The Pack | June 8, 2015
Let’s get Grand Rapids DAM-less! Merrell’s very own backyard got its name from one key element, rapids. Grand Rapids, MI... Read More
From escaping his backyard as a young child to conquering Mt Rundle Traverse in record time, Simon Donato has always... Read More
Leslie Rasmussen - Merrell Sports Marketing Specialist When I go backpacking it is typically for 1-2 nights, just a weekend... Read More
Plans can change at a moment’s notice. You know that, your plans probably changed about five times today already. Sometimes … Read More
After leaving Colorado in our rear view mirror (just for a bit), we headed out to California to visit our … Read More
What’s a team without some friendly competition? Merrell set out for some summer fun with their very own Triathlon at … Read More
Grab your friends, get a ridiculously wicked costume and scurry on over to a SPOOKtacular race this year. Burn off … Read More
Sometimes it is not possible (due to uneven terrain) or desirable (depending on what nasties might be dwelling on the … Read More
Simon Donato As an ultra-runner, hiking boots have not had a place in my shoe collection for quite some time. … Read More
From escaping his backyard as a young child to conquering Mt Rundle Traverse in record time, Simon Donato has always … Read More
Leslie Rasmussen – Merrell Sports Marketing Specialist When I go backpacking it is typically for 1-2 nights, just a weekend … Read More
We’re here to settle it. It’s time to put away the road shoes and check out what trail shoes really … Read More
Rachel Horos, from our sales team swam in a 36 mile down-river swim ultra-marathon. This race, The Extreme North Dakota … Read More
A little more than a week ago Rachel Horos from our sales team, swam in a 36 mile down-river swim … Read More
So you’ve been working all week and the only thing helping time go by is the fact that you’re trail … Read More
Author: Ricky Staub I’m writing this from an airport. After cruising 8 states in 8 days. This whole trip comprised … Read More
Brendan Couvreux & Family Why would anyone want to live in a van, let alone, in a van with their … Read More
We’ve all heard the debate. The internet is destroying human interaction & ruining our youth. It’s not uncommon for individuals … Read More
What if we told you there was a new way to hike further, see more and escape to ever more … Read More
What’s your favorite city for summer adventure? We’ve compiled some of our favorites and the adventures that come with them … Read More
Does leading an active lifestyle make up for eating whatever you want? I always thought so, and fuelled all my … Read More
Let’s get Grand Rapids DAM-less! Merrell’s very own backyard got its name from one key element, rapids. Grand Rapids, MI … Read More
I still remember quite clearly that familiar sensation of being woken up by my cat, Kiwa, her enormous tabby paws … Read More
Summer time means hotter temps & many outside adventures with your 4 legged friends. We’ve teamed up with our local shelter … Read More
The best kind of Hybrid. Who says you have to change your footwear from trail to river? Here the facts … Read More
Hear it from our best. We’ve polled the Merrell Team on the best places to enjoy the beautiful waters that … Read More
Headed to the woods with the kiddos can be a tricky endeavor, but oh so worth it. How many of you … Read More
I love reading about others’ adventures: the bigger, the better, and it really inspires me to bring more adventure into … Read More
From running between towering skyscrapers to jogging on kilometres of soft sand, sometimes the best way to really appreciate what … Read More
Blistered toes. Sore nips. Chafing in some interesting new areas. Marathons hurt. So it’s understandable that when runners reach 26.2 … Read More
Friday: #trailporn time. Here are the finest photos from our Instagram fans this week, tagged with #merrell and #trailporn as … Read More
It’s a well-known fact that Bhutan is the happiest country in the world. The phrase “Gross National Happiness” (“GNP”) was … Read More
For real trail junkies, vacation just doesn’t feel like vacation without windy dirt or sandy roads to tackle—and the closer … Read More
Let’s face it – the old road running sneakers you’ve been using for your trail runs aren’t cutting it anymore. … Read More
Running during your lunch hour is easier than you think plus the benefits are endless. You’re going to feel more … Read More
I fall foul of BHSM (Big Hand Small Map), whereby a clumsy finger waved casually over the map yields a … Read More
One of the most liberating things we can do with our weekends or holidays this summer is rounding up our … Read More
It’s official, Spring is here! It’s time to dust off your gear and get it trail ready. We don’t want anything … Read More
If you’re an outdoors junkie, knowing how to use a map and compass is perhaps the most fundamentally important skill … Read More
Waking up in the dark, stepping out into the drizzling rain, the soft squelch of mud under your feet, you’d … Read More
Back in the 1930’s in Seattle, a support group for climbers and adventurers called The Mountaineers created a list of … Read More
Gear up for the new season. From city trails to the mud run you’ve been training for all year, we’ve … Read More
Welcome to the Pack! Your one stop hub for trail tips, inspiration, & more. We’re serious about the outdoors, but … Read More
Every trail has its own special magic, but some have more than others. They’re known for their views, their history, … Read More
It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for more #trailporn: photos from our Instagram fans that should get you in … Read More
Spring is here and that means one thing is on my mind; adventure! I look for experiences that make me … Read More
Bored of taking the sweaty, crowded subway to work every morning? Why not bike there instead – fresh air, exercise AND … Read More
Waking up in the dark, stepping out into the drizzling rain, the soft squelch of mud under your feet, you’d … Read More
Packing chocolate treats for the trail can be tricky as many of them melt and can be very messy. But … Read More
It starts with a walk in the woods. Then maybe a jog, or a nice leisurely day hike. Before you … Read More
There are endless trails to discover and we, at Merrell want to make sure you have the proper gear for … Read More
1700 meters of climbing when you tackle Cape Town’s three famous peaks in 26km (16 miles) is a tall ask, … Read More
We never expected the snow to be so thick! Sure, it was early spring and winter was only just round … Read More
If you want to get away from it all, these places should be at the top of your list!
