What the Merrell Cham 7 Slam Luna Leather brings to the table

More customizable lockdown. With its ankle-to-toe lacing, you can get a dialed-in fit per zone in this Merrell offering.

Secure and pain-free hikes. The Cham 7 Slam Luna Leather, like most Merrell hiking shoes, comes with the Air Cushion technology. Its presence affords the foot double the stability while mitigating shock on impact.

Lateral protection and grip. This footgear is built with textured 360-degree randing, which guards the shoe against scrapes and provides extra bite during sideways (lateral) maneuvers. It works in tandem with the side lugs of the hiker’s outsole.

Upped rearfoot security. Its aggressive heel counter translates to less wobble on uneven pebbly terrain.

Additional information

  • Merrell’s Cham 7 Slam Luna Leather ships with an extra pair of laces. Based on reports, the shoe has the red ones set by default.
  • Two of its colorways—Porter and Amber Ale—are actual names of beer.


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Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran 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 analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.