Updates to Salomon Pathfinder Mid CSWP

  • The Salomon Pathfinder Mid CSWP is adequately equipped for day-long hiking excursions no matter the weather condition. It can keep most types of wet elements at bay thanks to its Climashield liner.
  • A protected and surefooted ride is promised by the sturdy sole unit of the Salomon boot. It is comprised of a brand-exclusive outsole and a hardwearing midsole. It is engineered with a toe rocker to deliver smoother push offs.

Size and fit

Salomon’s Pathfinder Mid CSWP is a generally true-to-size, mid-cut, lightweight hiking boot for men and women. It comes in regular width in whole and half sizes. Wearers may get a secure and dialed-in lockdown using the footgear’s ghillie lacing system with Sensifit technology.


A Salomon-owned rubber outsole called Contagrip is the component responsible for giving hikers sufficient slip and skid resistance over various trail surfaces. Spiky protrusions (commonly known as lugs) are scattered around it to improve its ability to stick to loose-soiled terrain.


Salomon designers armed the Pathfinder Mid CSWP with a hardy midsole for shock absorption, cushioning, and stability. It is made of EVA or ethylene-vinyl acetate—a rubber-like material popularly known for being cushy and tough at the same time. It comes with a die-cut insole courtesy of Ortholite for extra underfoot comfort.


The Pathfinder Mid CSWP’s over-the-ankle upper is largely made of mesh fabric. Overlays made of coated leather give it added durability and protection against abrasive elements. Its forefoot zone is reinforced with a rubber rand to safeguard the toes against bumpy hazards. A Climashield membrane gives the gear ample waterproofing and breathability. What helps the boot remain free of debris, on the other hand, is its gusseted tongue.

Adding to the modern look of this Salomon hiker is its ghillie lacing. It is comprised of fabric loops and metallic open hooks in place of regular eyelets and a heavy-duty synthetic lace.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 16oz / Women 12.7oz
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Salomon

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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.