When your ambitions take you into challenging terrain you need boots to match the challenge. That is just what these boots are designed for. Let's start with the Meindl exclusive dual layer Air Revolution® tongue featuring air channels to improve ventilation, helping regulate internal temperature. This innovative tongue allows air to circulate into the boots, essentially pumping out hot air each time you take a step. These uninsulated boots are designed for year-around hiking and trekking and taking on difficult terrain. The Gore-Tex® membrane provides 100-percent waterproof protection from snow, rain, dewy meadows and shallow creeks. There's a non-slip Vibram® Alpin Rigid Rubber sole for sure-footed traction and a soft shock-absorbing polyurethane wedge midsole to cushion rocky trails. the Air Active® Insole features memory foam that adjusts to the shape of your feet and evenly distributes the weight across the entire surface; plus, there's a layer of fleece and an absorbent top layer to wick away moisture. The soft cuff provides snug, supportive comfort while the stiff suede leather/mesh upper provides rigid support to keep your ankles supported on the way up, down, and across. The innovative DiGAfix® lacing system locks your heel in place and snugs the entire upper of the boot around your instep without squeezing or creating uncomfortable pressure points. Made in Germany.
"Looking for those difficult off the path hikes, this is the perfect boot for you. The Air Revolution tongue provides that internal climate control to keep you cool and comfortable out in the conditions. In addition, they are fully waterproof and are a great boot for those hikes that take you to the top of the mountain."
This is the third pair. Sad to see them discontinued
I just spend the past 14 days hiking through the lower end of the Rockies, in New Mexico. After 100 miles of hiking, 13,000 feet of climbing, 40+ hours of rain, fog, heat, mud, and 90 river crossings, I can say that I put these boots through their paces. Prior to heading out, I put three months of hiking (200+ miles) into break-in the boots. Here is what I found out about the boots.
We want your Meindl footwear to not only fit your feet but also your outdoor lifestyle. No matter where you are or what you are exploring, it is critical your footwear fits properly. Our boots and shoes are constructed using different manufacturing techniques and different lasts (forms) which helps us tailor our boots and shoes to excel in different environments.The construction technique and last we select to build each style can make that particular boot or shoe fit differently, even within our own line of products, which is why it is important for you to follow our fitting guidelines to get you into the correct size.
Because the last and the manufacturing technique we use can change the way our footwear fits, Meindl USA gives guidance for proper fitting on each style we sell. All of our sizing recommendations are based off the Brannock measuring device, which is why it is critical to have your foot measured using that device.We collectively have decades of experience fitting Meindl footwear to the person and activity, so our fitting guidelines come with the knowledge needed to ensure you get the correct fit.
At Meindl we know that quality boots are a significant investment. That is why we are so committed to educating our customers on the best methods of care to make sure your boots continue to perform at their peak and last for years to come.
All Meindl Boots come out of the factory treated and ready for you to get out. However, if you want to ensure the boots are in peak condition from the moment you hit the field you can give them a quick treatment with our Meindl Wet Proof and let that sit for 24 hours and then apply Meindl Sport Wax.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT heat Sport Wax before applying. Doing so can cause it to penetrate too deep and impair the leather’s breathability and wearing comfort. DO NOT apply oils or grease on any of our boots. There are two reasons: First, oil and grease products can cause boots to lose strength and stability. Second, oil or grease will migrate throughout the leather which can cause the rand and outsoles to delaminate from the boot.
Quality boots deserve care and attention. Read our full article to learn how to maintain your Meindl boots from beginning to end.
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