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Fit & Sizing

The Merrell Solo comes in medium widths for both men and women. The sizes for men range from 7 to 15. A pair for a woman comes in size 5 to size 11.5. Merrell uses a cow suede upper for more support and good hold.

Merrell Solo Style

Belonging to Merrell's hiking-inspired sneaker collection, the Solo definitely does not fall short when it comes to trail functions. It also brings plenty to the table when it comes to style. Bathed in a vibrant colors, each pair goes perfectly with the casual look of both men and women. Whether during hikes or relaxing strolls around the town center, the Merrell Solo is indeed a reliable and fashion-savvy companion.

Notable Features

Merrell’s move of bringing back an 80s shoe that is quite a fan-favorite is also a great way for sneaker fans to get to know better a rather popular silhouette in the Solo. The shoe is a testament to Merrell’s innovative and forward thinking of creating flexible, comfortable, and durable hikers. It is a silhouette that is likely here to stay.

Merrell Solo History

Being a retro of an 80s classic does not stop the Merrell Solo from breaking the mold. Clad in the vibrancy of athletic colors, this pair stylishly rises above the sea of brown hikers. It is part of Waitsfield, which is a small collection of outdoor shoes that got its name from a remote valley in Vermont where Merrell started.

Aside from the color, the Merrell Solo also differs from its predecessor because of the lighter materials used on it.

All such improvements, it must be noted, are added without sacrificing great grip, comfort, and protection capability, which are qualities that buyers should expect from every hiking pair.

Additional Info

  • Each pair uses a proprietary air cushioning technology that provides additional comfort to the heels.
  • The Merrell Solo uses an effective technology that helps prevent foot odor.
  • The outsoles of each pair are infused with the M Select Grip technology that effectively improves grip.
  • It has a removable EVA insole.
  • A molded nylon shank in the arch provides adequate medial support.