Salewa Alp Trainer Mid GTX
While the women's version hasn't been reviewed yet, there are 4 reviews for other versions of the Alp Trainer Mid GTX. Read all reviews »
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The Salewa Women's Alp Trainer Mid GTX Hiking Boot gives you feel of an approach shoe--thanks to its tough rand and to-the-toe lacing--as well as the comfort and light weight of a hiking shoe. How hard is this feat to pull off' Hard enough that Backpacker Magazine endowed the men's version of this boot with the 2011 Editor's Choice award. Not many boots manage that, do they'
The Salewa mountaineering heritage is evident in their new hiking boots. The Salewa Alp Trainer Mid GTX hiking boot blends features mountaineering inspired features with a hiker's sensibilities. The result? A perfect balance of stiffness, flexibility, and remarkable comfort. -- Discontinued model, limited to stock on hand-- Women's specific last features a narrower heel and slightly lower volume for a comfortable fit-- Supple 1.8mm full suede upper offers the breathability and durability of leather construction with little break-in-- GORE-TEXA(R) liner provides waterproof, breathable comfort-- Sticky VibramA(R) Hike Approach offer high performance traction typically reserved for approach shoes-- Full VibramA(R) toe rand in case you find yourself in class 5 scramble scenario-- KevlarA(R) fiber rands protect leather from abrasions-- Elastic collar construction offers ankle support with freedom of movement-- 3F system power: Unbeatable combination of flexibility, ankle support and precise fit-- Steel wire system provides addition heel containment, keeping heel from moving-- Climbing lacing delivers variable fit and customizable lacing-- Kevlar laces won't fray
This hybrid boot offers the best of two worlds. The Alp Trainer Mid GTX from Salewa is a crossover boot that gives you the comfort and support of a hiker with the adjustability of to-the-toe lacing and the large rubber toe rand of an approach shoe. Suede uppers with GORE-TEX lining and Kevlar rands protect your feet from the mountain environment so you can focus on getting to your destination.
- Mountain Gear
Hiking and trekking boot made of strong, tough suede, featuring PU reinforcements and an elasticated tongue. GORE-TEX lining for feet that stay dry. The Multi Fit footbed can be removed and, together with the Climbing Lacing system, allows the boot to be adjusted to suit the exact shape of the wearer's foot. Premium Vibram sole with a coarse tread and a gentle heel-to-toe transition. Featuring the 3F System for optimum ankle and heel support.
The waterproof Alp Trainers for women combine the comfortable support of hiking boots with the technical performance of approach shoes, making them ideal for off-trail scrambles and on-trail trips.