Merrell Outland Boot Review


Merrell Outland are the best boots I have ever worn. I have over 1200 miles on two pairs and I just purchased my third pair. They are hard to find now and I believe they have been replaced by the Merrell Radland. Below is a sample of some of the hikes I have used them for.

First Pair: November 2008 Retired: 538.84 Mi.
Conquered such hikes as:
Angels Landing Zion, Ut: 5 Mi., 1700’ Elev.
Superstitions Mountains AZ: Battleship 11.4 Mi. 2258’ Elev.; Flatiron 5.4 Mi., 2780’ Elev.
Powers Garden AZ: 18.1 Mi., 2300’ Elev.
South Canyon Marble Canyon, AZ: 15 Mi., 2508’ Elev.
Death Hollow Escalante, Ut: 32.5 Mi.
Chiricahua Mountains AZ: 19.2 Mi., 4300’ Elev.
Cathedral Rock via Esperero Trail Tucson, AZ: 18.2 Mi. 5102’ Elev.
Piestewa Peak AZ: 2.4, Mi. 1200’ Elev. every week

Second Pair: July 2009 Retired: 643.41 Mi.
Conquered such hikes as:
Houston to Tonto Creek AZ: 12.5 Mi., 3000’ Elev.
Packard Trail Sedona AZ: 15 Mi. 1200’ Elev.
Old Baldy Super Lp. Mt. Wrightson, AZ: 12.4 Mi., 4210’ Elev.
Reavis Gap Lp. Superstitions, AZ: 20.7 Mi., 4000’ Elev.
Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim Grand Canyon, AZ: 44.5 Mi. 10,800’ 17.5 hours
Half Dome; Yosemite Falls; Yosemite Valley Floor Yosemite, CA: 42.1 Mi., 7969’ Elev.
Hermit Trail to Granite Rapids Grand Canyon, AZ: 23.5 Mi. 4000’ Elev. ,
Piestewa Peak AZ: 2.4, Mi. 1200’ Elev. every week

Third Pair: April 2010 Retired: TBD
Conquered such hikes as:
Cactus to Clouds San Jacinto, Palm Springs, CA: 17.5 Mi., 10,795’ Elev.


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