Salomon Outback 500 GTX Backpacking Boot - Women's
Venture further than ever before with the Salomon Outback 500 GTX Backpacking Boot on your feet. This lightweight backpacker boasts an impressive blend of cushion, support, and stability that will have you reaching tons of new locations. The Gore-Tex upper with waterproof materials keeps your feet dry by repelling water and wicking moisture off of your foot while also protecting you from debris via a gusseted tongue and burly toecap. To ensure you can keep putting one foot in front of the other these boots boast a supportive and cushioned Energy cell midsole that if further reinforced by a molded EVA sock liner. Finally a super grippy and durable Contragrip MD outsole lets you stay focused on the task at hand while you head for the summit.
We're taking a look at the fit and features of the women's salomon quest 4d. Gore-tex back packing boot as the name. Suggests this is a back packing boot in. Solomon's line and it's gonna be great for someone who's looking for the stability and the protection of a back. Packing boot someone who's gonna be on rugged terrain carrying a heavy pack but. Also someone who's looking to go pretty lightweight they don't want a shoe that's gonna be cumbersome or weigh them down now with Solomon's really smart design of this boot it's definitely not. Going to weigh you down if we look. Closely at the upper you have a lot of going on here a lot of really smart design smart features you have a textile. And nu buck leather upper so this fabric. Is going to keep the weight of the boot down but these overlays with nu buck leather is going to add a lot of durability to the shoe it is gore-tex. Construction so you have complete. Waterproof protection and it has a gusseted tongue so that comes up most of. The way up to the top of the boot so you can be confident in rainy weather or. Just when the trails really wet stream. Crossings that sort of thing and you're gonna be protected there. An important part is the toe cap so a really protective rubber toe cap it. Doesn't weigh the boot down a lot but it adds a lot of protection on rocky and rugged terrain towards the back you have. A Solomon's heel strap this gives a lot. Of durability to the boot but that as well. Helps to lock in your heel when you lace. Your boots down and just all throughout. The boot here you've got overlays in. Specific areas of the boot that's gonna give it more durability there are a. Mixture of metal eyelets and fabric. Eyelets so you've got mostly metal eyelets here the eyelet in between. The kind of the forefoot of the shoe and. Up towards your heel but really helps you cinch that down and lock in your. Heel to the heel of the boot so you. Don't have a lot of movement and a lot of rubbing cuts down on hotspots cuts down on blisters and the other thing is. They have a really economic tongue and a. Really padded tongue in the boot so when. You do need to cinch down your boots it's not gonna feel super tight because you have that padding and you have that. Shaping on the tongue in the name you. Have 4d which speaks to Solomon 4d. Chassis turning the boot to the bottom. Here the 4d chassis gives a lot of. Protection and a lot of support without. Adding a lot of weight so you have the protection you would expect from a. Hardcore back packing boot without the. Heavy feel of that you know really heavy. Midsole or outsole so that 4d chassis. Really makes a difference and you have. Solomon's contra grip outsole so this. Gives a lot of stability on rocky or wet. Surfaces really nice lugs working your. Way up through the shoe they've got a. Smart design there on the lugs to give you just a really good grip and an e ba. Midsole as well so there's foam in there. To give a little bit more comfort it makes the boot very comfortable and. In through this part of the boot as well. You have some cushioning in your heel. Along with that cushioning you've got. Solomon's porthole insole this can be. Taken out you can put your own insoles in there but by itself this is a pretty. Nice insult compared to some of the ones I've seen in other backpacking boots so the porthole in soil definitely. Breathable wicks away sweat and like i said is. Removable if you want to use your own insulin as far as fit and feel trying. These boots on for the first time they definitely take a little bit of break-in time just to soften them up a little bit but they don't take as much break-in time as you would expect in a full leather hard core back packing boot so. They feel great out of the box you can see you do have some give with these. Boots they're not an ultra. Lightweight boot so like i said you do get that stability and that protection that you would expect in a back packing boot all in a pretty lightweight package. All in all with the contractor without. Sole giving you stability with all the. Things you've got going on in the mid sole and then the upper you've got a really smart design and you can be. Confident in the back country on your multi-day backpacking trips there are the women's salomon quest 4d vortex. Tube' backpacking boots. You.
Oboz Wind River III B-Dry Backpacking Boot - Women's
Wherever you're backpacking, the Oboz Women's Wind River III Backpacking Boot protects your most important asset—your foot. The Wind River outsole is not only built with 4.5mm directional lugs for traction while ascending or descending, but these lugs are also arranged in a pattern designed to represent the Wind River range. An EVA midsole helps disperse the extra impact that occurs from hiking with a loaded pack, and it has an asymmetrical chassis that reduces the roll risk for your ankle while allowing the boot to flex for natural foot movement. The B-Dry membrane seals out water from puddles and showers while allowing your sweat to escape, reducing chafing to prevent blisters.
