Salomon X Ultra Mid GTX
Are you looking for the ultimate shoe in which you can go hiking? You may want to consider whether the Salomon X Ultra Mid GTX is that shoe for you. It doesn’t matter whether you are hiking in moderate or extreme landscapes, this is the boot you’ve been searching for.
These hiking boots offer not only a stable grip but also a design that is sleek, supportive, and athletic. These have an upper that is water-resistant as well as synthetic. These boots have the performance of GORE-TEX textile lining. This lining within the booties encases the foot completely.
Additionally, this is a shoe that is breathable, waterproof, and 100% comfortable. The EVA-midsoles have form-fitting shanks. As well, there is steady support provided to the wearer by the Advanced Chassis system – exactly what you need for hiking in the most difficult of terrains.
These offer not only a stable grip but also a design that is sleek, supportive, and athletic. The upper is not only water-resistant, but synthetic as well.
This review is meant to be an informative guide to the Salomon X Ultra Mid GTX. It will provide you with all the information you need to make the right purchase.
Excellent traction and breathability
Lightweight and waterproof
Keeps feet cool on hot days
Great to use for hiking and hunting
Boots require no “breaking in” period
Tight and stiff fitting
Narrow fit/does not fit a 12W foot
Additionally, they have a built-in toe cap. This toe cap is meant to withstand rocks, roots and other objects on the trail.
These will provide adequate support to your ankles to keep them from rolling or to lose footing. The Salomon X Ultra Mid GTX has proven to be just as stable as any lightweight hiking boot on the market.
The security and suppleness of the Advanced Chassis and Contagrip will ensure a lot of fun next time you go hiking. You will literally be climbing new heights with these boots on.
The security of Sensifit supports the foot from the midsole area through to the laces. Sensifit provides a snug and secure fit that feels like it has virtually been customized for your foot.
Size and Weight
Some wearers have complained that they tend to fit somewhat small; however, most found that they are true to size. If ordering boots online, it is advisable to order the next size up to be sure they fit.
The OrthoLite liner makes these boots lightweight. The mid-high ankle support makes these the ideal equipment for backpacking or hiking.
Airflow and Waterproofing
Comfort and Cushioning
The upper is made of full-grain leather providing extra comfort and assistance in the elimination of the elements. There is also a heel pad formed perfectly to provide additional protection similar to that of a snowshoe.
For deep snow undertakings, there is also a convenient gaiter hook available. The upper is connected with gusseted tongues. Each one created a way of ridding the snow, providing a smooth transition that is comfortable all day long.
However, even though these are beautiful to look at, you are going to love their extreme performance. This brings us to the next topic-- “longevity and overall quality”, features that the Salomon name does not scrimp on.
Longevity and Overall Quality
The GORE-TEX waterproofing that these are made with ensures their longevity. This is because they will not be destroyed should they come in contact with water or snow. Additionally, they are made of 100% textile leather for even more exceptional durability.
So go ahead and trample through the creek that is in your path. Your Salomon boots are made to last any abuse that they may be presented with. Rain, snow, or sleet, it does not matter. When you have the Salomon name on your side, all the fun and excitement of the open trail is in your destiny.
Another feature is the Sensifit that secures the foot in a supportive manner. This is done in a manner to create a snug fit from the midsole to the lacing system. Your feet will think these were custom made the way fit. This feature will ensure to keep your boots fitting securely on your feet. This allows for no extra roominess to create blisters from excessive rubbing while walking.
These also have a rubber sole that keeps you from slipping and falling. The Advanced Chassis feature also allows you with the utmost control and protection for your feet. The EVA midsole also gives a comfortable feeling resulting in less tiresome feet.
You are going to love the way your feet feel after hiking all day wearing these boots. You will not even realize how long you have been out adventuring. The high top ankle support also ensures your ankles are secure from rolling when hiking steep terrain.
The rubber-toe caps are integrated to work with the mudguards. These mudguards supply a strong defense against the winter cold and rugged terrain conditions. No more cold toes while hiking in the snow; also, you will not experience any more stubbed toes.
The Sensifit feature for support gives these extreme walkability and flexibility. This feature allows you to walk for hours at a time without any discomfort.
The GORE-TEX engineered weather protection provides you with a boot that has waterproof protection. As well, it has greater flexibility and cushioning with less weight. These features also ensure that your next camping or hiking trip does not end because of unexpected rain or snow.
Support and Balance
The midsoles are EVA-injected to provide a cushioning underfoot. Sockliners made from OptiLite allow for a complete day of wear that is comfortable.
Formerly, this lacing or closure system did not remain tight and secure as desired; the laces would loosen inappropriately. However, after several rounds of tests, the Quicklace closure system appears to be totally perfected and working well. The laces now completely restrain the boot over the entire foot, never coming loose even during the most strenuous activities.
The Quicklace process ensures a closure system that is just as comfortable as standard shoelaces.
Cost and Value
Salomon also has a two-year limited warranty on these boots if you prefer a little piece of mind. However, it is unlikely you will need to use it.
7” shaft measured at the arch
Stability of Advanced Chassis in the bottom unit
2-year limited warranty
GORE-TEX booties provide waterproof protection
EVA injected midsoles
OrthoLite sock liners
Gusseted tongues on the uppers
Mudguards with integrated rubber toe caps for added protection
These are made from a synthetic material that is strong and durable. The Advanced Chassis in the bottom unit provides an extreme amount of motion control and stability. Additionally, this boot has a quick lace system for lacing these boots quickly and easily.
The Contagrip traction provides excellent traction in any weather. As well as the Thinsulate insulation system will provide a superior insulation system. This system for insulation allows these boots to provide the best defense possible when hiking any climate or terrain.
You are going to love the advanced durability you get with these rugged boots made by Salomon. You get the reliable traction from non-marking Winter Contagrip rubber outsoles. As well, you have the warmth of GORE-TEX booties. These boots are the ultimate in warmth, comfort, and durability that your money can buy.
The purchase of these Salomon boots is going to prove why the name Salomon has such a good reputation.