Merrell Bare Access Flex 2 Trail Running Shoes - Women's 5062-345

Merrell Bare Access Flex 2 Trail Running Shoes - Women's

  • Available prices $124.95
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Show Description

Merrell has upped the minimalist ante with a 0 drop heel to toe and 8mm of cushioning. A breathable mesh upper with durable TPU film overlay keeps things airy and a compression moulded midsole adds stability on road runs and well-maintained trails.

  • Breathable mesh upper and printed TPU for durability in high wear areas.
  • Mesh lining moves moisture away from your foot.
  • Non-removable EVA footbed.
  • FlexConnect compression moulded EVA midsole for stable comfort.
  • Flex grooves in midsole provide a responsive and agile feel.
  • 14.5mm total stack height.
  • M Select rubber outsole has 2mm lug depth for traction on the trail.
  • Vegan friendly design uses no animal products.

Tech specs

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Weight 340g (7)
Ideal for
  • Road running
  • Trail running

'Minimal and natural' shoes offer low drop, lots of flex, and minimal cushioning. Most running shoes are 'Light and responsive' with medium cushioning and good energy return. 'Cushioned and floaty' shoes have maximum cushioning.

Light and responsive

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.

Upper material
  • Mesh
  • Printed overlay
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.


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.


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

Removable insole No
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