Stay on your feet and keep them dry once the wet winter snows arrive.
- Climashield membrane over the front portion of the tongue and shoe provide waterproof protection while the normal breathable lining keeps your feet cool during mile six
- The Lightweight Muscle chassis features two layers of EVA in the midsole for reducing the constant impact of running, without more junk to slow your pace
- Mud, fresh snow, and icy sections are no problem thanks to the non-marking Mud & Snow ContaGrip rubber outsole and nine metal spikes sticking you to the variable terrain
- An anti-debris mesh and water-resistant textile upper with mud guard help you master the trail, even if it's not in perfect condition
- Sensifit outer design uses a one-pull Quicklace system to ensure the shoe wraps tightly around your foot and doesn't move throughout your many miles on the trail
- Ortholite footbed cradles your foot with shaped foam and an EVA heel cup for additional impact absorption
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- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
So far, I 've used the Speed Cross 3 to 'speed' hike on groomed ski trails in New England, which means I typically come across some pretty icy patches. The shoe has worked great for these conditions -- it holds great on ice. The sizing runs small and narrow, so I would suggest ordering at least a half size up, possibly a full size up if you are going to use a thicker sock.
these shoes are the gear. Ive been running on snow ice and some pavement (to get to the snow and ice),shovelling snow and running up and down icy wooded trails daily all winter. the stick to ice and snow is unbelievable. the quick lace is still bomber as on all Salomons .the fit was a bit off for one foot but breaking in insoles solved any fit problems, plus no toe nock.durability fantastic for these shoes after three months of hard use they still look new.
shoe screws cannot even be compared to the spikes in these high performance shoes. ice temps do make a difference how hard you have to pump your feet down for traction and I have "skated" several times down icy steep hills. the climasheild is as good as the others (poor breathers, damp when wet)I've had both feet submerged and finished my day damp, But not wet and cold. when it comes down to fit, traction, trust (performance), weight, durability and convenience in lacing I found these hit the spot for me .
Do they have pronation control?
Yes...Pronation Control is located at the medial midfoot and is a higher density foam designed to reduce overpronation.
Are the Spikecross 3 CS water proof ? Are there a Salomon trail shoe with the same type of tread with out the metal spikes that are water proof ? Thanks Steven.
They're water resistant, but only if you don't go over the top of the shoe, and nothing will be totally waterproof if you're out all day. These are probably about as good as it gets though.
I like the look of these and they are comfortable, but I'd disagree that they stick well in icy conditions. Sure, they work great just like most trail runners with any grip on snow, but ice kills these just like most other trail runners. The only way they'll stick is to throw some screws in them.
I love LOVE these shoes. Out of the box great fit, no problems or blisters and have been running up a ski area this fall and on lots of cross country ski trails. Excellent resistance to water, the studs are key on ice and they awesome traction on dirt/grass. Also light weight. I will definitely be checking out some more Salomon trail running shoes.
Not a good fit for me at all...ran a 9 mile trail race and ended up with some pretty killer blisters!!
are these salomon spikecross the same colour as on the picture