Some people go hiking to relax. Well if you’re one of those people, stay away from these highly hazardous hikes. … Read More
It’s a beautiful day outside, do you pull on the trail running shoes or the hiking boots? Laraine Wyn-Jones helps you decide!
Here’s what we imagine might be running through the minds of our four-legged friends during a typical hike or trail run. Of course, we could be wrong!
If money were no object it’d be easy enough to spend a fortune on forays into the great outdoors. However, … Read More
Jamie Bowlby-Whitby has done a lot of adventures! Here he shares eleven valuable lessons that the mountain has taught him on his travels.
Whatever your distance on the trail, make sure you give your body the fuel it needs. Running is more than … Read More
What is it and how did it evolve? Via Ferrata has been evolving over centuries. Its roots were practical and … Read More
I’m a half-blood. Not full-time adventurer, not career-corporate, but an adventure loving soul who chooses to spend large chunks of … Read More
You’ve heard of the Loch Ness monster? The mythical creature left over from the age of the dinosaurs, living in … Read More
When it comes to hiking, the opportunities are endless. That’s what I love about hiking. Sometimes you just want a … Read More
When it comes to hiking there are some people you want in your pack, and some you don’t. Which one are you?
Designer Julie St-Louis Finds the Mountain Goat as her Muse for the new Capra boot!
Lore has it that the Capra spontaneously combusted into existence moments after a mountain goat and centaur connected on an … Read More
Mountain huts can mean many things to many people. What we are looking at here is the incredible network of … Read More
Have you ever wondered who’d be faster. A human or a horse? Or perhaps, whilst your stuck in traffic on … Read More
Three years ago, after signing up to my first half marathon, my mother looked at me with worry in her … Read More
As the Merrell Capra shoe is launched, this is a video that captures the essence and joy of being in the mountains.
The new Merrell Crestbound hiking boot is a genius combination of brilliant new tech and lovely old-school leather. Looking at … Read More
MARK MAYNE MAKES SURE YOU’RE PREPARED FOR ANY MOUNTAIN. It’s not just gnarly Everest pioneers who have to worry about … Read More
We know that a dog can be a runner’s best friend, and great company… but like their human compadres, they’re not always the most dignified while doing it. So here’s a celebration of running dogs from Reddit and YouTube that make will always raise a smile!
Trails and Beers – we can’t think of a better match. Follow the trail to find your perfect Founders Brewing Co beer for the trail.
When the Fall and winter seasons mean dark evenings it gets easier to look outside with a certain degree of … Read More
Ever struggled putting a tent up? You’re either nodding now, or you’re lying (or a third option, I suppose: I’m … Read More
Four strong, fit and dedicated young men teaming up to climb a volcano might not be remarkable. But four young … Read More
Whether you’re going for a casual hike, bushwhacking through a forest or taking on some of the toughest and steepest mountain … Read More
Instead of booking a holiday to the beach with a pile of books and a bottle of rum, Caroline Moore and … Read More
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people decide they’re going to run a marathon. You might well be one of … Read More
When you’re out and about on the trail, these date, hazelnut and cacao energy bites are the perfect snack to pop … Read More
If you’re into speed hiking then you know how important it is to keep your weight to a minimum. Carrying … Read More
One day your life will flash before your eyes. Here’s how to make sure it’s worth watching. We’ve pulled together the ultimate guide to the world’s most amazing trails.
Debuting at the Sundance Festival, Merrell launches an immersive virtual journey in Oculus Rift that transports you to a thrilling hike in the Italian Alps where you scramble along treacherous rock ledges and navigate a wood suspension bridge between peaks.
Here are some of our favourite hiking and trail shots from the competition. So put on your hiking shoes, grab your camera and get your snap for next year! Or the next #trailporn.
Everyone loves a top tip, something that makes you go, ‘Wow – that’s genius’. After all, anything that allows us … Read More
We’ve all been there. Even the most adventurous and trail-hardened among us has, at one stage or another, been stood … Read More
Nothing beats a family adventure, but getting to your destination with the kids in tow can often be a little … Read More
Getting into the great outdoors is a classic way to carve out time with the family. With a few clever … Read More
The thirst for adventure is something that lives within all of us. It’s an itch that’s waiting to be scratched, … Read More
As someone who isn’t a natural athlete, in much the same way that a sardine isn’t a natural toaster, I’ve … Read More
I just had to keep paddling. That was all I was thinking. I was standing on my bright yellow stand-up … Read More
I’d done it again. I said yes to something and had no idea what I was doing. I decided to join … Read More
For some people, doing the extreme is just not enough. They want to go one step further, or seven million … Read More
Feel like there’s no time to cover those bucket list hikes? Worried you don’t have the right hiking kit? Well you can breathe a … Read More
We all know that outdoor adventure is indisputably brilliant. Every now and then though – for a wide variety of … Read More
You’re off on an adventure to hike the Alps, camp in Yosemite or fly fish in New Zealand. Wouldn’t it … Read More
We all know how hard it is to get outside and hit the trails post-Christmas and New Year – the … Read More
Unless you happen to have access to an Oculus Rift, it can be extremely hard to maintain motivation day in … Read More
You can’t beat the amazing views on the trail. We get that, but technology is improving at such a rate … Read More
Spend enough time in the great outdoors and you’ll pick up some habits that a less adventurous person may find a bit annoying. We’re not saying you should stop any of them—of course, we’re a bit biased—but you should at least be aware.