Heavyweight protection, lightweight boots.
- Rubber heel and toe caps protect your foot from those pesky rocks
- Extra-light construction means you can walk for hours without exhausting your legts
- Durable Ortholite foam liner with EVA heel cup provides support and creates a dry, comfortable space for your foot
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I'm very satisfied with these boots. Not a single blister after spending two weeks hiking around the Schell Creek mountains in Nevada with very little break-in ahead of time. Since they're not full leather I was skeptical about how well the Gore-Tex would keep out water, but my feet stayed dry through thunderstorms when the rest of me was soaking wet. I love the lace-lock feature at the ankles, and the roomier toe box-- I have skinny ankles and slightly wider toes, so the fit was perfect to give me extra toe room yet keep my ankles secure. The sizing seems to run larger than other brands I have tried; I usually get an 8 in hiking boots, but got my normal size 7.5 in these and they were perfect. Highly recommend them!
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
My husband and I had planned a trip to New Zealand - the first portion being a hunting trip - so I needed a good pair of good hiking boots. In the past I've worn a popular brand for men based in Oregon - and even though they claim to make a women's boot - they will not change the 'last' they make them on which is narrow. I had purchased Salomon in the past and did like them - so I decided to try this pair. I did get the brown (not sure why Salomon would make a blue boot) - so it would coordinate with both hunting clothes and hiking clothes. They were immediately comfortable and never gave me any of that pinching feeling I usually get at the bottom of my foot due to a narrow boot. No rubbing anywhere - I am so impressed!!! The guys at BackCountry were great at getting them to me quickly as my time was running out!
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Initially I was skeptical because I have never owned a pair of Salomon boots, but now all I have to say is good things about them. I have worn these day hiking and backpacking, they have kept my feet dry in the creek crossings and walking in the snow. The feature I really like is the grasp hook for the shoe laces, once you tighten the lace and hook them it stays tight while you tie the upper lace. This feature keeps your heel in place so these is no slipping and is a great design. I found these boots true to size with decent room in the toe box.
how do these boots hold up in the snow?
The Salomon Quests aren't insulated so they won't be as warm a mountaineering boot or snow boot. The Gore-Tex liner at the very least will keep you dry, although not necessarily warm. Paired with thick socks they do great for snowy hikes, I guess it just depends how extreme you might get, they're not crampon compatible (no welts, no full shank). I've found the soles to do great in mud, I wouldn't suspect snow to pose any problem. I throw my pair in the trunk during the winter in case and figure if I got stuck in bad weather or need to push the car in terrible weather I'll have sturdy, waterproof boots.
These boots do size a little large. I am a size 7 and normally like to go one size larger in hiking shoes but 7 1/2 worked great for me. I broke them in by doing a 14 mi hike, and only got a small blister on the back of my left ankle (the moleskin I used moved down my shoe.) So these boots are primed for my hike up Mt Whitney next month. I was debating whether or not to go with my day hiking boots but decided to go with these Salomon boots to get a little more ankle support.
can't give it 5 stars yet as i haven't had the chance to hike in it. But it has a full toe box and feels much more substantial than Keen, the only other boot i could find as comfy for a foot with a neuroma. Runs a full size larger than my normal size so go down. Backcountry really worked with me to find these babies.
This boot is the most comfortable high-top boot I have ever owned and will ever own. It is very lightweight, but still has the support needed when carrying a heavy backpack over variable terrain. I wore these boots all summer long hiking through lots of muck, mud and water and they never soaked through- good waterproofness. The best part about this boot is that it does not have a super stiff sole like most high-top boots I have worn in the past, so the flexibility allows for better gripping over rocks and I don't feel like I have Frankenstein feet when I hike. I always got foot pain in boots that were too stiff and felt like my foot was in a steel box of a shoe, but with the light-weight and flexibility of this shoe, my feet can flex and respond more naturally to the terrain underfoot.
Can be sent to Colombia and what would be the cost?
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Hopefully, this will work for you. If not, I would use the "Chat Now" live help to ask this question.