Who should buy the Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX

The Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX generally impressed wearers with its satisfying comfort and water protection. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a multifunction low-cut hiking shoe equipped with a waterproof and breathable lining by Gore-Tex. 
  • Prefer a hiking shoe that provides durable yet lightweight performance.
  • Prefer a hiking shoe that provides wearers comfort and foot protection.

Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX logo

The multi-directional grip on rugged trails

The Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX is equipped with Adidas’ Traxion outsole for a multi-directional grip on rugged trails. The unit noticeably extends in the front forming a bumper that protects that toes and to the sides (in selected areas) to create additional support to the midsole. On the rear end is a tread pattern that delivers braking power when walking downhill.

Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX outsole

Comfortable and shock-absorbing cushioning

The Terrex AX2R GTX features an EVA midsole for lightweight, adequate, and long-term cushioning. Adidas also added its Adiprene elastic foam material which absorbs shock and decreases the pressure felt by the foot.

Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX midsole

Provides cushioning and comfort while protecting the foot from injuries

It provides cushioning and comfort while protecting the foot from injuries. It is strategically placed in the heel section, creating a soft landing. A molded sock liner cradles the foot for additional underfoot comfort.

Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX arch

Waterproof and secure fit

The Terrex AX2R GTX comes with a water-resistant upper made of lightweight tightly-knit textile, webbing, and synthetic components. This material gives coolness and comfort while securely hugging the foot. It is lined with Gore-Tex to block intrusions of wet elements and expel moisture from the inside. 

Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX upper

Easy to wear

The shoe also features a protective toe rand that helps resist abrasions. The front closure consists of combination eyelets, three of which are connected to the overlays that form the signature three stripes. A heel pull tab also allows for an easy on and off.

Adidas Terrex AX2R GTX upper 1.0

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 13.9oz / Women 11oz
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Low cut
Collection: Adidas Terrex
Features: Lightweight / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Heel brake
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.