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Pros Great traction, out-of-box comfort, breathableExcellent comfort and traction, waterproofExtremely comfortable, lightweight, supportiveAggressive traction, great water resistance, versatileSupportive, great traction, lightweight
Cons Not waterproof, heavy, average supportExpensive, not the most durableNot as cushioned as previous Hoka models, some traction issuesQuicklace system not for everyone, average ankle protectionStiff, lacing is hard to tighten
Bottom Line Built for light to moderate day hikes in cool to warm, dry environmentsThis hiking shoe combines comfort with incredible on-trail performance better than any otherIdeal for fastpacking missions with a great combination of comfort, support and performanceCharge down any and all trails in this aggressive hiker with a non-traditional lacing systemThis is a supportive hiking shoe that is perfect for scrambling and peak bagging
Rating Categories Merrell Moab 2 Ventilator La Sportiva Spire GTX HOKA ONE ONE Toa Gore-Tex Salomon X Ultra 3 GTX Mountain Trainer Lite GTX
Comfort (25%)
7
9
9
7
7
Weight (25%)
7
8
8
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7
Support (15%)
6
7
9
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9
Traction (15%)
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9
Versatility (10%)
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Water Resistance (5%)
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Durability (5%)
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Specs Merrell Moab 2... La Sportiva Spire... HOKA ONE ONE Toa... Salomon X Ultra 3... Mountain Trainer...
Weight of Size 11 Pair 2.20 lbs 2.06 lbs 2.03 lbs 1.93 lbs 2.16 lbs
Upper Suede leather and mesh Abrasion-resistant mesh Synthetic Textile/synthetic leather Synthetic
Width Options Regular, wide Regular Regular Regular Regular
Waterproof Lining None Gore-Tex Surround GTX lining Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane Gore-Tex Extended Comfort
Flood Level (inches) 4.375 in 4.75 in 5 in 4.5 in 3.5 in
Last Board/Shank Molded nylon arch shank Molded EVA EVA Advanced chassis and molded shank Nylon
Midsole EVA 5mm Ortholite Insole, Compression Molded EVA, TPU inserts Rubberized Injected EVA EVA
Outsole Vibram TC5+ Vibram XS Trek with Impact Brake System Vibram MegaGrip Non-marking ContaGrip Pomoca MTN trainer Lite
Warranty None 1 year 45 day 2 years 2 year
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