Merrell has been an industry leading provider of outdoor wear since 1981 when two executives from the Rossignol ski company, Clark Matis and John Schweizer decided to join forces with Randal Ivan Merrell, a maker of highly-praised custom boots. The brand found early success through it’s highly acclaimed hiking boots. The U.S. publication ‘Backpacker Magazine’ named Merrell boots "the most comfortable and functional boots in North America.” at the time. Since then the brand has continued to innovate creating iconic silhouettes such as the eagle boot and jungle moc that have shaped the world of outdoor and adventure wear, making Merrell a stalwart of the industry for many years to come.
With Merrell 1TRL, the journey continues. Combining decades of expertise with contemporary innovations to create a range of trail footwear that sets out to redefine the category. Returning models and new iterations, all united under the pioneering original energy.