Xero Scrambler Mid II Asphalt/Black


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  • **Note: We recommend that women purchase the men's version of this boot (for its wider toe box). You can find sizing details under the “Sizing” tab on this page.**

    A Lightweight & Foot-Healthy Minimalist Hiking Boot

    The Xero Scrambler Mid II is one of the world’s lightest and most technical hiking boots and is designed to be used for anything from gentle day hikes to month-long thru-hikes. The sturdy yet minimalist Scrambler Mid II incorporates a variety of foot-healthy design features, including a wide toe box to accommodate natural toe splay, a flat and flexible sole to encourage proper balance and enhance foot strength, and a low overall stack height to ensure stability and keep you connected with the ground below.

    Michelin Fiberlite Sole, Mud-Shedding Lugs

    This durable and eye-catching hiking boot—a collaboration with Michelin, the car and bicycle tire company—possesses mud-shedding lugs that perform well on a variety of surfaces and offer you extraordinary grip. The Xero Scrambler Mid II's Fiberlite sole also includes an embedded textile layer, which gives it unparalleled strength, flexibility, and lightness, while a thin layer of TrailFoam offers you extra comfort and protection when navigating gnarly trails. Indeed, this do-it-all mountain boot is ready for adventure.

    Breathable Upper, Can Be Used With Other Footgear

    The Xero Scrambler Mid II is abrasion-resistant and incorporates a breathable mesh upper, welded sidewalls, a two-layer toe cap, and a gaiter hook that you can use if the elements present a challenge. This versatile vegan boot offers you the perfect combination of lightness, flexibility, grip, protection, and comfort, and you can even use it as a trail “running shoe” if you wish. The Scrambler Mid II also works well in combination with Correct Toes, Injinji toe socks, Pedag metatarsal pads, and Naboso insoles for synergistic foot health benefits. Each Xero Scrambler Mid II boot weighs about 12 oz.

    Note: If you are new to using Xero footwear, we recommend that you start in slowly, gradually building up your wear-time and giving your body the chance to adapt to the thinner soles and the increased workload on your feet.

    • Zero-drop sole
    • 100 percent vegan
    • Stack Height: 7.0 mm
    • NF Certified Product
    • Weight (per boot): ~12 oz.
    • Durable Michelin Fiberlite outsole
    • Incorporates (optional) 3.5 mm insole
    • Wide toe box allows for optimal toe splay
    • Enhances ground feel and proprioception
    • Travel-Friendly: Lightweight and packable
    • Helps improve posture, balance, and agility
    • Helps stabilize foot and ankle during activity
    • Great for multi-day treks as well as day hikes
    • Versatile, works great as a trail “running shoe”
    • Abrasion-resistant and breathable mesh upper
    • Allows your foot to naturally bend and articulate
    • Possesses mud-shedding lugs for enhanced grip
    • Works great with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks
    • Works great with Pedag met pads and Naboso insoles
    • Incorporates welded sidewalls, two-layer toe cap, and gaiter hook
  • To get the most out of your Xero Scrambler Mid II boots, the manufacturer recommends that you order your normal US shoe size. HOWEVER, because we recommend that women order the men's version of this boot (to achieve the greatest possible toe box width), simply adjust the sizing down by 1.5 to determine the comparable size in the men's version. For example, if you normally wear a women's US size 8 shoe, consider ordering a 6.5 in the men's Xero Scrambler Mid II instead.

    If you're on the fence about what size to order, consider ordering both sizes and then simply return the size that doesn't fit as well for a refund. If you have concerns about sizing, feel free to contact us or Xero customer service.

    Sizing Tip #1: To create additional roominess within the boot, we suggest removing the included (optional) boot liner/insole; this action does not, in any way, affect the performance of the boot. Optionally, and to enhance balance, posture, agility, and general foot/body awareness, you might consider adding thin, flexible Naboso insoles instead.

    Sizing Tip #2: Correct Toes toe spacers will often add width and length to the foot. If you’re planning to wear Correct Toes with your footwear, we recommend sizing up, especially if you are on the border between sizes.

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