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XA Pro 3D Mid GTX Ultra Hiking Boots
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XA Pro 3D Mid GTX Ultra Hiking Boots

 
XA Pro 3D Mid GTX Ultra Hiking Boots

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: XA Pro 3D Mid GTX Ultra Hiking Boots

Manufacturer: Salomon

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Page By: asaking11

Created/Edited: Nov 13, 2011 / Nov 13, 2011

Object ID: 7912

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Product Description

•Breathable polyester mesh uppers feature thermoplastic urethane overlays to secure insteps and lock heels down; rubber toe and heel caps enhance protection
•Lacing system takes just 1 pull for an exact fit; lace pocket hides lacing away
•Gore-Tex® XCR® seam-sealed inner booties offer a high level of breathability while retaining complete waterproof protection
•Polyester linings wick moisture away from feet; contoured Ortholite® foam footbeds enhance comfort underfoot
•Triple-density EVA midsoles provide cushioning for all-day comfort and enhance durability
•Thermoplastic urethane midsole inserts supply protection and stability
•Salomon XA Pro 3D Mid GTX Ultra hiking boots feature nonmarking Contagrip® rubber outsoles to optimize performance on mixed terrain

Weight: 29.25oz (based on size 9 pair)

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asaking11Good all-rounder

Voted 4/5

This is a good all rounder boot. It's light enough that it can be used comfortably as a day hiking boot, but it is durable and supportive enough to use it on shorter backpacking trips.
Posted Nov 13, 2011 6:05 am

Bill ReedExtremely impressed with this boot!

Voted 5/5

After breaking these boots in, I made a last minute decision to wear them on a 9 day trip in the Wind River Mountains and was surprised at how well they performed and how comfortable they were. Wore them on a 5 day trip into the Grand Canyon in November. Conditions were snowy and very wet at the start of the trip and the boots performed flawlessly.
Bonus feature for me was using them as camp shoes by completely loosening the lacing for a relaxed fit.
I don't think they'd work well in rough, rocky, off-trail terrain.
Posted Dec 29, 2011 3:02 pm

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