Who should buy the Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof

The Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof hits the mark for backpackers who are looking for performance on wet trails. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a backpacking boot that can withstand different kinds of harsh trail conditions.
  • Prefer a boot that delivers enhanced support and energy return.
  • Prefer a boot that grants traction on different ground conditions.

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Render traction on virtually all types of terrain

This trail boot comes with a Vibram outsole made of a durable Megagrip compound. It's 5mm multi-directional lugs render traction on virtually all types of terrain. The spaces between these lugs prevent debris from building up. 

Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof outsole

Enhanced ascent and descent control

The sole’s heel brake works in conjunction with several grooves on both ends for enhanced ascent and descent control.

Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof outsole 2.0

Deliver comfort, shock reduction, and energy return

The Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof’s compression-molded EVA midsole works with a Merrell Air Cushion Viz to deliver comfort, shock reduction, and energy return. It’s paired with a molded heel counter for improved stability.

Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof midsole

Flexible arch support 

The boot’s Kinetic Fit Base insole grants flexible arch support while a coating of M Select Fresh bars odor-causing microbes.

Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof arch support

Durable and excellent ventilation

The Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof’s upper is made of suede and full-grain leather which grants durability. There are mesh panels found on the collar for improved ventilation. An M Select Dry membrane lines the upper to block water out while allowing excess moisture to escape.

Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof upper

Organized fit

The boot’s closure system is connected to a heel stability arm. It employs metal hooks and webbing loops for an organized fit.

Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof laces

Protective toe cap

Debris is prevented from entering the gear, thanks to its bellows tongue. Its forefoot area contains a rubber cap which grants protection from bumps. A pair of pull tabs are located on the tongue and collar to permit an easy on and off.

Merrell Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof Protective toe cap

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 23.5oz / Women 19.5oz
Use: Backpacking
Cut: High cut
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Merrell

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