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Price $140.00 at REI
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Pros Durable, supportiveExcellent comfort and traction, waterproofExtremely comfortable, lightweight, supportiveAggressive traction, great water resistance, versatileSupportive, great traction, lightweight
Cons Clunky, average performance, heavyExpensive, 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 This shoe provides good comfort and durability, making it a good option for light hiking useThis 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 Oboz Firebrand II Bdry La Sportiva Spire GTX HOKA ONE ONE Toa Gore-Tex Salomon X Ultra 3 GTX Mountain Trainer Lite GTX
Comfort (25%)
6
9
9
7
7
Weight (25%)
4
8
8
8
7
Support (15%)
8
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9
Traction (15%)
6
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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 Oboz Firebrand II... La Sportiva Spire... HOKA ONE ONE Toa... Salomon X Ultra 3... Mountain Trainer...
Weight of Size 11 Pair 2.46 lbs 2.06 lbs 2.03 lbs 1.93 lbs 2.16 lbs
Upper Nubuck leather/nylon mesh Abrasion-resistant mesh Synthetic Textile/synthetic leather Synthetic
Width Options Regular, wide Regular Regular Regular Regular
Waterproof Lining BDry Gore-Tex Surround GTX lining Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane Gore-Tex Extended Comfort
Flood Level (inches) 4.5 4.75 in 5 in 4.5 in 3.5 in
Last Board/Shank Nylon Molded EVA EVA Advanced chassis and molded shank Nylon
Midsole EVA 5mm Ortholite Insole, Compression Molded EVA, TPU inserts Rubberized Injected EVA EVA
Outsole Rubber Vibram XS Trek with Impact Brake System Vibram MegaGrip Non-marking ContaGrip Pomoca MTN trainer Lite
Warranty 1-year 1 year 45 day 2 years 2 year
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