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Hartley F
(backpackerchick) - MLife

Locale: Planet Earth
Merell Mix Master Glide (Women)/Mix Master 2 (Men) on 06/11/2013 18:51:20 MDT Print View

Has anyone worn the Mix Master Glide/Mix Master 2 on multi day trips over variable alpine terrain? Your impressions?

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Mix Master

I have a pair and have worn them a bit. Have not had a chance to test them on anything slick. 14.5 oz/410 g a pair (Women's 7.5).

My go to hiking sneaker has been the Saucony PEREGRINE which has the most AWESOME TREAD. The upper does not survive much edging, etc. Pair of Women's 7.5 weighs in at 17 oz/484 g. It is a little stiffer and more cushioned then I would like...just a little too high profile all around.

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Peregrine

Edited by backpackerchick on 06/11/2013 19:29:58 MDT.

Eric Blumensaadt
(Danepacker) - MLife

Locale: Mojave Desert
YIKES! on 06/11/2013 19:09:17 MDT Print View

Hartley,

I'd NEVER be caught wearing shoes with those clown colors. Not manly and masculine enough for this geezer. Plus I like to blend with my surroundings.

But with more "subdued" colors I would try them. I really like my Merrill Moab Ventilators.

Hartley F
(backpackerchick) - MLife

Locale: Planet Earth
Other Color Schemes on 06/11/2013 19:23:29 MDT Print View

Thank Eric ;)

I went with this one --

green

Many color options...more than most sneakers. "Geezer" options too. You can't get out of it THAT easily!

http://www.merrell.com/US/en-US/Product.mvc.aspx/29430M/0/Mens/Mix-Master-2

If you are interested, perhaps these colors would suit you better :)

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Edited by backpackerchick on 06/11/2013 19:27:38 MDT.

David Noll
(dpnoll) - MLife

Locale: Maroon Bells
Merell Mix Master on 06/12/2013 06:08:37 MDT Print View

Eric,
You are definitely manly enough to pull off the look with those colors.

Bryce F.
(bster13) - MLife

Locale: Norwalk, CT
NB on 06/12/2013 07:57:29 MDT Print View

Please don't ridicule me for the NB Minimus 1010s I just purchased then. :o

I'm sure I'll look like a clown, oh well. 7.7oz per shoe for size 9 they say.

Angus A.
(mangus7175) - F

Locale: http://theshadedtrail.blogspot.com
Re: Merell Mix Master on 06/12/2013 10:33:39 MDT Print View

I own the original Mix Masters - the one with the mesh issue

I like them personally. They're lightweight and I find that it breathes well enough that it doesn't leave my feet clammy at the end of the day. The 4mm drop is comfortable for me and I have had no foot pains after a hike. However, when walking on pavement for long periods of time, these shoes don't have enough padding that it could cause some foot pain.

I have worn the same pair of Mix Masters since February this year and have used them on varying terrain around the San Gabriel Wilderness, Angeles National Forest, etc. (local SoCal mountains) - so far so good.

Edited by mangus7175 on 06/12/2013 10:34:26 MDT.