Merrell Trail Glove Shoes - Men's

5023-971

Description

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Barefoot trail runners that provide a balance of foot freedom, protection, minimalist cushioning, and traction in a super-lightweight set up. If you are stepping into the barefoot world, your feet will need time to adjust, Merrell recommends that you build up your barefoot activities slowly.

  • Made of DWR-treated synthetic leather and breathable air mesh with synthetic leather heel sling.
  • Omni-Fit lacing system is designed to wrap the foot to provide a precise, glove like fit.
  • Welded TPU overlays and fused rubber toe bumper add durability.
  • Microfibre footbed with an antimicrobial treatment.
  • 4mm compression moulded mapped EVA midsole provide protection from uneven terrain and stone bruising without disconnecting the user from the trail.
  • 1mm forefoot shock absorption plate protects foot by distributing pressure but maintains natural forefoot flexibility.
  • Vibram® Trail Glove sole provides full-length, flexible lugged traction. Rubber compound provides durable grippy performance.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Trail running
Stability

Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize pronation or supination, where the foot tends to roll inward or outward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.

Neutral
Closure Lace-up
Heel-to-toe cushioning

The approximate thickness of the midsole cushioning under the heel and the forefoot. A thicker heel and greater difference between heel and toe height tends to suit heel-strike runners, while forefoot and midfoot strikers may prefer a minimal drop between heel and toe cushioning.

4 - 4 mm
Drop

The drop is the difference in height between the heel and the forefoot midsole cushioning. Traditional running shoes tend to have a 10mm drop or higher while minimalist style shoes are on the lower end of the spectrum.

0mm
Waterproof

Waterproof shoes and boots feature a waterproof-breathable membrane and a gusseted tongue to help keep your feet dry in wet conditions.

No
Made in China