Merrell 1TRL is an offshoot of the American footwear company founded by Clark Matis, Randy Merrell, and John Schweizer in 1981. All products are produced with four core values in mind: Comfort, Durability, Design, and Versatility. It’s all about removing the barriers to enjoying the great outdoors. The Merrell 1TRL range signifies a departure from the well-trodden track, out into the wide-open outdoors. Designed for those searching for another dimension of the trail. There are many routes to take, we chose 1.