Salewa Firetail GTX
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The Firetail GTX from Salewa is the first link between the comfort and lightness of trail runners with the technical features of an alpine approach shoe-can be used on the most technical trails to approach the wall. Light enough to be easily hung on the harness while climbing.
Salewa approach shoes are innovative, comfortable shoes ideal for getting to and from, over and around the rocks you love to play rough on. The only real approach shoes that can be used on the most technical trails to approach the wall or crag. Extended lacing and a multi-fit footbed allow for a truly customizable fit. They are light enough to be easily hung on the harness while climbing and allow a comfortable descent thanks to their fit and the dampening of the EVA midsole with PU Shock Absorber. Comfortable and cool enough for daily use. GORE-TEX, the sticky Vibram outsole, climbing rubber rand and special Aramidic protection on the midsole make the Firetail GTX a state of the art Salewa shoe. A technical and lightweight approach shoe that provides great comfort on the hike in/out and the treks between. Precision and comfort are key for a good performance of the athlete. 3F system power: Unbeatable combination of flexibility, ankle support and precise fit. Improved with a steel wire for additional heel containment. Limiting the freedom of movement of an athlete's foot is the biggest mistake that can be made - The Salewa "Y" combines fit, flexibility and support and allows the athlete to have range of freedom. Climbing Lacing: Adjustment to the personal needs is provided by the extended technical lacing towards the front of the shoe. Fire Sole System: An innovative sole construction combining the lightness and the excellent efficiency of EvA with the cushioning and durability of the PUR heel shock absorber - This combination allows the athlete to perform at their best. Multi Fit Footbed: The truth is, our foot is a three-dimensional body, and is defined by length, width and height - Only Salewa offers a footbed that allows an individual adjustment of the fit. Weight: 370 g. Upper: Microfiber, Armoured Mesh, Aramidic/Rubber Rand
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
The women's Firetail GTX from Salewa gives extended lacing and multi-fit footbed that allows for a true customized fit. The EVA midsole with PU Shock Absorber, GORE-TEX, sticky vibram outsole, climbing rubber rand and a special Aramidic protection on the midsole make it state of the art. This revolutionary generation of approach footwear creates a link between the comfort and lightness of trail runners with the technical features of an alpine approach shoe.
Combine the lightweight comfort of a running shoe with the technology of a mountaineering boot like climbing, laces, rands, and a Gore-Tex liner and you've got the Salewa Women's Firetail Hiking GTX shoe. A glove-like fit keeps your feet from rubbing around and blistering while you glide over miles of trail. Protective touches at around the perimeter and at the toe, and a Vibram sole give your feet all the armor they need to survive run after run.
CLOSEOUTS . The lightweight, trail-runner design of Salewa's Firetail hiking shoes melds the waterproof breathable performance of a Gore-Texand#174; membrane with the features you'd look for in a climbing shoe. Available Colors: JUTA/BLOSSOM, SMOKE/LAGOON, LULLABY/VENOM. Sizes: 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 10, 11, 9, 9.5.
- Sierra Trading Post