Who should buy the Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2

With the benefits of the Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2, individuals will surely enjoy their outdoor adventures. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a breathable footgear intended for trail lovers who wish to go light and agile on the trail.
  • Prefer a shoe that provides ample underfoot protection and comfort with its chunky midsole.
  • Prefer a shoe that has an adequate performance from it while traversing wet environments.

Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2 logo

Excellent traction

The Crossamphibian Swift 2 gets to adhere to different types of terrain with adequate effectiveness as it comes built with a rubber outsole, called Contagrip FD. Heavy-duty lugs are scattered strategically across its layer, allowing owners to deal with soft- or loose-soiled trails with a more secure footing. These sticky protrusions are also engineered with sipes which increase the outsole’s grip performance over slick surfaces, such as wet slabs and underwater rocks.

Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2 outsole

Protective bumper

Salomon designers opted to have its front end cover the tip of the hiker’s toe box. This minimal coverage acts as the gear’s protective bumper.

Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2 outsole 2.0

Responsive cushioning

EnergyCell is the name of the midsole responsible for giving outdoorsy folks surefootedness and cushioning over uneven terrain. It is made entirely of high-performance EVA (ethylene-vinyl acetate). 

Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2 midsole

Absorbs shock on ground impact

The science behind its construction enables it to absorb shock on ground impact, thus making transitions comfortable and safe. Upping its level of comfort is the hiker’s stock sock liner made of molded EVA.

Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2 midsole 2.0

Breathable

Synthetic and recycled materials mainly make up the Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2’s below-the-ankle shell. Its breathable parts are made of 3D open mesh. A thin synthetic coating covers its front perimeter for extra abrasion protection.

Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2 breathable

Secure fit

Its combination eyelets consist of fabric loops and plated lace holes. They are made complete with a synthetic lace set through them.

Salomon Crossamphibian Swift 2 upper 2.0

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 7.4oz / Women 6oz
Use: Water hiking
Cut: Low cut
Features: Lightweight / Eco-friendly / Breathable / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Salomon
Construction: Eco-friendly

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran 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 analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.