Ontario 85 Waterproof, Black, dynamic
C$ 90.00
CAD 90.00 9000
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Comfortable from the start - by , Oct 06, 2020
4/ 5 Stars
Great looking. My son said first thing. "Comfortable from the first time"

Comfortable from the start

Oct 06, 2020
Great looking. My son said first thing. "Comfortable from the first time"
Merrell's reply

That is what we love to hear! Comfort and style all in one!

perfect for dog walks on grass - by , Sep 15, 2020
5/ 5 Stars
My son loves them so much that we already purchases the next two larger sizes. He used to prefer running shoes from a well-known brand but now he prefers those boots and hasn't touched his running shoes since we got them two months ago. They are water-resistant; when he jumps into a water poodle, his feet gets wet. We walk on the wet grass often during dog walks and those boots are perfect for this.

perfect for dog walks on grass

Sep 15, 2020
My son loves them so much that we already purchases the next two larger sizes. He used to prefer running shoes from a well-known brand but now he prefers those boots and hasn't touched his running shoes since we got them two months ago. They are water-resistant; when he jumps into a water poodle, his feet gets wet. We walk on the wet grass often during dog walks and those boots are perfect for this.
Merrell's reply

Thanks for sharing the awesome feedback. We're happy he likes them!

$60 - by , Sep 13, 2020
5/ 5 Stars
Loved the style and color of these shoes. My grandson loves them. Always happy with my Merrell purchases.

$60

Sep 13, 2020
Loved the style and color of these shoes. My grandson loves them. Always happy with my Merrell purchases.
Merrell's reply

We're happy he loves his Merrells!

An excellent hiking shoe the kids love. - by , Aug 04, 2020
5/ 5 Stars
I bought a pair for my 7 year old and a pair for my 4 year old. I misjudged how big their feet are and had to return. Merrell website didn’t have the sizes I needed available so I had to buy the same boots elsewhere. The kids love them. I’ve been wanting to spend a little extra $$ on my boys because we always get them some cheap fall-apart brand shoes and boots and I decided they needed something better. I ended up buying their Merrell boots a little larger so they could grow into them and have them for a while.

An excellent hiking shoe the kids love.

Aug 04, 2020
I bought a pair for my 7 year old and a pair for my 4 year old. I misjudged how big their feet are and had to return. Merrell website didn’t have the sizes I needed available so I had to buy the same boots elsewhere. The kids love them. I’ve been wanting to spend a little extra $$ on my boys because we always get them some cheap fall-apart brand shoes and boots and I decided they needed something better. I ended up buying their Merrell boots a little larger so they could grow into them and have them for a while.
Merrell's reply

Wonderful! Thank you for sharing.

Nice product - by , Jul 21, 2020
4/ 5 Stars
These are great shoes! They do say that they’re waterproof tho and I notice that my toes still get wet.

Nice product

Jul 21, 2020
These are great shoes! They do say that they’re waterproof tho and I notice that my toes still get wet.
Merrell's reply

We're sorry to hear that, Cait. We stand behind all of our products and would love the opportunity to assist! Please reach out to our customer service team via live chat on the site, or calling 800-288-3124. Our team can get a warranty claim set up for you. Thanks!

Great fit and style! - by , Jul 18, 2020
5/ 5 Stars
Our 6YO loves these new boots. She feels like she can climb, scale, and conquer anything when she's wearing them. :) Great fit, nice build quality, and the color scheme is really cute.

Great fit and style!

Jul 18, 2020
Our 6YO loves these new boots. She feels like she can climb, scale, and conquer anything when she's wearing them. :) Great fit, nice build quality, and the color scheme is really cute.
Merrell's reply

Terrific!

**NOT WATERPROOF ** - by , Jul 16, 2020
4/ 5 Stars
Other than (sadly) not being waterproof as advertised, these boots are great. I read a couple reviews which alleged such rubbish, so I decided to see for myself lol. Them not being waterproof is not a deal breaker though for me in any sense. My daughter simply loves them! She chose Wheat. Great construction, nicegrip (even when wet) and sturdy support for lil ones safety and comfort are all buying points for the Ontario 85. They have held up well so far, which is customary for the Merrell brand, I'll update after more mileage. Happy trails!

