For multi-day trips with a heavy pack. Manufacturers emphasize durability and support in the creation of backpacking boots. See backpacking boots
Designed for users who want to cover a greater distance by going fast, usually with a light pack. See speed hiking shoes.
Boots that grant insulation to the user during hikes. See winter hiking boots.
Mainly sandals. Aside from hiking they can be used for other purposes such as water activities. See multi-sport hiking sandals.
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Casual hikers can choose day hiking footwear or multi-sport sandals. More info here.
Shoes with a cuff that goes below the ankle. See low-cut hiking shoes.
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Generally, for trails that are easy to tackle, go with low-cut shoes. Go mid to high if there are more trail obstacles.
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This women's specific lightweight hiker is perfect for all of your adventure needs moving forward.
Updates to Merrell Siren Hex Q2 E-Mesh
- Merrell Siren Hex Q2 E-Mesh offers gender-specific stability, support, and comfort. Its engineered mesh upper allows ventilation and is resistant to mud.
- Merrell used its Kinetic Fit Base technology as the shoe’s removable contoured insole for support and comfort. It comes with a Q FORM 2 dual-density midsole that keeps the heel centered and provides a gender-engineered alignment. Merrell’s Air Cushion in the heel also helps in absorbing shock and adding stability. Affording wearers grip on a variety of surfaces is the M Select Grip outsole with 3.5 mm lugs.
Merrell Siren Hex Q2 E-Mesh size and fit
The Siren Hex Q2 E-Mesh is a relatively true-to-size Merrell hiker specifically made for women. It is offered in standard width and regular lengths. Its traditional lace-up system gives a secure fit.
Merrell equipped the Siren Hex Q2 E-Mesh with its proprietary M Select Grip outsole with 3.5mm lug depth. It affords wearers slip-resistance on both wet and dry grounds and a variety of terrain. It extends to the front tip, acting as a toe bumper.
Siren Hex Q2 E-Mesh is furnished with the proprietary Q Form 2 dual-density midsole. Its heel-centering technology helps in keeping the foot stable and comfortable. Working with it is a removable contoured insole with Kinetic Fit Base technology that supports the arches of the foot. Merrell’s proprietary Air Cushion (found in the heel) also helps in shock absorption and stability.
The Siren Hex Q2 E-Mesh is equipped with a breathable engineered mesh upper that keeps the foot dry. A bellows tongue prevents the intrusion of debris.
Its lace-up closure is made up of a flat lace and webbing eyelets. Overlays are connected to the loops on the eyestay so laces can run through them, giving a lockdown fit. A heel counter increases support while a toe cap protects it from scuffs.