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Think of the Passage Ventilator Mid by Merrell as a right of passage: a day hiker that’s higher-cut for support but still slim and fleet-feeling. Concealed Merrell In-Board™ EVA footframe cuts the bulk; overt nubuck leather strapping reinforces a breezy mesh upper that’s stabilized by a flying bridge molded TPU side and ankle supports. Vibram® Day Hiker Plus™ sole adds larger and deeper braking and traction lugs at heel and forefoot for more demanding conditions. End Uses: Light hiking or trail hiking on varied terrain with a day pack (not to exceed 20 lbs). Best worn with mid-weight hiking socks or a combination of a light liner with mid-weight socks. – Slip Lasted Construction – Nubuck Leather/Breathable Ventilator Mesh Upper – Breathable Ventilator Mesh Lining – Breathable Ventilator Mesh Bellows Tongue – Injection Molded TPU Counter/In-Step Stability – 4.5mm Anatomical Footbed – Nylon 6.6 Injection Molded Arch Shank – In-Board™ Compression Molded EVA Footframe – Q-Form™ Triple Density Compression Molded EVA Footframe (women) – Integrated External TPU Support Counter/Grade 4 Insole – Air Cushion® Midsole – 5.5mm Sole Lug Depth – Vibram® Day Hiker Plus™ Sole/Trek Rubber Men’s Weight: 2 lbs. 6 ozs. Women’s Weight: 1 lb. 14 ozs. Men’s Sizes: 7-12,13,14,15 Women’s Sizes: 5-11