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Merrell Women's Moab FST Ice+ Thermo High Rise Hiking Boots UK Review

Thanks for taking the time to read our UK review of the Merrell Women's Moab FST Ice+ Thermo High Rise Hiking Boots These are fairly new to the UK marketplace.

There are not a lot of buyer reviews to base a solid review on as yet, but those are steadily growing. We shall update this article as those reviews come in. We do however have enough reviews to make some type of good judgement about these hiking boots from a very good brand.

At the moment that various online buyers rate these hiking boots highly with an overall and average 90% buyer satisfaction. They are popular for a number of reasons.

Those have a really nice looking appearance, a good choice of colours and that they are from a very well known and trusted American brand, who specialise in this type of hiking boot.

They are made from a leather/mesh material which keeps the water out and still allows the boots to breathe so as your feet don't sweat. The inner material is a synthetic fur which help keep your feet warm in cold conditions.

They have a flat heel, a gum rubber sole and a lace up closure.

You can see an image of these just below.

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Merrell Women's Moab FST Ice+ Thermo High Rise Hiking Boots

Merrell Hiking Boots/Shoes Brand

Merrell are a brand that have great expertise in footwear for hiking, fitness, trail running and casual wear. They make footwear from men, women and children. They began as a company who designed and manufactured hand made custom boots for outdoor enthusiasts.

They are an American company formed by a man known as Randy Merrell. In 1981 Merrell began to design a more affordable model of high-performance hiking boots. Merrell combined American cowboy boot technology to the Italian boot manufacturing process.

In 1985 Merrell launched the Eagle model, that combined running shoe performance with back country utility to create lighter and faster footwear for the trail. ​

In 1993 they released their first cross-trainer model. Over the next 10 years they added the mountain conquering Vibram® soles, launched the first ever Aftersport Jungle Mocs, and introduced our World Collection.

How Much Do the Merrell Women's Moab FST Ice+ Hiking Boots  Cost?

On average these cost between £60 -£99. The price varies depending on both size choice and also which colour that you decide to go for.

It will of course also depend on where you make your actual purchase.

You should also be aware that there are also offers on, and these will change almost daily at various High Street retail stores, or online stores. It is always worth searching around for a bargain.

These boots are pretty new to the UK market, but so far they have been selling steadily in this range of hiking or trekking boots.

What Colours Are Available?

You can get these in a variety of colours which are:

  • Black
  • Black/Teal
  • Granite Grey

What UK Sizes are Available?

These Merrell boots are available from size 4-9 all of which are UK Sizes. As you can see half sizes are available. According to all the online websites, these are a 100% match to your normal shoe size.

How do Buyers Rate the Merrell Moab FST Ice+ Thermo Hiking Boots

Buyer Satisfaction

There are not many buyer reviews for these particular Merrell hiking boots as yet, but those who have bought them rate them as follows

  • The average buyer satisfaction rating is 90%
  • 86% of all buyers give these a full 5 star review
  • No buyers gave these a bad review

When you break these ratings down, 86 out of every 100 buyers give these a full 5 star review. There are no bad reviews as yet.

Overall the rating is consistently high, as you would expect for a Merrell pair of boots

What Buyers Say About the Merrell Thermo High Rise Hiking Boots?

So we know that these boots cost around £61-99, depending on where you make your purchase. We also know that generally speaking, buyers rate these boots very highly with 90% buyer satisfaction.

There are also no complaints which is always a very good thing to see.

Now it is important to understand what buyers actually said in those reviews. That is where you find the real information about what the boots were like when worn. We have done that in the form of a Likes and Dislikes table just below.

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    Buyers found these boots to be comfortable and light
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    Buyers said that these boots did keep your feet really warm in cold conditions
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    Buyers believed they were good value for money
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    Buyers said these boots look great and have a nice selection of colours
  • Buyers said overall they appeared to be waterproof and kept their feet dry
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    A few buyers thought these were a little slippy on heavy ice

So far buyers are saying that they have bought these for walking, hiking and for ski holidays. They do have a Vibram sole which is the best type of sole that you can get for gripping.

These are designed as winter boots, so we would not recommend these for summer time or indeed for a hot climate.

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Summary & Verdict on the Merrell Women's Moab FST Ice+ Thermo High Rise Hiking Boots


At around the £61-99 price point, we believe that these are priced at about the correct amount. Merrell hiking boots are never cheap as they like to make high quality products.

It is always a good idea to keep an eye out for sales if you are thinking about buying these boots.

As we have mentioned, there are only around 12 buyer reviews so we will update this review as and when more buyer reviews come in.

The colour choices are pretty basic and really what you typically find for most women's hiking boots. So far they do get very good buyer ratings and the good news is that buyers don't appear to have any major complaints.

Please note that if these are not the boots for you , then check out our top 12 list of hiking boots. This pair of Merrell boots however did come out at number five on our top 12 list of hiking and trekking boots.

It is early days for these boots and we shall see how buyers add their reviews to those that already exists. Once we get to over 50 online reviews we shall have a much better idea of how these are performing in the outdoors.

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