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The Salomon XA Comp 5 GTX trail-running shoes feature waterproof protection, lightweight construction and a great fit for dependable trail performance, whether running or fast hiking.
- REI refers to the men's version
A light, breathable, neutral trail shoe the XA Comp 5 GTX from Salomon excels at both trail running and fast hiking with Gore-Tex waterproof protection.
- EMS refers to the men's version
Dry rock slab gives way to muddy trail, and moving fast you miss your timing jumping the creek, landing with half your shoe in the water. Makes no difference if you are fast hiking or trail running, this is a scene the XA Comp 5 GTX is ready for. Salomon XA Comp 5 GTX features: Contagrip non-marking outsoles balance grip and durability to take on polished granite or wet red clay Gore-Tex Extended Comfort lining is one of the most breathable of the Gore-tex waterproof fabrics Quicklace offers one-pull adjustment, and fast on/fast off performance Dual density EVA midsoles provides great cushioning, stability, and motion control
- OMCgear refers to the men's version
Run or hike, the Salomon XA Comp 5 GTX Men's Trail Running shoe offers the features you need. The Sensifit system wraps your foot with a secure and precise fit. Quicklace technology gives you easy-on and easy-off convenience, and won't come loose like traditional laces. A GORE-TEX insert keeps your foot dry with its waterproof and breathable properties. And with the innovative Salomon Cushioning System your feet will enjoy 25% less heel strike impact, and save up to 12% of energy on push-off with a dynamic and elastic forefoot.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Breaking the crest in a never ending roller-coaster of hills and dales, the Salomon Men's XA Comp 5 GTX Trail Running Shoe gives you enduring comfort and waterproof /breathable tenacity that compels you to just let them go. Amazingly, at a mere 12 ounces there is still plenty of performance beefiness, so you won't spin out. An anti-debris durable mesh upper is Sensifit wrapped in synthetic overlays to give a precise and secure fit. A Quicklace(TM) one pull lace system quickly customizes the closure, as the quick cinch tab tucks out of the way in its garage pocket. The dual density EVA midsole targets stabilization of the foot against stone or root roll over. The aggressive multi-density winter Contragrip outsole remains pliable and gripping even in cold conditions, to give you optimum traction as you blast over Tioga Pass. With a mudguard and protective toe bumper your feet are covered in the event they ever come back to earth.
- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version