Verdict from 2 experts and 100+ user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • There was enough room in the toe box to wiggle the toes, according to a male reviewer.
  • A good deal of online buyers were delighted with their purchase. They highly recommend it.
  • Right out of the box, the Meindl Burma Pro MFS was ready for hiking, according to a pleased user.
  • Hordes of hikers testified to the comfort of this hiking boot. They added that it gets comfier over time.
  • The waterproofing of the Burma Pro MFS was praised by an expert. He stated that his foot remained dry even after crossing shallow streams and boggy grounds.
  • A gear reviewer who had the pair for more than half a decade lauded its durability.
  • The breathability of the Burma Pro MFS from Meindl was valued by a hiking aficionado. He said that it prevented him from experiencing overheating inside the boot.

2 reasons not to buy

  • An outdoor enthusiast was a tad disappointed with its weight.
  • A frustrated owner complained that once it's soaked, the boot interior takes a while to dry out.

Bottom line

Going on that adventure does not need to wait with the Meindl Burma Pro MFS. Straight-out-of-the-box comfort, waterproofing and breathability are all packaged in this day hiking boot. This bulk of good points had a bit of an effect on its weight though. Everything considered, the Burma Pro MFS is still a promising boot if hikers are willing to trade off their weight savings with its trail performance.

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Good to know

  • The high-collared Burma Pro MFS is a leather hiking boot lined with Gore-Tex. It keeps the foot protected from detritus.
  • The midsole is equipped with an EVA foam to yield cushioning on rocky trails. It is accompanied by an Air-Active footbed from Meindl.
  • Surface traction is being handled by the Multigriff outsole from Vibram. Its profile includes pronounced lugs that bite into most terrain types.

Catering to male and female hikers, the Meindl Burma Pro MFS relatively runs true to size. It also comes in full and half sizes. Standard width is offered to both men and women.

The Digafix technology features flaps on the sides of the ankle. As users tug the laces, this feature tightens the fit around the foot without the formation of pressure points.

The Vibram Multigriff outsole features angled lugs which allow the boot to self-clean. The studs on the sides help stabilize each stride. It also features lugs on both front and rear ends that deliver grip during ascents and descents.

This high-cut day hiking boot uses an EVA midsole  for lightweight cushioning. It is partnered with an Air-Active footbed  which has a Soft Print foam on top. It adapts to the shape of the foot. It is attached directly to a drysole fleece, which helps maintain a fresh and dry feel.

With a nubuck leather upper, the Burma Pro MFS yields durable protection on the trails. Inside the boot is a Gore-Tex laminate which renders weatherproofing without compromising ventilation. The Memory Foam System (MFS ) uses a reticulated foam which conforms to the shape of the foot through body heat.

The traditional lace-up closure uses metal hooks and loops for faster closure. The cushioned tongue has a stud which helps keep the laces in place. Its collar is padded and has perforations to promote comfort. Additionally, a full rubber rand wraps its base to enhance durability.

  • Classified by Meindl under the B category, this boot is ideal for long walks and easy alpine landscapes.


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