Adidas AX 1 MID GTX

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Great lightweight boot. My size tens come in at 13…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought via a "pro deal"
Price Paid: 1/2 price


Great lightweight boot. My size tens come in at 13 oz. Not too shabby for a mid waterproof boot. Tread wears extremely quickly, but is very sticky especially when wet. They dry reasonably well. Flexible footbed. Inserts suck though. Expensive, but comfortable. Not many options for people with ankle issues that need protection, these fit the bill.


  • Lightweight
  • Waterproof
  • Durable construction


  • Tread wears quickly
  • Garbage footbeds

Worn on several extended hikes (13+ miles). Great boot. Fits my skinny feet well. Good room in toe box. Lacing system works well. Regular laces a plus. I recommend replacing footbeds as the ones included are not up to the task. 

Wick reasonably well for GTX boots. Great in wet weather. Not bad in the dry and hot either. I found that my feet are very stable in these boots. Soles are on the softer side, you can feel rocks, but they don't poke through or cause any pain.

When they are on sale they are a good buy. Biggest con is that the soles wear very fast, not sure I'll even get 500 miles out of these, but they are very light and supportive especially for skinny feet with semi high arches (once you replace the footbed).

I would have given 5 stars if the soles wore longer.

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CLOSEOUTS . So many mountains, and so little time! Adidas' Outdoor AX 1 Mid Gore-Texand#174; hiking boots have top-notch waterproofing in an ultralight, agile design to get you moving fast without sacrificing waterproof protection. Available Colors: SHARP GREY/BLACK/SHARP ORANGE, DARK CINDER/BLACK/SEAWEED, DARK CINDER/BLACK/LAB LIME, MID CINDER/BLACK/CRAFT BLUE, DARK SHALE/BLACK1/CORE ENERGY, SOLID GREY/BLACK/VIVID RED. Sizes: 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12, 13, 14, 6, 6.5.

- Sierra Trading Post

Free Shipping. Adidas Men's AX 1 Mid GTX Shoe FEATURES of the Adidas Men's AX 1 Mid GTX Shoe Lining: Gore-Tex Extended Comfort Footwear - Waterproof and breathable Socklnier: Molded sockliner to enhance comfort and fit Midsole: Lightweight EVA midsole for long term cushioning Outsole: Super High TRAXION Rubber for optimal grip in wet conditions SPECIFICATIONS of the Adidas Men's AX 1 Mid GTX Shoe Weight: 14 oz / 419 g

- Moosejaw

The fully waterproof, mid-cut adidas AX 1 Mid GTX multisport shoes are ready for light and fast day hikes. Highly breathable nylon mesh uppers with synthetic leather overlays offer flexible performance. GORE-TEX(R) liners make these boots waterproof yet breathable, for comfort in a variety of conditions. Nylon linings wick moisture away from feet to enhance comfort. EVA midsoles absorb shock, cushion feet and provide gentle support. Nylon shanks provide torsional rigidity. Rubber outsoles offer dependable traction on varied terrain. Closeout.


The AX 1 Mid GTX Men's boot offers waterproof protection at a great value. This lightweight mid-cut hiker is ready for a day hike in every condition. A highly breathable Gore-Tex membrane guarantees to keep feet dry.


The Adidas Men's AX 1 Mid GTX Hiking Shoe takes the comfort and durability you've come to trust to a new level. Maybe 'altitude' would be a better word. This waterproof, breathable shoe achieves optimal comfort through the use of a Gore-Tex membrane, and a molded sockliner helps augment a custom fit. Adidas outfitted this mid-cut hiker with a lightweight EVA midsole for targeted cushioning and relief on typical pressure points.