Who should buy the Salomon Quest Winter GTX

Hikers who are looking for a warm and grippy boot will appreciate the Quest Winter GTX from Salomon. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a high-cut hiking boot designed for use in cold weather conditions.
    Prefer a comfortable and supportive hiking boot.
  • Prefer a high-cut hiking boot that allows sure footing on trails filled with ice and snow.

Salomon Quest Winter GTX Logo

Excellent traction

Salomon’s Quest Winter GTX is equipped with a non-marking Contagrip outsole to deliver traction. It’s made of a durable rubber compound that’s engineered to withstand cold temperatures.

Salomon Quest Winter GTX outsole

Excellent grip on wet and icy surfaces

The outsole’s surface is filled with an aggressive lug pattern which renders grip on wet and icy surfaces.

Salomon Quest Winter GTX outsole 2.0

Excellent arch support

This high-cut winter hiker uses an injected EVA midsole for cushioning and stability. It’s paired with a removable Ortholite footbed which provides arch support and underfoot comfort. 

Salomon Quest Winter GTX midsole

Stable and protective cushioning

These two components are embedded within the brand’s patented Advanced Chassis which optimizes motion control, improves stability, and offers push-through protection.

Salomon Quest Winter GTX midsole 2.0

Insulated Comfort

The Salomon Quest Winter GTX features an upper made of leather and abrasion-resistant textile fabric. It’s lined with a Gore-Tex Insulated Comfort membrane to seal water out while maintaining heat inside the gear. The upper uses a full bootie construction for complete protection against the elements.

Salomon Quest Winter GTX upper

Protective toe cap

The upper’s rubber toe cap provides added protection against stubbing. Its protective heel counter grants rearfoot stability to the user. The gusseted tongue prevents debris from entering the footwear.

Salomon Quest Winter GTX upper 3.0

Secure lockdown

The boot’s inner cuff is lined with fleece for improved insulation. A pull loop is also found on the cuff to facilitate an easy on and off. Its closure system uses a lace locker found between the forefoot ankle eyelets to secure the laces and allow a precise lockdown.

Salomon Quest Winter GTX lockdown

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 19.4oz
Use: Snow, Day Hiking
Cut: High cut
Collection: Salomon Quest
Features: Lace-to-toe, Insulated / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal

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Author
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.