Who should buy the Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof

The All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof manages to satisfy buyers with its set of positive qualities. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a lightweight hiking boot that emphasizes protection and comfort.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that can keep the user’s foot dry.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers excellent traction.

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Excellent traction on virtually all types of terrain

Merrell’s All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof is equipped with a Vibram TC5+ for traction on virtually all types of terrain. Its aggressive lug pattern bites down on wet and dry surfaces for a surefooted grip. These lugs also shed dirt and debris for optimal traction on the trail. The outsole is made of a durable rubber compound for increased resistance to wear and tear.

Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof outsole

Comfortable cushioning

This mid-cut hiking boot uses a compression-molded EVA midsole to create a cushioned ride for the user. The brand’s patented Air Cushion Viz is paired with a high rebound EVA foam pod in the heel to enhance stability and reduce shock. 

Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof midsole

A molded nylon shank is embedded within the midsole to make the gear more rigid against twisting and contorting on uneven surfaces.

Excellent arch support

The footwear’s removable FIT ECO EVA footbed supplies arch support and underfoot comfort to the wearer. It’s coated with Merrell’s M Select Fresh technology to prevent microbes from causing an unpleasant odor.

Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof arch support

Light and abrasive resistant

The Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof features an upper that combines full-grain leather and mesh panels. These materials make the boot light and resistant to abrasive elements.

Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof upper

Waterproof and breathable

The upper is lined with an M Select Dry membrane to prevent water from seeping in while maintaining breathability. Moreover, its bellows tongue prevents debris from entering this gear.

Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof upper 1.0

Offers protection against stubbing

The boot’s toe cap is reinforced for improved durability and protection against stubbing. An overlay is also found at the heel for enhanced rearfoot stability.

Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof upper 3.0

Easy to wear

Its lace-up closure system uses a series of eyelets and metal hooks to secure the laces. A pull loop is found below the ankle cuff for an easy on and off.

Merrell All Out Blaze 2 Mid Waterproof collar

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 428g / Women 348g
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Merrell

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Author
Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.