I had used Salomon hiking boots for 3-4 years and…
Materials: Leather and synthetic
Break-in Period: 1 day
Weight: 850 grams
Price Paid: $280 CDN
I had used Salomon hiking boots for 3-4 years and was extremely satisfied with the fit. I had always been prone to blisters and even after almost 200 miles of hiking and backpacking in one summer, I didn't even experience a hot spot.
The Salomon SM Lite (women's) mountaineering boots have been just as comfortable. After a couple of grueling days on very steep terrain, I have no complaints. I'm heading off for an 8-day mountaineering trip and I feel confident that these boots will do the job.