Size and fit

The Merrell Anvik Pace is released in men’s sizing. To achieve the actual fit in women’s sizing, ladies need to size 1.5 down. It maintains a low-cut silhouette that allows the ankle to move without any restriction. 

A lace-up closure system is installed on the upper for a secure and custom fit. It has a mesh lining that provides foot breathability. It has a contoured footbed that gives cushioning and flexible support. Also, it has an EVA midsole for shock absorption.

Merrell Anvik Pace Style

Enjoy the comfort as you experience the performance of the Merrell Anvik Pace. With a sleek construction, this lace-up sneaker has a full-grain leather upper that looks good with a variety of casual outfits. It is available in colorways like black and seal brown. 

This sneaker can complement clothing like shorts, denim jeans, and cuffed pants for a small hike or long walk. Women can also match this kick with denim miniskirts or denim shorts for a sporty look with a feminine vibe.

Notable Features

The Merrell Anvik Pace features a Kinetic Fit™ BASE removable insole, providing contoured shape, flexibility, support, and underfoot cushioning for all-day comfort. It highlights an outsole with M Select™ GRIP that delivers a sure-footed on different surfaces. More than the casual style, this lifestyle sneaker provides versatility to provide comfort and performance for a small hike.

Merrell Anvik Pace History

Randy Merrell, Clark Matis, and John Schweizer founded the Merrell company in 1981. It is a US company that started as a maker of high-performance hiking boots. It all began when John Schweizer and  Clark Matis, executives from the Rossignol ski company, decided to establish a new maker of hiking footwear. 

Eventually, the two executives joined forces with Randy Merrell. Their boots were retailed at $500 were highly praised. In 1982, the company designed high-performance hiking footwear but at a more affordable price.  

Merrell was acquired by Wolverine World Wide in 1997. Aside from hiking boot, other shoes have been released in the market. One of the functional and comfortable sneakers is the low-top Merrell Anvik Pace. With a sleek style, it has a durable and stylish leather upper. It has a rubber outsole with a tread pattern that provides stability and excellent traction.

Nice to know

  • The Merrell Anvik Pace has a bellows tongue that keeps the debris out. 
  • It weighs approximately 824 grams. 


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