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GoLite Lime Lite Reviews

36 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

68%Rated 5 stars

28%Rated 4 stars

4%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

83% "Felt true to size"

92% "Felt true to width"

69% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 16 Lime Lite GoLite Reviews

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 24, 2010

Ginger

 

The shoe is incredibly comfortable right out of the box, except for one huge issue. The end of the tongue digs into the front of your ankle. Without any tongue padding, there is nothing you can do to improve this. I tried unlacing the first hole, but that made the shoe sloppy fitting at the heel. The foot bed feels great; the toe box is plenty big enough. I love that the lacing goes down to the toe (which prevents issues with seams rubbing on my bunions). I love that the shoe doesn't have a high heel. I love the grip of the rubber. Both my husband and I would have bought this one if only for the tongue issue. Sadly, it negated all the other wonderful features of the excellent shoe.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 12, 2010

Henny

from bc

Great pair of shoes, better than my Keen, Ecco and Merrell. very comfortable for walking and does not need the regular break-ins. I'd buy another one if they have more styles.

Brands I'd also recommend: keen

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 15, 2010

Frank M

from Connecticut

Really nice sharp looking shoe. Very comfortable. Lightweight. One minor issue is there isn't much air flow, but your feet don't sweat. 4.5 stars.

Brands I'd also recommend: salomon

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 28, 2011

Anonymous

from Corydon, Indiana

Extremely comfortable with a great fit, appreciate the extra room in the toe area. Nice style as well, the shoe looks better in person than in pictures. Only a few hot spots after a full day wear but I'm attributing that to subpar socks. First GoLite, would buy this brand again.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 23, 2011

Anonymous

from Huntington, West Virginia

Heel rides up too far and as others have reviewed they dig into the ankle area. They do accommodate orthotics well.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 5, 2010

Anonymous

from Arkansas

GoLite claims that the Lime Light and some of their other shoes are adaptable to fit a range of different foot widths from narrow to wide. Speaking as a guy with narrow (B/C width) feet, I'm here to tell you this is mostly false. The actuality is that for narrow width feet you don't actually address the main problem of getting a secure fit without changing the actual lateral width of the shoe. GoLite's solution for narrow width feet (and that of shoe store sales people) is to double up on the insoles. This does little to address the main problem and usually just creates a couple more. The main problem narrow footed people have is that the foot slides around in the shoe side to side, forward, backward. Adding an extra layer of insole does little to reduce the lateral movement of the foot in the shoe. Most of the time the only thing the extra layer accomplishes is creating more pressure points on the top of the foot from your foot being crammed against tongue seams or eyelets. And often the big toe is pressed downward in an unnatural way. In the case of the Lime Lite there's plenty of toe room, but for me the tongue of the shoe doesn't have enough padding, especially near the top. Also the tongue is too short. In my opinion it needs to extend up another 1/2" so it doesn't dig into the top of your foot at the shoe opening. I'm actually debating whether or not to keep the shoes. If I do I can't actually wear them with confidence as they were intended (on uneven natural terrain) for fear of instability due to loose fit. "Oh just wear extra thick socks." Yeah, right. What do I do when its above 40 degrees? I have given up on ever seeing the real solution to my perpetual footwear dilemma. Shoe manufacturers are only interested in catering to the masses who have D, E, EE, EEE, and EEEE width feet. To make an actual B or C width width would just be wimpy I guess, in their way of thinking. I am so fed up with not having any shoes that fit properly that I would actually pay double and special order shoes if that were even an option. The selection of shoes offered in a true B or C width is pitiful, and usually not in a style or even type I want. Okay, enough of my rant. No shoe company will ever take this seriously anyway. The bottom line on this shoe is if your foot width is D to E (or possibly wider - I really can't say) go for it! While you're at it you have thousands of other choices here as well. The Lime Lite appears to be fairly well constructed and should have excellent traction in mud. And if I keep the shoes it will appear that I am sure footed and ready to hit the trail. That's all I can really say about being in the Lime Lite. Oh yeah, Zappos is the best shoe store anywhere...period. I should know. I try a lot of shoes. Good luck!

Brands I'd also recommend: If you dont have narrow feet you have MANY choices

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

November 29, 2010

Anonymous

 

I have a wide foot and the custom insoles worked great. They do no breath very well, but I bought them for winter use.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 1, 2011

Ruan d

from Detroit

The GoLite quality does not match the price it's selling for. These shoes are in the same price class as Hi Tec and Merrell but it is not a similar quality.

Brands I'd also recommend: Hi Tec, Salomon, Merrel

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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February 14, 2014

Tony C

 

I ordered these last night and UPS just delivered them at 7PM tonight. Amazing. Not only that but the shoe is comfortable right out of the box. I just wanted a change from my usual Merrell Ventilators of which I bought two pair over the last four years. These GoLite are firm, and really impress me, and they look better than the Merrell, too. If they fall apart or don't last at least two years of 10 to 20 miles a week on the trail with my beagle, I'll update this review, but so far so good.

