This Merrell Alverstone Sizing Guide uses direct comparison photos where I put my Merrell Alverstone shoes next to other popular shoes so you can see the difference in sizing and width. After trying these shoes, do Merrell Alverstone shoes run big or small?
Merrell Alverstone shoes fit true to size for most people. They have a sizing length that is very comparable to other popular shoe brands, however, I did find them to fit just a small bit shorter than other types of Merrell hiking shoes. I would suggest you view these side-by-side comparison photos where I compare Merrell Alverstone sizing to the sizing of other popular brands.
As I mentioned above, Merrell Alverstone sizing length is very comparable to other popular shoe brands, For example, below is a photo of my Merrell Alverstone shoes compared to New Balance sizing:
As you can see, the length is similar.
However, I did find Merrell Alverstone shoes to fit just a tiny bit shorter than other types of Merrell hiking shoes. For example, here are my Merrell Alverstone shoes (on the right) compared to Merrell Moab 3 hiking shoes:
The difference in length is very minimal, but if you look closely above, you can see the Moab 3 on the left fits a bit longer. Still, in most cases, ordering your normal sizing for the Merrell Alverstone is best.
Let’s start this Merrell Alverstone Sizing Guide by looking at other helpful direct side-by-side comparison photos of my Merrell Alverstone shoes compared to other popular shoes. To read about the sizing of other Merrell shoes, visit my Merrell Sizing Guide.
All photos below use a size 12 men’s shoe.
Merrell Alverstone Sizing Photos
Merrell Alverstone vs Columbia Redmond Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Keen Targhee 3 Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Adidas 2k Boost Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Crocs Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Skechers Afterburn Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs New Balance 1300 Hiker Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Timberland Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Hoka Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs New Balance Fresh Foam 860 Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Nike Air Max Excee Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Under Armour Charged Bandit Trek Sizing
Merrell Alverstone vs Asics Sizing
Merrell Alverstone (right) vs Moab 2 Sizing
Merrell Alverstone (right) vs Merrell Moab 3 Sizing
Do Merrell Alverstone Shoes Fit Wide or Narrow?
In my experience, Merrell Alverstone shoes have a width that is similar to other types of hiking shoes. For example, here are my Merrell Alverstone shoes (on the right) compared to Columbia Redmond hiking shoe sizing:
To give you a better idea how wide Merrell Alverstone shoes are, here are my Merrell Merrell Alverstone shoes (in standard width) compared to Nike Air Monarch 4E Extra Wide shoes:
Yes, the Alverstone is offered in wide sizing in case you need even more space in the forefoot.
Merrell Alverstone Alternative Options
To read about other Merrell hiking shoe options, visit my articles linked below:
Merrell Alverstone Sizing Conclusion
In my experience, the Merrell Alverstone sizing fits true to size. However, it is worth noting that I did find them to fit just a tiny bit shorter than other types of popular Merrell hiking shoes (click here to see comparison photos).
The width of the Merrell Alverstone is very similar to other types of hiking shoes. This is where you can read more about the width sizing of Merrell Alverstone shoes.
My recommendation is to order your normal sizing for the Merrell Alverstone shoes.