- Outdoor enthusiasts are supplied with stability and balance via its ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole. It also features a Vibram Megagrip rubber outsole for traction on varied terrain.
Size and fit
The Merrell Altalight Knit Mid is a mid-top hiking boot for men and women. It sports a conventional lacing system that allows wearers to achieve a secure and customized lockdown. The footgear’s padded collar and tongue, meanwhile, promote a comfortable fit.
This vegan-friendly Merrell offering features an upper reinforced with a Stratafuse exoskeleton. This component is designed to give users a glove-like fit.
OutsoleThis Merrell boot for adventurers uses a Vibram Megagrip outsole for ground adherence. It sports a pattern of 5mm arrow-shaped lugs to render grip on wet and dry surfaces. The wide spaces in between these lugs disperse dirt and debris to optimize traction. Its front section covers a part of the forefoot zone to protect the user’s toes from accidental bumps.
The men’s and women’s Merrell Altalight Knit Mid combines an EVA midsole with a patented Air Cushion technology in the heel section. This pairing renders a cushioned ride while absorbing shock from uneven ground conditions.
A lightweight Flexplate feature is integrated into the midsole to give torsional stability. Moreover, this Merrell hiker sports a Kinetic Fit Base removable footbed to give wearers arch support and underfoot comfort.
The Merrell Altalight Knit Mid is equipped with a knit upper that’s engineered to resist abrasive elements. A Stratafuse exoskeleton is infused into this component to deliver support and structure. Its forefoot zone houses a rubberized cap for trail protection and durability.
This piece of outdoor gear from Merrell employs a series of round eyelets and metal hooks for its lacing system. These components help the wearer in managing the boot’s fit. A bellows tongue is incorporated into the upper to prevent debris from entering. A pull loop is found at the back of the collar to provide users with easy on and off.