A classic Salewa offering for technical hiking, trekking, or Via Ferrata routes, the Men’s Mountain Trainer Mid GTX boot offers flexibility, fit, waterproof protection, and supportiveness with cushioning for all-day-long comfort.
A 1.6mm Nubuk leather and Cordura upper provides a combination of durability, comfort, and breathability. A 360-degree, sticky rubber rand encases the base of the boot, offering excellent protection on rough and rocky surfaces and improving traction on steep, technical climbs or Via Ferrata routes. In wet or snowy weather, a GORE-TEX performance comfort membrane keeps water out of the boot while allowing your foot to breathe.
Salewa's 3F system creates an anatomical fit that works with the asymmetry of the human foot and results in less movement in the heel of the boot, less rubbing and less potential for blisters. Flex around the collar of the boot allows more independent movement from the upper which results in the ability to flex your ankle for an agile stride. When moving sideways on steep slopes your ligaments are often pushed to their limits, but Salewa’s built-in support provides full ankle support while still offering freedom of movement.
A “Y”-shaped wire connection spreads the lacing three-dimensionally to hug the entire foot and better control the movement of the heel. A climbing-style lace-to-toe design allows users to get a more custom fit. The Men’s Mountain Trainer Mid GTX also offers a unique footbed that allows individual adjustment of the fit through. The bottom layer can be easily removed from this two-part foot bed to increase the volume within the boot for wider feet or left intact for medium to lower volume feet. A MID-STIFF nylon midsole creates a stiff yet flexible platform for full underfoot protection when descending or climbing rocky ridges and the Vibram Mulaz/Alpine outer sole provides the ideal mixture of durability and grip for rock scrambling or alpine routes.
Sold in pairs, the Salewa Men’s Mountain Trainer Mid GTX trekking boot is available in full and half sizes.
- Waterproof/breathable GORE-TEX Performance Comfort lining
- Vibram Mulaz/Alpine outsole
- Extended climbing lacing for an improved and customizable fit
- 3F System EVO for ankle support and flexibility
- 1.6mm Nubuck leather and Cordura upper
- Multi-fit footbed
Best Use Backpacking, Hiking Warranty Two Year Upper Material 1.6-1.8 mm Nubuck, Rubber rand Type Approach Shoe Toe Protection Yes; Full rubber rand Number of Eyelets Seven Item Weight 2 lb 3 oz/pair Fit Best for Medium Width Feet
Real Customer Reviews
- Solid, rigid boot
Likes: Tough and secure fit. Attractive design. Great lacing system. Comfortable.
Dislikes: A little on the heavy side. Can absorb some water.
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