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Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe

Men's Montrail Mountain Masochist

Item #NSP140
MSRP:$94.99
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Men's MONTRAIL® MOUNTAIN MASOCHIST® :: As you can tell by the name, the men's Montrail® Mountain Masochist is not for wusses. That doesn't mean it's not comfortable. It just means that what you can do in this trail running shoe will leave most other runners in a puddle of blood, mud and tears. Enjoy exceptional fit, super-lightweight performance, plenty of breathability, and a tread design a mountain goat would envy. Winner of an Outside magazine 2009 Gear of the Year award. 10.8 ounces

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STABILITY [?]
Runners with average arch height looking for a blend of cushioning and support can't go wrong with Stability shoes. Get a smooth transition from heel strike to toe off. Enjoy a well-guided stride and perfect arch support to keep you going for miles. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Gryptonit™ outsole: For great traction and exceptional durability
  • Full foot Trail Shield™: For under foot protection from rocks and other trail debris
  • Triple density Vapor Response™ EVA midsole: Provides a responsive ride with "Trail Shield™" protection and mid-foot support
  • Gusseted tongue construction: Keeps out dirt and moisture
  • Webbing and strap closure system: Provides exceptional fit and comfort for the long run
  • Light and breathable hydrophobic mesh upper with gusseted tongue: Keeps dirt out and feet cool
Product NSP140 Review

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  • Country of Origin: Honduras

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Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (7)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Rugged (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Good traction (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trail running (8)
  • All weather conditions (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      75% 

      (6 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Trail Running Shoe

By Mark

from Kansas City, MO

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight
  • Rock Protection

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trail Running

    Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

    I'm an avid trail runner, running about 30 miles a week, all on trails, and racing at least once per month. I run rocky technical trails, muddy trails, wet trails and snow. I used this shoe most of last year. It's held up very well, great rock protection, good traction, drains well. This shoe has what I would call light pronation control. It does not have much cushioning but I have found it just about right between cushioning and rock protection for trails. This is definitely a good trail runner. I just ordered my second pair to start this years racing season.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Low Arch

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best Trail Shoe EVER!

    By Keithski

    from Escondido, CA

    Pros

    • Awesome stability
    • Overall comfort
    • Solid traction

    Cons

    • Laces came undone
    • Stock insole no cushion

    Best Uses

    • Trail runningracing
    • Ultra Running

    Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

    I used these right out of the box for my first 50 Mile Ultra, the Twin Peaks 50/50 [@] in the Santa Ana Mtns. It was a tough course with lots of climbing, stream crossings, snow, and mud. These shoes provided great traction and dried very quickly after going through the numerous rushing streams. I replaced the stock insert with a RRS Cush Runner and it worked great. Best of both worlds, stability from the shoe and cushioning from the insole. These shoes fit my foot like a glove, there was no slippage whatsoever. They held up very well and helped me to a time of 12:38:57 and a 9th place finish!

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent shoes

    By dd

    from Florida

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Good Traction
    • Rugged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Weather Conditions
      • Trail Running

      Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

      Bought a pair of these 2 years ago at an outdoor store in Utah. Loved them, very comfortable and fantastic grip on the trail. Wanted to get another pair, and was delighted to find the EXACT same shoe here. Ordered a pair to check size, and was blown away by the comfort. Now I'm ordering a third pair and putting them on the shelf for the day when my current set gets worn out. As advised, they DO need to be ordered a half size larger than chart indicates.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nice Trail Shoe

      By Mangoat

      from Western Maryland

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good rock protection
      • Lightweight
      • Rugged

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trail Running

        Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

        Interesting combination from Montrail. I've run in a number of their models over the years and prefer the wide and tall toe box for ultras and long, rocky training runs. This shoe has a medium thickness midsole and low profile, is quite flexible, and has moderate cushioning. The full foot rock plate seems to dull the impact of sharp rocks, but for trails with miles of rock gardens, I'd want something with a bit stiffer shank. Excellent outsole with, IMHO, the best grip and traction available. A very breathable shoe with what should prove to be good drainage. Like others, I use a SOLE insole with more cushion and arch than the stock. I always buy Montrails a full size larger than my true size. I'll definitely buy another pair or two of this one.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels half size too small
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Excellent grippy trail shoe

        By Steve B

        from Ramapo Mountains

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Lightweight
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trail Running

          Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

          Love these shoes. Most comfortable and best performing trail shoes I've had. I have slightly wide feet,so I have been buying NB's to get the wide size. Wasn't sure if these would fit, but the wide toe box is fine.
          After wearing these the NB's feel like they're made of concrete. The Montrails are light and flexible, great feel for the trail, but still with enough rock protection in the soles. Good sticky rubber treads that work well on rock and dirt. Remains to be seen how they wear, but even if they wear out fast, I would probably just buy another pair.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
           
          5.0

          This Shoe Can Take It!

          By Kevin the Trail Runner

          from Blanding, Utah

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable
          • Good Arch Support
          • Good Traction
          • Lightweight
          • Pronation Control
          • Rugged

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Weather Conditions
            • Trail Running
            • Wet Weather
            • With Orthotics/Inserts

            Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

            I have been looking for a trail shoe that can take the rigors of the technical trail and this is it! I love running in my Montrail Masochists. They can take the sharp rocks and the miles too. They are flexible, provide great support, great traction, have a great fit and are comfortable. Make sure to buy a full size up.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels full size too small
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            great light weight trail shoe

            By goblue128

            from Albuquerque, New Mexico

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Good Traction
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Can't think of one

            Best Uses

            • Trail Running
            • With Orthotics/Inserts

            Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

            Montrail has hit a home run with this shoe. Lightweight, comfortable and rugged. I run almost exclusively on trails in New Mexico. Whether in the Bosque(Woods) or on mountain trails these shoes have been my best purchase, I plan on getting another pair soon.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Great Trail Show

            By Brad

            from Cleveland, OH

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Lightweight
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Trail Running

              Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

              These shoes are very good on the trails. They seem rugged, they protect my feet from rocks and roots, and they dry out quickly. I am just getting started with my second pair, but my first pair has delivered over 600 miles and I am still getting occasional running use before I demote them to yard work shoes. I do not recommend these for the use on roads, as they do not offer much road cushioning. I use these exclusively on trails, and have been very happy with them. They are a step up from the Montrail Streak which I wore previously and got much lower mileage before they felt uncomfortable.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
               
              5.0

              Awesome trail shoe

              By Marty

              from St. Louis, Mo.

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable
              • Good Arch Support
              • Good Traction
              • Lightweight
              • Pronation Control
              • Rugged

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Weather Conditions
                • Mixed Terrain
                • Trail Running

                Comments about Mens Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoe:

                I have used these shoes for everything from long marathon training runs, to a half marathon race through about the toughest terrain imaginable. These shoes are simply amazing! They provide great cushioning, drain well, and are tough as nails. I still don't know how Montrail was able to keep them so lightweight. When my current pair wears out, I will certainly buy another. Give these a try. You won't be disappointed.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch

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