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Ahnu Montara III
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Pros Sticky soles, lightweight, leather upper provides durability and water resistance, stylishGood traction, very comfortable, ankle padding, waterproofComfortable, durable, very cushioned, stable, supportive, lightweightVery water resistant, durable, incredibly lightweight, sleek designComfortable, lightweight, durable, inexpensive
Cons Uncomfortable for wide foot, lacks adjustability in lacing system, minimal ankle supportRuns big, excess padding in tongueExpensive, take some time to break in, can be warm on hot daysProblematic fitLacks support of larger, heavier boots
Bottom Line The combination of durability and style make these boots a versatile, solid contenderThis best-in-its-class boot combines lightweight technology with all the versatility a modern boot should haveDesigned for long-distance hikes with heavy loads, this model is designed to maximize support and comfortThese boots are lightweight, sleek, and durable - designed for technical and varied terrainThe best iteration of this model yet
Rating Categories Ahnu Montara III X Ultra Mid 3 GTX Kaha Gore-Tex Alpenrose Ultra Mid GTX Targhee III Mid
Comfort (25%)
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Support (20%)
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Weight (15%)
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Traction (15%)
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Water Resistance (15%)
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Specs Ahnu Montara III X Ultra Mid 3 GTX Kaha Gore-Tex Alpenrose Ultra... Targhee III Mid
Weight Per Pair (Size 7.5, in lbs) 1.75 lbs 1.83 lbs 1.91 lbs 1.47 lbs 1.80 lbs
Upper Nubuck leather Suede leather, nylon Full-grain leather Breathable mesh/ coated fabric Oiled nubuck leather
Width Options Regular Regular Standard Regular Regular
Heel height (mm) 38 mm 32 mm 54 mm 32 mm 35 mm
Shaft height (mm) 140 mm 121 mm 140 mm 127 mm 125 mm
Midsole EVA Dual-density EVA EVA EVA Dual Density EVA
Sole Vibram MegaGrip Contagrip rubber Vibram MegaGrip Michelin rubber Rubber
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