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Gear Review: Merrell All Out Blaze Sieve Convertible

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Not all sandals are created equally and the Merrell All Out Blaze Sieve Convertible sandals easily distinguish themselves from the competition. In the interests of full disclosure, I’m a long time fan of Merrell shoes and outdoor wear. I have summited Mt. Whitney and a range of other peaks wearing Merrell boots and regularly wear a pair of their casual street shoes to work. It was therefore a pleasure to have the opportunity to test out a pair of waterproof sandals for the SUP community.

Features on the All Out Blaze Sieve Convertible

  1. Waterproof PU coated leather upper

  1. Hook & loop closure strap closure for easy entry and precise fit

  2. Removable back strap for easy conversion from a sport sandal to a slide

  3. Vibram® TC5+ outsole

  4. Hollowed lugs for lightness

  5. 3mm lug depth

  6. Weight: 1lb 4oz

Merrell shoes are consistently true to size. For sandals intended to be worn without socks, I recommend a half-size smaller than what you’d choose for a normal shoe in order to achieve the optimum fit. The All Out Blaze Sieve Convertible’s are designed as hydro hikers, meaning they have a rugged, hiking style sole which can go in and out of water.

This design attribute makes them ideally suited for stand up paddlers exploring rugged, rocky environments. I would also recommend them for any paddler who feels more comfortable wearing footwear while paddling.

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The Vibram® provide secure traction on wet surfaces, including submerged rocks, which is nice when you’re on a paddling excursion or on and off your board to snap your next selfie. I tested my pair throughout Southern California and found them particularly useful when hiking down to Bluff Cove, a favorite local paddling spot, along the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The All Out Blaze Sieve Convertible provide great protection for your feet while allowing your toes to wiggle freely. Pick up a pair today and get out there and start exploring!

MSRP: $90.00 www.merrell.com

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