Merrell Bare Access XTR Trail Running Shoes - Men's
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Zero-drop trail shoes that don't skimp on the underfoot protection. The Bare Access XTR has a breathable mesh upper with a durable TPU overlay that keeps things airy and durable. Greater cushioning and deeper lugs than the original Bare Access make these great for fast runs on light to moderate trails.
- Breathable mesh upper and printed TPU for durability in high wear areas.
- Mesh lining moves moisture away from your foot.
- Hyperlock™ TPU heel counter holds your foot securely in place.
- Compression-moulded FlexConnect EVA midsole for stable cushioning.
- Flex grooves in midsole provide a responsive and agile feel.
- 17.2mm total stack height.
- Vibram® TC5+ rubber outsole has 3mm lug depth for traction on the trail.
- Vegan friendly design uses no animal products.
|Ideal for||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.
|Minimalist and natural|
Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize over pronation, where the foot tends to roll inward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.
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.
How to measure
- Foot length
- Use a ruler to measure the tracing off your foot from the front of your longest toe to the back of your heel.