Updates to Merrell Siren Traveller Q2

  • The Siren Traveller Q2 from Merrell is created based on the biomechanics of a woman’s foot. It is equipped with the Q Form 2 platform. Its components include a bi-density midsole, heel-centering technology, and a Kinetic Fit Tri insole. It aims to provide gender-specific stability and support.
  • This shoe fuses breathability with durability. It features nubuck, suede leather and mesh. The leather parts maintain the structure of the Siren Traveller Q2.
  • The proprietary M Select Grip makes this trail companion adapt to most types of terrain. It has a slip-resistant and self-cleaning profile.

Size and fit

The Merrell Siren Traveller Q2 is a day hiking shoe for women. It is offered in regular sizes and medium width. It fairly runs true to size. Users can customize the fit through its straightforward lace-up closure.

Outsole

This Merrell hiker features the M Select Grip outsole. Its specialized 3.5 mm deep lugs do not trap water, hence promoting grip even on wet surfaces. The angled lugs on the rear and forefoot enhance bite on ascents and descents. It has a textured finish to prevent muck build-up. The sole extends to the front, acting as a shield against bumps.

Midsole

Featuring the Q Form 2 platform, the Merrell Siren Traveller Q2 has a dual-density foam midsole. It guides the foot for proper alignment, promoting an efficient stride. Its heel-centering technology, plus the brand’s Air Cushion (circular pad attached at the heel), enhances stability by absorbing shocks upon ground contact. It comes with a removable Kinetic Fit Tri insole which works with the natural biomechanics of the foot to support the three arches.

Upper

Combining nubuck, suede and mesh, the Merrell Siren Traveller Q2 yields a protective and durable upper. It also has a breathable mesh lining which enhances comfort.

The brand engineers designed it with a bellows tongue to prevent the entry of trail debris. The toe area is reinforced with a toe cap for extra protection.

The shoe’s closure system includes a flat lace which passes through punctured eyelets. The tongue has a lace keeper (located in the middle) to help keep its position. It has two pull tabs, one at the heel and one at the top of the tongue. These loops facilitate easy on and off.

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Paul Ronto

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.