Exciting times today at Merrell as we can officially announce the launch of the new-look online adventure magazine: The Pack! Our Alpha Pack is comprised of world class experts from across the full spectrum of active adventure, and they'll be on hand to offer advice in everything from nutrition to training schedules. More
How to
March 3, 2013

Begin with one step

By: Eric Larsen
I always enjoy traveling internationally as it provides an opportunity to learn from different cultures and gain unique perspectives. As someone who spends much of his time at the ends of the earth, it is even more enjoyable traveling to our planet’s mid point. Equally interesting in these places, is the student’s relationship with snow and ice. More
How to
February 11, 2013

Barefoot top tips

By: The Pack Team
If you think you can’t get more out of your walks, runs or hikes, think again. Merrell Barefoot can help tune up your stride and turn on your adventure. Discover how to stimulate your senses and awareness, develop stronger muscles and find a more balanced posture in the shoe designed to move you. More
January 16, 2013

What is your why?

By: Michael Chambers
As adventurers, explorers, endurance athletes and outdoor enthusiasts we are often faced with the question why? Why do you _____________ (run, train so hard, like to get muddy, climb mountains, compete in races, prefer sleeping in a tent)? More
I decided it was time to set a big goal, The 140.6 mile IRONMAN Triathlon, but I wanted to do it in one year, a real Couch to IRONMAN, and I wanted to complete every race along the way (13.1, 26.2, 70.3, and 140.6)... More
As soon as the summer ends, I always seem to struggle with sticking to my regular workout routine. There are fewer warm, sunny days and my New Year’s motivation is months away, so it's almost like I'm in no-man’s-land. But, I know if I don’t fit in some quality sweat sessions during the fall, I'll celebrate the holiday season with a few extra pounds on my small frame—and it’s tough to feel festive when my clothes are too tight! More
Many people are going locavore this year and are choosing local farmers over the supermarket!!! It’s now quite popular to have tilled the grass for edible plants and vegetables as their outdoor landscapes instead of lawns. Canning is back, as is pickling and freezing the summer's bounty for winter. More
October 9, 2011

Going primal

By: The Pack Team
Sometimes we need to monkey around to remember the fun in life and the fun in running. Remember when you were a kid? The freedom of opening the door and running outside barefoot to chase your friends around the yard with no care in the world? Thanks barefoot…you’ve brought out the kid in us again! More