Xero Xcursion Fusion Bison
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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 Waterproof Minimalist Hiking Boot
The Xero Xcursion Fusion is a fully waterproof minimalist hiking boot that’s designed for rugged terrain and a variety of outdoor conditions. The Xcursion Fusion is ideal for long-haul trekking and backcountry adventures, but it works great for gentle day hikes, too. Incorporating a generous toe box, this healthy-foot-shaped hiking boot also boasts a zero drop platform and a flexible sole—features that help ensure proper ground feel and allow your foot to become strong on its own.
Gusseted Tongue, Sealed Waterproof Liner
This comfortable, yet tough-as-nails hiking boot includes a ballistic mesh upper and Tough Tech toe bumper for foot protection, and it also sports a gusseted tongue, sealed waterproof inner liner, and additional water-repellent membrane inside the outer mesh. The Xcursion Fusion's high-traction, 5.5 mm FeelTrue rubber sole, featuring a dual-direction chevron tread pattern and 3.5 mm lugs, offers you plenty of grip on a variety of surfaces and trail features.
Can Be Combined With Other Natural Footgear
With it’s foot-healthy design features, durable materials, and impeccable construction, the expedition-ready Xero Xcursion Fusion is a trekker’s dream. This lightweight hiking boot also works great in combination with a variety of other helpful footgear, including Correct Toes, Injinji toe socks, Pedag metatarsal pads or Strutz foot pads, and Naboso insoles. Each Xero Xcursion Fusion boot weighs about 13 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
- Fully waterproof
- 100 percent vegan
- Adjustable heel strap
- NF Certified Product
- Adjustable instep strap
- Weight (per boot): ~13 oz.
- Huarache-inspired design
- 5.5 mm FeelTrue rubber outsole
- Incorporates (optional) 2 mm insole
- Gusseted tongue, sealed inner liner
- Dual-direction chevron tread pattern
- Travel-Friendly: Collapsible and packable
- Wide toe box allows for optimal toe splay
- Enhances ground feel and proprioception
- Helps improve posture, balance, and agility
- Helps stabilize foot and ankle during activity
- Great for multi-day treks as well as day hikes
- Ballistic mesh upper + Tough Tech toe bumper
- Allows your foot to naturally bend and articulate
- Works great in combination with Naboso insoles
- Works great with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks
- Works great with Pedag met pads or Strutz foot pads
To get the most out of your Xero Xcursion Fusion boots, the manufacturer recommends that you order a half-size larger than your normal US shoe size. For example, if you normally wear a women's US size 8 shoe, consider ordering an 8.5 in the Xero Xcursion Fusion.
HOWEVER, because we recommend that women order the men's version of this boot (to achieve the greatest possible toe box width), you will also need to adjust the sizing down by 1.5 to determine the comparable size in the men's version. So, from our example above, a women's US size 8.5 would be comparable to a men's US size 7 in this model.
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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