Who should buy the Salewa Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX
The Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX is yet another quality trekking kick from Salewa. Buy it if:
- You wish to trek right away and not end up with blisters anywhere.
- Waterproof backpacking boots with full randing are what you're after.
- The areas you tackle have wet and slick surfaces you need to traverse.
Who should NOT buy it
If you prefer a far cheaper pair, skip the Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX for the Salomon Authentic LTR GTX. And if extra cushioning is what you want, opt for the Vasque St. Elias GTX instead.
Mountain-loads of comfort in every pair
The Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX, according to many, is quite comfy. Remarks such as "most comfortable" and "supremely comfortable" support this statement.
No pain to gain
Its break-in period is pain-free for most backpackers. "I've had zero blisters or foot pain," says one of them. "No hot spots, no chafing, nothing," says another.
The uber-grippy Salewa Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX
Stickiness is one of the featured Salewa boot's main draws. An experienced trekker says that it's an "excellent product for freshly fallen wet snow," while another says that it has "impressive grip."
Supportive to the brim
Adventurers are floored by the support system of the Salewa Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX. One of them says that, in this regard, the shoe in question is a "total revelation."
Requires gold bars to get
The Trainer 2 Mid GTX's priciness is quite the deterrence. Case in point: Compared with most trekking boots, the featured hiker is more expensive by $32.
Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX equals cozy
There are those who find satisfying warmth in the Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX. A seasoned backpacker says that he had "zero issues" after using the boot in below-freezing temperatures.
A sealed experience against wetness
When it comes to waterproofing, the Salewa Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX is a beast. A seasoned trail-goer said that he "came out absolutely dry" after standing in a pool of water for five minutes.
Somewhat stiff underfoot
It's been reported that the stock footbed of the Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX isn't very springy. It's "hard on the toes and balls of your feet," says a disappointed tester.
Smooth toe offs in every pair
The Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX has "very nice flex at the toe-box," says a nature traveler. Because of this, transitions feel less cumbersome and awkward, especially on crooked surfaces.
Its quality screams premium!
While the Salewa Mountain Trainer 2 Mid GTX is indeed more expensive than most, its overall craftsmanship makes it a worthy purchase. "The style and materials were everything I had hoped for!" a non-professional reviewer said.