Merrell Gets Tech-Heavy for GORE-TEX Chameleon 8 Storm

Increasing the lug size in the Vibram XS TREK EVO outsole.

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Merrell Japan has just released new models to its 8th generation Chameleon Storm series of shoes. The road/hiking shoe heads towards a technical route with its new Vibram XS TREK EVO outsole, where lug size has been increased from 3mm to 5mm for better grip.

Other technological updates include a FLEXPLATE TPU plate, a Merrell Air Cushion, CLEANSPORT NXT odor control, and most importantly, a fully waterproof GORE-TEX membrane. The Merrell Chameleon 8 Storm is available in both a high-top and low-top variation, and in a spectrum of colors.

Priced at ¥‎18,800 JPY (approximately $170 USD), head over to Merrell Japan for more information.

In other footwear news, Mizuno unveils a futuristic Wave Prophecy 9 in muted gray.

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