Merrell Siren Traveller 3 vs. Siren Edge 3

The Siren Traveller 3, with its features and capabilities, makes Merrell’s ever-expanding footwear collection even more compelling. That said, it shares the spotlight with the Siren Edge 3 in this regard. Discover the key areas in which they differ below.

Weight. The Siren Edge 3 takes the crown in this round for being lighter than the featured shoe by roughly 120 g a pair.

Pronation. The Siren Traveller 3 caters primarily to those who overpronate, while its rival is intended for hikers with a neutral gait.

Technology. While both Merrell kicks in this head-to-head are sufficiently reassuring underfoot, each has its own strength. The Siren Traveller 3 offers enhanced shock absorption thanks to its Air Cushion heel, while its competitor delivers extra midfoot support with its nylon shank.

Price. The Siren Edge 3 is cheaper than the featured hiker by about $20, earning itself a spot in our collection of affordable hiking shoes.

Takeaway: If you are on a budget, and your escapades usually take place on well-maintained trails, the Siren Edge 3 is a great option. If you need that extra “oomph” on more rugged hikes, the Siren Traveller 3 can do wonders for you.

Additional info

  • This sexy hiking shoe has a bigger sister in the Siren Traveller 3 Mid Waterproof, which as its name suggests, provides ample protection in moderate rain. Its mid-top construction also gives increased ankle support.


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