Who should buy the Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX

The Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX from Salomon has more likelihood of impressing those outdoor adventurers with its rewarding execution on the trails. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that secures the foot on most ground surfaces.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that can tackle various terrain and promotes support.

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  • The Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX, the leather waterproof boot sister of the Salomon Ellipse 2 Aero, is optimized for women’s performance on the trails. Its leather upper with Gore-Tex lining conforms to the shape of the foot for comfort.
  • An injected EVA midsole with an Ortholite sock liner delivers cushioning. The Contagrip outsole secures every stride on most ground surfaces. It features multi-shaped and widely spaced lugs that tackle various terrain. The OS tendon system, on the other hand, promotes support.

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Size and fit

Catering to female hikers, the Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX relatively runs true to size. It is offered in full and half sizes and standard width. The fit is optimized through a specific last, sole hardness, and collar shape based on data taken from women.

Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX size

Provides assistance during descents and ascents

The outsole of the Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX is a High Traction Contagrip. Its profile includes chevron lugs in the middle which assists during descents and ascents. 

Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX outsole

Delivers grip on loose trails

Its multi-directional studs deliver grip even on loose trails. Another outsole component is the OS tendon system. It promotes the natural rolling of the foot in every stride.

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Comfortable and breathable

The injected EVA midsole renders a lightweight and cushioned ride. It is partnered with a durable die-cut Ortholite sock liner which offers comfort and breathability.

Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX midsole 

Fresh in-shoe feel

The structure of this insole also allows moisture management for a drier, fresher in-shoe feel.

Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX insole

Water-resistant and long-lasting

The full leather upper of this mid-cut day hiking boot joined with split suede leather and water-resistant textile yields a long-lasting and hard-wearing facade. The non-insulated Gore-Tex Extended Comfort laminate renders all-day comfort through a breathable and waterproof build.

Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid LTR GTX upper

Provides rearfoot stability and protection from debris

The synthetic toe and heel caps reinforce the upper. The latter also provides rearfoot stability. With a heel foam and padded collar, comfort is enhanced. Its lacing system uses webbing eyelets and open hooks. The strap attached at the heel assists in on and off wears while its gusseted tongue protects the foot from debris.

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Additional Info

  • The Salomon Ellipse 2 Mid also comes in low-cut LTR, GTX, and Aero versions.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 13.1oz
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Salomon

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Author
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.