Size and fit

Available in men’s sizes, the Merrell Burnt Rock Travel Suede offers a durable feel with its luxe suede upper. Tightening the fit is made convenient with the lace-up closure, while the low collar allows the ankle to move freely.    

Merrell Burnt Rock Travel Suede Style

Hiking-inspired footwear like the Merrell Burnt Rock Travel Suede comes in rugged colorways done in exquisite suede, providing a dependable and classic touch for any day. Its color options are Granite, Dusty Olive, and Merrell Stone, featuring neutral shades that are complemented by contrasting accents.

It’s ideal for pairing with jeans and chinos for a relaxed yet put-together appeal. Buttoned shirts will go well with this model for more formal occasions, while shorts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and more will match its unassuming flair.

Notable Features

With its suede upper and tough canvas panels, the Merrell Burnt Rock Travel Suede delivers a sturdy feel for any day. It has a traditional lace closure that lends it a classic hiking shoe look. It also has a rubber toe cap that adds protection and durability for extended wearing. The mesh lining provides ventilation. Merrell logos are found on the tongue and near the collar.

Merrell Burnt Rock Travel Suede History

In 1981, former Rossignol ski company executives John Schweizer and Clark Matis founded Merrell along with well-known cleatmaker Randy Merrell. Their vision was to create a high-performing cleat that was more affordable than the offerings at the time. They started production in factories across Italy.

A couple of years later, Merrell introduced its products to East Coast stores specializing in hiking equipment. The innovative and affordable kicks paved the way for the brand to distinguish itself from other footwear companies. Success would soon follow even as Randy Merrell decided to leave the company in 1986 to return to his quiet life of making custom cleats.

When it comes to casual footwear, Merrell shoes are known for providing comfort, durability, and versatile style. The low-top Merrell Burnt Rock Travel Suede exhibits all these qualities, offering a well-built design that can function in both urban and outdoor environments. It's described as a "best of both worlds" shoe that's designed for use in the streets of the city and the woods.  

Additional Info

  • The removable insole is made with Kinetic Fit Base technology, which has a contoured structure that delivers flexible support.
  • Durable traction where it is most needed is provided by the M Select GRIP outsole.
  • The shoe's EVA midsole offers a comfortable and stable ride.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Merrell Burnt Rock
Top: Low
Inspired from: Hiking
Colorways: Brown / Grey
SKUs: J32887 / J95233 / J95237

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