This is the oboz men's wind river 3 be. Dry this boot is solid it's got a lot of technical design features packed into a fairly lightweight package it's built. For backpackers, it has a stiffer platform and a rugged outsole package. That really handles weight and maintain stability the (upper) of the wind river is. A leather and textile blend around the bottom and up around the back of this boot you'll get nu buck leather materials and on the top there's this durable mesh. Material to let air escape there are a. Few fabric eyelets down low but the. Majority of the hardware is metal and riveted for extra durability a sturdy. Rubber toe cap is installed at the tip. To protect you as you charge down the trail the wind river is completely waterproof thanks to treated materials and a b-dry bootie under the outer material is a. Fully waterproof bootie to keep you dry while allowing breath ability each bootie is individually tested before being installed in ovo's boots to guarantee. The performance there's a lot of thought put into the mid sole of this boot oboes has dubbed this specifically the wind river mid sole for this shoe there's an. Asymmetrical tpu chassis which provides. Substantial support it also acts as an. Integrated shank to add some stiffness. But is cut in a way that still lets the shoe flex in the right areas you can see. That it wraps up and around the heel cup to properly provide really good. Stability under that chassis there is a. Cord out pu heel pod which is a bit more. Stiffer than your standard eba foam but still provides cushion it's a longer lasting cushion material that better handles heavier loads the forefoot uses. A single density evie a foam to cushion. Each step and trim down some weight the. Outsold is beefy this is the wind river. Outsold aptly named it's the burliest outsole in the oboz line and it gives you support with deep. Four point five millimeter directional. Lugs they'll grip on climbs and this. Thanks to the deep tread pattern found here to go along with the boot a map of. The iconic wind river range in Wyoming. Is molded into this soul this is a true. Back packing boot that still keeps a fairly lightweight stiff and supportive. With some key flex zones its great for the trail it's the oboz men's wind river. 3 b drive thanks for watching if you. Have any additional questions about the gear that you just saw feel free to visit back country edge comm to get in. Touch with me or one of our other gear specialists we have detailed product descriptions and specs and often for a. Lot of our products we have additional bonus videos and if you like what we do. Here on youtube please subscribe.
La Sportiva TX2 Approach Shoe - Women's
When a shallow creek stands between you and the base of your route, you won't have to worry about trying to keep your approach shoes dry when you're wearing the La Sportiva Women's TX2 Approach Shoe. Its quick-draining polyester mesh upper dumps water, while the non-slip mesh lining ensures a snug and secure fit when you're hiking up steep slopes off trail. A protective rubber rand protects the shoe from wear and tear, and the lightweight construction with C2 ComboCord means you can easily clip the TX2 to a harness or backpack, without feeling weighed down or off balance.
Adidas Outdoor Terrex Swift R2 GTX Hiking Shoe - Women's
A swift hike through tough conditions calls for the Adidas Women's Terrex Swift R GTX Hiking Shoe. Gore-Tex Extended Comfort ensures waterproof protection in a highly breathable package for speedy hiking, and the mesh upper enhances ventilation in the summer's warm weather. Adidas reinforced the upper with synthetic and added a molded sockliner for long-lasting support and breathability. The AdiPrene insert uses EVA for cush and shock absorption, while the midfoot shank offers more support. Continental Traxion rubber gives a good grip on slippery surfaces.
This is the Adidas outdoor men's Tarim. Swift r to mid gtx it's a lightweight. Synthetic boot built for fast packing or. Day hiking its sleek and low-profile. But still has a lot of technical construction features the boot uses all. Synthetic materials there is plenty of meshes for air flow and also overlay. Sections for structure and durability the iconic Adidas bars cross the middle. Of the foot to give some lateral stability there's a light toe cap to protect the. Foot as well the whole upper is lined. With a gore-tex bootie so the boots are completely waterproof in the middle they're made with a lightweight evie a mid sole evie a provides comfort. Cushion and good rebound it's not meant for incredibly heavy weights but can. Definitely handle a fast packing bag or. Lighter day hikes the tread is pretty. Aggressive on these shoes you'll find deep directional lugs and a really. Gnarly heal these will bite into many. Variable trail surfaces to provide confident traction the continental. Rubber compound performs incredibly well. On wet or dry terrain overall the Adidas. Outdoor men's tareq's swift r2 mid gtx. Is a great shoe for the lightweight hiker thanks for watching if you have. Any additional questions about the gear that you just saw feel free to visit back country edge comm to get in touch. With me or one of our other gear specialists we have detailed product descriptions and specs and often for a. Lot of our products we have additional bonus videos and if you like what we do. Here on youtube please subscribe.
Arc'teryx Konseal FL Approach Shoe - Women's
The Arc'teryx Women's Konseal FL Approach Shoe works for fast, light approaches without sacrificing comfort, stability, and confidence-inducing grip. Weighing less than a pound per pair, it has all the elements you need for a technical day in the mountains.
A Vibram rubber sole makes the shoe durable while also providing great friction on rocky surfaces where you need it. When you're trucking through a scree field, the midfoot chassis provides stability and the raised sidewalls work to protect your foot from the loose rocks. After you've been on your feet for a few hours with some weight in your pack, you'll really begin to appreciate the shock-absorbing EVA foam midsole and the thick molded insert. Moreover, to prevent that sloppy, insecure feeling of an ill-fitting shoe, Arc'teryx designed the laces of the Konseal FL to be integrated into the shoe for an extremely precise, customizable fit.
This week's pick of the week is the. Arc'teryx conceal approach shoe the conceal is lightweight but still offers exceptional support and protection a. Vibram mega sole grip and front and rear lugs means excellent traction in mud and. Dirt more rounded bumps on the sole provide traction on rock it has a very. Precise fit so excels at climbing especially scrambling moves where precision is key a tpu mid foot chassis. And evi a foam mid sole provides. Stability on uneven terrain giving you confidence a gusseted tongue helps. Prevent debris ending up in the shoe and four millimeter thick authors liked 3d. Molded insert pads the bottom of your. Foot for comfort the arc'teryx conceal approach shoe is the ultimate shoe if you're looking for something lightweight that still offers maximum protection. You.
Asolo Nucleon Mid GV Boot - Women's
You can stay active every month of the year wearing the Women's Asolo Nucleon Mid GV Boot, which is built for long treks in variable conditions. Water-resistant suede stands up against encounters with sticks and stones, and it's reinforced by a breathable Gore-Tex membrane for protection from the elements—even if you're headed out for a snowy winter's walk. Asolo made the Nucleon Mid GV with enough ankle protection for distance adventures through forests or mountains, with self-cleaning lugs for muddy situations and sticky Vibram for ultimate grip on variable terrain.