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrell

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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February 5, 2014

Bill F

from San Francisco

These are great shoes, extremely light and comfortable although I've just been cruising the local museum not mountain climbing or long distance hiking. My only concern is that the sizing is slightly off.

Brands I'd also recommend: Vasque, Timberland

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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January 8, 2014

Jessica F

from Loveland Ohio

These are fantastic shoes! Really light weight and extremely comfortable. The inserts are great too. I have one removed from my right foot because that foot is a little bigger than the others and it's the first time both shoes seem to fit like a glove!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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October 16, 2013

Anonymous

from Geneva, il

I ordered these for my husband. They look great on him and he says they feel great. His size is usually 9 1/2 or 10 and the 10's fit fine with the thicker layer insoles. I have several pairs of Golites myself and they are the only shoes that work well with my custom orthotics.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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July 16, 2013

Anonymous

 

I love these. I have feet that are wide in the front, but narrow in back and the adjustable insole makes these one of the most comfy shoes I've ever owned. Not my usual style, but worth it. They also fit my ankle perfectly and provide a lot of support. They look just like the picture.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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July 3, 2013

Anonymous

from MN

Oh yeah...comfort has been found in these shoes. I will look for more GoLite shoes and this shoe makes my size 12 boats look smaller thanks to the lacing. Inserts make the shoe adjustable for hard-to-fit feet.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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June 30, 2013

Anonymous

from Utah

Ordered this shoe for my husband to wear to Europe this summer. He loves how lightweight and supportive this shoe is. And as always, Zappos is wonderful!

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrell, Vasque

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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June 6, 2013

James

from United States

I bought these about 6 months ago. I am a big fan. They have worn well and are excellent for hiking. I wear them to work and I wear them for play. My feet don't sweat in them.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 21, 2013

Anonymous

from Juneau, Alaska

I am very pleased with these shoes. They are very comfortable. I also like the color. I can wear them with anything.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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March 21, 2013

Anonymous

 

I had these shipped out to the mountains of AZ where my son and i spent last week's school vacation. We hiked seven days in a row with these out of the box and really put them to the test...they offer great support, were very comfortable, and the grip/traction enabled us to do some more dodgy stuff like bouldering with ease. Hated to return to the real world where I have to wait to the weekend to put them back on. Love the ochre color and rugged design. I have a wide foot but did not need the inserts...can't recommend these shoes enough!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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November 16, 2012

Anonymous

from New York

I love these shoes! I have a pair in green as well and they are the most comfortable shoes I have owned in a long time.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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November 10, 2012

Marvin M

from Milwaukee, WI

These are the best shoes that I have ever owned. They are very comfortable to wear. They are snug around the ankle so they do not slip in the heels at all. I used them for light hiking and I felt stable and had no foot pain. They look great too. They are highly recommend.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 15, 2012

Anonymous

from Pacific Northwest

I got a pair of GoLites for me, and as soon as I put them on, I knew my husband would appreciate the shoe for our Iceland trip. He LOVES them and they were great for the trip. Purchased a half-size larger, as I did with mine. No break-in needed, he opted for the wider fit (the shoe adjusts for width, very easy). He wore them pretty much everywhere and is still wearing them! Fab grippy soles. Wet rocks, gravel paths,hills, stairs, bike riding, rainy sidewalks - we encountered a bit of everything on our trip. Plus the shoe looks good and the olive color is nice. Great purchase. Be patient with the sizes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrell, Salomon, Ecco

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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October 12, 2012

Neskobeach

 

Great sturdy shoe out of the box. Will be one of my two pairs of shoes I travel with. Great for my active lifestyle and worn out feet.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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January 3, 2014

Anonymous

from Garden City, N.Y.

I have very particular criteria when i buy trail shoes: [1]Good for wide feet. [2]Actually has shoelace grommets for durability that most others are missing! [3]"Properly" Reinforced toe area. [4]Can be worn all year. [5]Looks great with most jeans or shorts. [6]Needs to last at least 1.5 years. I wear these daily. I did not use the provided front-inserts because shoe box was roomy as-is for my fat feet. If you wear a size 13(4e) in New Balance Or a 14 in Keens, buy a 14 in this shoe. You will need a aftermarket heel insert to rise your heel out of shoe 1/2inch because it literally rubs your heel bloody raw within hour of walking and the heel-top is reinforced and cannot be made flexible by manually bending. I improvised and used pair of thick insulated winter socks, cut the top-halfs folding/tucking each under stock insoles heel, Works! They are sharp looking and make your feet look normal and not like clown-shoes. Price point shoulda been less, I paid more with tax, but I'm picky.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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December 6, 2012

Anonymous

 

I don't think I have a wide or large foot (pretty standard size 10). But, I had to remove the default insert due to the top of the toe box pushing on top of my foot. That worked great. Have worn them all day with great comfort. I went for one run around the block. Held up great. Looking forward to getting them on the trail.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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October 5, 2012

Anonymous

 

The shoes arrived early and are just as described. The shoes also come with changeable inserts to help with fitting of foot width.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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