Who should buy the Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof

A comfortable feel and lightweight design are two of the benefits that buyers will gain from the Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers to waterproof
  • Prefer a hiking boot that renders optimal cushioning and support
  • Prefer a hiking boot that secure footing on challenging terrain

Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof logo

Provides grip on wet and dry surfaces

The Alverstone Mid Waterproof from Merrell delivers optimal traction through its durable M Select Grip outsole. Five-millimeter lugs (mostly oval-shaped) provide grip on wet and dry surfaces.

Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof outsole

Ascent and descent control

There are several grooves on both ends of the sole for improved ascent and descent control. Merrell’s logo and an Air Cushion label can also be found on its surface. 

Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof outsole 1.0

Comfortable and stable cushioning

This hiking boot from Merrell features a compression-molded EVA midsole and the brand’s patented Air Cushion in the heel area. These two components provide sufficient cushioning, stability, and energy return. A molded nylon arch shank grants rigidity to this footgear.

Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof midsole

Excellent arch support

The Alverstone Mid Waterproof uses a Merrell Kinetic Fit Base removable insole for flexible arch support. It also delivers additional underfoot comfort. Imbued with M Select Fresh, the shoe can counter odor-causing microbes.

Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof arch support

Provide sufficient protection from wet conditions

The Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof’s suede leather upper contains mesh panels, making it breathable and resistant to wear. An M Select Dry membrane is integrated into this component to provide sufficient protection from wet conditions.

Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof upper

Grant protection from accidental knocks

This day hiking boot’s rugged toe cap amplifies durability while granting protection from accidental knocks. Its closure system consists of several eyelets for fit management while a bellows tongue prevents debris from getting in. Also, a pull tab is located at the back of the collar to facilitate an easy on and off.

Merrell Alverstone Mid Waterproof upper 1.0

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 414g / Women 338g
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal, Wide / 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.