Good value light hiker

Reviewed by Wanderer from Somewhere sunny on Saturday, June 3, 2017
I usually wear a 12 W in a boot or shoe for a little extra room. Since this is not my usual size I took a gamble on the 11 1/2 D. It was a bit tight at the big toe joint, but I was able to (carefully) use a boot stretcher to get a little extra room and now they fit. For anyone with a regular D width they should be great out of the box.

Surprisingly light, they are somewhere between a trail runner and a light hiker in terms of support and stiffness. The uppers have a strong toe bumper and durable uppers for abrasive, rocky hikes. If you have a moderate degree of hallux limitus these should be a decent shoe. There is a bit of rocker motion at toe-off and the sole is stiffer than a running shoe which helps limit flexion of the MTP joint.

If you prefer a thicker insole or socks, you might want to size up. The included insoles provide minimal cushioning, but that's not unusual. The style doesn't scream "outdoorsy" so these are also can be worn as everyday shoes. They would be great for bike commuting if you don't have clips.
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