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Merrell Bare Access Ultra

  • 5 stars
    33%
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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Merrell® delivers to the runner who needs only the bare essentials.
  • Lightweight mesh upper with reinforcing synthetic overlays.
  • Protective toe cap guards from wear and tear.
  • Reflective paneling increases visibility.
  • Traditional lace-up closure.
  • Synthetic mesh lining treated with M Select FRESH odor control.
  • Padded, M Connect™ footbed.
  • M Bound DST™ midsole provides a highly-responsive stride with sustained cushioning for longer runs.
  • Midsole/Outsole measurements:
    • 0 mm Drop.
    • 12 mm cushion.
    • 17 mm stack height.
  • Premium Vibram® outsole.
  • Vegan friendly.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 6 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 9, width M. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

33% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 33% Half size too Large
  • 33% True to size
  • 33% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
67% Felt true to width
  • 67% Felt true to width
  • 0% Felt narrower than marked
  • 33% Felt wider than marked
100% No arch support
  • 0% Excellent arch support
  • 0% Moderate arch support
  • 100% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Merrell® delivers to the runner who needs only the bare essentials.
  • Lightweight mesh upper with reinforcing synthetic overlays.
  • Protective toe cap guards from wear and tear.
  • Reflective paneling increases visibility.
  • Traditional lace-up closure.
  • Synthetic mesh lining treated with M Select FRESH odor control.
  • Padded, M Connect™ footbed.
  • M Bound DST™ midsole provides a highly-responsive stride with sustained cushioning for longer runs.
  • Midsole/Outsole measurements:
    • 0 mm Drop.
    • 12 mm cushion.
    • 17 mm stack height.
  • Premium Vibram® outsole.
  • Vegan friendly.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 6 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 9, width M. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Merrell Bare Access Ultra

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1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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Thank you, Merrell! You finally did it. I have been running in the bare arc access version one shoes for years! After running low only stock piled shoes I was forced to look for another! This is what I have been asking for! A full vibram bottom, mesh upper that doesn't feel to plasticky or rigid, and last but not least a wide toe box! The same great cushioning that I'm used to in a zero drop shoe, and just in time for my second half of training for a 50k! Love these shoes! Just wish there were more color combos!

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  • from Missouri, USA
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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These shoes have a really strange fit to them. After first putting them on, they felt fine and lightweight, but attempting to run in them was another story. While I usually have issues with shoes being more narrow than wide, these were too wide. The toe box, especially, is exceptionally square, almost like clown shoes. Because of this, they felt larger, though if I sized down, I don't think it would've solved the issue of the abnormally spacious toe box (not a positive in this case). In all honesty, I'm not sure many will find it a good fit. The side ankle cutouts are too low, too, feeling as if my foot could slip out at a moment's notice. Had a pair of Saucony Virrata 2s that are a 0mm drop as well, but felt the transition to the Merrells was more noticeable/jarring. Had high hopes for the Bare Access Ultras after being happy with and putting many miles on the Mix Master Glides that I've been running in for 2+ years now. It could've been the ill fit, but overall these shoes were a big flop for me.

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Felt a half size larger than marked

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Felt wider than marked

Poor Support

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No arch support

  • from Los Angeles, CA
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!
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These are comfortable when first put on. They look great when first put on. You need one size larger if you plan to do some hiking with these. My pair started to hurt almost right away with my first hike down hill. Also, the front deco rubber already start to peel off. Not good! Plus, this color looks old and beat up after the first hike with the dust from the trail. Unfortunately, Zappos' rep told me that my 100 percent satisfaction guarantee does not cover exchange after I have worn them. Order one size bigger and pick another color and do not wear them hiking unless you are 100 percent sure. Otherwise you might as well throw away the money now.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a half size smaller than marked

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

No arch support

  • from Port Angeles, Wa
$100.00

Width: M

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