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Wet conditions, tough descents and long hikes are no problem for the men's Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX hiking boots. They provide the cushioning and flexibility needed for comfy, stable steps.

- REI refers to the men's version

The Salomon Men's X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Shoe is a hiking boot for stability and comfort on the trail. Durable and featuring a Gore-TEX; waterproof and breathable membrane, this boot will hold up to months on the trail while keeping feet dry. The mid height protects and adds stability to the ankle while the Advanced Chassis; stabilizes underfoot. A little comfort from the injected EVA Midsole helps ensure the hike is a success. Features of the Salomon Men's X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Shoe Softshell Water Resistant textile Waterproof PU coated leather Mud guard Protective heel cap Protective rubber toe cap SensiFit(TM) Gusseted tongue Gore-TEXA(R) membrane

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Whether you're backpacking through misty mountains or summiting one lonely peak, you've always got to factor in the journey home. For trusted performance on tricky downhills Salomon has you covered with the X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Hiking Boot. Newly outfitted with Descent Control technology, these boots have the stability and traction you need for a safe journey back to the trailhead. It starts with a High Traction Contragrip outsole, which combines two types of durable rubber and utilizes a special pattern in the heel for more grip and grab when steep downhill terrain forces you to lean back. Descent Control technology combines with an Advanced Chassis to keep your foothold strong and your heel stable on the gnarliest of terrain. This boot is also built for high performance in wet conditions, with a special Gore-Tex membrane keeping the inside and outside of your shoe dry and that same grippy outsole maintaining its performance on wet surfaces. You've got a snug fit with Sensifit technology and a built in mudguard to keep out mud and other trail debris.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

A best seller, the X ULTRA MID 3 GTX(R) has evolved into an even more effective hiking shoe thanks to Descent Control technology that efficiently tackles technical hikes and really shines during tough descents. Wear this pair and head downhill with a spring in your step, even in wet conditions. The Advanced Chassis, surrounded by foam cushioning for comfort, connects directly to the sole to stabilize your heel. Features: - Outsole: High Traction Contagrip(R) - Midsole: injected EVA - Chassis: Advanced Chassis(TM) - Membrane: GORE-TEX(R) Performance Comfort Footwear - Protective heel cap/Protective rubber toe cap - Mud guard - EVA shaped footbed - OrthoLite(R) sockliner - Sensifit(TM) fit management - Water Resistant textile upper - Waterproof PU coated leather - Weight: 448g

- LeftLane Sports refers to the men's version

Descent Control technology has been added to the Salomon Mens X Ultra 3 GORE-TEX Mid Hikers to tackle technical hikes and tough descents. The waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX membranes are guaranteed to keep your feet dry. High-traction Contagrip outsoles provide superior traction, even in wet conditions. Soft-shell uppers use water-resistant textiles and a waterproof polyurethane-coated leather to keep weight down. Mud guards, protective heel caps and protective toecaps keep the shoes looking good season after season. Sensifit system wraps feet with a precise and secure fit. Gusseted tongues keep out debris. OrthoLite comfort system with injected midsoles. EVA shaped footbeds. Advanced Chassis system for stability. Imported. Ht: 6.5. Avg. wt: 2.0 lbs./pair. Mens sizes: 8-13 medium width. Half sizes to 12. Color: Castor Gray/Black. Type: Boots.

- Cabela's refers to the men's version