Salomon X Ultra Mid 2

Pros

  • The shoes are perfect for being light-weight, breathable and comfortable.
  • It has been reported as having an all-rounder performance.
  • The shoe has a wider toe box, which means they are really perfect to get fitted to almost all types of foot.
  • People are happy regarding they haven’t formed any kind of blisters on their foot even after hours of wearing the boot.

Cons

  • People with wide feet are not happy with the snug fitting of the shoe.
  • Some hikers also complained that the relatively thin underfoot which made them felt more like usual middleweight backpacking footwear.
  • The shoe is not much breathable in warm climatic conditions.
  • The shoe shows less traction on smooth rocky surfaces.

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Salomon X Ultra Mid 2 shoes are made to run fast all year long. The slim and sleek look of the Salomon Ultra Mid 2 is designed for speed and protection.

 

The running technology indulged in a middle height upper and Gore-Tex waterproof protection. This boot is highly admirable. It is a power-pack shoe with stability, lightweight, and a weather protector.

 

The shoe weights around 16.8 oz. with a high traction Contagrip. In terms of grams; it is around 440 to 460 g.

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The sensi-fit technology used within the shoe hampers the foot from the midsole to the lacing system. It provides a secure snug fit all around the foot.

 

The ensured Salomon’s non-marking Contagrip soles have a contrary chevron arrangement. This has a strong traction on the wet, loose, hard, sticky or even dry or slippery areas.

 

Salomon x ultra mid 2 gtx also has high traction/gripping Contagrip and a 4D advanced chassis. Also consists of a molded EVA, Gore-Tex Performance, and waterproof construction. This has been done so that the water cannot ruin your way.

 

The shoe is lined with Gore-Tex technology which is meant to keep your feet drier. The feet remain dried when you are exposed to wet conditions.

 

The Salomon x ultra mid 2 gtx shoes also display a mid-height ankle that provides ample support over long walks. It supports even on rough areas giver strong protection.

 

The upper material of the shoe is specially designed with Nubuck Leather, the lining material is made with textile and 3D mesh and the midsole as already discussed is Molded EVA.

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The sleek design and lightweight materials keep the weight loss of the shoes. Full Gore-Tex ensures a kind of waterproof breathable performance.

 

Advanced chassis and med height of the shoe shows stability and support on harsh terrains. The upfront of the shoes and the rubber caps protects the toes of the wearer from any sudden stiffness, slippery areas or rocks that may occur in the way.

 

To control the foot and to keep it protected, a 4D Advanced Chassis has been used. It also provides comfort through stabled chassis construction in order to work together with two different components of midsole. The foot remains dry and protected from inside due to Gore-Tex.

 

The Non-marking Contagrip works on assembling optimal contraction top the shoes on different varied surfaces and it also acts as an ideal and best combination of specialized rubbers for different uses.

 

The rubbers are meant for providing hard gripping on roads that can prevent for unnecessary slipping or falling from the coming way hurdles.

 

Ortholite foam and an EVA heel cup has been combined together to provide the Ortholite sock liner to the shoe. This foam not only creates cooler, drier and healthier surroundings around the foot but also provides a superior and well-cushioned feel under the foot.

 

Recycled tire components have been added in the shoe to protect it against the environment. EVA heel cups allow the shoe for a nicer support and cushioning of the shoe.

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Salomon x ultra mid 2 gtx shoes are lighter as compared with other boots, but they offered the entire mandatory featured required for all such purposes, which includes the ample toe and heel protection, a wider toe box for movements, a gusseted tongue, and also a well-maintained lacing system.

 

A gusseted tongue prevents debris and rocks and other kinds of hurting grids from getting inside the shoes, at the same time protecting the rubber toe cap that is built to deliver extra protection during mountain hiking or trail environment purposes.

 

The Ultra Mid 2 model of the Salomon running shoe features strong grip and stability and also designed tongue for added extreme comfort by wearing the shoe.

 

The fitting even for the narrower feet with average high arc is superb and chances of forming blisters in negligible in extreme cold or dry conditions.

 

The shoe has too much room for breathability and awesome with waterproofing qualities. The mudguard protective material of the shoe provides it with an all-around base.

Design Feature

Design

The lacing mechanism of this Salomon x ultra shoes is pretty attractive because, below the ankle area, a low-friction plastic lace loop is attached which makes it easy to tighten and loosen the boots while keeping it tight and secure once it gets tied.

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The ensured Salomon’s non-marking Contagrip soles have a contrary chevron arrangement that has a strong traction on the wet, loose, hard, sticky or even dry or slippery areas.

 

There is also a locking mechanism at the ankle which is totally dependable which can be used at the time you are walking around the camp.

Stability Feature

Heel to Toe Transition

The shoe might sometime look too much rugged for any day outing, but the boots are really awesome for both men and women for all types of backpacking.

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The shoes also display a mid-height ankle that provides ample support over long walks even on rough areas giver strong protection.

 

The gusseted tongue of the shoe makes the boot totally waterproof up to 5 inches above the ground.

Fittings Feature

Stability

The Salomon x ultra mid 2 gtx shoe is really admirable in its stability or says durability. The rubber shoe wraps shoes few signs of wear, and also for the sole.

 

The exposed areas of plastic midsole chassis show certain scrapes, but not every time it is important to be formed. The upper material used really is like duck-footed, and inevitably knocks together throughout the day.

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The shoe is light-weighted and highly supportive boot borrows from running shoe technology to provide stability and comfort alongside keeping the weight of the shoe to be light.

Package Feature

FITTING & COMFORTABILITY

The Sensi-fit technology provides a secure snug fit all around the foot from to midsole to the lacing system.

 

A stable chassis construction of the shoe based on 4D Advanced chassis mechanism provide greater foot control and protection with two different midsole components.

Cushioning Feature

MATERIAL PACKAGE

4D Advanced Chassis, used in the shoe is regarding the foot control and its protection with active comfort given to the foot through a stabled chassis construction of the shoe that works together with two different midsole components.

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The Ortholite sock liner along with Ortholite foam and an EVA heel cup makes the environment cooler, drier, healthier better-cushioned beneath the foot.

 

The Gore-Tex helps to keep your feet dry from the unnecessary outside components and also protects from the inside.

Grip Features

CUSHIONING

The Ortholite sock liner used in the shoe is combined and provided in the shoe with specific Ortholite foam and an EVA heel cup. This foam creates a cooler, drier, healthier, and also a high superior and better-cushioned environment under the foot.

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It will not break down or lose its qualities with time and time it gets used.

Grip Features

TRACTION/GRIP

The Ultra Mid 2 model of the Salomon hiking shoe features strong grip and stability and also designed tongue for added extreme comfort by wearing the shoe.

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Salomon Ultra works well with its fitting, even narrower feet with average high arch gets it really work and also it is never ever complained about any kind of blisters forming on the feet after wearing it on extreme cold or dry areas.

Weight Features

WEIGHT

The weight of the shoe is around 16.8 oz. with a high traction Contagrip, in terms of grams; it is around 440 to 460 g.

 

The sensi-fit technology used within the shoe hampers the foot from the midsole to the lacing system, providing a secure snug fit all around the foot.

 

But the extra stability of the boot adds to its feature and gives immense support to the ankles with stability.

Stability Features

VERDICT

The X Ultra Mid 2 brings comfort in the running experience with added support and efficiency which works in all conditions. This running boot is overall impressive in features, like waterproof, supportive, and highly durable.

They provided nice traction and gripping, high ankle support, and are too comfortable in extreme harsh areas, like in desert or mountain conditions.