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These are my dailies for years. Comfortable and rugged enough. I'm probably due for another pair this year.
 

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I'm on my 3rd pair of low cut Moab's. I don't have experience with other hiking shoes but these were comfy and fit my fat feet. They seem to last forever. I play disc golf with them and they have seen probably 1200 miles of walking on grass, hills, rocks basically hiking before wearing out. I've only had the waterproof version and in my limited experience with waterproof shoes is that they are more water resistant. I'm on my 3rd pair and will buy another when these go.
 

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Yea, I have the low cut Moab vent for summer and on my 2nd pair of the Moab 2 mid for winter. I hike in them both. Decent traction, comfortable. I also have the Merrell Thermo for winter/waterproof/snow. I like them all.

Got turned onto the Moab after reading Special Forces soldiers use them.
 

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I have several pairs of Merrell shoes.
They are super comfy, but not very long lasting.
I once bought a pair of Moabs in a sale with a view to stash them until my current pair had worn out.
When the time came to swap, the stashed pair soon began to crack in the fake leather parts around the toe box.
The cracked toe box continued to separate from the sole until I could put a finger in and touch my toes.
So, not the best build quality. The uppers will wear out well before the soles.

But I still persist in buying them.
I just got a new pair of Gore-Tex Moabs in a sale at Decathlon this summer.
Super-super comfy!

But buy at sale prices to make them justifiable.

I spent 2x the price of a pair of Moabs on a pair of Meindl Borneo boots 10 yrs ago and they are still going strong.
Heavy as f*ck though.
But because the build quality is so good I bought a pair of lightweight Meindl Respond boots this summer too.
So, for everyday comfort, get some Merrells.
If you intend to actually step on some dirt, spend twice as much for 10x the quality.
 
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Oh wait..

I did once have a pair of Merrills. Hiking shoes for when I used to go on mountain hikes up in Lake George, NY. I think I bought them from EMS, they were expensive, and stiff.
 

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I have a pair of Merrells - Moabs I think. Sale for $89. Replaced the New Balance sneakers I've had in the past. Wanted something to wear daily that could handle a little light hiking without having to switch to boots. I can't imagine ever getting anything else now.
 

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I forgot I have a pair of these too along with the MOAB but I dont like the Yokota's and never wear them.. They were really wide in the toe and I have fat feet! I ordered these of Ebay, no returns thinking they would fit just like the MOAB's.
wide in the toe and fat feet? woulds like a good match to me.
 

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