You may subscribe to a tread lightly philosophy when you're in the backcountry, but you're also about sure-footed traction and covering a lot of ground. The Salomon Men's X Alp Mid LTR GTX Boot delivers with an aggressive sole, reinforced upper, and waterproof Gore-Tex membrane. And when your route consists of some off-trail exploration, the gusseted tongue, aggressive sole, and molded midsole keeps brush, small rocks, and rugged terrain from slowing your pace as you move through the mountains.
- A trail-ready boot for backpacking and hiking
- Waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex membrane for wet trails
- Split-suede upper withstands wear from rugged terrain
- Gusseted tongue keeps hitchhikers out of socks
- Protective heel cap offers stability and protection
- Molded midsole disperses impact from rocks and roots
- Protective toe cap protects upper from scuffs
- Sole grips to variable surfaces on and off trail
- Item #SAL00X3
- Q & A
First take on the boots
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: True to size
- Size Bought: 13
- Height: 6'2"
- Weight: 280lbs
I just ordered these boots about 2 weeks ago and they are great. Working on breaking them in good on lunch hour hikes and walk and so far they are very comfortable, the lacing is great you can tie them so tight your foot goes numb or just tight enough to make them comfortable as wear around boots. I'm super excited to use them hunting and see how they do off the trail and pavement.
Burly Backpacking Boots
- Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
- Fit: True to size
- Height: 5'11"
- Weight: 195lbs
Picked these up for my brother and he's very happy with them so far. Definitely a heavy duty backpacking boot that would be too much for day hikes. Stiff sole and toe cap on these as well.
Would this boot be recommended for backpacking? 30lb + pack weight. Thx
I would say it would be a great shoe for that as long as you're in the alpine line or under 10K feet.