Customer reviews for Columbia Women's Yama™ II Mid OutDry

Columbia Women's Yama™ II Mid OutDry

Rain or shine, this lightweight, waterproof-breathable trail shoe will keep you comfortable and protected when it’s time to tackle local trails or stalk remote single-track. The OutDry membrane locks out external moisture while allowing your foot to breathe so sweat evaporates instead of accumulating. Mid-height construction provides great ankle support without unnecessary bulk and the combination suede and nubuck leather upper features an air-mesh panel in front for added breathability. Stick to dirt, rocks and just about everything with a super-grippy high traction rubber sole.
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3.7
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5
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2 out of 3(67%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Women's Yama™ II Mid OutDry
Review 1 for Women's Yama™ II Mid OutDry
Overall Rating 
2 / 5
2 / 5

Uncomfortable after 2 miles

PostedNovember 24, 2013
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MtRoseHiker
Location: Reno, NV
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
Quality
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3 / 5
3 / 5
Function
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1 / 5
1 / 5
I hike frequently, and walk at least 3 miles daily. This shoe fit fine, true to size, though felt a bit stiff when I got them. I put them on and went for my usual 3-mile walk. By mile 2 the balls of my feet started to ache, and before I got home I was in considerable pain. Two more attempts, changing the tightness of the laces, the socks, where I walked, and the pain only increased -- always after two miles. I don't know what it is for sure, but I suspect something is wrong with the soles, or they are simply too hard or stiff, perhaps for my particular feet. When I looked into returning them, I discovered they can't be returned because I wore them outside, and took the tags off. I can't think how I would have known they were painful until wearing them... So, I won't be buying anymore Columbia shoes online. Buyer beware.
I do not recommend this product.
+6points
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Review 2 for Women's Yama™ II Mid OutDry
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Nature Hike

PostedNovember 5, 2013
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Meggie
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
Quality
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Everyday I walk a mile through a swamp in Florida showing children the beauty of nature. This shoe is perfect for my job! It is extremely light weight and breathable but holds up in the muddy wet environment. Very comfortable and great for everyday use. I highly recommend this hiking boot!
I would recommend this product.
+2points
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Review 3 for Women's Yama™ II Mid OutDry
Overall Rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5

Dry as Toast

PostedSeptember 23, 2013
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NWSmiles
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
Quality
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Function
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Living in the Pacific Northwest means a lot of rain. I was looking for a comfortable hiking shoe that would stay dry and be comfortable when I walked my dog in the fall and winter. When I tried on this particular shoe I was surprised how easy my foot slipped into it. The laces are long and stayed tied. The size is true to my measured foot size. My only concern is that these are a tiny bit snug. Though I have only worn them a few days, I am hoping that the snugness is just part of the shoe, and not a deter to comfort. Or that my socks are a bit too thick. So far, so good. One thing I am impress with is the weight of the shoe. It is very light weight, which means I can walk the extra miles much easier. Another huge plus are the shoe's soles. They don't slip on wet surfaces, which is so important when walking in the rain.
Next time, I might try the men's equivalent to this shoe. The extra room would accommodate thicker socks.
I would recommend this product.
+4points
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