This is an excellent shoe. Light, breathable and rugged…
Use: Short hikes, outdoor work, office work
Break-in Period: 1-2 days
Price Paid: $84
This is an excellent shoe. Light, breathable and rugged outsole. I wear them all day to work and my feet never get hot. Very comfortable and long-lasting. Bought one pair and liked them so much I bought two more pairs.
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Wearing the Salomon Fusion is like having mountain-worthy soft shell protection for your feet. These lightweight, breathable shoes offer more water protection than a mesh-upper, and let you hold your footing on shifty trails.
- Mountain Gear
Smart and fast just got smarter and faster. With an innovative soft shell upper and low-cut silhouette, the Salomon Fusion light hiker saves weight without sacrificing performance. Synthetic soft shell upper provides the right balance among breathability, durability, and water resistance. Quickfit one-pull lacing system ensures a secure, customized fit. Contragrip outsole with a multidirectional lug pattern for dependable grip. Gusseted tongue. Molded EVA midsole. Protective TPU toe cap. Vegan (no animal-based materials).
Slip on the low-cut Salomon Men's Fusion Shoes and go for a hike in the rain or head to the hardware store. The Fusion's stitchless softshell material provides durable water resistance and breathability to keep you dry and comfortable wherever you take them. The first time you cinch the simple Quickfit laces, you'll think you've been wearing these ultralight hikers forever. Salomon's Sensifit technology cradles the contours of your foot to ensure a secure and custom fit. As you hike another mile or put another 2x4 in your shopping cart, the Fusion's lightweight feather construction breathes well to keep your feet comfortable while the durable Contagrip hiking sole gives you exceptional traction. The Salomon Men's Fusion hiker is great for everyday use or for those days when you don't want the weight of a hiking boot.
- Backcountry Outlet
Free Shipping. Salomon Men's Fusion (Fall 2007) Using breathable softshell stretch fabrics, a new internal sensifit and the most advanced welded construction technologies, The Fusion by Salomon defines a new standard in hiking comfort, performance and style. Specifications for the Salomon Fusion:Weight13 oz (SIZE US 7 Ws) 15 oz (SIZE US 9 Ms) UpperWomen s specific design Seamless Technology Softshell Textile Gusseted tongue Lace pocket 3D Fit Padding SensifitTM QuickfitTM lacing system Optimized fit for Women Protective TPU toe cap Mud guard Sole Constructionoutsole: Contagrip chassis: 2D Advanced ChassisTM midsole: Molded EVA sockliner: OrthoLite
For day hikes or active travel, the Salomon Men's Fusion Hiking Shoe combines a variety of technologies to treat your feet to a comfort sensation. Using softshell fabric for the upper, a material used in many of today's mountaineering and skiing jackets, the Fusion benefits from a versatile combination of water repellency, breathability, and warmth. Seamless 3D fit padding inside the tongue and along the sides of the foot combine with Salomon's popular Quickfit one-pull lacing system to produce the secure and precise Sensifit system. The high standard set on top of the foot continues underneath, where a 2D Advanced Chassis sandwiched between the cushioning EVA midsole and the Contagrip outsole offers both rigidity and protection, a helpful feature when the route turns rocky. For traction, the Contagrip outsole includes multiple densities and geometries for the best durability and grip over varied terrain.
- Altrec Outdoors