Salomon X Ultra 3 GORE-TEX Walking Shoes
Updated with sleek, athletic design details, X-Ultra 3 GORE-TEX provides stability, weather protection and grip for moderate to technical terrain.
GORE-TEX when incorporated within footwear offers optimal heat retention, keeping you dry and comfortable when combating outdoor activities. Further technology attached under the GORE-TEX umbrella includes keeping you dry on the outside, preventing water from prohibiting the outer construction.
Upper – Sleek and Lightweight Design.
Highly durable PU coated leather materials allow for longer wear and durability and is the feature material employed by Salomon, generating a longer lasting construction that conforms to the wearers feet; a secondary material, textile enables the boot to be quick drying whilst preventing abrasion, further increasing the life span of the boot. Supplemented with waterproof qualities, the boot repels water keeping you dry. Due to the low profile of the shoe, ample room is provided for freedom of movement.
Externally the X Ultra 3 GORE-TEX features Sensifit technology – a system that Wraps to the foot with a precise and secure fit, Sensifit cradles the foot from the midsole to the lace system, providing a stable, precise, snug fit all around the system. Moulded into the shoe, reducing weight and brings more comfort. Keeping the overall framework in tact, key placed protective rubber toe cap and mud guard all act upon torsion, reducing wear and tear to the boots from oncoming rocks and roots.
One of the final components to the upper is the simple and user-friendly quick lace system. Quicklace is a single Kevlar string fed through friction free eyelets. As you pull, the lace closes evenly for a better fit, which delivers precision adjustment and a secure lock down, with a lace pocket to neatly stash away any excess that may get in your way.
Midsole – Flexible and Supportive Cushioning.
The X Ultra 3 GORE-TEX utilises a removable OrthoLite sock liner on the interior footbed which combines a specific Ortholite foam and an EVA heel cup. Ortholite foam creates a cooler, drier, healthier, better-cushioned environment under the foot. It will not break down or lose effectiveness over time. Recycled tire content to protect the environment. EVA heel cups allows for a better heel support and added cushioning.
Supporting mile after mile of trekking, an injected EVA lines the midsole – an industry leader on good merit, EVA is both light and flexible, with a great disposition as a cushioning material. It actively reduces forces pressed upon the underfoot for a smooth stride through the transition with ample of shock dispersion. The format assists with keeping weight down and maximising responsive cushioning whatever the terrain ahead.
Outsole – Stable and Responsive Grip.
The X Ultra 3 GORE-TEX is embedded with Salomon’s lightweight advanced chassis, placed between the outsole and midsole, maximises motion control, energy management and push through protection for an efficient, stable and responsive ride. The Contagrip outsole employed is designed specifically to deliver a greater purchase underfoot on a range of different terrains, whether that be mountainous terrains or leafy treks, its sticky floor fighting grip is paramount to keeping you stabilised and supported when tackling the trail.
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