Merrell All Out Terra Turf

7.5
7.5 score
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Merrell All Out Terra Turf Review Facts

Unique style was definitely a consideration in the making of this shoe. It’s unique color combinations go against the rules of fashion and is unparalleled by other brands. The Merrell All Out Terra Turf is a sneaker intended for runners, hikers and extreme athletes. While this shoe offers a seemingly thin platform, it still gives the runner plenty of cushioning for the highest level of comfort during the entire time the shoe is being used. The ventilation allows for a comfortable wear. 

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • This shoe is good for gripping certain surfaces. Especially on the trails.
  • It's breathable and has a comfortable fit to the majority of casual runners and casual hikers alike.
  • The outer layer of the shoe keeps the shoe looking brand new for a long time, which also makes it easy to clean, and is a low maintenance shoe.
Cons
  • Although the All Out Terra Turf seems to deal with slippery grounds, it has no traction; hence it cannot grip well on slippery rocks.
  • The fit, in the frontal section of the sneaker, is narrow that can cause a tightness which can also cause rubbing and aching in the frontal part of the individual’s foot.
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

The outer sole is durable and long lasting. The shoe is made with Vibram rubber, so it's perfect either wet or dry terrain. The lugs allow the shoe to grip rocks and other debris, preventing falls and keeping the runner stable, even while tackling obstacles on the trail.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The cushioning in the midsole allows the thin platform of the shoe to be close to the ground, giving a barefoot, walking on air feel. Users tout this as one of the most attractive features of this shoe, as they do not experience the typical foot pain often associated with running on rugged terrain.

Upper
Upper

Upper

There’s a toe bumper inside of the upper unit of the shoe that protects runners' feet while walking and running on difficult or rough surfaces. The inner lining keeps feet dry and makes for a lightweight, breathable sneaker. While the sneaker is close to the ground, it also brings the individual’s feet to a comfort zone. This shoe can keep your feet ventilated and protected simultaneously.
Weight
Weight

Weight

Due to its weight, the shoe is hands down proven to be solemnly used for hiking and running related activities. It is safe to say that the sneaker is a lightweight shoe and allows anything to be possible. It is a sneaker that can be brought anywhere an individual goes and can be used for anything to do in a day’s adventure, due to its feather-like density.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

The goal of this trail shoe is to vent out sweat, leaving the runner with comfortable and dry feet. This is definitely a feature that is useful and helpful to a regular trail runner. Constant ventilation and support leave your feet cool, comfy, and most importantly, healthy.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

The Southeastern Merrell All Out Terra Turf is very supportive in the heel area, preventing the feet from slipping in the shoe, which can cause discomfort and pain. The footbed of this shoe is removable, which allows the runner to customize the comfort level and fit of this shoe. The breathable mesh lining inside and out gives extra comfort allowing room inside of the shoe for the foot to breathe and move around. Ventilation from different areas of the shoe allows runners to have comfort not only inside the shoe but also in the consciousness of knowing their feet will remain healthy while wearing the Merrell All Out Terra Turf.
Style
Style

Style

This shoe has a rugged look, and you can definitely tell it was made for the trail. The reflective details on the sneakers make it better for visibility in low light areas or night time runs. The mix of bright and neutral colors gives the shoe an adventurous look. Some of the color combinations available include: blue, yellow and green; all black; white, blue and orange; grey, black and yellow; and brown with orange.
Durability
Durability

Durability

The grip lugs are evenly and widely spread apart and separated from each other, which gives runners a cleat-like feel, while still appearing to be a sneaker. This feature also prevents any unwanted debris from getting inside the shoe itself. Since the outside of the shoe is made of leather, this is just one more way that Merrell works to keep this shoe durable and versatile.
Protection
Protection

Protection

This shoe is very strong and sturdy due to its interior and exterior construction, which also makes it a highly protective shoe. These materials also make this shoe highly durable, which is a quality that Merrell is known to give all of its footwear.

Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

This shoe is tough yet flexible and will respond to both rugged and flat terrain. The shoe also responds to the user, as its breathable mesh upper provides ventilation to the foot when the runner needs it most.



Support
Support

Support

This is a neutral shoe allowing for natural foot movement. The All Out Terra Turf allows for foot flexibility and comfort, yet can stand up to a variety of terrains.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

This shoe is meant to run in on the trail. However, it can transition to flat surfaces when necessary.
Price
Price

Price

These are an average price trail running shoe. The durability and comfort offered by Merrell shoes make the All Out Terra Turf a bargain at any price.
Traction
Traction

Traction

This shoe provides decent grip on both flat and rugged surfaces. The lugs allow you some additional traction in wet areas, but this shoe is not intended for ice or snow running.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

These shoes have decent flexibility, allowing for more natural foot movement. This makes them more responsive, which is especially important when running on rugged and unpredictable trail terrains.
Stability
Stability

Stability

The grip of this shoe guarantees remarkable stability, especially for trail runners.
Drop
Drop

Drop

The Merrell All Out Terra Turf has a 6mm drop for both men's and women's versions. The shoe has a 24-mm stack height.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

• Great with tough and rough grounds/ surfaces, especially dirt.
• Has a flexible outer sole
• Very breathable. Lots of ventilation.
• Leaves little to no sweat behind while using these shoes for a long period of time.
• Extremely affordable.
• Durable meant to take abuse.
• Perfect for running, casual walks, and hardcore exercises and or athletics.
• Due to its design, it sticks out during the evening hours showing others that may be walking, running, or even driving around, that's you're there.
• Has a wide variety of colors to choose from
Bottom line
Bottom line

Bottom line

The Merrell All Out Terra Turf is a great sneaker-like trail sneaker. It offers traction, comfort, and stability to get you through either rugged trails or paved surfaces. If you are transitioning to a trail running shoe, this is a great option to get you started.