Zamberlan 140 Paso - Light Hikers: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Zamberlan 140 Paso - Light Hikers

   Photo: Mark Wiens

Testers didn't want to take this shoe off, thanks to its blend of trail-worthy guts and low-key style. The sole's balance of support and flexibility was perfect for speedy trail hiking. And while the rubber toe cap makes it look like other approach shoes, the Paso has a wider forefoot and roomier toe box. What you lose in scrambling agility the shoe makes up for in comfort and ankle support on long trail days. The leather-and-Cordura upper is cooler than it looks, because air circulates through the mesh lining.

Bonus: The triangle-shaped shoelace never requires recinching.

Bummer: The tongue keeper will prevent the narrow-footed from completely tightening the laces.

Filed To: Men's, Hiking Boots

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