**NOT WATERPROOF **

Jul 16, 2020
Other than (sadly) not being waterproof as advertised, these boots are great. I read a couple reviews which alleged such rubbish, so I decided to see for myself lol. Them not being waterproof is not a deal breaker though for me in any sense. My daughter simply loves them! She chose Wheat. Great construction, nicegrip (even when wet) and sturdy support for lil ones safety and comfort are all buying points for the Ontario 85. They have held up well so far, which is customary for the Merrell brand, I'll update after more mileage. Happy trails!
Merrell's reply

We appreciate your feedback and if we can help please give us a call at 800.288.3124. Thank you.

why is it so hard to find a legit hiking boot for kids? - by , Jun 22, 2020
3/ 5 Stars
we are planing a 7 day backpack through the olympic mountains this summer. usually we backpack and hike in sneakers but decided to upgrade to real boots for our kids for this rugged trip. this week we hiked up mt. lassen, a 10,000' + volcano. the trail was mostly melted out but there was still plenty of snow. i was disappointed when our 9 year old was slipping all over the place in these boots. bummer. i think it would be nice to make a boot with great traction and a sturdy sole (better purchase in snow, scree, etc.) for kids. on the bright side, these boots aren't falling apart yet, hence the 3 stars.

why is it so hard to find a legit hiking boot for kids?

Jun 22, 2020
we are planing a 7 day backpack through the olympic mountains this summer. usually we backpack and hike in sneakers but decided to upgrade to real boots for our kids for this rugged trip. this week we hiked up mt. lassen, a 10,000' + volcano. the trail was mostly melted out but there was still plenty of snow. i was disappointed when our 9 year old was slipping all over the place in these boots. bummer. i think it would be nice to make a boot with great traction and a sturdy sole (better purchase in snow, scree, etc.) for kids. on the bright side, these boots aren't falling apart yet, hence the 3 stars.
Merrell's reply

Thank you for your feedback!

Love/Hate... more of the latter. - by , Jan 28, 2020
1/ 5 Stars
These boots are NOT waterproof. I'm extremely disappointed. Upon further inspection of the boots, the tongue isn't even sewn up to the ankles! Water would be able to come into the shoe at the laces. The word "Waterproof" should be nowhere near this shoe. Wearing a plastic bag over your shoes would work better. I chose to purchase these boots for my kid. I have a pair of Merrell hiking boots and absolutely love them. It was natural to choose boots for the kid with the same performance since we'd be having adventures together. The shoes fit well. They're sturdy, lightweight, easy to put on and take off. Kid loves the colorway. On our first outing, we crossed a stream. A low flow, shallow stream. Upon crossing to the other side of it, I discovered the kid's boots were wet. Water all the way into the boot. Not damp. SOAKED. If I could wring the boots, water would certainly pour out. Mind you, this was our first outing with these shoes and they failed within 20 minutes of use. I ended up using the boot dryer overnight. Avoid these boots if you're going to be stepping in any liquid- spilled water bottle, tears, a cup of spilled coffee. Otherwise, the desert is where these shoes might fare well. The only reason I'm keeping these boots is because the kid likes them. Lesson learned, though!

Love/Hate... more of the latter.

Jan 28, 2020
These boots are NOT waterproof. I'm extremely disappointed. Upon further inspection of the boots, the tongue isn't even sewn up to the ankles! Water would be able to come into the shoe at the laces. The word "Waterproof" should be nowhere near this shoe. Wearing a plastic bag over your shoes would work better. I chose to purchase these boots for my kid. I have a pair of Merrell hiking boots and absolutely love them. It was natural to choose boots for the kid with the same performance since we'd be having adventures together. The shoes fit well. They're sturdy, lightweight, easy to put on and take off. Kid loves the colorway. On our first outing, we crossed a stream. A low flow, shallow stream. Upon crossing to the other side of it, I discovered the kid's boots were wet. Water all the way into the boot. Not damp. SOAKED. If I could wring the boots, water would certainly pour out. Mind you, this was our first outing with these shoes and they failed within 20 minutes of use. I ended up using the boot dryer overnight. Avoid these boots if you're going to be stepping in any liquid- spilled water bottle, tears, a cup of spilled coffee. Otherwise, the desert is where these shoes might fare well. The only reason I'm keeping these boots is because the kid likes them. Lesson learned, though!
Merrell's reply

We're sorry to hear this style didn't work out for you. Give us a ring at 800.288.3124, we are here to help!

Comfortable and stylish - by , Dec 10, 2019
5/ 5 Stars
In my quest for shoes that are both comfortable and stylish, I give these shoes a 10. They look great with jeans and even keep my feet warm on fairly cold days.

Comfortable and stylish

Dec 10, 2019
In my quest for shoes that are both comfortable and stylish, I give these shoes a 10. They look great with jeans and even keep my feet warm on fairly cold days.