Salomon X Ultra 2




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Fit - It fits in the very way as the users expected it and do not need any break in period. Getting blisters after walking for few miles was the issue raised by one of the users.

Comfort - Many users regarded the boot as ‘super comfy’ that can be worn during long hikes. However, only one user found it uncomfortable.

Traction - As the boot has a solid tread sole, it offers great traction which helps you to move smoothly on varied terrains. The ‘contagrip’ tread is aggressive and regarded as best for challenging terrains.

Protection - As it offers enough protection, one can use it for long hikes and backpacking trips.

Support - It offers great arch support to your feet when walking on uneven terrains.

Quality - Many users appreciated the quality of the boot material. Some users have raised the issue of tearing with regard to the top four tabs.  

Waterproof - It keeps your feet dry even when you are hiking in wet areas. One of the users mentioned that rather than being waterproof it simply repels water.

Breathability - The upper mesh fabric allows your feet to breathe and allows the sweat to evaporate. However, some user felt that the boot feels too warm and is not as breathable as expected.

Weight - It is extremely lightweight and is a perfect one for medium- hiking.

Insulation - It keeps your feet warm and dry and hence you can use it for hiking in cold areas too.

Durability - It is extremely durable and sturdy with no issues of damage. One of the users mentioned the tearing of the tread after using it for few months.

Looks - ‘Good look’ is the overwhelming consensus of the users.

Price - Most of the users mentioned it as ‘a good boot at an affordable price’.


Salomon X Ultra 2 truly is a worthy boot at a reasonable price that is ideal for short hiking trips. The excellent traction and ample breathability of Salomon X Ultra 2 Men's Hiking Shoe are ideal when clambering rocks while the well-made shoe is highly durable and unfathomably comfortable. The only issue would be the lack of waterproofing technology when hiking in wet conditions.

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Gear Construction

Let nothing stop you from conquering those challenging terrain with the Salomon X Ultra 2 Men's Hiking Shoe. It is a heavy-duty running shoe that delivers efficient performance and moves quickly over rugged terrain. The shoe has synthetic upper that’s lined with moisture-wicking material. It has also been outfitted with a supportive Sensifit construction, Advanced Chassis and ample amount of support to safeguard your ankles from potential injuries.

The shoe also has sufficient cushioning from the injected EVA midsole to the Ortholite insole, the molded shank to the footbed. You can be sure that your feet would remain comfortable even on those long, strenuous hikes. The integrated rubber toe caps and mudguard offer exceptional protection from rocks and roots. In this upgraded model, the single-pull lacing system has been made better and works excellently well. These shoes have been designed with advanced technologies so as to offer maximum stability and comfort to the wearer.

This is literally an entire package in a hiking shoe and offers not just comfort, breathability and stability but is extremely lightweight too.

This non-waterproof model is ideal for those who desire breathability and have plans of hiking in hot conditions. The exemplary grip and impressive design are sure to impress you. Head out on those exciting one-day hikes in the Salomon X Ultra 2 Men's Hiking Shoe and experience unrivaled comfort all day long.


Mesh upper featuring synthetic overlays and a SENSIFIT system for a secure fit.


The EVA midsole offers excellent cushioning and the Contragrip sole is grippy even on an uneven and challenging terrain.


Nonmarking Contagrip® rubber outsoles having an aggressive lug design which ensures a firm grip on all terrain types and surfaces.

Ankle Support/Collar

The shoe has Thermoplastic urethane plate for ankle support which is great for hiking but does have certain limitations.


Gussets creates a persistent connection between tongues and the uppers

Lacing System

The Quicklace Minimalist lacing system secures snugly with single-pull tightening quick on and off.

Toe cap and Heel Counter

Protective rubber toe cap that adds the right level of protection. The toe cap is burly enough to obstruct most rocks and roots on the trail but not overkill. External heel counter with mudguards on the heel prevent the mud and dirt to get in the shoe.

Insole/Footbed/Sock Liner

EVA shaped OrthoLite sockliner and footbed to add comfort and support to the feet.

Interiors (Lining)

Luxuriously soft polyester lining wicks moisture away from the feet.


The Salomon X Ultra 2 does not support waterproofing.

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they are light, comfortable, and surprisingly stable


Salomon X-Ultra 2 Shoe – Lonewalker

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